Utility stocks have been on fire this year, up 11.9% so far. Not even the high flying energy sector has gained as much (+10.5%). As a result, this often forgotten group certainly deserves attention from investors.
We decided to hand pick utility stocks that are:
The table below includes the 11 stocks from the utility sector that really caught our attention. We believe you might find them interesting enough to consider for investment:
|Company Name||Ticker||Price||In Long-Term Uptrend?||Dividend Yield||Market Cap|
|Atmos Energy Corporation||ATO||$51.01||Yes||2.80%||5.35B|
|American Water Works Company Inc.||AWK||$48.47||Yes||2.50%||8.85B|
|CMS Energy Corporation||CMS||$30.21||Yes||3.50%||8.39B|
|Chesapeake Utilities Corporati||CPK||$69.69||Yes||2.30%||692M|
|AGL Resources Inc.||GAS||$54.49||Yes||3.60%||6.56B|
|Alliant Energy Corporation||LNT||$58.77||Yes||3.40%||6.75B|
|Spectra Energy Corp.||SE||$42.69||Yes||3.20%||28.49B|
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