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Stock Review for Utilities Investors -- NRG Energy, Westar Energy, Eversource Energy, and Avista

NEW YORK, Dec. 05, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

In keeping with the commitment to dynamically provide members with timely information, has issued free tailored Stock Review on NRG, WR, ES, and AVA which is a click away at draws investors' attention to the Diversified Utilities space, which comprises companies that provide residential, commercial, and industrial consumers with a wide array of utilities, including electricity, natural gas, steam, and water. These companies engage in the generation, transmission, and distribution of these resources. Equities in today's lineup are: NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG), Westar Energy Inc. (NYSE: WR), Eversource Energy (NYSE: ES), and Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA). Sign up today for free and learn why our members refer to our research coverage as the 'best out there':

NRG Energy

On Monday, shares in New Jersey headquartered NRG Energy Inc. recorded a trading volume of 9.52 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 5.65 million shares. The stock ended the day at $27.41, declining 1.93% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have advanced 5.54% in the past month, 12.34% in the previous three months, and 123.57% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.88% and 28.70%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of NRG Energy have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 44.80.

On November 30th, 2017, NRG Energy has priced its offering of $870 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.75% senior notes due 2028 (the "New Notes"). The New Notes will be senior unsecured obligations of the Company and will be guaranteed by certain of its subsidiaries. The New Notes mature on January 15th, 2028. The offering is expected to close on December 07th, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. Signing up now gives you access to the free research coverage on NRG at:

Westar Energy

Kansas headquartered Westar Energy Inc.'s stock saw a slight decline of 0.60%, finishing yesterday's session at $56.54 with a total trading volume of 300,228 shares. The Company's shares have gained 6.06% in the last month, 11.63% over the previous three months, and 0.34% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving average by 6.29% and 7.40%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Westar Energy have an RSI of 66.79.

On November 22nd, 2017, Westar Energy's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share, payable on January 02nd, 2018, on the Company's common stock.  The dividend is payable to shareholders of record as of December 08th, 2017. Get access to our top-rated research, including the free report on WR at:

Eversource Energy

Shares in Massachusetts-based Eversource Energy ended the session 0.08% higher at $65.48. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.11 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.65 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 3.56% in the last one month, 4.02% over the previous three months, and 18.56% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 4.46% above its 50-day moving average and 7.02% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Eversource Energy have an RSI of 68.54.  

On November 16th, 2017, Eversource Energy and its subsidiary, Northern Pass Transmission LLC (NPT), announced that the US Department of Energy has issued a Record of Decision and approved the Presidential Permit for the Northern Pass hydroelectric transmission project that will allow NPT to construct transmission facilities at the US/Canada border in Pittsburg, New Hampshire. Northern Pass will result in up to 3.2 million metric tons of avoided CO2 emissions per year in New England. Click here to subscribe for a free membership which welcomes you with our report on ES at:


On Monday, Washington headquartered Avista Corp.'s stock declined 0.21%, finishing at $51.83. A total volume of 436,160 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 401,520 shares. The Company's shares have gained 0.29% over the previous three months and 29.61% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 12.10% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Avista have an RSI of 46.35. 

On November 21st, 2017, Avista's Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.3575 per share on the Company's common stock. The common stock dividend is payable on December 15th, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 01st, 2017. To get free access to your research report on AVA, sign up at:

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