Electric utility stocks ranked by yield -- 7/11/05

by: Sandy Cohen

The list below sorts the electric utilities tracked here by dividend yield as of Monday, July 11th, 2005.  The list is sorted from highest yield to lowest yield. This will be updated periodically.

Electric Utilities:

Listed in order of dividend yield as of July 11th, 2005 closing prices, from highest to lowest:

7/11/2005

Ticker

Dividend

Yield

1

PGN

5.23%

2

DQE

5.20%

3

UIL

5.15%

4

EDE

5.14%

5

GXP

5.10%

6

CV

4.87%

7

ED

4.75%

8

AEE

4.56%

9

HE

4.54%

10

OGE

4.49%

11

CHG

4.38%

12

XEL

4.37%

13

DTE

4.29%

14

CIN

4.25%

15

PNW

4.22%

16

PSD

4.16%

17

POM

4.15%

18

SO

4.15%

19

DUK

4.13%

20

CNL

4.04%

21

VVC

4.03%

22

TE

3.98%

23

WPS

3.87%

24

OTTR

3.84%

25

WR

3.82%

26

EAS

3.79%

27

IDA

3.75%

28

NST

3.72%

29

LNT

3.64%

30

NI

3.64%

31

AEP

3.60%

32

PEG

3.60%

33

SCG

3.60%

34

MGEE

3.54%

35

D

3.53%

36

DPL

3.48%

37

GMP

3.40%

38

NU

3.34%

39

FE

3.32%

40

BKH

3.31%

41

FPL

3.23%

42

PCG

3.18%

43

EXC

3.07%

44

PPL

2.99%

45

AVA

2.86%

46

ETR

2.80%

47

NWEC

2.79%

48

SRE

2.74%

49

CNP

2.73%

50

TXU

2.73%

51

PNM

2.58%

52

ALE

2.46%

53

EIX

2.46%

54

MDU

2.44%

55

UNS

2.38%

56

CEG

2.29%

57

WEC

2.24%

58

AYE

0.00%

59

CMS

0.00%

60

SRP

0.00%

Average

3.50%