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10 Best Utility ETFs for 2014

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Top Utility ETFs as of 10/31/14

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
SPDR S&P Transportation ETFXTNA-B-
Deutsche X-trackers Regulated UtilUTLTA-B
PowerShares DWA Utilities MomentumPUIA-B+
Guggenheim S&P 500 Eq Wght Util ETFRYUBB-
ProShares Ultra UtilitiesUPWBC+
Vanguard Utilities Index ETFVPUBB-
iShares US Utilities ETFIDUBB-
First Trust Utilities AlphaDEXFXUBB-
Utilities Select Sector SPDRXLUBB-
Fidelity MSCI Utilities Index ETFFUTYC+C

Source: TSC Ratings


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

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Billionaires joined the chorus of an increasingly nervous Wall Street at the start of the year, but recently, they seem to have taken a more optimistic turn.
11/28/14 6:05AM
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 11/14/2014 settlement date, and we here at Dividend Channel like to sift through this fresh data and order the underlying components of the S&P 500 by "days to cover." There are a number of ways to look at short data, for example the total number of shares short; but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded. The number of shares short is then compared to the average daily volume, in order to calculate the total number of trading days it would take to close out all of the open short positions if every share traded represented a short position being closed.
11/26/14 4:32PM
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 11/14/2014 settlement date, which shows a 376,096 share decrease in total short interest for Empire District Electric Co. , to 2,591,606, a decrease of 12.67% since 10/31/2014.
11/26/14 4:04PM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector higher today.
11/26/14 12:27PM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the basic materials sector lower today.
11/26/14 12:27PM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector lower today.
11/25/14 12:22PM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector higher today.
11/25/14 12:21PM
Mixing growth-oriented investing with value outperforms.
11/25/14 10:04AM
On 11/26/14, Superior Plus Corp (TSX: SPB. O) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 12/15/14.
11/24/14 3:09PM
On 11/25/14, NextEra Energy Inc's Equity Units will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.7361, payable on 12/1/14. As a percentage of NEE.
11/21/14 2:34PM

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