For example, Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (PNW) has some fossil fuel exposures, with approximately 21% of its non-purchased electric energy coming from oil and natural gas, with the balance from coal and nuclear. This Phoenix, Arizona based electric utility trades at 16 times earnings and provides a generous yield of 4.1%. The company reports its latest earnings on August 1.
Southern Company (SO) is another utility that generates electricity from oil and gas, along with coal, nuclear, and hydro. Southern has a price to earnings ratio of 19 and pays a very decent yield of 4.2%. The company reports earnings on July 24.
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Disclosure: Author did not own any of the above at the time the article was written.