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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 22 points (0.1%) at 16,756 as of Friday, June 13, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,558 issues advancing vs. 1,369 declining with 183 unchanged.

The Utilities sector currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the sector include CPFL Energy ( CPL), up 2.6%, Companhia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado De ( SBS), up 1.9% and Praxair ( PX), up 0.5%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today:

3. Korea Electric Power ( KEP) is one of the companies pushing the Utilities sector lower today. As of noon trading, Korea Electric Power is down $0.60 (-3.1%) to $18.49 on average volume. Thus far, 114,609 shares of Korea Electric Power exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 209,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $18.45-$18.63 after having opened the day at $18.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.09.

Korea Electric Power Corporation, an integrated electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Korea. Korea Electric Power has a market cap of $24.3 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 14.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Korea Electric Power a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Korea Electric Power as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Korea Electric Power Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Empresa Nacional de Electricidad ( EOC) is down $0.54 (-1.2%) to $44.42 on light volume. Thus far, 28,773 shares of Empresa Nacional de Electricidad exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 114,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.42-$44.91 after having opened the day at $44.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.96.

Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an electricity utility company in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Peru. The company generates and transmits electricity though hydroelectric, thermal, and wind power sources. Empresa Nacional de Electricidad has a market cap of $12.2 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Empresa Nacional de Electricidad a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Empresa Nacional de Electricidad as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Empresa Nacional de Electricidad Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Enersis ( ENI) is down $0.15 (-0.9%) to $16.01 on light volume. Thus far, 132,727 shares of Enersis exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 644,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $16.00-$16.27 after having opened the day at $16.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $16.16.

Enersis S.A., an electric utility company, through its subsidiaries and jointly-controlled entities, is engaged in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, and Argentina. Enersis has a market cap of $15.9 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 7.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Enersis a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Enersis as a buy. The company's strongest point has been its expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Enersis Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the utilities sector could consider Utilities Select Sector SPDR ( XLU) while those bearish on the utilities sector could consider ProShares UltraShort Utilities ( SDP).

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