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Utilities Giants’ Dividend Growth and Total Returns

Vincent Kruger
Utilities Giants’ Dividend Growth and Total Returns

NextEra Energy (NEE) returned 17%, while Dominion Energy (D) returned -4% in the past year. NextEra Energy outperformed its peers and the broader markets in all of the periods considered. NextEra Energy’s dividend per share grew 11% compounded annually in the last five years. The company’s EPS grew more than 8% in the last five years.