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10 Best Utility ETFs for

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Top Utility ETFs as of 12/31/15

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
Guggenheim S&P 500 Eq Wght Util ETFRYUA-B
First Trust Utilities AlphaDEXFXUA-B
Utilities Select Sector SPDRXLUB+B
Vanguard Utilities Index ETFVPUB+B-
PowerShares DWA Utilities MomentumPUIBB-
ProShares Ultra UtilitiesUPWBC
iShares US Utilities ETFIDUBC+
iShares Global UtilitiesJXIBB
SPDR SP Intl Utils Sector ETFIPUC+B
Fidelity MSCI Utilities Index ETFFUTYCC+

Source: TSC Ratings

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TheStreet Ratings' model ranks the risk-adjusted returns on all ETFs on a monthly basis.

The 10 utility ETFs (listed above) are ranked highest by TheStreet Ratings' methodology.

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