Top 20 Dividend Increases in the Utility Sector in 2016

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To qualify, the company must pay a dividend over 1% and have a market capitalization of over $4 billion.  Our Top 100 Dividend Stocks are noted with an award icon.

You may review any of our team’s updates in the last 90 days on those stocks highlighted under “Announced” ;

Company Ticker % Increase Mkt CAP Yield New Old Announced
ITC Holdings Corp ITC 15% 7,002.00 1.61 0.2155 0.1875 8/18/2016
Edison International EIX 13% 22,008.00 3.1 0.5425 0.48 12/9/2016
NextEra Energy NEE 13% 51,007.00 2.76 0.87 0.77 2/16/2016
American Water AWK 10% 12,007.00 1.96 0.375 0.34 4/26/2016
OGE Energy Corp OGE 10% 6,004.00 3.36 0.3025 0.275 9/29/2016
AES Corp. AES 9% 7,007.00 4.09 0.12 0.11 12/16/2016
Dominion Res top-100-new 8% 41,005.00 3.71 0.7 0.6475 1/22/2016
Sempra Energy SRE 8% 24,500.00 2.88 0.755 0.7 2/22/2016
Atmos Energy Corp. ATO 7% 7,005.00 2.33 0.45 0.42 11/10/2016
CMS Energy Corp. CMS top-100-new 7% 10,002.00 3.17 0.31 0.29 1/22/2016
Eversource Energy ES 7% 16,000.00 3.03 0.445 0.4175 2/4/2016
NiSource Inc NI 6% 7,007.00 2.59 0.165 0.155 5/12/2016
Xcel Energy XEL 6% 20,001.00 3.3 0.34 0.32 2/18/2016
DTE Energy DTE 6% 17,002.00 3.06 0.77 0.73 6/24/2016
Scana Corp SCG 6% 9,004.00 3.52 0.575 0.545 2/19/2016
American Electric PWR AEP 5% 32,000.00 3.72 0.59 0.56 10/26/2016
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc PEG 5% 21,007.00 3.71 0.41 0.39 2/17/2016
Wisconsin Energy WEC 5% 17,006.00 3.56 0.52 0.495 12/2/2016
Pinnacle West PNW 5% 8,002.00 3.53 0.655 0.625 10/21/2016
CenterPoint Energy Inc. CNP 4% 7,003.00 5.66 0.2575 0.2475 1/21/2016
Duke Energy DUK top-100-new 4% 55,000.00 3.84 0.855 0.825 7/11/2016
Ameren Corp. AEE 4% 11,007.00 3.54 0.44 0.425 10/17/2016
Southern Co SO top-100-new 3% 45,007.00 4.28 0.56 0.5425 4/19/2016
Consolidated Edison Inc. ED top-100-new 3% 19,009.00 3.94 0.67 0.65 1/22/2016
MDU Resources Group Inc. MDU 3% 5,005.00 2.77 0.1925 0.1875 11/18/2016
Exelon Corp EXC 3% 32,006.00 3.64 0.318 0.31 4/27/2016
Entergy Corp ETR 2% 13,002.00 4.87 0.87 0.85 10/31/2016
PPL Corp PPL 1% 24,003.00 4.2 0.38 0.3775 2/5/2016

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