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Stocks in the Energy sector have been getting a lot of attention lately. Crude oil prices are rising and natural gas prices have been on the decline. Each trend has been driving speculation about how to invest in the respective sector. We found 9 Energy dividend stocks with average price targets that are at least 8% greater than the current price. Many of these stocks are limited partnerships, so we won't be accounting for the payout ratio. Each of these high yield stocks has a yield of 4% or more.

EV Energy Partner LP (NASDAQ:EVEP)

EV Energy Partners has an average price target of $94.33 and was recently trading at $69.79, which is 35.16% lower than the average price target. EVEP has a dividend yield of 4.4% and has a 5 year dividend growth rate of 94%. The company started paying dividends in 2007 and has increased its dividend for 5 years.

Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ)

Williams Partners has an average price target of $64.7 and was recently trading at $55.8 which is 15.8% lower than the average price target. WPZ has a dividend yield of 5.3% and has a 5 year dividend growth rate of 11.6%. The partnership started paying dividends in 2005 and has increased its dividend every year since that time.

Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)

Seadrill has an average price target of $42.58 and was recently trading at $37.18 which is 14.5% less than the average price target. SDRL has a dividend yield of 8.1% and has a 3 year dividend growth rate of 161%. The company has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

El Paso Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE:EPB)

El Paso Pipeline Partners has an average price target of $38.64 and was recently trading at $34 which is 13.6% lower than its average price target.

ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE:OKS)

ONEOK Partners has an average price target of $61 and was recently trading at $53.91 which is 13.1% less than its average price target. OKS has a dividend yield of 5.6% and has a 3 year dividend growth rate of 17%. The company started paying dividends in 2008 and has increased its dividend every year since.

Chesapeake Midstream Partners (CHKM)

Chesapeake Midstream Partners has an average price target of $33.58 and was recently trading at $29.79 which is 12.7% less than its average price target. CHKM has a dividend yield of 4.9%. The company just started paying dividends in 2010 and has increased its dividend in 2011 and 2012.

Copano Energy LLC (NASDAQ:CPNO)

Copano Energy has an average price target of $38.56 and was recently trading at $35.15 which is 9.7% higher than its average price target. CPNO has a dividend yield of 6.5% and has a 5 year dividend growth rate of 10.9%. The company has not increased its dividend in the last 3 years.

Targa Resources Partners LP (NYSE:NGLS)

Targa Resources has an average price target of $44.8 and was recently trading at $41.33 which is 8.3% less than its average price target. NGLS has a dividend yield of 5.5% and a 3 year dividend growth rate of 5.6%. The company started paying dividends in 2007 and has increased its dividend every year since.

Plains All American Pipeline (NYSE:PAA)

Plains All American Pipeline has an average price target of $84.79 and was recently trading at $78.37 which is 8.2% less than its average price target. PAA has a dividend yield of 5% and a 5 year dividend growth rate of 5.9%. The company has increased its dividend for 12 consecutive years.

Source: 9 Energy Dividend Stocks Set To Go Higher