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But you might want to dig into the 29 stocks in the S&P 500 utilities sector. Here at the 10 with majority "buy" or equivalent ratings among analysts polled by FactSet that have the most upside potential implied by consensus price targets:

Company                               Ticker  Share "buy" ratings  Closing price -- July 6  Consensus price target  Implied 12-month upside potential  Dividend yield 
AES Corp.                              AES                    86%                  $21.04                  $27.41                                30%           3.00% 
Constellation Energy Corp.             CEG                    87%                  $56.76                  $70.07                                23%           0.99% 
FirstEnergy Corp.                       FE                    53%                  $37.44                  $46.16                                23%           4.17% 
Edison International                   EIX                    53%                  $62.25                  $74.87                                20%           4.50% 
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc.   PEG                    64%                  $62.98                  $74.89                                19%           3.43% 
Sempra Energy                          SRE                    65%                 $147.46                 $173.56                                18%           3.11% 
PPL Corp.                              PPL                    53%                  $27.05                  $30.73                                14%           3.33% 
American Electric Power Co. Inc.       AEP                    69%                  $94.80                 $107.43                                13%           3.29% 
NextEra Energy Inc.                    NEE                    65%                  $79.57                  $90.06                                13%           2.14% 
CenterPoint Energy Inc.                CNP                    80%                  $29.34                  $32.97                                12%           2.32% 
                                                                                                                                                     Source: FactSet 

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One easy way to begin further research, if you are interested in any of the stocks is to make use of the MarketWatch ticker page. Click here for Tomi Kilgore's guide to this tremendous free resource.

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