Utilities Sector Reports Financial Results, Dividends, and Newly Appointed Leaders - Research Report on Alliant Energy, Pepco

  Utilities Sector Reports Financial Results, Dividends, and Newly Appointed
Leaders - Research Report on Alliant Energy, Pepco Holdings, Aqua America, ITC
                          Holdings, and Endesa Chile

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PR Newswire

NEW YORK, August 7, 2013

NEW YORK, August 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Alliant
Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT), Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), Aqua
America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR), ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC), and Empresa
Nacional de Electricidad SA (NYSE: EOC). Today's readers may access these
reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and
analyst ratings - via the links below.

Alliant Energy Corporation Research Report

On July 29, 2013, Alliant Energy Corporation (Alliant Energy) announced the
appointment of Susan D. Whiting as a new Director of Alliant Energy.
Commenting on the news, Patricia L. Kampling, Chairman, President, and CEO of
Alliant Energy, said, "She brings a wealth of experience in customer
relations, communications and marketing, government and public affairs,
corporate social responsibility, and diversity initiatives." Prior to joining
Alliant Energy, Ms. Whiting has served as Vice Chair at Nielsen since 2008 and
she also became Chief Diversity Officer at Nielsen in 2010. The Full Research
Report on Alliant Energy 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/f58a_LNT]

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Pepco Holdings, Inc. Research Report

On July 25, 2013, Pepco Holdings, Inc. (Pepco Holdings) announced that the
Company's Board of Directors has approved a dividend on common stock of $0.27
per share payable on September 30, 2013, to shareholders of record as of
September 10, 2013. The Full Research Report on Pepco Holdings, 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/2d29_POM]

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Aqua America, Inc. Research Report

On July 17, 2013, Aqua America, Inc. (Aqua America) announced that the Company
scheduled the release of its Q2 2013 financial results on August 7, 2013. The
Company also informed that, on the same day, it will host a conference call at
11:00 a.m. EDT to discuss the results with financial analysts. As stated in
the announcement, the conference call will be available through live webcast
and can be accessed over the Internet via Aqua America's website. Aqua America
also informed that archive of the conference call will be available in the
Investor Relations section of the Company's website for 90 days following the
call. The Full Research Report on Aqua America, 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/3761_WTR]

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ITC Holdings Corp. Research Report

On July 24, 2013, ITC Holdings Corp. (ITC Holdings) reported its Q2 2013
financial results. Operating revenues were up 16.4% YoY to $229.8 million. Net
income stood at $47.4 million or $0.90 per diluted share, compared to $42.4
million or $0.81 per diluted share in Q2 2012. Joseph L. Welch, Chairman,
President, and CEO of ITC Holdings, said, "This quarter proved to be active on
all fronts, both for our stand-alone business as well as for our transaction
with Entergy, despite the impact of continuing inclement weather, we are
making solid progress on our stand-alone plans for 2013 and remain poised to
meet our overall objectives for the year. We were pleased to receive FERC's
approval of the transaction last month and look forward to continuing to
constructively work through the regulatory process at the state and local
level in order to advance the transaction to a successful closing in 2013."
For full-year 2013, the Company affirmed its operating EPS guidance of $4.80
to $5.00, excluding any impact of the Entergy transaction. The Full Research
Report on ITC Holdings Corp. - 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/cb13_ITC]

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Empresa Nacional de Electricidad SA Research Report

On July 24, 2013, Empresa Nacional de Electricidad SA (Endesa Chile) reported
results for the H1 2013. Reported revenues were down 9.9% YoY to Ch$1.0
trillion, due to lower energy sales which stood at Ch$983.8 billion. During H1
2013, the Company's EBITDA increased by 9.6% YoY to Ch$382.4 billion. Power
generation of the Company totaled 24,041.4 GWh (Giga watt), a decrease of 5.5%
YoY due to lower generation levels in Argentina. Energy sales stood at
27,327.1 GWh, compared to 28,745.8 GWh in H1 2012. The Full Research Report on
Empresa Nacional de Electricidad SA - 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/a4b1_EOC]

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