3 Electric Utilities Stocks to Buy Now

POR, DUK, XEL improve in weekly rankings

   
3 Electric Utilities Stocks to Buy Now

This week, three Electric Utilities stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Portland General Electric is an electric utility involved in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in Oregon. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of POR stock.

Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Duke Energy provides electric power, gas, and other energy services in North and South America. The stock’s dividend yield is 3.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DUK stock.

Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Xcel Energy is a holding company that is engaged in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity and natural gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XEL stock.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here.


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