Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Top Yielding Gas Utility Stocks


The one bill that consumers will do everything they can to pay is their utility bill. Most people can't do without their electricity or natural gas. I previously wrote about the high yielding electric utilities; here is a list of the top natural gas utilities with high yields.

Amerigas Partners ( APU ) is a a retail propane distributor structured as a limited partnership. The stock has a forward PE of 10.9 and a yield of 8.6% .

National Grid Plc ( NGG ) is a London based company which has a gas national transmission system in Great Britain and also distributes electricity. The stock has a forward PE of 11.5 and a yield of 7.1% .

Atmos Energy Cp ( ATO ) is a Dallas based distributor of natural . The stock has a forward PE of 11.0 and a yield of 5.8% .

Oneok Inc ( OKE ) is a Tulsa, Oklahoma based transporter and distributor of natural gas. The stock has a forward PE of 8.7 and a yield of 5.3% .

WGL Holdings Inc ( WGL ) based in Washington, DC, distributes and markets natural gas. The stock has a forward PE of 12.5 and a yield of 5.0% .

Transcanada Corp ( TRP ) is a Calgary, Alberta company which operates natural gas pipelines The stock has a forward PE of 12.7 and a yield of 4.8% .

Nicor Inc ( GAS ) based in Illinois, distributes natural gas. The stock has a forward PE of 17.0 and a yield of 4.2% .

Chesapeake Utilities ( CPK ) is a Delaware based distributor and marketer of natural gas. The stock has a forward PE of 14.3 and a yield of 3.9% .

Southwest Gas Cp ( SWX ) is a Las Vegas, Nevada based distributor and marketer of natural gas. The stock has a forward PE of 11.6 and a yield of 3.6% .

Natl Fuel Gas Co ( NFG ) is a New York based operator of natural gas transportation services. The stock has a forward PE of 11.3 and a yield of 3.6% .

You can find a downloadable Excel spreadsheet database of all the high yield natural gas utilities at WallStreetNewsNetwork.com, which can be changed, updated, and sorted.

Author does not own any of the above.


By Stockerblog.com

1 comment:

Jenny said...

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