Dividends4Life: These 2 Surprising Utilities Stocks Are Poised for a Comeback

The Utility SPDR ETF (XLU) is down more than 10% since the end of January. The S&P 500 is up about 2.5% in the same time period. What has caused the mini-crash in utility stocks? Utility stocks have been hit hard lately due to rising fears of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates in 2015. Some believe the Federal Reserve could raise rates as early as June of this year.

This article examines the two top utility stocks using The 8 Rules of Dividend Investing methodology, which identifies high quality businesses trading at fair or better prices. Now may not be the perfect time to buy utilities, but it is time to do your homework and identifying the highest quality utility stocks so you are ready to invest when the time comes: Consolidated Edison (ED) and UGI Corporation (UGI).

Source: The Street

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