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Here Are the S&P 500 Utility Stocks with the Best Dividends

Vincent Kruger
Here Are the S&P 500 Utility Stocks with the Best Dividends

Slow and stable utility stocks have outperformed broader markets so far this year. Including dividends, utilities at large have returned almost 7%, while the S&P 500 has returned 2% year-to-date. Investors tend to take shelter in defensive stocks such as utilities amid market unrest due to their steady stock movements and relatively high dividend yields.