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Investing Topics: Water Utilities

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.

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.

Staying on the Watch

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 14, 2015
Two companies escape from our Endangered Dividends List this month, while a handful of others join the party.

Looking for Value in All the Right Places

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 4, 2014
Fears of rising interest rates and falling oil prices got you down? Take advantage of this opportunity to add to some of our favorite essential-services names, many of which now trade below our buy targets. Here’s what you need to know to profit from what’s going on in the utility space.



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