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Investing Topics: Dividend Stocks

Utility Potpourri

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 5, 2015
Income-seeking investors have a lot on their minds these days. Here’s our take on topics that are of chief concern to our readership and our portfolio strategy.

A Storied History and a Bright Future

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 4, 2015
The latest addition to our Aggressive Income Portfolio boasts a long history and, more important, a bright future.

Playing Offense and Defense

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 16, 2015
Rising concerns about the Federal Reserve raising interest rates have started to push utility stocks back to reasonable valuations. Here's a winning strategy for playing offence during periods of elevated volatility and uncertainty.

SolarCity Corp: Sun-Dazed Investors Get Burned

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 9, 2015
SolarCity Corp has become the face of solar power in the US. But a charismatic CEO and disruptive business model aren't enough to paper over the company's dismal financial results.

Temporary Weakness, Long-Term Strength

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 7, 2015
The pullback in utility stocks gives investors another chance to buy high-quality names.

Energy Stocks Still in the Danger Zone

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 7, 2015
Lower energy prices keep several dividend cutters in danger of further reductions to their payouts.

Kind of a Big Deal

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 7, 2015
The newest addition to our Aggressive Income Portfolio represents a recently announced deal involving this longtime underperformer will create long-term value for shareholders.

First Solar and SunPower’s Yieldco: Building Value or Cashing Out?

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 28, 2015
First Solar and SunPower Corp announced a yieldco earlier this week. Should you believe the hype?

Fourth-Quarter Results from Canada’s Energy Patch

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 22, 2015
Oil and gas producers worldwide have felt the sting from lower energy prices. Although much of the media attention has focused on the US companies spearheading the shale revolution, their counterparts north of the border arguably have taken a harder hit.

Strong Business, Weak Currency

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 14, 2015
Let the currency headwinds blow; this Australian utility continues to deliver the goods as a business.

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