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    Energy & Utilities

    Best Hydroelectric Stocks for Renewable Energy Investors in 2021

    Renewable energy can come in many forms. Hydroelectricity stocks represent one of the many forms. What are the best hydroelectric stocks in 2021?
    By Rachel Curry
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    Miscellaneous

    A Look at Analysts’ Views and Price Targets on Southern Company

    According to Wall Street analysts, Southern Company (SO) has a price target of $51.22 compared with its current market price of $51.53. This implies an estimated downside of 0.6%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are These Utilities’ Earnings Enough to Attract You?

    US utilities (XLU) are targeting average annual earnings growth of 4%–6% for the next few years.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Investors Should Know about Dominion Energy’s Dividends

    Dominion Energy’s (D) payout ratio (the percentage of profit that it gave away in the form of dividends) was 81% in 2016, which is higher than the industry average and slightly on the lower side of its five-year payout average of 85%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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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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    Analyzing US Regulated Utilities’ Total Returns

    US mid-size regulated utilities outperformed their bigger counterparts in the past year. Their rally was much steeper—this boosted total returns.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Utilities with Maximum Returns in the Last Five Years

    NextEra Energy (NEE), the biggest component of the Utilities ETF (XLU), had total returns of 130% in the last five years.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Top Utility Stocks Fared in the First Half of 2018

    The utility sector, among the most vulnerable to interest rate hikes, seems strong despite the rate hike in mid-June.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    Strong Dollar Will Likely Drag AES Corporation’s 4Q15 Numbers

    In 4Q15, AES Corporation is expected to report earnings of $0.33 per share in 4Q15—compared to earnings of $0.41 per share in 4Q14.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at American Electric Power’s Healthy Credit Profile

    American Electric Power (AEP) has an attractive debt profile, with the company’s debt making up just 7% of its consolidated debt.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    NextEra Energy: A Look at Analysts’ Price Targets

    According to Wall Street analysts, NextEra Energy (NEE) has the potential to rise 11% during the next year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Dominion Energy’s Dividend Profile Compares to Peers

    Dominion Energy (D), the third-largest utility, declared a per share dividend of $0.84 per share for 1Q18 last month.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Generation Capacity Additions: Which Source Will Lead in 2016?

    New power generation capacity additions in 2015 were mainly contributed by wind, natural gas, and solar. This trend is expected to persist in 2016 as well.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will AES’s Unstable Earnings Even out Soon?

    AES’s management forecasts an 18% fall in EPS (earnings per share) this year due to currency fluctuations and weaker power prices globally.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Are Institutional Investors Doing with NRG Energy?

    Institutional investors decreased their positions in NRG Energy (NRG) in June 2016.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Southern Company and Duke Energy’s Payout Ratios

    For the last 12 months, Southern Company’s (SO) payout ratio was ~76%, while Duke Energy’s (DUK) ratio was close to 97%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    Will Duke Energy Stock Continue to Recover?

    Currently, Duke Energy (DUK) stock is trading 3% above its 50-day moving average and 3% below its 200-day moving average.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    Utility Sector: Will Investors Continue Their Defensive Positions?

    The Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU), which tracks the performance of the utility sector, rose 2.7% in November 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Top Utilities’ Total Returns in the Past Year

    NextEra Energy (NEE) leads the pack with total returns of 21% in the past year. NextEra Energy increased its dividend per share 13%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Figuring Out Which Is Better: Utility Stocks or ETFs?

    Though electric sales have shown flattish growth in the last few years, US utilities have managed to distribute stable or increasing dividends.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    No Analysts Recommend a “Sell” on Xcel Energy

    Of the 18 analysts tracking Xcel Energy, 13 recommend it as a “hold,” five recommend it as a “buy,” and none recommend it as a “sell.”

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Has Duke Energy Performed Recently?

    Duke Energy stock is currently trading at an EV-to-EBITDA valuation multiple of 12.5x against its five-year historical average of 11.0x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    These US Utilities Are Trading at Towering Valuations

    Dominion Energy’s (D) five-year average valuation multiple is around 14x, while the industry average is near 10x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Utilities Debt: A Growth Driver or a Risk Alert?

    Utilities borrowed heavily in the post-financial crisis in order to take advantage of the near-zero interest rates. As a result, the leverage of utilities increased significantly

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Fund Managers

    Adage Capital adds a new position in Mallinckrodt

    Adage Capital added a new position in Mallinckrodt Plc (MNK) in the third quarter of 2014. The position accounted for 0.82% of the fund’s total portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Ahead for Duke Energy Stock?

    Duke Energy rallied 9% in 2016, roughly tracking the Utilities Select Sector SPDR. Dominion Resources rose 12% in 2016, while Peer NextEra Energy rose 15%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Huge Rise in FirstEnergy’s Short Interest: What It Means

    Short interest in FirstEnergy rose more than 17% on March 15, 2017. Total shorted shares in the company were 8.7 million on February 28, 2017.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Top Utilities’ Current Valuation

    Currently, utilities are trading at a PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 13x—compared to their historical average valuation of ~14x–15x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    How Do Analysts View Dominion Resources’s Dim Outlook for 2017?

    Analysts expect a 9.2% rise in Dominion Resources (D) over the next year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    How Analysts See Dominion Resources ahead of Its 4Q16 Earnings

    Of the 21 analysts tracking Dominion Resources on January 20, 2017, four recommended it as a “strong buy,” while three recommended it as a “buy.”

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    What Factors Triggered NiSource’s 2Q16 Earnings?

    NiSource (NI) reported its 2Q16 earnings on August 2, 2016. It reported net operating earnings of $0.08 per share in the quarter.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analysts Expect Huge Upside Potential in PPL Stock

    According to analysts’ consensus, PPL (PPL) stock offers a handsome potential upside of ~22% in a year with a mean target price of $33.5.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Southern Company Stock Surges after Its 2Q17 Earnings

    At 4.8%, Southern Company is currently the highest-yielding utility among the top utilities in the sector.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Which Utility Will Pay Higher Dividends in 2017?

    NextEra Energy (NEE) paid annual dividends of $3.48 per share in 2016, while Southern Company (SO) paid $2.22 per share last year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    What to Expect From NextEra Energy and Its Peers in Q2

    NextEra Energy (NEE) will likely report its second-quarter earnings on July 24. The utility is expected to report an EPS of $2.28 for the quarter ended June 30.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Why Duke Energy is the largest electric utility in the US

    Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) is a heavyweight in the U.S. electric utilities industry. It mainly operates in the U.S. and Latin America. In 2013, its operations had $24.6 billion in revenue.

    By Matt Phillips
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will US Utility Mergers and Acquisitions Increase after Brexit?

    Investors may prefer to remain safe during turbulent times and could turn to utilities as Brexit becomes a reality.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    NRG Energy’s Price Targets and Analyst Recommendations

    According to Wall Street analysts, NRG Energy’s (NRG) price target for the next year is $20.36. That implies an estimated rise of nearly 12.0%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    American Electric Power’s Dividend Yield Compared to Peers

    American Electric Power (AEP), one of the largest utilities in the country, has declared a dividend of $0.59 per share for the third quarter of 2017.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Which Utility Will Pay Higher Dividends in 2017?

    NextEra Energy (NEE) paid dividends of $3.48 per share in 2016. In 2017, it’s expected to pay dividends of $3.93 per share.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    How Hurricane Irma Affected Duke Energy’s 3Q17 Earnings

    Duke Energy reported total revenues of $6.5 billion in 3Q17 against its revenues of $6.8 billion in the corresponding quarter last year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Which Utility Delivered the Highest Total Returns This Year?

    Although utilities’ total returns were dominated mostly by stock appreciation this year, stable and increasing dividends were also an important factor.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Energy Sources: Capacity Factor and Capacity Additions

    Capacity additions in wind power have been quite volatile over the past few years due to uncertainty over tax incentive policies.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    What Do Brokers Think of AES before 2Q16 Earnings?

    Wall Street analysts have given AES (AES) an estimated median price target of $13. It implies a possible upside of 3% in the next year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NEE, DUK, SO, and D: Comparing Top Utilities’ Total Returns

    NextEra Energy (NEE) beat its peers in terms of returns in the last few years. NextEra Energy returned 14% in 2018.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    D, DUK, NEE, and SO: Top Utilities’ Dividends

    Dominion Resources (D) paid annual dividends of $2.80 in 2016. Duke Energy (DUK) paid dividends of $3.36 per share last year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    Utility Stocks Slipped, Treasury Yields Raced to a Record High

    US utility stocks slipped 0.8% on May 15 after ten-year Treasury yields peaked at 3.1%—a seven-year high. Broader markets also corrected 0.7%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Utilities Sector: Stock Market Update for Week Ended July 17

    Of the 41 utilities stocks we track, 30 gained during the week ended July 17. A positive Greek deal cheered markets globally, and dovish comments by the Fed pushed mid-to-long-term bond yields down.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Earnings Report

    DUK, SO, and PPL: How Are Top US Utilities Valued Currently?

    Duke Energy (DUK) has corrected more than 12% since July 2016. The Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU) has also witnessed similar weakness during this period.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NEE Has One of the Cleanest Generation Mixes in the US

    NextEra Energy (NEE) has one of the cleanest generation mixes among peers.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Top Utilities’ Historical Dividend Growth

    On average, utilities increased their dividend per share ~4% compounded annually in the last five years.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Dominion Energy Stock Is Valued versus Peers

    Dominion Energy (D) stock currently looks attractively valued. It’s trading at a forward PE of 17.5x against its five-year historical average PE of 24x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Xcel Energy’s Payout Ratio Stacks Up

    Xcel Energy’s dividend statistics Let’s take a look at Xcel Energy’s (XEL) dividend profile. The company, which has raised its dividends in the last 15 consecutive years, had a payout ratio of 63% in 2017. Payout ratios represent how much of companies’ profits are distributed to shareholders in the form of dividends. Utilities pay a large portion […]

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    XLU: How US Utilities Are Currently Valued

    So far, US utilities have had a decent run this year. The Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) has risen more than 14%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Southern Company’s Expected Dividend Growth

    US utilities (XLU) plan to increase their per share dividends 4.0%–6.0% annually going forward. That’s in line with their target earnings growth for the next few years.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    Xcel Energy’s 4Q16 Revenues Rose 5%, Missed Estimates

    Xcel Energy (XEL) reported its 4Q16 and fiscal 2016 financial results on February 2, 2017. It reported total revenues of $2.8 billion.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: US power sector and its indicators

    The power sector is the backbone of any economy. All of the other industries depend on it. In the U.S., the power utilities business is characterized by steady dividends and stable earnings.

    By Matt Phillips
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    Earnings Report

    How’s Duke Energy Placed for Its 2Q16 Earnings?

    Duke Energy forecasts its earnings to grow annually by 4%–6% in the long term. It has given an earnings guidance range of $4.50–$4.70 per share for 2016.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analysts Turned Positive on Southern Company Stock

    According to Wall Street analysts’ consensus, Southern Company (SO) stock has a target price of $51.41—compared to its current price of $48.94.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing the 10 Top-Yielding SPX Utility Stocks

    The Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU), which represents the S&P 500 Utilities Index, currently yields 3.5%. In this series, we’ll discuss the top ten highest-yielding utility stocks from the S&P 500 Utilities Index.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Moved Utilities Last Week?

    Rate cut expectations continued to drive broader markets last week. The utilities sector fell 0.4%, while SPY fell 1.2% for the week ending July 19.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    How Returns Impact Utility Stocks’ Implied Volatility

    NRG Energy (NRG) rose 5.1% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis. It has the highest implied volatility of all the utility companies that make up XLU.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Returns of Utilities with High and Low Implied Volatilities

    NextEra Energy (NEE) has the lowest implied volatility of all the utility companies that are part of XLU. Its YTD returns are 20.5%.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Will Weather Impact Duke Energy’s Sales in 2Q16?

    Duke Energy (DUK) is North America’s largest utility by market capitalization. It will report its 2Q16 financial results on August 4, 2016.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NEE, DUK, SO, and D: Largest Utilities’ Dividend Outlook

    Dominion Energy (D) and NextEra Energy’s (NEE) stronger earnings growth potential could facilitate their dividend growth.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Does American Electric Power’s Credit Profile Look among Peers?

    At the end of 2Q16, AEP had total debt of $21.6 billion. Its DE ratio stands at 1.2x, while its debt-to-market-capitalization ratio is 0.7x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Southern Company’s Dividend Profile before Its Ex-Dividend Date

    Georgia-based Southern Company (SO) declared a dividend of $0.58 per share on July 18, 2017. Its ex-dividend date is August 17, 2017.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NEE, DUK, SO, and D: Total Returns in 2018

    Including dividends, NextEra Energy has returned almost 10% in 2018. The total returns from utilities (XLU) at large were ~3% during the same period.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analysts Seem Positive on NextEra Energy

    Of the 21 analysts tracking NextEra Energy, 18 analysts gave it “buy” recommendations, and three analysts gave it “hold” recommendations.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Top Utilities’ Free Cash Flow Trends

    The top four utilities have failed to generate positive free cash flows in the last few years.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    Top Utilities’ Price Targets and Analysts’ Recommendations

    Analysts’ consensus price target for Duke Energy (DUK) is $80.89. Its current market price is $82.99. It implies a fall of nearly 2.5% over the next year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Looking at Duke Energy’s Generation Mix

    In 2008, coal accounted for almost half of the total power generation in the country, while coal-fired generation made up 30% of total power in 2016.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    Which US Utilities Have the Highest Generation Capacities?

    Duke Energy (DUK) has the largest generation capacity among US utilities, leading with more than 52.7 gigawatts of total capacity.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analysts’ Views and Price Targets for Duke Energy and Peers

    Analyst price target According to Wall Street analysts’ consensus, Duke Energy (DUK) stock has a mean price target of $82.30 and a current market price of $77.20, suggesting upside potential of 6.5% in the next 12 months. Among the 18 Wall Street analysts tracking Duke Energy on February 26, 2018, one had recommended “strong buy,” four had recommended “buy,” […]

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Implied Volatility: Utilities versus Broader Markets

    On August 24, the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) had an implied volatility of 11%—marginally lower than its 15-day average.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Dominion Energy’s Dividend Profile

    Dominion Energy (D) stock has been on a notable downtrend in the last few months. It has corrected more than 12% year to date.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Must-know: Duke Energy’s generation and fuel mix

    Duke Energy’s (DUK) electricity generation portfolio is regionally diversified. The fuel type that’s used to produce electricity is also diversified. Duke has a generation capacity of 57,500 megawatts (or MW) in the U.S.

    By Matt Phillips
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    Must-know: Duke Energy’s operating segments

    Duke Energy (DUK) operates in three business segments—Regulated Utilities, Commercial Power, and International Energy. Regulated utilities are responsible for most of Duke Energy’s retail sales.

    By Matt Phillips
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    Earnings Report

    Why Analysts Are Expecting AES Earnings to Fall in 2Q16

    Analysts expect AES (AES) to report earnings of $0.16 per share in 2Q16. In the same quarter last year, it reported earnings of $0.25 per share.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    What Analysts Recommend for Duke Energy

    The consensus Wall Street analyst price target for Duke Energy (DUK) is $80.67. Its current market price is $81.87, implying a fall of 1.5% over the next year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    XEL, PPL, and DUK: Analyzing Utilities’ Valuation

    Xcel Energy is trading at an EV-to-EBITDA valuation of 10x. Its five-year historical average valuation multiple is 10x. The industry average is at 10.5x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Investment-Grade Bond Funds Witnessed Inflows

    The flows into investment-grade bond funds were positive for the week ending November 18. Investment-grade bond funds saw net inflows of $945.0 million.

    By Lynn Noah
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    What Are Analysts’ Price Targets for AES before Its 3Q Results?

    According to Wall Street analysts, AES has an estimated upside of 6.5% for the next year with a price target of $12.83. Currently, it’s trading at $12.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Best Utility Stock out There: NEE, DUK, or SO?

    Over the past few years, utility stocks have given enormous returns and have largely followed broader markets.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Utilities’ Recent Dividends and Expected Increases

    Xcel Energy (XEL) paid total dividends of $1.36 per share in 2016. It was more than a 6% increase compared to its dividends in 2015.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Looking at Xcel Energy’s Future Dividend Growth

    Expected dividend growth As discussed in the previous part, in the last five years, Xcel Energy (XEL) has increased its per-share dividends more than the industry has. It aims for similar dividend growth going forward, targeting annual ~6% per-share dividend growth for the next few years. Regulated utilities Duke Energy (DUK) and Southern Company (SO) are […]

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Analyzing Duke Energy’s Expected 3Q16 Earnings and Its Drivers

    Duke Energy (DUK) is the second-largest utility by market capitalization. It will report its 3Q16 financial results on November 4, 2016.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing Southern Company’s Implied Volatility

    On July 10, 2017, Southern Company’s implied volatility was ~14%. Its 15-day average implied volatility is near 13%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How US Utilities’ Earnings Are Positioned in Changing Environment

    Flattish growth prospects in the electric business have led US utilities to expand beyond their traditional utility operations.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Why different types of charts are used in technical analysis

    Chart inspection is the basic form of technical analysis. In technical analysis charts, we can customize the time frames in the charts. We can also identify different trends in different time frames.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Where Southern Company’s Valuation Stands among Peers

    US utilities stocks appear to be valued fairly this year, as compared to their towering valuations last year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Duke Energy’s Dividend Outlook

    Duke Energy (DUK) is targeting an annual earnings growth rate of 4%–6% through 2021, which is in line with the industry average.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    What Analysts Recommend for NRG Energy ahead of 4Q16 Earnings

    According to Wall Street analysts, NRG Energy’s (NRG) price target for the next year is $18.46, which implies an estimated gain of nearly 8% in the next year from its current price of $17.10.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    SO or DUK: Which Utility Has the Best Growth Prospects?

    Duke Energy (DUK) seems to have a marginal edge over Southern Company (SO) due to its relatively stable earnings growth prospects.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Dominion Resources’s Current Valuations

    Dominion Resources (D) seems to be trading at a premium compared to the industry average and its historical average. It’s currently trading at an EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 15x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Utilities’ Premium Dividend Yield

    Investors usually prefer utilities due to their ability to pay higher dividends. Currently, utilities are trading at an average dividend yield of 3.5%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is Duke Energy Valued Compared to Peers?

    Investors may find US utilities cheaper than they were a couple of months ago. On November 22, 2016, Duke Energy was trading at an EV-to-EBITDA of 11x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Have US Utilities Become Overvalued?

    So far in 2017, US utilities seem to be fairly valued compared to 2016. But as compared to five-year averages, these stocks appear to be at a premium.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NextEra Energy’s Dividend Profile: The Pros and Cons

    NextEra Energy (NEE), a $60-billion company, paid dividends of $0.98 per share in 1Q17—an increase of 13% from its dividend in 4Q16.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    Which S&P 500 Utilities Received a Target Price Change?

    Duke Energy is trading at $77.5. Wall Street analysts gave Duke Energy a mean target price of $81.5.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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