Initiating Research Reports on Electric Utilities Equities -- Southern, Vistra Energy, WEC Energy, and Xcel Energy

NEW YORK, October 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a Stock Review on SO, VST, WEC, or XEL then come over to and sign up for your free customized report. Ahead of today's trading session, reexplores the Electric Utilities space, which consists of companies that engage in electricity generation and distribution, for sale generally, in a regulated market. Equities under review this morning are: The Southern Co. (NYSE: SO), Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE: VST), WEC Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: WEC) , and Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE: XEL). This morning's free research reports on the aforesaid equities are available upon registration on at:


Atlanta, Georgia headquartered The Southern Co.'s stock finished Monday's session 0.02% lower at $52.20 with a total trading volume of 3.00 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 6.92% in the past month, 11.59% over the previous three months, and 6.12% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 5.67% and 5.61%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Southern Co., which together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 78.91.

On September 29th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Sector Perform' to 'Outperform', with a target price of $53 per share.

On October 20th, 2017, PowerSecure, a subsidiary of Southern Co., has been awarded a contract by the US Army Corps of Engineers for additional support to repair the power grid in Puerto Rico. PowerSecure will supplement efforts taking place by more than 400 crews to repair the distribution and transmission lines. The crews include members of Delta Company, 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power) along with Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority's employees and contractors. Visit us today and access our complete research report on SO at: Vistra Energy 

Shares in Dallas, Texas headquartered Vistra Energy Corp. ended at $19.48, up 2.36% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.81 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.49 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 7.33% in the last one month, 17.28% in the previous three months, and 25.68% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 7.26% above its 50-day moving average and 16.93% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Vistra Energy, which operates as an integrated power business in Texas, have an RSI of 69.44.

On October 12th, 2017, Vistra Energy announced plans to report its Q3 2017 financial and operating results on November 03rd, 2017. Management will present the results during a webcast beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET that same day. The live, listen-only webcast of the conference call can be accessed under the investor relations section of the Company's website.

On October 20th, 2017, research firm Evercore ISI initiated an 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $21.50 per share. The complimentary report on VST can be downloaded at: WEC Energy Group 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin headquartered WEC Energy Group Inc.'s stock ended yesterday's session 0.01% lower at $66.80 with a total trading volume of 1.48 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 5.01% in the past month, 7.43% over the previous three months, and 13.90% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.99% and 8.07% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of WEC Energy, which through its subsidiaries, generates and distributes electric energy, have an RSI of 67.73.

On October 19th, 2017, WEC Energy's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 52 cents per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on December 01st, 2017, to stockholders of record on November 14th, 2017. Register for free on and access the latest research report on WEC at: Xcel Energy 

On Monday, shares in Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Xcel Energy Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.87 million shares. The stock finished 0.02% higher at $49.27. The Company's shares have advanced 3.92% in the last one month, 5.50% in the previous three months, and 21.06% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.25% and 7.68%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Xcel Energy, which through its subsidiaries, engages primarily in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in the US, have an RSI of 63.63.

On October 02nd, 2017, Xcel Energy announced that it will host a conference call on October 26th, 2017, to review Q3 2017 financial results. Earnings will be released prior to the opening of trading that day. The conference call will begin at 9:00 a.m. CT and will be simultaneously broadcast and archived on the Company's website. Get free access to your research report on XEL at:


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