|Last Price$39.39||Day Change (%)-0.10%|
|Open Price$39.58||Day Change ($)-0.04|
|Day Range39.39–39.67||52-Week Range31.02–39.96|
As of Mon 04/21/2014 12:02 PM EST | USD
Interest rate fears have weighed on the sector's absolute performance, but utilities' fundamentals remain strong for the most part.
Although the economy needs to improve before the Fed raises key rates, some dividend payers might act as good hedges amid higher rates, while others have something to lose, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Final environmental regulations give utilities near-term certainty but no comfort.
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