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Investing Topics: Water Utilities

A New Trend in Utility M&A?

By Roger S. Conrad on Jun. 23, 2017
Does Eversource Energy's recently announced acquisition of Aquarion Water mark the start of a new trend in utility mergers and acquisitions?

International Festival

By Roger S. Conrad on Nov. 8, 2016
International equities have fared far better this year than in 2014 and 2015, with the seven in our model Portfolios delivering an average total return of 17.2 percent in US dollar terms.

Water Slide

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 11, 2016
Shares of our favorite water utility have finally pulled back to a reasonable valuation.

Quench Your Thirst for Yield

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 12, 2016
An undemanding valuation and solid growth prospects make this European utility a good buy for aggressive investors.

Stay Focused

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 8, 2016
The recent rally in utility stocks has pushed valuations to elevated levels and lowered dividend yields. We explain our strategy for navigating this environment.

Water World: An Interview with Chris Franklin, CEO of Aqua America

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 10, 2016
Aqua America continues its time-tested strategy of making smart capital expenditures and building scale in attractive jurisdictions through bolt-on acquisitions.

Buy, Hold, Profit: Three Forever Stocks to Grow Your Nest Egg

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 10, 2016
Your broker may want you to trade in and out of stocks regularly—that’s how they make their money. But there’s something to be said for buying into high-quality names, sitting back and watching the dividends roll in. Participating in a dividend reinvestment plan can be even more lucrative over the long haul. Here are three names with staying power, the bedrock on which you can build your portfolio.

Portfolio Roundup

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

Utility Potpourri

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 5, 2015
Income-seeking investors have a lot on their minds these days. Here’s our take on topics that are of chief concern to our readership and our portfolio strategy.

A Storied History and a Bright Future

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 4, 2015
The latest addition to our Aggressive Income Portfolio boasts a long history and, more important, a bright future.

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ABOUT ROGER CONRAD

Roger S. Conrad needs no introduction to individual and professional investors, many of whom have profited from his decades of experience uncovering the best dividend-paying stocks for accumulating sustainable wealth. Roger b