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Highest Dividend Yield in the Electric Utilities Industry Detected in Shares of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP, ETR, DUK, SO, OTTR)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Electric Utilities industry with the highest dividend yields. Dividends can enhance returns for investors seeking income in addition to capital gains.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners ranks highest with a a dividend yield of 5.1%. Entergy is next with a a dividend yield of 5.1%. Duke Energy ranks third highest with a a dividend yield of 4.9%.

The Southern Co follows with a a dividend yield of 4.8%, and Otter Tail rounds out the top five with a a dividend yield of 4.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Otter Tail on March 18th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $28.51. Since that recommendation, shares of Otter Tail have risen 19.2%. We continue to monitor Otter Tail for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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