There are only a few weeks left in first quarter 2019. And still a handful of Utility Report Card coverage universe companies haven’t reported calendar fourth quarter numbers and guidance.
Unfortunately, tardy filings are par for the course this time of year, when most companies make full-on annual reports rather than quarterly updates. But there’s already been plenty revealed that has critical implications for investors during the rest of 2019.
This month’s Report Card has the particulars for almost all of the companies that didn’t report in time for the February issue. Putting together everything we’ve learned so far, the most important takeaway is, to a company, our Portfolio recommendations didn’t disappoint.
In fact, Aggressive Holding Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (NYSE: HASI) justified our faith holding onto it over the past year by returning to dividend growth. That news pushed its shares to a new all-time high this month. And as the “Portfolio Holdings Trading Above Target” table in the Portfolio Article shows, it’s hardly alone in making a run.
Get big or go home: That’s the communications sector’s reality.
The result of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia this week puts two proposed long haul natural gas transportation projects in peril.
Despite a not-quite-ready-for-prime-time roll-out, the so-called "Green New Deal"' key goal of de-carbonization is gaining ground on both sides of the aisle in Congress, and more importantly with industry.
Unless it can successfully appeal the decision, a Manhattan federal court ruling will likely shove the wireline phone company over the edge.
Formerly known as FPL Group, NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE) has nearly doubled the return on the Dow Jones Utility Average over the last decade and topped the S&P 500 by 70 percentage points, while emerging as America’s favorite power company.
At the end of the day, dividend stocks behave like other stocks - returns track prospects for companies’ health and growth, whether the Fed is raising rates or cutting them. That’s what to focus on, now more than ever.
Southern Company (NYSE: SO) has struggled in building America’s first new nuclear power plant since the 1980s. But CEO Tom Fanning is more confident than ever.
Bankruptcy court is fundamentally a negotiation, and this week PG&E Corp (NYSE:PCG) gained considerable leverage for its upcoming filing.
The combination of worries about the global economy in 2019 and political chaos have so far made this the worst December for the stock market in memory.
This week, Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) is set to reap the reward for its bold takeover of Scana Corp (NYSE:SCG) as the South Carolina Public Service Commission has approved the merger.
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