Best Electric Utilities Dividend Stocks

Electric utilities engage in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. Usually these companies conduct business in regulated markets, meaning strict guidelines are imposed by federal, state, and local governments. In fact, most electric utilities operate as legal monopolies. Electric utilities are among the most popular stocks for dividend investors because they have very stable businesses and offer much higher-than-average dividend yields.

3.59%

Electric Utilities Industry Dividend Yield*

*Calculated as the simple average of dividend yields in this group
Stock Symbol Company Name DARS™ Rating (?) Dividend Yield Current Price Annual Dividend Ex- Div Date Pay Date
SO Southern Company Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.52% $46.45 $2.10 10/30 12/6
DUK Duke Energy Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.86% $82.29 $3.18 11/12 12/16
AEP American Electric Power Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.64% $58.27 $2.12 11/6 12/10
DTE DTE Energy Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.37% $81.99 $2.76 9/11 10/15
BKH Black Hills Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.86% $54.60 $1.56 11/13 12/1
CNL Cleco CP Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.98% $53.62 $1.60 11/5 11/17
D Dominion Resources Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.35% $71.58 $2.40 11/25 12/20
EDE Empire District Electric Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.60% $28.32 $1.02 11/26 12/15
ETR Entergy Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.94% $84.24 $3.32 8/12 9/2
EIX Edison International Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.27% $62.56 $1.42 9/26 10/31
FE First Energy Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.84% $37.51 $1.44 11/5 12/1
GXP Great Plains Energy Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.42% $26.89 $0.92 8/26 9/19
HE Hawaiian Electric Industries Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.42% $28.03 $1.24 8/20 9/10
IDA Idacorp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.98% $63.19 $1.88 11/3 12/1
ORA Ormat Technologies Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.84% $28.67 $0.24 8/10 8/23
OGE OGE Energy Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.69% $37.22 $1.00 10/8 10/30
OTTR Otter Tail Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.93% $30.82 $1.21 8/13 9/10
POM Pepco Holdings Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.96% $27.30 $1.08 12/8 12/31
PNW Pinnacle West Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.93% $60.52 $2.38 10/30 12/1
PPL PPL Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.28% $34.82 $1.49 9/8 10/1
TE TECO Energy, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.44% $19.84 $0.88 11/10 11/28
UIL UIL Holdings Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.17% $41.47 $1.73 12/15 1/2
UNS Unisource Energy Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.17% $60.59 $1.92 9/3 9/25
XEL Xcel Energy Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.58% $33.52 $1.20 9/16 10/20
ITC ITC Holdings Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.65% $39.50 $0.65 8/28 9/15
POR Portland General Electric Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.02% $36.41 $1.10 12/23 1/15
TAC Transalta Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.32% $9.83 $0.72 11/26 1/1
BIP Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.75% $40.43 $1.92 8/27 9/30
NEE NextEra Energy, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.90% $99.91 $2.90 11/25 12/15
CVA Covanta Holding Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.57% $21.87 $1.00 9/25 10/6
EE El Paso Electric Co. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.80% $37.85 $1.06 9/11 9/30
NRG NRG Energy Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.88% $29.75 $0.56 10/30 11/17
PPL-W PPL Corporation Corporate Units Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.10% $54.00 $4.38 4/11 5/1
AES The AES Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.15% $13.95 $0.16 10/30 11/17