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Highest Future Earnings Growth in the Electric Utilities Industry Detected in Shares of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP, EE, GXP, POR, WR)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Electric Utilities industry with the highest future earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (next fiscal year estimated vs. current fiscal year estimated) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners ranks highest with a future earnings growth of 34.5%. El Paso Electric is next with a future earnings growth of 27.2%. Great Plains Energy ranks third highest with a future earnings growth of 24.7%.

Portland General Electric follows with a future earnings growth of 12.1%, and Westar Energy rounds out the top five with a future earnings growth of 10.7%.

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Ticker(s): BIP EE GXP POR WR