Top 5 Utility Stocks by Market Cap

Utility investing is often closely linked to commodities. For the most part, utility firms depend on commodities like natural gas and coal to provide electricity to their customers. While they are certainly not a direct play on the commodity world, their close ties make them a unique indirect play. These stocks are often coveted for high dividend yields, providing steady income when rates are frozen at 0.25%. Below, we outline the three biggest utility stocks by market cap to help investors decided if any of them belong in their portfolio [for more utilities news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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