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Pre-Market Pulse on Electric Utilities Stocks -- Research on OGE Energy, Cia Paranaense de Energia, Westar Energy, and Northeast Utilities

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LONDON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Friday, March 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,155.76, up 0.11%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.36% to 16,323.06, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,857.62, up 0.46%. The gains were broad based as eight out of 10 sectors ended the session in positive. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), Cia Paranaense de Energia (NYSE: ELP), Westar Energy Inc. (NYSE: WR) and Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU). Free technical research on OGE, ELP, WR and NU can be downloaded upon signing up at:

OGE Energy Corp.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 0.69 million shares on Friday, as compared with a three month average volume of 0.97 million shares. The stock ended the day at $36.39, up 0.69%, after trading between $36.06 and $36.44. The company's shares have advanced 1.08% in the last one month, 7.57% in the previous three months and 7.35% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. OGE Energy Corp.'s 200-day moving average of $35.52 is above its 50-day moving average of $35.19. Furthermore, shares of the company are trading at a PE ratio of 21.22 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 59.67. Sign up today to read free research on OGE at:

On Friday, shares in Cia Paranaense de Energia edged 1.71% higher to close the day at $13.11. A total of 0.63 million shares were traded which is above its three months average volume of 0.61 million. The company's shares oscillated between $12.88 and $13.13 during the trading session. Shares in Cia Paranaense de Energia have rallied 6.15% in the previous three trading sessions and 21.73% in the last one month, while the same has fallen by 0.23% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Cia Paranaense de Energia's 200-day moving average of $12.81 is above its 50-day moving average of $11.32. Further, the company's shares are trading at an RSI of 73.19. Sign up today to read free research on ELP at:

Westar Energy Inc.'s stock gained 0.20% on Friday, finishing the session at $34.80. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.42 million shares as compared to a three months average volume of 0.88 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $34.60 and $34.86 during the session. Westar Energy Inc.'s shares have surged 1.69% in the last one month, 8.34% in the previous three months and 8.18% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Westar Energy Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $33.83 is above its 200-day moving average of $32.30. Moreover, the shares are trading at a PE ratio of 15.26 and have an RSI of 56.83. Sign up today to read free research on WR at:

On Friday, Northeast Utilities' stock witnessed a trading volume of 1.29 million shares, as compared with a three month average volume of 1.72 million shares. The stock ended the day flat at the previous day's closing price of $44.95, after vacillating between $44.74 and $45.08. Shares in Northeast Utilities have gained 1.12% in the last one month, 6.06% in the previous three months and 6.04% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Northeast Utilities' 50-day moving average of $43.96 is above its 200-day moving average of $42.54. Additionally, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 17.87 and have an RSI of 58.09. Sign up today to read free research on NU at:


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