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Four Macro Drivers for Big 2021 Returns

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 31, 2021

Tapping into outsized profits by betting wisely on unstoppable, long-term trends: That’s now as important for the value proposition of utilities and essential service stocks as generous yields.

Pointing out the best-positioned companies when they trade at attractive prices is always my top priority. And what we’ve seen in Q1 earnings and guidance updates the past several weeks has made me more positive on the underlying business health of our recommended Portfolio stocks than I’ve been in some time.

The pandemic is still pressuring revenue at some companies. Spiking energy costs caused considerable temporary damage at a handful, notably Aggressive Holding Vistra Energy (NYSE: VST). And pending decisions on critical regulatory issues have raised the uncertainty factor at others by orders of magnitude.

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