rivvir--You seem to be a believer in "The Efficient Market Hypothesis". But, Info efficiency is unlikely to be true for for-non-analyst-recommended stocks that have been called (by some academics) "generic" which have little or no attention paid to the skimpy information available for them..
But, the thing about "generics" is that they often turn out to be bargains if you are patient. Your rants won't help.
1. There are no broker analysts listed in Yahoo that follow either one which means that they have no report-based support to promote awareness.
2. UTG is substantially smaller than DNP which is probably why Value Line doesn't cover UTG in its screenable 6,500 stock database.
3. Morningstar covers both stocks and gives both 4-STAR ratings.
----RETURNS: Morningstar gives "ABOVE AVERAGE" ratings to the 3-year returns for both stocks.
----RISK: Morningstar rates UTG's 3,5, and 10-year RISK as ABOVE AVERAGE. For the same time periods, -------DNP's RISK is rated "AVERAGE".
----BETA:: UTG = .90: DNP = 0.87.
Conclusion: UTG's higher return is commensurate with higher risk.