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Best Regulated Electric Utility Stocks to Buy Now (2023)
Top regulated electric utility stocks in 2023 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
Performance Score
Market Cap
Revenue
EBITDA
Earnings
EPS
Revenue Growth Y/Y
Revenue Growth 5Y
Earnings Growth Y/Y
Earnings Growth 5Y
Earnings Date
OGE
OGE ENERGY CORP
$7.77B$3.25B$1.75B$934.60M$4.67-8.79%7.22%98.72%19.58%2023-02-23
GNE
GENIE ENERGY LTD
$295.89M$272.35M$122.60M$97.24M$3.80-22.63%2.34%N/AN/A2023-03-08
KEN
KENON HOLDINGS LTD
$1.77B$564.76M$1.73B$1.55B$28.7123.45%N/A126.42%N/A2023-03-29
CMS
CMS ENERGY CORP
$18.21B$8.35B$3.41B$1.30B$4.4717.74%5.32%48.50%18.29%
PAM
PAMPA ENERGY INC
$1.80B$1.51B$535.00M$273.00M$4.7540.54%47.00%N/A55.59%2023-03-09
XEL
XCEL ENERGY INC
$37.20B$14.61B$4.83B$1.67B$3.0712.20%5.08%5.14%5.58%
ES
EVERSOURCE ENERGY
$27.99B$11.74B$3.60B$1.39B$4.0222.12%8.99%16.52%5.40%2023-02-14
NEE
NEXTERA ENERGY INC
$148.38B$19.84B$9.15B$3.83B$1.9420.83%3.30%60.33%-2.79%
AGR
AVANGRID INC
$16.10B$7.70B$2.31B$898.00M$2.3114.72%5.39%5.48%1.35%2023-02-21
SO
SOUTHERN CO
$73.24B$28.00B$10.08B$3.40B$3.1724.64%4.39%12.01%43.55%2023-02-16
EVRG
EVERGY INC
$14.15B$5.70B$2.21B$798.60M$3.472.57%N/A-9.40%N/A2023-02-24
LNT
ALLIANT ENERGY CORP
$13.39B$4.07B$1.66B$666.00M$2.6514.44%4.15%4.74%7.34%2023-02-23
ED
CONSOLIDATED EDISON INC
$32.98B$15.06B$4.96B$1.69B$4.7813.87%5.03%42.69%3.63%2023-02-16
EIX
EDISON INTERNATIONAL
$25.54B$16.54B$4.16B$720.00M$1.9012.25%6.65%-6.40%-15.50%2023-02-23
IDA
IDACORP INC
$5.36B$1.56B$556.85M$249.73M$4.928.15%3.07%-0.40%3.66%2023-02-16
AEP
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO INC
$47.33B$18.82B$6.96B$2.46B$4.8315.17%4.09%0.84%4.75%2023-02-23
DUK
DUKE ENERGY CORP
$77.45B$28.02B$12.40B$3.83B$4.9713.75%3.72%28.42%10.48%2023-02-09
VIA
VIA RENEWABLES INC
$241.32M$443.42M$31.90M-$3.46M-$0.257.57%-9.54%N/AN/A2023-03-01
FTS
FORTIS INC
$19.74B$7.58B$2.19B$933.33M$1.969.24%3.74%-1.64%0.53%2023-02-10
POR
PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC CO
$4.32B$2.57B$851.00M$249.00M$2.779.56%4.94%8.20%3.79%2023-02-16
PPL
PPL CORP
$21.10B$7.10B$2.55B$700.00M$0.9425.19%-0.71%N/A-15.79%2023-02-16
EBR
BRAZILIAN ELECTRIC POWER CO
$9.61B$8.18B$2.83B$1.23B$0.7720.76%-15.29%-18.57%-3.55%2023-03-13
AEE
AMEREN CORP
$22.05B$7.46B$2.99B$1.04B$4.0120.71%3.99%3.89%9.65%2023-02-15
WEC
WEC ENERGY GROUP INC
$29.51B$9.24B$3.26B$1.38B$4.3714.83%4.11%4.80%7.39%
PNW
PINNACLE WEST CAPITAL CORP
$8.59B$4.11B$1.66B$535.18M$4.729.82%3.02%-6.90%0.26%2023-02-27
CEPU
CENTRAL PUERTO SA
$899.33M$500.70M$316.25M-$6.51M-$0.04-17.87%4.73%N/AN/A2023-03-14
HE
HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES INC
$4.75B$3.49B$691.74M$238.31M$2.1827.85%6.80%-1.36%5.99%2023-02-14
DTE
DTE ENERGY CO
$21.85B$19.40B$3.22B$1.12B$5.8044.80%9.70%28.32%1.18%2023-02-23
PCG
PG&E CORP
$38.34B$21.56B$6.50B$1.76B$0.897.01%3.96%456.25%-27.26%2023-02-23
PNM
PNM RESOURCES INC
$4.21B$2.11B$638.68M$164.48M$1.9323.62%7.79%-14.22%-0.71%2023-02-24
EDN
EDENOR
$392.04M$1.03B$279.85M-$193.86M-$4.43-31.82%-7.33%N/AN/A2023-03-10
ENIC
ENEL CHILE SA
$3.07B$3.33B$320.07M$99.35M$0.07-7.97%-2.48%N/A-34.23%2023-02-28
KEP
KOREA ELECTRIC POWER CORP
$9.99B$49.00B$6.55B-$4.35B-$3.39-5.42%0.32%N/AN/A2023-02-16

Regulated Electric Utility Stocks FAQ

What are the best regulated electric utility stocks to buy right now in Feb 2023?

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 53, which is 21 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 32. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Genie Energy has seen its stock return 125.44% over the past year, overperforming other regulated electric utility stocks by 127 percentage points.

2. Oge Energy (NYSE:OGE)


Oge Energy (NYSE:OGE) is the second best regulated electric utility stock with a Zen Score of 53, which is 21 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 32. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Oge Energy has seen its stock return 1.33% over the past year, overperforming other regulated electric utility stocks by 3 percentage points.

Oge Energy has an average 1 year price target of $38.80, an upside of 0% from Oge Energy's current stock price of $38.80.

Oge Energy stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 5 analysts covering Oge Energy, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 100% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Kenon Holdings (NYSE:KEN)


Kenon Holdings (NYSE:KEN) is the third best regulated electric utility stock with a Zen Score of 47, which is 15 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 32. It passed 18 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Kenon Holdings has seen its stock lose -40.75% over the past year, underperforming other regulated electric utility stocks by -39 percentage points.

What are the regulated electric utility stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 29 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. Kenon Holdings (NYSE:KEN)


Kenon Holdings (NYSE:KEN) has an annual dividend yield of N/A, which is N/A percentage points lower than the regulated electric utility industry average of 3.61%.

Kenon Holdings's dividend payout ratio of 47.9% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Via Renewables (NASDAQ:VIA)


Via Renewables (NASDAQ:VIA) has an annual dividend yield of 10.77%, which is 7 percentage points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 3.61%. 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 -290% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Pinnacle West Capital (NYSE:PNW)


Pinnacle West Capital (NYSE:PNW) has an annual dividend yield of 4.52%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 3.61%. 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 90.4% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

Why are regulated electric utility stocks down?

Regulated electric utility stocks were down -2.04% in the last day, and down -0.53% 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 45 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 26. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Genie Energy's stock has gained 125.44% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the regulated electric utility industry by 127 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 45 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 26. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Kenon Holdings's stock has dropped -40.75% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the regulated electric utility industry by -39 percentage points.

3. Oge Energy (NYSE:OGE)


Oge Energy (NYSE:OGE) is the third most undervalued regulated electric utility stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Oge Energy has a valuation score of 57, which is 31 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 26. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Oge Energy's stock has gained 1.33% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the regulated electric utility industry by 3 percentage points.

Are regulated electric utility stocks a good buy now?

40% of regulated electric utility stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect regulated electric utility stocks to rise by 6.03% 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 23.57x.
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