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Investing Topics: Telecom Stocks

Verizon: Beyond the Q3 Beat

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 26, 2018
Less than a year ago, investors could buy all the Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) they wanted at a price in the low 40s, but shares today are closing in on their all-time highs.

Comcast Wins Sky and Other M&A Activity

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 25, 2018
Comcast bests Disney in its bid for European entertainment giant Sky: Here's the latest news on this and other current M&A deals.

Time to Buy China, Safely

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 13, 2018
China is a country many Americans love to hate, whether the subject is geopolitical rivalry, trade or jobs. But the world’s second largest economy is consistently expanding.

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.

AT&T Inc: The Blessing of Low Expectations

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 19, 2018
The message from the U.S. Department of Justice to the merger-manic communications and media business? "Slow your roll."

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.

Telefonica: Deep Value Returning to Growth

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 3, 2018
Shares of Aggressive Holding Telefonica SA (Spain: TEF, NYSE: TEF) have been hit this year by a weakened Euro/US dollar exchange rate and concern about the health of emerging markets. The company garners roughly half its revenue from South America, including Brazil.

AT&T: Merging Network with Media

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 3, 2018
AT&T Inc’s (NYSE: T) court victory over the U.S. Department of Justice last month was as complete as any anti-trust ruling in memory. In fact, Judge Richard Leon actually warned government lawyers not to appeal and face certain failure.

More Utility M&A

By Roger S. Conrad on Jun. 15, 2018
Just three days after beating a US Department of Justice lawsuit, Conservative Holding AT&T Inc (NYSE: T) has closed its merger with Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX). The combined company will now attempt to do what fellow Portfolio recommendation Comcast Corp (NSDQ: CMCSA) has so successfully with NBC Universal the past four years.

There’s Still Value in High Yield Bonds

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 12, 2018
For bonds, selectivity is key.

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