S&P500 Utilities Stocks

Stock prices for companies in the utilities sector are affected by supply and demand, operating costs, government regulation, environmental factors, liabilities for environmental damage and general civil liabilities, and rate caps or rate changes. Although rate changes of a utility usually fluctuate in approximate correlation with financing costs due to political and regulatory factors, rate changes ordinarily occur only following a delay after the changes in financing costs.

The following gives a Selection of stocks from the Utilities sector of the Standard&Poor 500 Top Companies (S&P500)