Illinois' worst-performing stocks in 2013
If you are holding a stock that didn't enrich you with at least a 30 percent gain last year, you have a laggard. And Illinois had a few laggard companies last year. Here are the 10 worst-performing stocks among Illinois companies:
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Integrys Energy, like many utilities, saw its stock plunge after the Federal Reserve talked about cutting back on stimulus. The move caused bond yields to rise, and investors are less interested in the dividends paid by utilities when bond yields become attractive. The stock gained just four percent for the year.