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Brookfield Infrastructure Partners has the Lowest Earnings Yield in the Electric Utilities Industry (BIP, ITC, POM, MGEE, EDE)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Electric Utilities industry with the lowest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners ranks lowest with a an earnings yield of 1.7%. Following is ITC Holdings with a an earnings yield of 3.7%. Pepco Holdings ranks third lowest with a an earnings yield of 3.8%.

MGE Energy follows with a an earnings yield of 3.8%, and Empire District Electric rounds out the bottom five with a an earnings yield of 3.9%.

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