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Investing Topics: Regulated Utilities

Southern Bounces Back, A Breakout May Take Longer

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 20, 2019

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) has struggled in building America’s first new nuclear power plant since the 1980s. But CEO Tom Fanning is more confident than ever.

PG&E Gets a Break, and Opportunity is Still Knocking

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 26, 2019
Bankruptcy court is fundamentally a negotiation, and this week PG&E Corp (NYSE:PCG) gained considerable leverage for its upcoming filing.

Dominion Energy: Beyond the Scana Merger

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 15, 2018
This week, Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) is set to reap the reward for its bold takeover of Scana Corp (NYSE:SCG) as the South Carolina Public Service Commission has approved the merger.

Renewable Energy Growth Drives Utility Earnings

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 24, 2018
NextEra Energy’s (NYSE: NEE) third quarter results are impressive, but the best news is inside that performance.

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.

The Scoop on AT&T, Dominion and Upcoming Earnings

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 15, 2018
Since the July 4 holiday, there's been no shortage of potential catalysts for significant market upside or downside. However, nothing has happened to shift the cautiously optimistic view we reiterated in the July issue of Conrad's Utility Investor.

Keep an Eye on November Elections

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 4, 2018
For most people, November elections are about which party will control the House of Representatives and the US Senate. That’s important. But for regulated utilities, the most critical outcomes are always the state and local races.

Behind Utilities’ Retreat: It’s Technical

By Roger S. Conrad on Jun. 9, 2018
If worries about rising interest rates are hitting utility stocks so hard, why are shares of real estate investment trusts (REITs) surging?

Look to Nuclear for Trump Power Policy Winners

By Roger S. Conrad on Jun. 2, 2018
President Trump’s support of coal is as consistent as it is relentless, but burgeoning costs mean coal-fired power plant shutdowns will likely continue.

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