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Relatively Low Projected Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of Black Hills Corp in the Multi-Utilities Industry (BKH, VVC, UTL, ED, NWE)

By David Diaz

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

Black Hills Corp ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 0.4%. Vectren Corp is next with a projected earnings growth of 0.7%. Unitil Corp ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 2.4%.

Cons Edison Inc follows with a projected earnings growth of 3.5%, and Northwestern Cor rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 3.5%.

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Ticker(s): BKH VVC UTL ED NWE