3 Stocks Pushing The Utilities Sector Lower

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The Utilities sector as a whole closed the day down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which was unchanged. Laggards within the Utilities sector included U S Geothermal ( HTM), down 1.6%, Ormat Technologies ( ORA), down 3.0%, Just Energy Group ( JE), down 2.2%, El Paso Electric ( EE), down 2.3% and NorthWestern ( NWE), down 1.8%.

TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks that pushed the sector lower today:

Just Energy Group ( JE) is one of the companies that pushed the Utilities sector lower today. Just Energy Group was down $0.12 (2.2%) to $5.27 on light volume. Throughout the day, 249,499 shares of Just Energy Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 670,600 shares. The stock ranged in price between $5.21-$5.37 after having opened the day at $5.34 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $5.39.

Just Energy Group has a market cap of $764.8 million and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are down 25.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are no analysts who rate Just Energy Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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