Click to EnlargeXcel Energy (NYSE:XEL): With operations spread across eight states, Xcel has 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers. Its infrastructure assets include 87,000 miles of transmission lines, 190,000 miles of distribution lines, 35,500 miles of natural gas pipeline and a variety of power plants. My price chart shows the sharp breakout in Xcel shares since mid-December. Buy.
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