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5 Diversified Utilities Stocks to Buy Now

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

   

Five Diversified Utilities stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

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. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Margin Growth, BKH also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BKH stock.

DTE Energy’s (NYSE:DTE) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. DTE Energy provides electricity and natural gas sales, distribution and storage services throughout southeastern Michigan. The current dividend yield is 2.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DTE stock.

This week, Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). 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) boosts its rating from a C 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CNP stock.

This week, National Grid (NYSE:NGG) pushes up from a C to a B rating. 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. The stock has a dividend yield of 4%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NGG 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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