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Top 10 Utility Stocks

Top 10 utilities stocks to watch in 2021. Utility stocks include electricity, natural gas, and water companies. Get the most updated comparison by key indicators and discover each stock’s price target as well as recommendations by top Wall Street experts.
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Comparison Results

Name
Price
Price Change
Price Target Upside
Market Cap
Yearly Gain
Analyst Consensus
Smart Score
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UGIUGI
$44.75
0.52 (1.18%)
$46.00
(2.79% Upside)
$9.36B
28.80%
0Buy
1Hold
0Sell
Hold
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NRGNRG Energy
$39.03
0.94 (2.47%)
$44.67
(14.45% Upside)
$9.56B
16.16%
2Buy
1Hold
0Sell
Moderate Buy
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CNPCenterpoint Energy
$27.99
0.27 (0.97%)
$28.56
(2.04% Upside)
$17.60B
22.98%
7Buy
2Hold
0Sell
Strong Buy
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AWKAmerican Water
$176.57
2.65 (1.52%)
$174.40
(-1.23% Downside)
$32.05B
17.36%
1Buy
2Hold
2Sell
Hold
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BIPBrookfield Infrastructure
$58.25
1.47 (2.59%)
$63.83
(9.58% Upside)
$17.78B
14.82%
6Buy
1Hold
0Sell
Strong Buy
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NEENextEra Energy
$90.26
1.11 (1.25%)
$92.40
(2.37% Upside)
$177.10B
24.06%
3Buy
2Hold
0Sell
Moderate Buy
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AESAES
$24.99
0.63 (2.59%)
$31.17
(24.73% Upside)
$16.66B
19.59%
3Buy
0Hold
0Sell
Strong Buy
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NOVASunnova Energy International
$34.43
1.59 (4.84%)
$56.80
(64.97% Upside)
$3.87B
-15.19%
10Buy
0Hold
0Sell
Strong Buy
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VSTVistra Energy
$21.08
0.16 (0.76%)
$27.50
(30.46% Upside)
$10.17B
13.88%
2Buy
0Hold
0Sell
Moderate Buy
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EXCExelon
$53.95
0.42 (0.78%)
$59.57
(10.42% Upside)
$52.78B
34.36%
7Buy
0Hold
0Sell
Strong Buy
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Utility Stocks Latest News

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Recent Analysts Ratings of Utility Stocks

Name
Analyst
Analyst Firm
Rating
Price Target
Upside / Downside
Action
Date
AESAES Corporation
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Buy
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Reiterated
AWKAmerican Water Works
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Hold
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Reiterated
NOVASunnova Energy International
premium
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Buy
premium
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Assigned
NEENextEra Energy Inc.
premium
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Hold
premium
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Reiterated
EXCExelon Corp.
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Buy
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Reiterated
BIPBrookfield Infrastructure Partners
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Buy
premium
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Reiterated
VSTVistra Energy
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Buy
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Reiterated
NRGNRG Energy Inc
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Hold
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Reiterated
CNPCenterpoint Energy Inc
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Buy
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Reiterated
UGIUGI Corp
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Hold
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Initiated

Most Recent Earnings of Utility Stocks

SYMBOL
Report Date
Fiscal Quarter
Forecast / EPS
Last Year's EPS
EPS YoY Change
UGIUGI
Nov 18, 2021
2021 (Q4)
-0.26 / -0.34
-0.14
-142.86% (-0.20)
NRGNRG Energy
Nov 04, 2021
2021 (Q3)
1.86 / 6.60
2.159
205.70% (+4.44)
CNPCenterpoint Energy
Nov 04, 2021
2021 (Q3)
0.28 / 0.33
0.34
-2.94% (-0.01)
AWKAmerican Water
Nov 02, 2021
2021 (Q3)
1.53 / 1.53
1.36
12.50% (+0.17)
BIPBrookfield Infrastructure
Nov 03, 2021
2021 (Q3)
0.14 / 0.72
-0.12
700.00% (+0.84)
NEENextEra Energy
Oct 20, 2021
2021 (Q3)
0.72 / 0.75
0.665
12.78% (+0.08)
AESAES
Nov 03, 2021
2021 (Q3)
0.44 / 0.50
0.42
19.05% (+0.08)
NOVASunnova Energy International
Oct 27, 2021
2021 (Q3)
-0.30 / -0.25
-0.73
65.75% (+0.48)
VSTVistra Energy
Nov 05, 2021
2021 (Q3)
1.31 / 0.01
0.9
-98.67% (-0.89)
EXCExelon
Nov 03, 2021
2021 (Q3)
1.09 / 1.09
1.04
4.81% (+0.05)

Utility Stocks - FAQ

Which Utility stocks have a "Strong Buy" analyst rating?
These Utility stocks currently have a "Strong Buy" analyst rating consensus:
Centerpoint Energy - Strong Buy, based on 9 analyst ratings, 7 Buy, 2 Hold, and 0 Sell.
    Brookfield Infrastructure - Strong Buy, based on 7 analyst ratings, 6 Buy, 1 Hold, and 0 Sell.
      AES - Strong Buy, based on 3 analyst ratings, 3 Buy, 0 Hold, and 0 Sell.
        Sunnova Energy International - Strong Buy, based on 10 analyst ratings, 10 Buy, 0 Hold, and 0 Sell.
          Exelon - Strong Buy, based on 7 analyst ratings, 7 Buy, 0 Hold, and 0 Sell.
            Are Utility stocks overpriced?
            UGI's stock price is currently $44.75, and its average 12-month price target is $46.00.
              NRG Energy's stock price is currently $39.03, and its average 12-month price target is $44.67.
                Centerpoint Energy's stock price is currently $27.99, and its average 12-month price target is $28.56.
                  American Water's stock price is currently $176.57, and its average 12-month price target is $174.40.
                    Brookfield Infrastructure's stock price is currently $58.25, and its average 12-month price target is $63.83.
                      NextEra Energy's stock price is currently $90.26, and its average 12-month price target is $92.40.
                        AES's stock price is currently $24.99, and its average 12-month price target is $31.17.
                          Sunnova Energy International's stock price is currently $34.43, and its average 12-month price target is $56.80.
                            Vistra Energy's stock price is currently $21.08, and its average 12-month price target is $27.50.
                              Exelon's stock price is currently $53.95, and its average 12-month price target is $59.57.
                                Which Utility stocks pay dividends?
                                UGI currently pays a dividend of $0.34 which represents an annual dividend yield of 3.16%. UGI's next Ex-dividend date is December 14, 2021 and its next payout date is January 1, 2022.
                                  NRG Energy does not currently pay dividends.
                                    Centerpoint Energy does not currently pay dividends.
                                      American Water does not currently pay dividends.
                                        Brookfield Infrastructure does not currently pay dividends.
                                          NextEra Energy does not currently pay dividends.
                                            AES currently pays a dividend of $0.16 which represents an annual dividend yield of 2.52%. AES's next Ex-dividend date is January 31, 2022 and its next payout date is February 15, 2022.
                                              Sunnova Energy International does not currently pay dividends.
                                                Vistra Energy currently pays a dividend of $0.15 which represents an annual dividend yield of 2.90%. Vistra Energy's next Ex-dividend date is December 15, 2021 and its next payout date is December 30, 2021.
                                                  Exelon does not currently pay dividends.