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Investing Topics: Utility Stocks

Time to Buy, Judiciously 

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 5, 2018
The pullback in utility stocks has weighed on our overall returns, but this retrenchment means that all but a small handful of our Portfolio holdings trade below our buy targets. Investors who followed our lead and took partial profits over the summer should have plenty of dry powder.

Almost a Wrap on Q4 Earnings Season

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 3, 2018
All but a small handful of the companies tracked in our Utility Report Card have announced fourth-quarter results.

Getting over the Hump: Another Batch of Earnings Updates

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 26, 2018
More than two-thirds of the companies tracked in our Utility Report Card have announced quarterly results and guidance. We update our ratings and comments on last week's reporters.

More Good News on the Earnings Front

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 19, 2018
Twenty-six companies covered in our Utility Report Card announced quarterly results this week, including two Portfolio Holdings.

Utilities as Growth Stocks?

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 18, 2018
Did electric utilities suddenly become growth stocks when the market wasn’t looking? Fourth-quarter results from the 200-plus companies we track in Conrad’s Utility Investor say that may be so, at least for some.

Highlights from Fourth-Quarter Earnings Season

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 9, 2018
Twenty-seven companies covered in our Utility Report Card have reported quarterly results since the February issue of Conrad's Utility Investor went out.

02/06/18: Stay Disciplined

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 6, 2018
From peak to trough, the Dow Jones Utility Average has give up more than 16 percent of its value during the recent selloff. Many of our Portfolio holdings trade below our buy targets, but none of our picks have dipped below the dream prices highlighted in the February issue of Conrad’s Utility Investor.

Where Do We Go from Here?

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 4, 2018
Volatility creates opportunity. We review our three-part investment strategy for the current market.

The Big Selloff

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 4, 2018
We make a calculated bet on a utility stock that has sold off hard over the past few months.

Back Below Our Buy Target

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 4, 2018
The recent pullback in utility stocks pulled this high-quality name below our buy target for the first time in about a year.

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