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    Energy & Utilities

    Best Hydroelectric Stocks for Renewable Energy Investors in 2021

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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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    Energy & Utilities

    Why Southern Company trades at a lower valuation to its peers

    Forward EV/EBITDA is another way to interpret relative valuation. Southern Company has an EV/EBITDA multiple of 10.8x.

    By Matt Phillips
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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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    Earnings Report

    Is AES Fairly Valued ahead of Its 4Q16 Earnings?

    AES Corporation (AES) has rallied steeply in the last year, rising more than 21%. The Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) has risen nearly 8% in the same period.

    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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    Earnings Report

    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

    Are US Utilities Both Safe Havens and Overvalued?

    The rush to US utilities despite their already stretched valuations indicates their safe-haven appeal amid global turmoil.

    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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Did the Markets React to the Fed’s Rate Hike?

    For the past month or so, several equity investors have anticipated a rate hike and factored it into stock prices, readying their portfolios for the event.

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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Detailed Analysis of JPMNX’s Low-Volatility Holdings

    Apart from JPMNX’s long positions, the fund’s portfolio is also made up of short holdings in the financial, IT, and healthcare sectors.

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    Company & Industry Overviews

    AES Corporation’s New Strategic Initiatives

    AES Corporation is actively increasing its generating capacity. As of June 30, 2015, 5,819 MW of projects are under construction.

    By Pearl Adams
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    Energy & Utilities

    Central Industrial and Southeast regions lead slump in electricity production

    For the week ended December 26, 2014, each of the divisions across the United States reported a drop in electricity production on a week-over-week basis.

    By Matt Phillips
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    Earnings Report

    Large Global Presence Dragged AES’s Stock Performance in 2015

    The rallying US dollar has marred AES’s earnings. This has been reflected in its stock performance. AES has lost more than 18% in the last 12-month period.

    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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    Earnings Report

    Most Analysts Recommend a ‘Buy’ on Exelon

    Exelon (EXC) expects that dismal load growth may continue in 2016. This dismal growth could be partially offset by customer base growth.

    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

    Duke set to triple solar power capacity

    The three solar projects approved for construction will have a capacity of 128 MW to add to Duke Energy’s total generation capacity.

    By Matt Phillips
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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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NextEra Energy and Dominion Energy: How Do They Stack Up?

    US utilities seem to be at a critical juncture at the moment.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    What Could Trigger a Utilities Rally and Help Duke Energy?

    So far in 2016, Duke has risen more than 10%, in line with its peer utilities (XLU). The Fed’s status quo on interest rates in its April meeting may prompt a further utilities rally.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Duke Energy’s Dividend Growth Has Trended

    Duke Energy’s (DUK) dividend growth rate in the last five years was well below the industry average.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Energy & Utilities

    Xcel Energy’s Valuation and Total Returns

    Xcel Energy’s (XEL) stock outperformed peers in the last year. In this period, it gained more than 8% while the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU) rose more than 2%.

    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

    Duke Energy Expects Higher Dividend Growth

    Duke Energy (DUK) aims to increase its dividend per share 4%–6% annually for the next few years, which is in line with the industry average.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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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

    Dynegy: Aggressive Expansion Could Get the Stock Back on Track

    Dynegy (DYN) has taken an aggressive stance from the last couple of quarters and has added several power generation assets to its current portfolio.

    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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    Earnings Report

    AES Missed Revenue 3Q15 Estimate, Stock Fell 8.7%

    AES (AES) reported its 3Q15 earnings on November 5, 2015, posting revenue of $3.7 billion, lower than analysts’ expectation of $5.4 billion. It was 16.2% lower than 3Q14 revenue of $4.4 billion.

    By Pearl Adams
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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

    NEE, DUK, SO, and D: Analysts’ Views and Target Prices

    Analysts expect an upside potential of almost 10% from NextEra Energy (NEE) stock based on the median target price of $186.1.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NRG Energy’s Implied Volatility Is Rising

    On April 28, 2017, NRG Energy (NRG) had the highest implied volatility among the stocks in the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU).

    By Rabindra Samanta
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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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    Energy & Utilities

    NextEra Energy: Analysts’ Recommendations and Target Price

    According to Wall Street analysts’ consensus, NextEra Energy (NEE) is expected to have a potential gain of more than 4% going forward.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Moody’s Downgrades Could Fuel a Fall in Utilities

    Citing negative impacts of lower taxes, rating agency Moody’s downgraded 25 US regulated utilities on January 19, 2018.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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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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    Miscellaneous

    Where US Utilities Might Go from Current Levels

    Weakness in utilities became evident when the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU) corrected more than 6% after hitting its recent high of $54.63 last month.

    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

    This Utility Is Growing Fastest among Peers

    Despite the flat electricity demand growth in the past eight or so years, US utilities’ earnings have grown steadily.

    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

    S&P 500 Utilities with Above-Average Dividend Yields

    On March 21, 2018, the Fed, under the chairmanship of Jerome Powell, delivered its first 2018 rate hike of a quarter of a point.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does Southern Company’s Forward Yield Tell Us?

    As of June 28, 2016, Southern Company (SO) is trading at a forward dividend yield of 4.4%.

    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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    Energy & Utilities

    SO, NEE, and DUK: Looking at Top Utilities’ Price Targets

    Let’s have a look at the price targets for top utilities in this part of our series. According to Wall Street analyst consensus, Southern Company (SO) stock has a price target of $51.47.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    What Do Analysts Think of Southern Company?

    Analysts have given Southern Company (SO) a consensus price target of $50.81 for the next year. This price target indicates a potential fall of 0.4%.

    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

    Key Factors That Could Drive PPL’s 2Q17 Earnings

    PPL Corporation (PPL) is expected to report earnings per share of $0.48 for 2Q17. In 2Q16, the utility earned $0.56 per share.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How PPL Stock Is Valued following Its 1Q18 Earnings

    Currently, PPL Corporation is trading at a PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 13.5x compared to its five-year historical average of near 14x.

    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

    How AES’s Dividend Yield Stacks Up with Peers

    AES (AES) declared a per share dividend of $0.13 on October 12.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    Duke Energy’s Q4 Earnings Fall 11%, but Revenues Rise 6% YoY

    Duke Energy (DUK), the second-largest utility by market cap, released its fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 earnings today.

    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

    Understanding Duke Energy’s Price Target

    Analysts estimate that Duke Energy has a one-year price target of $80.4, which implies an estimated upside of ~3.5% from its current market price of $77.75.

    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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Duke Energy’s Dividend Yield Fares against Its Peers

    Duke Energy (DUK), the second-largest utility by market capitalization, has paid dividends to its shareholders for 368 consecutive quarters.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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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

    Don’t Be Deceived by SCANA’s 5.3% Dividend Yield

    SCANA (SCG) is now the highest-yielding S&P 500 Utility stock with a dividend yield of 5.34%. But the yield has increased due to its stock’s recent fall.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    FirstEnergy’s Current Valuation Compared to Its Peers

    On November 8, FirstEnergy stock was trading at an EV-to-EBITDA valuation multiple of 8.5x. Its five-year historical valuation average is close to 9.0x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing NextEra Energy’s Dividend Yield

    In 1Q17, NextEra Energy paid dividends of $0.98 per share, which implies annualized dividends of $3.93 per share. Its dividends rose 13% compared to 4Q16.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s AES’s Dividend Yield?

    AES’s (AES) dividend yield has significantly improved in the last few years.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Duke Energy Stock Is Valued Compared to Its Peers

    Duke Energy is the second-largest utility holding company by market capitalization in the country. The stock hasn’t been active for the last few months.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    AES Has Paid Attractive Dividends: Can It Continue?

    At $7.0 billion, AES is one of the smallest utilities among the S&P 500 Utilities (XLU). Its dividend growth in the last few years has been remarkable.

    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

    Utilities Continued to Rise, Trade War Fears Hit the Markets

    The Utilities Select Sector SPR ETF (XLU) continued its uptrend for the sixth consecutive day and rose 1.7% on June 25.

    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

    Xcel Energy’s Dividends: What You Need to Know Now

    XEL increased its quarterly dividends from $0.34 to $0.36 per share in 1Q17, and this increase implies an annualized dividend payout of $1.44 per share in 2017.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How NextEra Energy’s Free Cash Flows Compare to Peers

    US utilities’ (XLU) free cash flows have been pressured in the last few years due to increasing capital expenditures and decreasing operating cash flows.

    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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    Energy & Utilities

    Utilities Stocks Fell after the Recent Rally

    Utility stocks took a breather from their recent rally and fell more than 3% on July 9. Utilities managed to gain in 13 of the last 15 trading sessions.

    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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