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Investing Topics: Utility Stocks

Sifting through the Quarterly Data Dump

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 11, 2015
Each quarterly earnings season bring a deluge of data and insight. Here are some of our bigger-picture takeaways from the 193 companies in our Utility Report Card that have reported first-quarter results.

Portfolio Roundup

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 11, 2015
Quarterly earnings season is in full swing. Here’s how our Portfolio holdings fared.

Shaky Foundations

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 11, 2015
Three companies escape our Endangered Dividends List, while a new name joins our black list.

Playing Offense and Defense

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 16, 2015
Rising concerns about the Federal Reserve raising interest rates have started to push utility stocks back to reasonable valuations. Here's a winning strategy for playing offence during periods of elevated volatility and uncertainty.

The 10 Percent Club

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 7, 2015
Fears of rising interest rates have given traders an excuse to take profits on utility stocks after last fall’s big run-up. Investors with a longer time horizon have ample opportunity buy the high-quality names in our 10 Percent Club, a distinguished group of essential-services stocks that offer a compelling combination of current yield and potential dividend growth.

03/10/15: Roger Conrad’s Utility Investor — Live Chat

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 6, 2015
Roger Conrad will host an exclusive Live Chat for Conrad's Utility Investor subscribers on March 10, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. ET.

So Far, So good

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 10, 2015
Fourth-quarter earnings season rolls on; thus far, everything is as it should be for our Portfolio holdings.

Looking Back to Find the Way Forward

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 11, 2015
Our model Portfolios outperformed once again in 2014. Rather than rest on our laurels, we kick the tires on our winners and losers to determine whether they’re worth holding for 2015.

Three Keys for Successful Investing in the New Year

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 3, 2015
Our Model Portfolios in Conrad's Utility Investor outperformed in 2014. Here are the three keys we'll focus on in 2015 to keep the momentum going.

Don’t Panic: Oil’s Drop and Income Investors

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 12, 2014
Oil's dramatic retrenchment serves as a useful reminder of why investors should diversify their portfolios.

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