Earnings, Dividends, and Long Term Projects Mark Good Figures for Utilities - Research Report on Exelon, Southern Company, EQT,

Earnings, Dividends, and Long Term Projects Mark Good Figures for Utilities -
    Research Report on Exelon, Southern Company, EQT, American Water, and
                             Northeast Utilities

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NEW YORK, August 1, 2013

NEW YORK, August 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Exelon
Corporation (NYSE: EXC), The Southern Company (NYSE: SO), EQT Corporation
(NYSE: EQT), American Water Works Company Inc. (NYSE: AWK), and Northeast
Utilities System (NYSE: NU). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

Exelon Corporation Research Report

On July 23, 2013, Exelon Corporation (Exelon) announced that its Board of
Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share on its
common stock. Exelon also announced that the dividend will be payable on
September 10, 2013 for shareholders as of record as of 5:00 p.m. New York Time
on August 15, 2013, The Full Research Report on Exelon Corporation - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b6fb_EXC]

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The Southern Company Research Report

On July 29, 2013, The Southern Company's (Southern Company) largest
subsidiary, Georgia Power (Georgia), announced that TOTO USA Inc. (TOTO) has
emerged as one of the largest purchasers of Green Energy, under Georgia's
Green Energy program. TOTO, a manufacturer of bathroom fixtures, joined the
Green Energy program in 2007, became a large-volume customer of Georgia in
2009. In the year 2013, TOTO has increased its volume purchase by around 50%
to 5.8 million kilowatt-hours annually. Murray Weaver, Vice President of
Sales, Georgia Power, commented, "We're proud of our ongoing and long-standing
partnership with TOTO as they continue to increase their commitment to Green
Energy. We would like to thank TOTO for their vision, dedication to
environmentally positive manufacturing and for helping make the Green Energy
program the success it is today." The Full Research Report on The Southern
Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets
- is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b903_SO]

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EQT Corporation Research Report

On July 25, 2013, EQT Corporation (EQT) announced its financial results for Q2
2013. The Company reported net earnings of $86.9 million, or $0.57 per diluted
share, compared to $31.4 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, in Q2 2012. The
consolidated operating revenues of the Company grew 54% YoY to $520.1 million.
EQT also reported a 54% YoY increase in production sales volume to 92.4 Bcfe
or an average of 1.0 Bcfe per day. Among the other highlights of the
announcement, EQT increased its 2013 production sales guidance to 360-365 Bcfe
and has sold its Sunrise Pipeline for $507.5 million in cash and $32.5 million
of common and general partners units to EQT Midstream Partners on July 22,
2013. The Full Research Report on EQT Corporation - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/0b51_EQT]

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American Water Works Company Inc. Research Report

On July 29, 2013, New Jersey American Water, a wholly-owned subsidiary of
American Water Works Company Inc. announced that it is launching the Community
Pipeline Revival (CPR) project - a multi-million dollar effort to accelerate
the renewal of the state of New Jersey's aging drinking and wastewater
pipelines. New Jersey American Water's Vice President of Engineering, Suzanne
Chiavari, stated, "CPR will accelerate the rehabilitation and replacement of
local pipelines and their associated components such as fire hydrants and
valves. This will enhance our customers' water service reliability and water
quality. These improvements will also help ensure that the necessary system
flows and pressures are there when local firefighters need it 24 hours a day."
The Full Research Report on American Water Works Company Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/a0ba_AWK]

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Northeast Utilities System Research Report

On July 29, 2013, Northeast Utilities System (NU) reported its Q2 2013 and H1
2013 financial results. The Company posted earnings of $171.0 million, or
$0.54 per share, a 286% YoY increase, in Q2 2013. During H1 2013, the
Company's reported earnings were $399.1 million, or $1.26 per share, compared
with earnings of $143.6 million or $0.60 per share in H1 2012. NU's President
and CEO Thomas J. May commented, "We have been very pleased with the
performance of our system and our service to our customers, particularly
during an extremely warm and humid first half of the summer. We continue to
have a great deal of work ahead of us, but we've made considerable progress
over the 15 months since our merger closed. Additionally, our financial
results continue to improve as we integrate the best practices that our
employees brought to this merger." NU has also narrowed its 2013 earnings
guidance to range between $2.45 and $2.60 per share from a prior estimated
range of $2.40 to $2.60 per share. The Full Research Report on Northeast
Utilities System - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/0931_NU]

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