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News and Analysis

A Trio of Earnings in a Wild Week

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 23, 2018
Three companies covered in our Utility Report Card reported earnings this week.

Wrapping Up Q4 Earnings Season

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 12, 2018
Seven companies tracked in our Utility Report Card quarterly earnings last week.  

Almost a Wrap on Q4 Earnings Season

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 3, 2018
All but a small handful of the companies tracked in our Utility Report Card have announced fourth-quarter results.

Getting over the Hump: Another Batch of Earnings Updates

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 26, 2018
More than two-thirds of the companies tracked in our Utility Report Card have announced quarterly results and guidance. We update our ratings and comments on last week's reporters.

More Good News on the Earnings Front

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 19, 2018
Twenty-six companies covered in our Utility Report Card announced quarterly results this week, including two Portfolio Holdings.

Rumble Down Under: The Battle over AGL Energy’s Liddell Power Plant

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 12, 2017
Rising electricity and natural-gas prices in Australia have padded AGL Energy's bottom line and contributed to tensions surrounding the company's long-standing plan to close the Liddell coal-fired power plant in 2022.

Utilities and Hurricanes: Responding to Harvey and Irma

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 25, 2017
How utilities respond to storm-related outages can have important implications for regulatory relations.

Two Reasons to Stick with Southern Company

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 1, 2017
We explore the reasons behind Southern Company's recent underperformance and explain why investors should stick with the stock.

Thoughts on Kinder Morgan’s Guidance and Second-Quarter Results

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 21, 2017
Kinder Morgan's management team unveiled a plan for the midstream giant to grow its dividend by 60 percent next year. Despite this big talk, the stock remains a show-me story.

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