Shares of some top utilities companies are up at 10 a.m.:

American Electric Power Co. rose $.12 or .2 percent, to $52.66.

Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose $.12 or .2 percent, to $57.30.

Dominion Resources Inc. rose $.24 or .3 percent, to $69.75.

Duke Energy Corp. rose $.27 or .4 percent, to $73.14.

Exelon rose $.23 or .7 percent, to $32.62.

PG&E rose $.16 or .4 percent, to $45.80.

Southern Co. rose $.07 or .2 percent, to $43.75.