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Oct 11, 2019
Our Report on Stocks in the Utilities (Mid/Small) Industry
Our report on stocks in the Utilities (mid/small) industry can be found in this article. Report includes AEE, ALE, BIP, CNP, CMS, DTE, ES, LNT, MGEE, NFG, NI, PEG, PNW, SCG, SJI, SR, SRE, WEC.
May 28, 2019
Shocking?!?! Utility Dividends Aren’t Always Safe
Image Source: Oran V.There is plenty to like about the business models of utilities. Regulated utilities, for one, are monopolies in their operating regions, providing an essential service to businesses and customers. This, coupled with the fact that the returns of regulated utilities are set by a regulatory body within a defined ratemaking process, causes the sector to be full of operators that boast steadily-growing earnings that appear to be materially dependable. As we note in this article, however, a surprisingly large number of utilities in our coverage universe have cut their dividends in the past. Are the dividends of utilities as safe as many make them out to be? Let’s dig in.
May 18, 2017
ETF Analysis: Utilities
Utilities sector ETFs diversify away firm-specific regulatory uncertainty, geographic concentration risk, and the unregulated business volatility of any one particular operator.
Dec 13, 2016
Utilities and Telecoms to Benefit Most from Corporate Tax Reduction?
Image Source: Michael Vadon.  Speculation over which sectors may be the biggest beneficiaries of the incoming Trump administration has been running rampant in recent weeks. Let’s get our brief thoughts on two specific sectors, the utilities and telecom areas. What impact might a potential reduction in corporate tax rates provide for companies operating in these two segments?
Aug 22, 2016
Dividend Increases/Decreases for the Week Ending August 19
Let's take a look at companies raising/lowering their dividends this week.
Oct 14, 2015
Video: Are Economic Moats Priced Into Stock Prices? -- You Bet They Are
President of Equity Research Brian Nelson debunks the myth that economic moats are not included in stock prices. Length: ~8 minutes.
Aug 24, 2015
Dividend Increases/Decreases for the Week Ending August 21
Let's take a look at companies raising/lowering their dividends this week.
Aug 18, 2014
Dividend Increases/Decreases for the Week Ending August 15
Let's take a look at dividend increases/decreases for the week ending August 15.
Jun 22, 2014
Valuentum Economic Castle™ Rating Update
Members should expect the initial Economic Castle™ ratings.
Nov 5, 2013
PPL Corp Reports Solid 3Q; Raises Midpoint of 2013 Earnings Forecast
PPL Corp’s increased earnings target for 2013 is a positive sign for shareholders.

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