While Americans had a three-day weekend, word came out of Germany that by 2022, that nation is planning to shutter its nuclear power plants, and use other sources for electricity production.
As a result solar stocks were popping, but so was FuelCell Energy (NasdaqGM:FCEL - News), which announced its largest deal ever. The company sells stationary fuel cells that use natural gas, propane and other hydrocarbon sources.
|Ticker||Company Name||Closing Price||%Change (1Day)|
|NYSE:CV||Central Vt. Public Service||$34.30||41.0%|
Agilysys (NasdaqGS:AGYS - News): This provider of computer software to the retail and hospitality sectors closed higher after announcing plans to sell its technology solutions unit for $64 million and that its CEO, Martin Ellis, was stepping down.
Central Vermont Public Service (NYSE:CV - News): Fortis agreed to buy the largest electric utility in Vermont for $470 million, in the Newfoundland-based company's first foray into the U.S. power market.
FuelCell Energy (NasdaqGM:FCEL - News): The company received a two-year order for 70 megawatts of generating capacity from South Korea's POSCO Power, which nearly doubles its sales and service backlog and will reduce costs.