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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 74 points (0.4%) at 17,803 as of Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,374 issues advancing vs. 1,587 declining with 156 unchanged.

The Utilities sector currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras ( EBR.B), down 8.2%, Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras ( EBR), down 3.7% and TransCanada ( TRP), down 0.9%. Top gainers within the sector include NiSource ( NI), up 2.6%, Huaneng Power International ( HNP), up 2.4%, Korea Electric Power ( KEP), up 1.7%, Edison International ( EIX), up 1.6% and Eversource Energy ( NU), up 1.3%.

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

3. CPFL Energy ( CPL) is one of the companies pushing the Utilities sector lower today. As of noon trading, CPFL Energy is down $0.45 (-3.5%) to $12.51 on light volume. Thus far, 128,837 shares of CPFL Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 353,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.47-$12.71 after having opened the day at $12.69 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $12.96.

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CPFL Energia S.A., together with its subsidiaries, generates, distributes, and commercializes electricity to industrial, residential, commercial, rural, and other consumers in Brazil. CPFL Energy has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are down 4.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate CPFL Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CPFL Energy as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its generally strong cash flow from operations. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full CPFL Energy Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Energy Company of Parana ( ELP) is down $0.47 (-4.1%) to $10.93 on average volume. Thus far, 291,140 shares of Energy Company of Parana exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 582,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $10.89-$11.14 after having opened the day at $11.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.40.

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Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity to industrial, residential, commercial, and rural customers primarily in the State of Parana, Brazil. Energy Company of Parana has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are down 13.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Energy Company of Parana a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Energy Company of Parana as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Energy Company of Parana Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, ONEOK ( OKE) is down $0.88 (-1.9%) to $45.32 on light volume. Thus far, 588,603 shares of ONEOK exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.13-$46.50 after having opened the day at $46.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.20.

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ONEOK, Inc. operates as a diversified energy company in the United States. ONEOK has a market cap of $9.8 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are down 7.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate ONEOK a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ONEOK as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full ONEOK 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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