Why I like Utilities

21 Utilities Yielding More Than 4.5%, Raising the Dividend


Regulated Utilities have several risks, but they tend to be able to overcome them and ultimately pass their mistakes on to the users rather than investors. Maybe that's too harsh, but we are talking about monopolies.


... the group yields typically 4.7% with 5% annual dividend growth. The payout ratios are typically 57%, but some are paying out substantially higher. Year-to-date, the group has returned typically 10%, in line with the market. Note that over half have raised their dividend each of the past 5 years.

Comment: Nice chart with the article.

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