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Utilities: Leaders and Laggards in 2018

Vincent Kruger
Utilities: Leaders and Laggards in 2018

AES (AES), one of the smallest constituents of the Utilities ETF (XLU), is the top-rallied stock among its peers. So far, AES has risen more than 43% in 2018. Strong quarterly earnings growth influenced AES’s market performance in 2018. Currently, AES is trading close to its four-year high.