5 Diversified Utilities Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | June 24, 2013 5:30 pm

5 Diversified Utilities Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of five Diversified Utilities stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

This week, Black Hills (NYSE:BKH[2]) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. 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[3].

This is a strong week for DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE[4]). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. DTE Energy provides electricity and natural gas sales, distribution and storage services throughout southeastern Michigan. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DTE stock[5].

Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG[6]) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Public Service Enterprise Group is a public utility holding company. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEG stock[7].

CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP[8]) improves from a C to a B rating 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[9].

The rating of National Grid (NYSE:NGG[10]) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. 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. At present, the stock has a dividend yield of 4%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NGG stock[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[12] 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[13].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. BKH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BKH
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BKH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BKH
  4. DTE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DTE
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DTE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DTE
  6. PEG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PEG
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PEG
  8. CNP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CNP
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CNP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CNP
  10. NGG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NGG
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NGG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NGG
  12. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  13. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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