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10 Best Utility ETFs for 2016 - TheStreet Ratings

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Top Utility ETFs as of 1/31/17

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
First Trust Utilities AlphaDEXFXUBB
Guggenheim S&P 500 Eq Wght Util ETFRYUBB
PowerShares DWA Utilities MomentumPUIB-B
Vanguard Utilities Index ETFVPUB-B
Utilities Select Sector SPDRXLUB-B
iShares US Utilities ETFIDUB-B
Fidelity MSCI Utilities Index ETFFUTYB-B-
ETFis Reaves Utilities ETFUTESCB
SPDR S&P Transportation ETFXTNCD+
ProShares Ultra UtilitiesUPWCC-

Source: TSC Ratings


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2/24/17 11:38AM
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/27/17, Connecticut Water Service, Inc. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.2825, payable on 3/15/17.
2/23/17 10:01AM
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2/22/17 4:41PM
The energy sector ETF has a negative weekly chart, while the other 10 S&P 500 sector ETFs have positive weekly charts with spreading overbought conditions.
2/22/17 12:11PM
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/24/17, York Water Co will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1602, payable on 4/17/17. As a percentage of YORW's recent stock price of $35.05, this dividend works out to approximately 0.46%.
2/22/17 10:18AM
The Trump rally continues, but the weekly charts for 'flight to safety' ETFs -- treasury bonds, gold bullion and utility stocks -- remain positive, with the junk bond ETF stalling.
2/21/17 6:00AM
The technology and consumer discretionary sector ETFs set all-time intraday highs on Friday, keeping the Trump rally strong.
2/13/17 11:50AM
As stocks renewed their upward momentum, the weekly charts for the ETFs for treasury bonds, gold bullion and utility stocks became positive, while the junk bond ETF stalled.
2/13/17 10:20AM
In recent trading, shares of Avista Corp. have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $39.25, changing hands for $39.32/share.
2/13/17 9:36AM
In recent trading, shares of American Midstream Partners LP have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $16.75, changing hands for $17.10/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.
2/13/17 9:31AM