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Investing Topics: Utility Stocks

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.

How Low Will Utility Stocks Go?

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 3, 2018
We examine the drivers behind the recent pullback in utility stocks and the potential for more downside.

Utilities and Trump: So Far So Good

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 15, 2018
Utility stocks have lagged in the new year, but developments on the policy front largely have played out in the sector's favor.

A Year of Dangers and Opportunities

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 8, 2018
The Conrad’s Utility Investor model portfolios turned in a strong performance last year. We review our strategy and how we plan to keep the streak going in 2018.

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.

Year-End Housekeeping

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 10, 2017
With 2017 winding down, investors’ focus naturally shifts to portfolio maintenance and positioning for the new year. We review our big winners for potential profit-taking and our few laggards for tax-loss selling.

Full Disclosure: Key Takeaways from ESG Ratings

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 10, 2017
Investors win when companies do the right thing on disclosures.

The Takeout Menu Narrows

By Roger S. Conrad on Nov. 14, 2017
With many potential takeover candidates trading at sky-high valuations, interest in whole-company acquisitions has waned. We review the current slate of deals involving names in our Utility Report Card and highlight our favorite takeover plays.

Learnings from Earnings: Upgrades and Downgrades

By Roger S. Conrad on Nov. 14, 2017
Most of the names in our Utility Report Card have reported third-quarter results, with a quartet of Portfolio holdings earning higher buy targets after surprising to the upside or announcing key company-specific developments.

Following a Winning Playbook

By Roger S. Conrad on Nov. 14, 2017
This under-the-radar utility recently established a new growth platform that should build wealth for shareholders.

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