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    Company & Industry Overviews

    DUK, AWK, FE: Why These Utility Stocks Are in Focus

    NRG Energy (NRG) has risen 23.1% in the past year, the most among high-volatility utility stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Highest Dividend Growth: Comparing NEE, EIX, and AWK

    Utilities have been weak compared to the broader markets this year largely due to the strength in the Treasury yields.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will US Water Utilities See the Early-2016 Days Again?

    US water utilities saw a big stock rally 1H16, rising more sharply than electric utilities. But they’ve lost most of those gains so far in 2H16.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does Declining Water Usage Mean for Water Utilities?

    Increasing efficiency with water has been a major reason behind falling water usage. Between 2005 and 2010, total water usage in the US fell by ~13%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Key Glimpse of Water Utilities’ Total Returns in 2016

    US water utilities have outperformed broader equities by a huge margin during the past year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are US Water Utilities Strong Investment Opportunities Right Now?

    The rally in US water utilities in 2016 has been an unusual event that will be challenging to continue going forward.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NRG, SRE, AWK, and EIX: Utility Stocks with Strong Upside Potential

    Analysts have given NRG Energy a median target price of $44.5, which implies an ~14% upside potential compared to its current price of $39.0.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Do Overvalued Water Utilities Indicate?

    Given the sharp rally during the past six months, major water utilities are trading at huge premiums compared to their historical valuation multiples.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Behind the Earnings of US Water Utilities in 2016

    US water utilities have experienced a cyclical but flat earnings growth pattern in the past couple of years.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Have Institutional Investors’ Views of Water Utilities Changed?

    Institutional investors, meanwhile, have gone in heavily on water utilities, which is likely a major reason behind the rally in water utility stocks.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Next for Water Utilities after an Exciting Rally This Year?

    US water utilities have soared in the past six months, and the stocks’ 15% correction in the past couple of months has also grabbed investor attention.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s ahead for American Water Works Stock?

    American Water Works’ investors are likely concerned by the fact that the stock has corrected by ~12% since July 2016. But it has rallied by ~40% YTD.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does American Water Works’ Leverage Indicate?

    American Water Works’ debt-to-equity ratio has stayed in the range of 1.2x–1.4x. Stable debt-to-equity is usually considered a sign of financial discipline.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Where Utility Stocks Could Go amid Valuation Concerns

    Utility stocks have been rallying for the last two years amid broader market volatility. The rally in these stocks steepened last year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why American Water Stock Stands Tall among Its Peers

    American Water Works stock returned more than 160% in the last five years, including dividends. The return is more than double utilities’ average.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Dividends

    The Top Utility Stocks with Strong Dividend Growth

    Utility stocks’ dividend growth plays a vital role in driving investors’ total returns over the long term, making it important as a dividend yield.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Southern Company Stock Has Done This Decade

    This year has been special for regulated utility Southern Company (SO). Its stock has rallied more than 50% to all-time highs, beating broader markets.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    Utility Stocks: Analyzing the Top Gainers in 2019

    Investors keep turning to defensives this year amid uncertainties in the broader markets. Some of the top utility stocks have outperformed their peers at large.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Highest Dividend Growth: Analysts’ Ratings on NEE, AWK, and EIX

    Let’s take a look at analysts’ recommendations for the utility stocks under review in this series.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    American Water Works Stands Tall among Its Peers

    American Water Works (AWK) has definitely stolen the focus among defensives this year. So far, the stock has risen more than 30%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Bond Yields Fall to Record Lows: Is It Time to Go Defensive?

    Bond yields continued to fall to record lows this week amid growing anxiety about a global economic slowdown.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Fund Managers

    What Are Institutional Investors Doing with American Water Works Holdings?

    Institutional investors have decreased their positions in American Water Works (AWK) in the past couple of months.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Where Is American Water Works’ Stock Heading?

    On November 11, 2016, AWK was trading at a 1.5% discount to its 50-day and 200-day moving averages.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Water Utilities’ Historical Dividends and Growth

    US water utilities have distributed fair dividends for the past few years American Water Works’ dividend growth during the past five years stands at 10%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Water Utilities Yield Nearly Half What Electric Utilities Do

    Water utilities are now yielding nearly 2%—roughly half the current yield of electric utilities.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is American Water Works’ Leverage Compared to Peers?

    Water utilities depend heavily on debt financing due to their capital projects for the longer term, and so company leverages can be useful for investors.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    These Factors Have Been Affecting Water Utilities’ Earnings

    US water utilities have witnessed a cyclical but flat earnings growth pattern in the past couple of years.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does the Correlation between Water Utilities and Crude Oil Mean?

    Investors may find water utilities attractive due to their yields and stable earnings growth. However, they may not be as safe as they seem.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Do US Utilities Compare with Their European Counterparts?

    Many conservative investors are opting for utilities given their impressive yields and earnings stability.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Do Institutional Investors Think about American Water Works?

    Institutional investors increased their positions in American Water Works (AWK) in 2Q16 as compared to where they stood on March 31, 2016.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ROP’s Second-Largest Segment: Radio Frequency Technology

    In 2015, ROP’s Radio Frequency Technology segment contributed ~28.9% to its total consolidated revenue and ~30.4% to its consolidated operating profit

    By Jessica Stephans
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are US Water Utilities Fairly Valued?

    It seems that US water utilities are trading at a premium compared electric utilities.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does Falling Water Usage Mean for Water Utilities?

    According to data released by the United States Geological Survey (or USGS), national water usage experienced a sharp drop between 2005 and 2010.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Roper Technologies: Recent Acquisitions That Count

    Since its inception, Roper Technologies (ROP) has followed an acquisition-based growth strategy. The company has acquired over 50 companies since 1981.

    By Jessica Stephans
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Are American Water Works’ Sales Volumes Trending?

    American Water Works (AWK) witnessed a sharp decline in its water sales volumes after 2010 despite a population increase and economic growth.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Capital Investments to Drive Growth for American Water Works

    American Water Works’ (AWK) financial performance has improved in the last couple of quarters.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Risks Does Roper Technologies Face?

    Roper Technologies’ growth strategy includes acquisitions. Its growth largely depends on its ability to acquire and successfully integrate new businesses.

    By Jessica Stephans
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Should You Focus on Water Utilities during Market Turmoil?

    Given their yields and stable stock movements, water utilities could be an attractive option for conservative investors.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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