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What to Look for in Duke Earnings

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. Thomson Reuters consensus estimates call for $0.90 in earnings per share ...
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Federal Reserve Won’t Raise Rates: 4 Big Dividend Utility Stocks to Buy Now

Needless to say with the January Federal Reserve meeting out of the way, we know that rates will stay where they were lifted to in December. And you know what? ...
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With Interest Rates Going Nowhere, Deutsche Bank Favors Utilities

After years of outperformance following the crash in 2007-2008 and the ensuing Great Recession, the utility sector was like a warm blanket to frigid cold investors. Solid dividends and a ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Safe High-Dividend Utility Stocks to Buy

All we heard for most of 2015 is the trade in the utility stocks is over. Interest rates were going higher, and the stocks will be sold off big time. ...
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Utilities Remain a Safe Dividend Buy for Income Investors After a Lousy 2015

The consensus thought, which is often wrong, on Wall Street is that utility stocks will perform rotten in a rising rate environment. Add in a very weak 2015, when the ...
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Beyond Interest Rate Hikes, Problems or Contrarian Dream for Utilities Stocks?

The utilities sector has been one of the key sources for income investors to get dividends. 24/7 Wall St. once went as far as to say that utilities had become "the ...
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Google Fiber May Press Into Chicago and LA

In the latest threat to telco fiber initiatives and cable, Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google says it may press its Google Fiber initiative into huge cities Chicago and Los Angeles, ...
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NRG Continues to Fall as CEO Steps Down

NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG) is one of the major utilities on the market but it has been in a steady decline for over a year. Slumping oil prices and ...
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4 High Yielding Utility Stocks To Own Even When Rates Go Up

While the determination on interest rates going higher isn’t a totally done deal, the signs pointing to a December lift-off are about as strong as they can be. Toss in ...
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Duke Stumbles Over Weak Earnings

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) reported its third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company had of $1.47 in earnings per share (EPS) on $6.48 billion in ...
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What to Look For in Duke Energy’s Earnings Report

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) is set to report its third-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.52 in EPS ...
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AEP Slides Lower After Analyst Downgrade

American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE: AEP) may have done well after earnings this week, but apparently Credit Suisse thinks the valuation merited a downgrade. The firm lowered its rating ...
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Why AEP’s Dividend Hikes Should Continue for a Decade

American Electric Power Co. (NYSE: AEP) has been a solid dividend-paying electric utility, and the company just did something that 24/7 Wall St. expects to be repeated for most of ...
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When One Water Utility’s Valuation Just Become Too High

The markets may go up and down with valuations, but the one constant that every single person on the planet cannot avoid is the need for water each and every ...
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UBS Has 4 Quality High-Yielding Utility Stocks to Buy Now

One sector that absolutely rolled during the quantitative easing (QE) days was the utility sector. Like other equities that are considered bond proxies because of their yield, the staid old ...
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