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Best Regulated Electric Utility Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top regulated electric utility stocks in 2024 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
GNE
GENIE ENERGY LTD
$493.80M$405.18M$78.37M$59.89M$2.3133.56%6.87%-39.21%45.85%2024-03-11
CEPU
CENTRAL PUERTO SA
$1.21B$466.17M$407.66M$87.54M$0.58-46.91%-6.43%N/A-24.51%2024-03-12
ENIC
ENEL CHILE SA
$4.07B$6.16B$2.38B$1.56B$1.1273.92%7.29%1,377.78%12.98%
MGEE
MGE ENERGY INC
$2.30B$690.43M$276.28M$117.70M$3.25-3.37%4.29%5.86%5.99%
ETR
ENTERGY CORP
$21.45B$12.15B$4.92B$2.36B$11.14-11.75%1.99%106.30%18.94%2024-04-24
EVRG
EVERGY INC
$11.44B$5.60B$2.22B$680.80M$2.96-1.78%8.81%-14.70%3.11%2024-02-29
NGG
NATIONAL GRID PLC
$51.94B$26.74B$15.13B$9.63B$13.157.50%4.47%198.33%-2.33%
ED
CONSOLIDATED EDISON INC
$29.94B$14.66B$6.06B$2.52B$7.25-6.43%3.51%54.91%10.35%
FTS
FORTIS INC
$18.95B$8.59B$2.59B$1.12B$2.317.43%6.86%14.88%3.97%
D
DOMINION ENERGY INC
$40.49B$14.39B$7.37B$1.99B$2.293.26%5.15%53.69%-9.34%
FE
FIRSTENERGY CORP
$21.16B$12.87B$4.94B$1.10B$1.923.30%2.71%170.42%-0.71%2024-04-25
PEG
PUBLIC SERVICE ENTERPRISE GROUP INC
$31.23B$11.24B$4.96B$2.56B$5.1514.66%2.99%148.79%12.56%
XEL
XCEL ENERGY INC
$32.02B$14.21B$5.15B$1.77B$3.21-7.21%4.25%0.94%5.38%2024-04-25
EIX
EDISON INTERNATIONAL
$26.09B$16.34B$5.85B$1.20B$3.12-5.12%5.24%93.79%N/A
PCG
PG&E CORP
$43.32B$24.43B$7.27B$2.24B$1.0912.68%7.83%19.78%N/A
CMS
CMS ENERGY CORP
$16.79B$7.46B$3.30B$877.00M$3.01-13.19%1.66%5.61%5.25%2024-04-25
OGE
OGE ENERGY CORP
$6.63B$2.67B$1.20B$416.80M$2.08-20.78%3.33%-37.54%-0.47%
PNW
PINNACLE WEST CAPITAL CORP
$7.59B$4.70B$1.76B$501.56M$4.428.59%4.93%3.51%-0.62%
AEE
AMEREN CORP
$18.80B$7.93B$3.36B$1.16B$4.426.33%4.80%10.22%9.40%
NEE
NEXTERA ENERGY INC
$112.97B$28.11B$17.52B$7.31B$3.6134.16%10.94%71.90%0.56%2024-04-23
IDA
IDACORP INC
$4.48B$1.77B$624.87M$261.20M$5.157.44%5.20%0.78%2.74%
LNT
ALLIANT ENERGY CORP
$12.18B$4.03B$1.78B$703.00M$2.78-4.23%2.65%1.83%4.89%
SO
SOUTHERN CO
$72.89B$25.25B$11.90B$3.98B$3.64-13.75%1.45%10.98%10.80%2024-04-25
POR
PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC CO
$4.11B$2.92B$904.00M$228.00M$2.3310.43%7.98%-10.73%-0.42%2024-04-26
DUK
DUKE ENERGY CORP
$69.94B$29.06B$12.38B$2.74B$3.541.02%3.46%11.67%-1.20%
PNM
PNM RESOURCES INC
$3.23B$2.10B$698.16M$153.26M$1.79-0.23%8.09%-7.25%10.43%
EXC
EXELON CORP
$35.78B$21.73B$7.94B$2.33B$2.3413.89%-9.59%6.36%2.48%
PPL
PPL CORP
$19.34B$8.31B$2.93B$740.00M$1.005.19%1.32%-2.91%-17.33%
VIA
VIA RENEWABLES INC
$78.33M$450.87M$30.45M-$4.09M-$1.351.68%-14.93%N/AN/A
AGR
AVANGRID INC
$12.16B$8.31B$2.34B$786.00M$2.034.87%5.11%-10.96%1.33%2024-04-23
CNP
CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC
$17.36B$8.70B$3.19B$867.00M$1.37-6.71%6.74%-14.38%13.11%2024-04-25
AEP
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO INC
$43.84B$18.98B$7.16B$2.21B$4.26-3.35%3.23%-5.54%1.78%
DTE
DTE ENERGY CO
$22.32B$12.75B$3.96B$1.40B$6.77-33.72%-2.16%22.42%1.84%2024-04-25
WEC
WEC ENERGY GROUP INC
$24.36B$8.89B$3.53B$1.33B$4.22-7.34%2.98%-5.38%4.66%
ES
EVERSOURCE ENERGY
$20.50B$11.91B$1.88B-$442.24M-$1.27-3.08%7.11%N/AN/A
EDN
EDENOR
$765.50M$946.37M$477.89M-$82.27M-$1.84-45.80%-18.73%N/AN/A2024-03-08
ALCE
ALTERNUS CLEAN ENERGY INC
$5.93M$0.00$5.38M$4.16M-$0.06N/AN/AN/AN/A
HE
HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES INC
$1.36B$3.74B$687.41M$207.80M$1.897.21%6.31%-13.30%2.14%
KEP
KOREA ELECTRIC POWER CORP
$11.80B$54.19B-$12.81B-$18.79B-$14.6410.95%0.10%N/AN/A
VSTE
VAST RENEWABLES LTD
$79.11M$919.00k-$13.03M-$15.22M-$0.61-100.00%N/AN/AN/A

Regulated Electric Utility Stocks FAQ

What are the best regulated electric utility stocks to buy right now in Feb 2024?

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 52, which is 19 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 33. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Genie Energy has seen its stock return 57.71% over the past year, overperforming other regulated electric utility stocks by 67 percentage points.

2. Central Puerto Sa (NYSE:CEPU)


Central Puerto Sa (NYSE:CEPU) is the second best regulated electric utility stock with a Zen Score of 50, which is 17 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 33. It passed 18 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Central Puerto Sa has seen its stock return 29.61% over the past year, overperforming other regulated electric utility stocks by 39 percentage points.

3. Enel Chile Sa (NYSE:ENIC)


Enel Chile Sa (NYSE:ENIC) is the third best regulated electric utility stock with a Zen Score of 49, which is 16 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 33. It passed 18 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Enel Chile Sa has seen its stock return 38.03% over the past year, overperforming other regulated electric utility stocks by 48 percentage points.

What are the regulated electric utility stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 35 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 N/A, which is N/A percentage points lower than the regulated electric utility industry average of 4.11%. 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 -134.2% indicates that its dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Enel Chile Sa (NYSE:ENIC)


Enel Chile Sa (NYSE:ENIC) has an annual dividend yield of 11.97%, which is 8 percentage points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 4.11%. Enel Chile Sa's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% six times in the last 10 years. Enel Chile Sa's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Enel Chile Sa's dividend payout ratio of 2.8% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Dominion Energy (NYSE:D)


Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) has an annual dividend yield of 5.52%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 4.11%. Dominion Energy's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Dominion Energy's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Dominion Energy's dividend payout ratio of 116.6% 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 -0.34% in the last day, and down -1.53% 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. Central Puerto Sa (NYSE:CEPU)


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

Central Puerto Sa's stock has gained 29.61% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the regulated electric utility industry by 39 percentage points.

2. Enel Chile Sa (NYSE:ENIC)


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

Enel Chile Sa's stock has gained 38.03% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the regulated electric utility industry by 48 percentage points.

3. Genie Energy (NYSE:GNE)


Genie Energy (NYSE:GNE) is the third most undervalued regulated electric utility stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Genie Energy has a valuation score of 57, which is 28 points higher than the regulated electric utility industry average of 29. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Genie Energy's stock has gained 57.71% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the regulated electric utility industry by 67 percentage points.

Are regulated electric utility stocks a good buy now?

76.67% of regulated electric utility stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect regulated electric utility stocks to rise by 8.05% 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 15.15x.
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