Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. The Utilities sector as a whole was unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which was unchanged. Laggards within the Utilities sector included RGC Resources ( RGCO), down 2.3%, Pure Cycle ( PCYO), down 5.8%, GreenHunter Resources ( GRH), down 2.2%, Spark Energy ( SPKE), down 2.6% and American Midstream Partners ( AMID), down 1.6%. TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks that pushed the sector lower today: Spark Energy ( SPKE) is one of the companies that pushed the Utilities sector lower today. Spark Energy was down $0.39 (2.6%) to $14.33 on average volume. Throughout the day, 46,871 shares of Spark Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 34,400 shares. The stock ranged in price between $13.98-$15.08 after having opened the day at $14.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.72. Spark Energy has a market cap of $47.3 million and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are unchanged year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Spark Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.