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Best Regulated Electric Utility Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top regulated electric utility stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best regulated electric utility stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the utilities - regulated electric industry.

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Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
KEN
KENON HOLDINGS LTD
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$1.88B$34.93-2.48%$1.72B1.27x0.95
GNE
GENIE ENERGY LTD
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$242.31M$9.360.21%$100.08M3.15x0.53
CMS
CMS ENERGY CORP
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$18.94B$65.26-0.79%$3.43B14.34x3.14
VIA
VIA RENEWABLES INC
NASDAQ
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$256.38M$7.15-0.56%$55.81M9.41x2.89
XEL
XCEL ENERGY INC
NASDAQ
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$39.14B$71.56-1.23%$4.69B23.77x2.71
POR
PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC CO
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$4.38B$49.08-2.54%$823.00M18.31x2.57
EVRG
EVERGY INC
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$14.91B$64.95-1.41%$2.22B18.19x2.14
IDA
IDACORP INC
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$5.48B$108.41-0.85%$547.83M22.82x1.75
AEP
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO INC
NASDAQ
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$50.21B$97.74-1.15%$7.01B19.20x2.76
ED
CONSOLIDATED EDISON INC
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$33.85B$95.47-0.99%$4.87B20.89x2.18
PAM
PAMPA ENERGY INC
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$1.31B$23.72-3.77%$535.00M4.99x1.16
SO
SOUTHERN CO
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$79.71B$74.99-1.25%$9.51B26.31x2.95
LNT
ALLIANT ENERGY CORP
NASDAQ
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$14.94B$59.52-0.82%$1.64B21.49x2.16
DUK
DUKE ENERGY CORP
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$79.85B$103.71-0.93%$12.25B20.95x2.43
OGE
OGE ENERGY CORP
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$7.99B$39.92-1.72%$1.71B8.64x2.02
ES
EVERSOURCE ENERGY
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$30.09B$86.85-1.30%$3.45B22.68x2.32
FTS
FORTIS INC
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$19.79B$41.35-0.86%$2.27B20.29x1.89
PNM
PNM RESOURCES INC
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$4.01B$46.75-0.93%$616.40M25.55x3.15
AGR
AVANGRID INC
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$17.51B$45.28-3.06%$2.31B19.43x1.00
AEE
AMEREN CORP
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$23.02B$89.08-1.47%$2.88B22.72x2.74
PPL
PPL CORP
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$20.72B$28.15-0.81%$2.57B29.02x1.67
EIX
EDISON INTERNATIONAL
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$24.74B$64.86-1.43%$3.89B48.77x3.64
EBR
BRAZILIAN ELECTRIC POWER CO
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$11.29B$8.76-3.31%$2.83B11.38x1.47
WEC
WEC ENERGY GROUP INC
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$31.41B$99.57-0.58%$3.20B23.00x2.51
NEE
NEXTERA ENERGY INC
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$162.13B$82.52-1.22%$7.56B62.99x2.94
PNW
PINNACLE WEST CAPITAL CORP
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$8.06B$71.27-1.97%$1.66B14.69x2.79
DTE
DTE ENERGY CO
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$24.34B$125.66-0.73%$2.69B31.97x3.82
HE
HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES INC
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$4.11B$37.50-0.64%$681.18M17.12x6.15
PCG
PG&E CORP
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$31.09B$12.61-2.70%$5.85B114.64x4.21
CEPU
CENTRAL PUERTO SA
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$644.97M$4.26-3.18%$316.25M-99.07x0.59
EDN
EDENOR
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$270.58M$5.97-2.29%$279.85M-1.35x2.23
ENIC
ENEL CHILE SA
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$2.05B$1.48-8.64%$320.07M20.56x1.99
KEP
KOREA ELECTRIC POWER CORP
NYSE
Utilities - Regulated Electric
$8.82B$6.87-3.92%$6.55B-2.03x2.29

Regulated Electric Utility Stocks FAQ

What are the best regulated electric utility stocks to buy right now in Sep 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best regulated electric utility stocks to buy right now are:

1. Genie Energy (NYSE:GNE)


Genie Energy (NYSE:GNE) is the top regulated electric utility stock with a Zen Score of 57, which is 20 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 37. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Genie Energy has seen its stock return 43.56% over the past year, overperforming other regulated electric utility stocks by 37 percentage points.

2. Kenon Holdings (NYSE:KEN)


Kenon Holdings (NYSE:KEN) is the second best regulated electric utility stock with a Zen Score of 57, which is 20 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 37. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Kenon Holdings has seen its stock lose -19.29% over the past year, underperforming other regulated electric utility stocks by -26 percentage points.

3. Via Renewables (NASDAQ:VIA)


Via Renewables (NASDAQ:VIA) is the third best regulated electric utility stock with a Zen Score of 47, which is 10 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 37. It passed 16 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Via Renewables has seen its stock lose -29.97% over the past year, underperforming other regulated electric utility stocks by -36 percentage points.

What are the regulated electric utility stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 28 regulated electric utility stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 regulated electric utility stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Via Renewables (NASDAQ:VIA)


Via Renewables (NASDAQ:VIA) has an annual dividend yield of 10.14%, which is 6 percentage points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 3.65%. Via Renewables's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Via Renewables's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Via Renewables's dividend payout ratio of 95.4% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Kenon Holdings (NYSE:KEN)


Kenon Holdings (NYSE:KEN) has an annual dividend yield of 10.02%, which is 6 percentage points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 3.65%.

Kenon Holdings's dividend payout ratio of 12.7% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Pinnacle West Capital (NYSE:PNW)


Pinnacle West Capital (NYSE:PNW) has an annual dividend yield of 4.77%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 3.65%. Pinnacle West Capital's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Pinnacle West Capital's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Pinnacle West Capital's dividend payout ratio of 70.1% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are regulated electric utility stocks down?

Regulated electric utility stocks were down -1.29% in the last day, and down -2.85% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why regulated electric utility stocks are down.

What are the most undervalued regulated electric utility stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued regulated electric utility stocks right now are:

1. Genie Energy (NYSE:GNE)


Genie Energy (NYSE:GNE) is the most undervalued regulated electric utility stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Genie Energy has a valuation score of 71, which is 29 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 42. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Genie Energy's stock has gained 43.56% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the regulated electric utility industry by 37 percentage points.

2. Kenon Holdings (NYSE:KEN)


Kenon Holdings (NYSE:KEN) is the second most undervalued regulated electric utility stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Kenon Holdings has a valuation score of 71, which is 29 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 42. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Kenon Holdings's stock has dropped -19.29% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the regulated electric utility industry by -26 percentage points.

3. Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL)


Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL) is the third most undervalued regulated electric utility stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Xcel Energy has a valuation score of 57, which is 15 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 42. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Xcel Energy's stock has gained 13.77% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the regulated electric utility industry by 8 percentage points.

Are regulated electric utility stocks a good buy now?

26.67% of regulated electric utility stocks rated by analysts are a hold right now. On average, analysts expect regulated electric utility stocks to rise by 7.01% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the utilities - regulated electric industry?

The average P/E ratio of the utilities - regulated electric industry is 34.66x.
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