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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Neglected Dividend Stocks Rated Buy

Typically Wall Street is a monkey-see, monkey-do land because portfolio and fund managers tend to talk among themselves. One of the things we look for at 24/7 Wall St. is ...
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Utility Gains Look Tired, Deutsche Bank Still Has 3 to Buy

Well, it was good while it lasted, and boy did it ever. In the past five years the Dow Jones Utility Index is up a stunning 65%, and if you ...
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10 Stocks to Own for the Decade

With the bull market having halted its seven-year rise, investors are wondering which stocks they should be comfortable with and which ones they should be worried about. The reality is that ...
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How Analysts and Investors See FirstEnergy and AEP After Regulatory News

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) had a rough trading day on Thursday on news that it and American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE: AEP) are facing a regulatory review of Ohio power ...
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Deutsche Bank Has 4 Utility Stocks to Buy as Interest Rates Stay Low

Everybody was positive as the Federal Reserve began raising interest rates back in December that the rates would slowly but surely start to rise. The fact of the matter is the ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Price Targets on Top Dividend Paying Utilities

Despite all the investor concern over higher interest rates, the fact of the matter is the yield on the 30-year U.S. Treasury bond is almost exactly the same as it ...
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Federal Reserve Won’t Raise Rates: 4 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Well, the Chinese appear to have backed the Federal Reserve into a corner, and with our economy sputtering along at a very tepid rate, future increases in the fed funds ...
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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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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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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AbbVie, Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Pandora, McDonald’s, Many More

Stocks were jumping higher yet again, on the heels of Thursday's "telegraph of more quantitative easing" from the European Central Bank and from very strong earnings out of the tech ...
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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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9 Great Companies That Can Raise Their Dividends for the Next Decade

Investors still love dividends. They really love when companies raise their dividends and can keep raising them for years ahead. After all, anywhere from one-third to as much as two-thirds ...
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SunTrust Has Q4 Portfolio ‘Catch-Up’ Stocks to Buy Now

Portfolio managers and others in charge of investments are facing the first down year in the markets since 2008. What can be even worse for active managers is trailing your ...
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4 Top Jefferies Value Stocks to Buy During Volatile Markets

The withering sell-off is starting to fray nerves, and many investors are at the point where they don’t even want to look at their account values. The bottom line is, ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on Top Conservative Utility Stocks

If there was ever a day that makes investors think about buying utility stocks, it was Tuesday. While many have said it is time to sell bond proxy investments like ...
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