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Investing Topics: Electric Utilities

Staying with Southeastern Utilities Through the Storms

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 11, 2018
Already hard-hit areas of the Carolinas braced today for Hurricane Michael while residents of Florida’s Gulf Coast worked to dig themselves out from possibly the worst weather event ever to hit their region.

It’s Not Time to Dump Duke

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 22, 2018
Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is facing challenges in the wake of Hurricane Florence, but its overall performance is hard to fault.

Storms, Accidents and Utility Stock Risk

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 17, 2018
Hurricane Florence continues to wreak havoc in the Carolinas. And there’s reason to believe the worst may be yet to come for some areas, and for a few essential services companies.

California’s Fire Deal: A Lifeline With Conditions

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 2, 2018
Last year’s devastating northern California wildfires won’t bankrupt the state’s largest utility, nor will future natural disasters permanently damage other in-state electric and gas providers. Here's why.

Post-Rumble Australia is Still Worth Our Money

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 28, 2018
Political upheaval has pushed the Australian dollar to its lowest point in two years as an energy crisis has rocked the country, but the best in class is still worth our investment dollars.

Q2 Early Reporters: Key Takeaways So Far

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 28, 2018
More than 20 Conrad’s Utility Investor coverage universe companies have reported second quarter earnings, along with updated guidance. My comments along with updated advice, payout ratios and Quality Grades are highlighted in the Utility Report Card.

Tesla’s Buckling, But Clean Tech Isn’t

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 29, 2018
Unfortunately for CEO Elon Musk and his many followers, there’s plenty of room for more downside for Tesla Inc (NSDQ: TSLA).

California Cuttin’ On Such a Winter’s Day

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 8, 2018
PG&E Corp (NYSE: PCG) suspended its dividend indefinitely because of uncertainty about the cause of the devastating wildfires that ravaged California last year—and the utility’s potential liability.

Picks and Pans for 2018

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 8, 2018
We review our top picks from last year and highlight our favorite stocks for 2018.

A Dip, But No Dive

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 9, 2017
Does the Dow Jones Utility Average’s recent pullback mark the start of a reversion to the mean?

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