The first half of 2018 has been marked by economic strength, a continuing low cost of capital and generally favorable regulatory developments for the vast majority of companies we track at Conrad’s Utility Investor. That’s why we don’t expect many companies to deviate much, though there are notable exceptions:
What companies in these four groups do with their dividends the next several weeks will ultimately be far more important to their second half 2018 returns than operating numbers reported later.
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