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Pembina Pipeline: Secure Income with Multiple Upside Drivers

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 14, 2022
Oil last closed over $100 a barrel on July 30, 2014. Since then, the S&P Energy Index has dropped by one-third, the Alerian MLP Midstream Index by 60 percent and the commodity-sensitive Canadian currency by 15 percent against the US dollar.

Entergy Corp: Safe Growth at a Low Price

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 13, 2021
In a wobbly stock market, nothing beats a high, secure and growing dividend, backed by a strong business. And that’s what Conservative Holding Entergy Corp (NYSE: ETR) offers now.

Chevron Corp: Built to Last and Still Paying Out Big

By Roger S. Conrad on Nov. 8, 2021
Overcoming all manner of headwinds by sticking together, playing smart and ignoring those who counted them out: That formula carried baseball’s Atlanta Braves to a World Championship in 2021. And it’s what’s behind Chevron Corp’s (NYSE: CVX) comeback this year as well.

Exelon Corp: Dividing to Conquer

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 11, 2021
It took an 11th hour legislative showdown and threats by the company to shut a pair of nuclear plants. But Illinois has now passed the omnibus energy legislation Exelon Corp (NYSE: EXC) sought for years. And the company has never been better positioned to take advantage.

Dominion Energy: Ready to Ride the Wind

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 6, 2021

Last July, Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) announced a dramatic and somewhat painful move for shareholders: Selling oil and gas midstream assets to a unit of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK/B) for $9.7 billion including assumed debt, and cutting dividends -33 percent to reflect the resulting reduced cash flow.

Verizon Communications: Worth the Wait for 5G

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 9, 2021

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) was first to prove the potential of 4G wireless. So when rival T-Mobile US (NSDQ: TMUS)—Deutsche Telekom’s (Germany: DTE, OTC: DTEGY) US unit—appeared to take the lead rolling out 5G, many have assumed the company has passed the torch of industry leadership.

Sempra Energy Restructured and Ready to Grow

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 3, 2021

Conservative Holding Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) this week raised the mid-point of its 2021 earnings guidance range to $8.05 per share, a significant leap from the previous $7.80. That’s just one of the highlights from its June 29 Strategic Update and Financial Outlook.

Algonquin Power & Utilities: Rapid Renewable Energy Growth on the Bargain Counter

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 31, 2021

I first became acquainted with Algonquin Power & Utilities (NYSE: AQN) back in the early ‘00s. Then it was a small power plant developer growing rapidly by taking advantage of the Canadian income trust investment boom.

Brookfield Renewable: Lower Entry Point Means Higher Returns

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 10, 2021

For nearly eight years as a Conservative Holding, Brookfield Renewable Partners (TSX: BEP-U, NYSE: BEP) has reliably built cash flow from a growing global portfolio of contracted hydro, wind and solar assets. Dividends have increased nearly 60 percent since my initial recommendation and face few hurdles to 5 to 8 percent annual growth.

Edison International: Betting on Electric Vehicles the Safe Way

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 12, 2021

From range limits to battery costs, electric vehicles have a long way to go before they rule America’s roads. And even the leading name in EV manufacturing Tesla Inc (NSDQ: TSLA) still relies on tax credits and outside capital to fund operations.

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