15 Electric Utilities Stocks to Buy Now

15 Electric Utilities Stocks to Buy Now

This week, 15 Electric Utilities stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to a A. NextEra Energy, Inc. generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy utilizing natural gas, wind, and nuclear resources. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NEE stock.

Edison International (EIX) improves from a B to a A rating this week. Edison International generates and distributes electric power and invests in transportation infrastructure and energy assets, including renewable energy in the Netherlands, Australia, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. The company also gets A’s in earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EIX stock.

ALLETE, Inc. (ALE) earns a A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. ALLETE, Inc. generates, transmits, and distributes electric power in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALE stock.

This is a strong week for Eversource Energy (ES). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Eversource Energy provides technical services to the nuclear industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ES stock.

This week, Southern Company (SO) pushes up from a B to a A rating. Southern Company provides electric service in the Southeastern United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SO stock.

Portland General Electric Company (POR) boosts its rating from a B to a A this week. Portland General Electric Company 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.

Xcel Energy Inc.’s (XEL) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a A from last week’s B. Xcel Energy Inc. 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.

This week, Avangrid, Inc.’s (AGR) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings growth, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AGR stock.

PPL Corporation (PPL) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. PPL Corporation is a utility holding company that generates and markets electricity. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth and return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PPL stock.

FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. FirstEnergy Corp. a diversified energy holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FE stock.

The rating of Fortis Inc. (FTS) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FTS stock.

This is a strong week for OGE Energy Corp. (OGE). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. OGE Energy Corp. generates, transmits, and distributes electricity to wholesale and retail customers in communities in Oklahoma and western Arkansas. The company also gets A’s in earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OGE stock.

This week, Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.’s (HE) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. is a diversified holding company that delivers a variety of services to the people of Hawaii. The company also gets A’s in operating margin growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HE stock.

The rating of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Great Plains Energy Incorporated engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GXP stock.

Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais SA Sponsored ADR Pfd’s (CIG) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais SA Sponsored ADR Pfd is engaged in the electric power transmission business, which consists of transporting electric power from the facilities where it is generated to the distribution networks for delivery to end users. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CIG stock.

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