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Investing Topics: Conservative Income

The Case for Utility Stocks

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 22, 2016
Utility stocks offer exposure to underappreciated growth drivers.

Kind of a Big Deal

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 11, 2016
After closing a big deal, this Northeast utility has the financial wherewithal and opportunity set to drive annual dividend growth of 10 percent in coming years.

Turning the Corner

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 8, 2015
With a return to dividend growth just around the corner, this undervalued utility is a great buy.

Second-Quarter Earnings Thus Far

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 6, 2015
Second-quarter earnings season is in full swing. Here's how our Portfolio holdings have fared.

Key Themes for the Second Half of 2015

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 12, 2015
The utility sector is a mixed bag right now: Some stocks remain at elevated valuations and look ripe for profit-taking; others look like good buys for opportunistic investors.

Strategy Review

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 12, 2015
Heading into earnings season, we expect most of our Portfolio holdings to post solid second-quarter results. Nevertheless, the macro backdrop suggests that investors should take some profits off the table in their big winners and take advantage of any pullbacks to buy high-quality names.

Resolving Challenges, Investing in Growth

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 10, 2015
This utility recently doubled its rate of quarterly dividend growth, but the stock is still down 10 percent on the year. Smart investors should take advantage of this opportunity.

Steady as She Goes

By Roger S. Conrad on Jun. 6, 2015
A laundry list of growth projects provides a high level of visibility to this high-quality utility's cash flow and dividend growth.

Sifting through the Quarterly Data Dump

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 11, 2015
Each quarterly earnings season bring a deluge of data and insight. Here are some of our bigger-picture takeaways from the 193 companies in our Utility Report Card that have reported first-quarter results.

Building for the Future

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 11, 2015
This complicated master limited partnership offers investors a winning combination of yield, growth and stability.

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ABOUT ROGER CONRAD

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 b