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    Company & Industry Overviews

    These Utility Stocks Had Recent Target Price Changes

    Top utility stock NextEra Energy (NEE) has an estimated upside of ~6% based on its median target price of $180.40 and its current price of $169.90.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    How Is WEC Energy Valued Compared to Its Peers?

    On January 23, 2017, WEC stock was trading at an EV-to-EBITDA valuation of 11.5x. Its historical valuation multiple is above 12.0x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing Utility Stocks with the Highest Implied Volatility

    On February 22, NRG Energy (NRG) had the highest implied volatility among the utility companies that make up the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU).

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    How CMS Energy Is Valued Compared to Peers

    Midsize utilities including CMS Energy (CMS) rallied more steeply in 2016 than their large-cap peers, trading at a hefty premium throughout 2016.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Chart Indicators for WEC Energy Stock

    As of January 23, 2017, WEC Energy Group (WEC) stock was trading at a 2.0% premium to its 50-day moving average.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    Utility Stocks with the Highest Short Interest

    On January 18, 2017, NRG Energy (NRG) had a short interest-to-equity float ratio of 6.7%, the highest among the utility stocks that make up XLU.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Utility Stocks with High Short Interest: Do You Own Any of Them?

    On January 5, 2017, NRG Energy (NRG) had a short interest-to-equity float ratio of 6.7%—the highest among the utility stocks that make up XLU.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    CNP, WEC, and DTE: Analyzing Utilities’ Current Valuations

    CenterPoint Energy (CNP) was trading at an EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 9x on December 27, 2016. Its five-year historical average also stands near 9x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Where Is CenterPoint Energy Stock Going in the Short Term?

    CenterPoint Energy (CNP) stock is approaching a 52-week high as it closed at $24.76 on December 27, 2016. It is trading a few percentage points short of its previous 52-week high of $24.98.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    Which Utility Stocks Have the Highest Short Interests?

    On December 15, 2016, NRG Energy had a short interest-to-equity float ratio of 6.7%—the highest among the utility stocks that make up the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Which Utility Stocks Have the Highest Short Interest?

    On December 6, 2016, NRG Energy (NRG) had a short interest-to-equity float ratio of 7.4%—the highest among the utility stocks that make up XLU.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Utility Stocks That Lead in Short Interest

    In the last three months, NRC Energy’s stock has fallen 24.7%—the most among the utility stocks in the table above.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Which Utility Stocks Lead in Short Interest?

    As of October 19, NRG Energy (NRG) has the highest short interest-to-equity float ratio among utility stock companies that are part of the XLU at 5.1%.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Investors Are Bearish on Certain Utility Stocks

    As of October 13, 2016, NRG Energy (NRG) has the highest short interest-to-equity float ratio among utility stock companies that are part of XLU at 5.1%.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is CMS Energy’s Return on Equity Compared to Its Peers’?

    CMS Energy (CMS) has consistently obtained an average return on equity (or ROE) of near 13%, largely due to its higher rate base growth.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at NextEra Energy’s Return on Equity

    NextEra Energy’s consolidated ROE has stayed above 12% for a couple of quarters—higher than the authorized ROE of 11% and the industry average of 10%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Are Utilities Stocks Valued after the Recent Correction?

    Though Xcel Energy is fairly valued compared to its historical average, it’s still at a premium compared to the industry average.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Where Will WEC Energy Stock Go from Here?

    WEC Energy Group’s (WEC) stock hit alarming levels when it entered oversold territory last week.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Take a Look at WEC Energy’s Implied Volatility

    As of August 24, 2016, WEC (WEC) has an implied volatility of 18%, which is at par with its 15-day average.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing PPL Corporation’s Return on Equity

    PPL’s adjusted return on equity usually stays above its US regulated utility peers’ average. It earns higher ROE from its United Kingdom regulated segment.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    XEL, SO, WEC: Analyzing Towering Valuations of Utilities

    On July 26, 2016, Xcel Energy (XEL) was trading at an EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiple of 10.6x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    Earnings Drivers That Bode Well for WEC’s Long-Term Growth

    WEC Energy Group’s (WEC) management reiterated its earnings growth target of 6%–8% for 2016 and 5%–7% thereafter, considering its Integrys acquisition.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Southern Company’s ROE and Earnings by Segment

    Southern Company’s adjusted ROE was near 13% in 1Q16. By comparison, PPL Corporation fetches ROE close to 12%, which is higher than US peer utilities.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    WEC Energy’s Forward Yields and Dividend Growth

    Among our selected group of utilities, WEC Energy Group (WEC) has the highest expected dividend growth for the next two years. It’s trading at a forward yield of 3.4%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    WEC Energy’s Better-Than-Industry-Average Dividend Growth

    WEC Energy is targeting a dividend payout ratio of 65%–70% in the next couple of years, which is in line with industry trends.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is WEC Energy’s High Leverage after Buying Integrys a Risk Alert?

    As of December 31, 2015, WEC Energy’s debt-to-EBITDA multiple was 5.7x. Its three-year historical debt-to-EBITDA multiple is near 4.4x.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Utilities Are Trading at a Premium: Is a Correction Possible?

    Xcel Energy (XEL), a $21 billion utility, hit an all-time high on March 31, 2016, and closed at $41.82. It has outperformed utilities by a huge margin, rising 20% so far this year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Xcel Energy’s Earnings May Rise If Regulatory Lag Is Addressed

    Xcel Energy is looking to improve earnings by reducing the regulatory lag. Regulatory lag for a utility (IDU) is the difference of time between capital spending and rate recovery.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Moving Average Analysis of SPY’s Utilities Sector

    The average ETF weight of the electric utilities stocks in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) is 0.08%. Their beta value is less than 1, and thus they’re less volatile.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Earnings Report

    Alliant Energy Corporation’s Organic Growth Boosted 3Q15 Revenue

    Alliant Energy Corporation reported 3Q15 net revenue of $898.9 million, a rise of 6.6% when compared to net revenue of $843.1 million in 3Q14.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Policymakers Are Pleased with February 2015 Labor Market Data

    The minutes of the FOMC’s (Federal Open Market Committee) March 2015 meeting revealed that policymakers were happy with improvements in the labor market.

    By David Ashworth
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    Energy & Utilities

    NextEra efficiencies fire strong operational profits

    While profits from the regulated segment have grown over the years, profits from the competitive, or unregulated, segment have fallen.

    By Matt Phillips
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    Energy & Utilities

    Coal capacities continue to shut down in the US

    Nearly 66% of US capacity retirements in October were coal-fired power plants, and a major part of the retirements took place in Wisconsin.

    By Matt Phillips
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why consider possible Integrys–Wisconsin Energy merger scenarios?

    In the risk arbitrage world, a 2% spread means a deal without much “hair” on it. The market is assigning a high probability of closing.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Energy & Utilities

    Background on Integrys can help you with the Wisconsin Energy deal

    Integrys (TEG) is a diversified energy holding company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Wisconsin Energy (WEC) is buying Integrys.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Energy & Utilities

    Should you get involved in the Integrys–Wisconsin Energy deal?

    In merger arbitrage, you’ll generally buy the acquired company’s stock and sell short the acquiring company’s stock. So how will this play out when you look at the Integrys-Wisconsin deal?

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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