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This Morning's Research Reports on Utilities Stocks -- Sempra Energy, UGI Corp., Vectren, and Westar Energy

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community.  Today we are offering reports on SRE, UGI, VVC, and WR which can be accessed for free by signing up to www.wallstequities.com/registration. Pre-market today, WallStEquities.com evaluates Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), UGI Corp. (NYSE: UGI), Vectren Corp. (NYSE: VVC), and Westar Energy Inc. (NYSE: WR). Diversified Utilities companies provide residential, commercial, and industrial consumers with a wide array of utilities, including electricity, natural gas, steam, and water. All you have to do is sign up today for this free limited time offer by clicking the link below.

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Sempra Energy

San Diego, California headquartered Sempra Energy's stock finished Tuesday's session 0.48% higher at $110.04. A total volume of 3.10 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 2.43 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.27% in the past month and 1.13% over the past year. The stock is trading 2.31% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Sempra Energy, which together with its subsidiaries, engages in energy business worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 60.12.  

On February 22nd, 2018, Sempra Energy announced that its Board of Directors has approved an approximate 9% increase in the dividend on shares of the Company's common stock to $3.58 per share, on an annualized basis, from $3.29 per share. The first quarterly installment of the new common stock dividend, $0.8950 per share, is payable on April 15th, 2018, to common stock shareholders of record as of March 23rd, 2018. Get the full research report on SRE for free by clicking below at:

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UGI Corp.

On Tuesday, shares in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania-based UGI Corp. recorded a trading volume of 794,844 shares. The stock ended the session 0.94% lower at $43.40. The Company's shares are trading 5.49% below their 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of UGI Corp., which distributes, stores, transports, and markets energy products and related services in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 42.20.

On February 23rd, 2018, UGI Corp. has named Ted J. Jastrzebski to the position of CFO, effective on or before May 21st, 2018. Mr. Jastrzebski joins the Company after serving as Executive Vice President and CFO of the QVC Group of Companies since 2013.

On February 27th, 2018, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill resumed its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock. Download our actionable research report on UGI at:

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Vectren

Evansville, Indiana headquartered Vectren Corp.'s shares closed the day 1.77% lower at $60.98. The stock recorded a trading volume of 421,536 shares. The Company's shares have gained 8.95% over the past year. The stock is trading 2.63% below its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Vectren, which provides energy delivery services to residential, commercial, and industrial and other contract customers, have an RSI of 44.23.  

On February 01st, 2018, Vectren announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.45 per share, the same as last quarter which reflected the 7.1% increase announced in November of 2017. The dividend will be payable on March 01st, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 15th, 2018.

On February 27th, 2018, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill resumed its 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock. Register for your free report coverage on VVC at:

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Westar Energy

Shares in Topeka, Kansas headquartered Westar Energy Inc. finished 2.66% lower at $49.12. The stock recorded a trading volume of 777,462 shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 644,070 shares. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 4.36%. Furthermore, shares of Westar Energy, which generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Kansas, have an RSI of 42.37.  

On February 21st, 2018, Westar Energy's (WR) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share on the Company's common stock, payable on April 02nd, 2018, to shareholders of record as of March 09th, 2018. This results in an indicated annual dividend of $1.60 per share. As part of the merger of equals with Great Plains Energy Incorporated, the combined company is expected, upon closing, to pay an initial dividend that would result in a 15% increase for WR's shareholders. Get the free research report on WR at:

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