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Centerpoint Energy: Safe Stock with 3 Upside Catalysts

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 6, 2021

Last week, Centerpoint Energy’s (NYSE: CNP) 7 percent preferred stock converted into 1.8349 of the company’s common shares. That was the maximum possible exchange and the best outcome for the preferred, which also paid a final dividend of 87.5 cents.

AES Corp: The Best is Yet to Come

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 9, 2021
Thirteen months ago, I highlighted AES Corp (NYSE: AES) in this space. Since then, the stock has racked up a total return close to 80 percent. But the best is yet to come for investors in the global power generation and distribution company.

Southwest Gas: More than the Sum of its Parts

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 3, 2021
The history of utilities is packed with examples of management getting badly burned by investing outside regulated operations. That tends to keep stocks of companies that do at big discounts to their peers, as Southwest Gas Holdings (NYSE: SWX) is at 15.7 times expected next 12 months earnings.

America Movil: Recession-Resistant Franchise Ready to Ride the Recovery

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 31, 2021
Economic turmoil, political disruption, tough competition, an historic pandemic still wreaking havoc in its core Latin American markets and an environment where investors are largely shunning emerging market risk: Despite all that, America Movil reports a 1.2 percent increase in Q1 revenue, 5.2 percent higher EBITDA and positive stock returns since the beginning of tumultuous 2020.

Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure: A Yieldco Comes of Age

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 10, 2021

Last week, Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure (NSDQ: AY) raised its quarterly dividend to 43 cents per share. That’s 4.9 percent higher than the year ago payment. It’s also what the company paid in December 2015, just prior to the bankruptcy of then parent Abengoa SA, making it a capstone for a remarkable metamorphosis.

Kinder Morgan: Big Yield from a Long Life Business

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 12, 2021

Since results of the November 2020 presidential election became clear, shares of Aggressive Holding Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE: KMI) are up nearly 50 percent.

National Fuel Gas: Proving Its Business Model Again

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 8, 2021

The natural gas price spikes during the great Texas freeze will force new scrutiny of supply chains from wellhead to burner tip. One energy company that won’t have to: Aggressive Holding National Fuel Gas (NYSE: NFG), which operates everything from regulated distribution utilities to oil and gas wells.

Enel SpA: Renewable Energy Growth at a Fair Price

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 8, 2021

Falling deployment costs, favorable regulation and low cost capital are fueling an unprecedented boom in renewable energy adoption. A rare big winners still trading at a fair entry price: Enel SpA (Italy: ENEL, OTC: ENLAY).

TDS: High Quality Telecom with Takeover Appeal

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 11, 2021

Takeover activity was the bright spot in an otherwise gloomy year for communications, with two more deals closing in December. New Aggressive Holding Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE: TDS) is this year’s most eligible candidate for a high premium offer.

FirstEnergy Corp: Economics over Politics

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 8, 2020

Regulation is the straw in my Quality Grade system that most often stirs the drink. And when the result is an increasingly volatile mixture, it’s usually best for investors to stand clear.

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