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Roger S. Conrad needs no introduction to individual and professional investors, many of whom have profited from his decades of experience uncovering the best dividend-paying stocks for accumulating sustainable wealth.

Roger built his reputation with Utility Forecaster, a publication he founded more than 20 years ago that The Hulbert Financial Digest routinely ranked as one of the best investment newsletters. He’s also a sought-after expert on master limited partnerships (MLP) and former Canadian royalty trusts.

In April 2013, Roger reunited with his long-time friend and colleague, Elliott Gue, becoming co-editor of Energy & Income Advisor, a semimonthly online newsletter that’s dedicated to uncovering the most profitable opportunities in the energy sector.

Although the masthead may have changed, readers can count on Roger to deliver the same high-quality analysis and rational assessment of the best dividend-paying utilities, MLPs and dividend-paying Canadian energy names.

Articles

Last Notes on Q1 Numbers

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 19, 2018
A half dozen coverage universe companies have yet to report for Q1, but readers can now check out earnings commentary for 195 other essential services providers, as well as payout ratios, updated advice and Quality Grades in the Utility Report Card.

MLP Takeovers and Take Unders

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 19, 2018
Enbridge Inc (TSX: ENB, NYSE: ENB) and Williams Companies (NYSE: WMB) roll up their master limited partnerships as expected. Here's what that means for unitholders.

Post-Issue Earnings Edition

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 14, 2018
Another quarter of the companies in our coverage universe have reported calendar first quarter earnings. The Utility Report Card has our updated comments on the results, as well as payout ratios, Quality Grades, trading advice and other information.

There’s Still Value in High Yield Bonds

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 12, 2018
For bonds, selectivity is key.

05/17/18 Conrad’s Utility Investor — Online Chat

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 9, 2018
Roger Conrad will host an online chat for Conrad's Utility Investor subscribers on May 17, 2018 at 2 PM EDT.

Big Deals – Will They Close?

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 9, 2018
Now that T-Mobile USA (NSDQ: TMUS) has thrown a lifeline to floundering Sprint Corp (NYSE: S), 11 companies in our Conrad’s Utility Investor coverage universe have a takeover offer on table.

05/07/18: Taking Action

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 7, 2018
First-quarter earnings season is in full swing. Recently reported results have prompted us to change our ratings for two master limited partnerships.

A Rare 9 Percent Yield With Safety Credentials

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 6, 2018
For the first year since 2005, propane distributor Amerigas Partners (NYSE: APU) didn’t raise its quarterly distribution. Rather than a sign of weakness, however, management’s decision secures the already generous 9 percent plus yield and may have set the stage for shares to break out of an 8-years plus trading range.

Canada’s Communications Champion Going Cheap

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 6, 2018
BCE Inc (TSX: BCE, NYSE: BCE) shares have touched a new 52-week low this month. Fortunately, the weakness is due to interest rate worries and a slide in the Canadian dollar as the core business remains strong. And the result is a buying opportunity for this Conservative Holding.

Compelling Opportunities For Dangerous Times

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 6, 2018

Depending on what you own, this might not feel like much of a rally. But the Dow Jones Utility Average closed this week up nearly 10 percent from its early February lows. And while the Average is still nearly -10 percent below the all-time high reached in mid-November, at three months and counting the uptrend is getting investors’ attention.

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ABOUT ROGER CONRAD

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