These Energy Stocks Will Thrive During a Recession

Neha Chamaria, The Motley Fool
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These Energy Stocks Will Thrive During a Recession

If you're invested in energy stocks but are worried about how they may affect your portfolio returns if a recession were to hit the economy, you might want to look at stocks that can not only keep their heads above water but also succeed despite a recession. Here are three such energy stocks that fit the bill. Among the many publicly listed utilities, one reason I like Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is its dividend growth potential and a strong yield of 3.9%, which can come in really handy for investors in terms of generating passive income during a down cycle.