Even with less valuation upside, Credit Suisse still thinks the basic investment thesis for...

|By:, SA News Editor

Even with less valuation upside, Credit Suisse still thinks the basic investment thesis for regulated utilities holds up: 4%-5% EPS growth, 4% dividend yields, and 0.5x-0.7x beta create a high-single-digit annual return in a low-risk package. The firm's top six picks: Dominion (D), CMS Energy (CMS), American Electric Power (AEP), Duke Energy (DUK), DTE Energy (DTE), Edison (EIX).