These 3 Utilities Stocks With Over 4% Dividend Yields Are Recommended By Wall Street's Most Accurate Analysts

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During times of turbulence and uncertainty in the markets, many investors turn to dividend-yielding stocks. These are often companies that have high free cash flows and reward shareholders with a high dividend payout.

Benzinga readers can review the latest analyst takes on their favorite stocks by visiting our Analyst Stock Ratings page. Traders can sort through Benzinga's extensive database of analyst ratings, including by analyst accuracy. Here's a look at the most recent high-yield dividend stock ratings from the most accurate Wall Street analysts, according to Benzinga's Analyst Stock Ratings.

Below are the ratings of the most accurate analysts for three high-yielding stocks in the utilities sector.

Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc AY

  • Dividend Yield: 6.79%
  • Seaport Global analyst Angie Storozynski upgraded the stock from Neutral to Buy with a price target of $38 on Dec. 15, 2020. This analyst has an accuracy rate of 77%.
  • RBC Capital analyst Shelby Tucker upgraded the stock from Sector Perform to Outperform with a price target of $34 on Jan. 17, 2023. This analyst has an accuracy rate of 66%.
  • Recent News: Atlantica Yield, during November, lowered FY22 adjusted EBITDA outlook to 'under $810 million.'

Clearway Energy, Inc. CWEN

  • Dividend Yield: 4.51%
  • Seaport Global analyst Angie Storozynski upgraded the stock from Neutral to Buy with a price target of $31 on March 30, 2021. This analyst has an accuracy rate of 77%.
  • Oppenheimer analyst Noah Kaye upgraded the stock from Perform to Outperform with a price target of $44 on Nov. 5, 2021. This analyst has an accuracy rate of 77%.
  • Recent News: Clearway Energy, during November, posted Q3 earnings of $0.28 per share, up from $0.18 per share in the year-ago period.

NorthWestern Corporation NWE

  • Dividend Yield: 4.46%
  • B of A Securities analyst Julien Dumoulin-Smith upgraded the stock from Underperform to Buy with a price target of $56 on Sept. 29, 2022. This analyst has an accuracy rate of 66%.
  • Keybanc analyst Sophie Karp maintained an Overweight rating and raised the price target from $59 to $62 on Jan. 17, 2013. This analyst has an accuracy rate of 65%.
  • Recent News: NorthWestern, during October, posted weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings.

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