Utilities companies shares up at 1 p.m.

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Shares of some top utilities companies are up at 1 p.m.:

American Electric Power Co. rose $1.09 or 2.0 percent, to $56.82.

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Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose $.95 or 1.6 percent, to $61.89.

Dominion Resources Inc. rose $1.55 or 2.2 percent, to $73.02.

Duke Energy Corp. rose $1.46 or 1.9 percent, to $78.77.

Exelon rose $.85 or 2.6 percent, to $33.84.

PG&E rose $.24 or .5 percent, to $52.60.

Southern Co. rose $.77 or 1.7 percent, to $44.88.