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Investing Topics: Dividend Reinvestment Plans

Water Slide

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 11, 2016
Shares of our favorite water utility have finally pulled back to a reasonable valuation.

A New Growth Platform

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 10, 2016
We've added a new stock to our Top 10 DRIPs.

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.

Portfolio Roundup

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 11, 2015
Quarterly earnings season is in full swing. Here’s how our Portfolio holdings fared.

The 10 Percent Club

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 7, 2015
Fears of rising interest rates have given traders an excuse to take profits on utility stocks after last fall’s big run-up. Investors with a longer time horizon have ample opportunity buy the high-quality names in our 10 Percent Club, a distinguished group of essential-services stocks that offer a compelling combination of current yield and potential dividend growth.

Looking Back to Find the Way Forward

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 11, 2015
Our model Portfolios outperformed once again in 2014. Rather than rest on our laurels, we kick the tires on our winners and losers to determine whether they’re worth holding for 2015.

Crude Oil and Our Model Portfolios

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 7, 2014
The precipitous drop in crude-oil prices continues to roil the market. Here’s the latest on our Portfolio holdings in the energy sector.

Don’t Sweat October Volatility

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 15, 2014
October can be a dangerous month for the market, but this volatility usually moderates and stocks rally through year-end. The Dow Jones Utilities Average has posted a gain in 37 of the past 45 fourth quarters and we're betting on that seasonal strength once again.

Chevron Corp: The Next 1,000 Percent

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 4, 2014
Top 10 DRIPs Portfolio holding Chevron Corp has rewarded investors with steady gains for the last two decades.

One to Cash Out, Three to Lock In

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 13, 2014
Although we prefer to buy and hold to build wealth over the long haul, we’re not averse to locking a big gain from time to time on momentum-driven names—especially in a five-year-old bull market.

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ABOUT ROGER CONRAD

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