Utilities Retreat Amid Mixed Earnings Reports -- Utilities Roundup

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Shares of utilities retreated as earnings for the sector came in mixed.

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NiSource shares fell after the company posted earnings growth short of some investors' expectations.

The chief executive of Southern Co. told The Wall Street Journal the utility will need $3.7 billion and cooperation from Toshiba to complete a nuclear power plant in Georgia that was being built by bankrupt Toshiba unit Westinghouse Electric.

-By Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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May 03, 2017 17:05 ET (21:05 GMT)