5 Diversified Utilities Stocks to Buy Now

NGG, BKH, DTE, PEG, CNP improve in weekly rankings

   
5 Diversified Utilities Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of five Diversified Utilities stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

National Grid’s (NYSE:NGG) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). National Grid owns and operates the electricity transmission network in England and Wales, the gas transmission network in Great Britain, and electricity transmission networks in the Northeastern United States. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Equity and Cash Flow, NGG also gets A’s. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.3%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NGG stock.

Black Hills (NYSE:BKH) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Black Hills is an energy company engaged in electric utilities and gas utilities segments, non-regulated energy group comprises oil and gas, power generation, and non-regulated energy groups. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BKH stock.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. DTE Energy provides electricity and natural gas sales, distribution and storage services throughout southeastern Michigan. The current dividend yield is 2.5%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DTE stock.

Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Public Service Enterprise Group is a public utility holding company. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEG stock.

CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. CenterPoint Energy is a public utility holding company that operates electric transmission and distribution facilities, interstate pipelines, and facilities for gathering, processing, and treating natural gas. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CNP 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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