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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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Why Merrill Lynch Likes 5 Top Utilities, Even With Higher Interest Rates Coming

While it may seem counterintuitive to buy any stock that is considered a bond proxy in front of the Federal Reserve tightening lift-off, history shows that utility stocks tend to ...
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Why Utility Stocks Are Starting to Look Cheap

Utilities have been one of the worst-performing sectors in 2015 thus far. But is now a good time to buy? Credit Suisse’s Dan Eggers answers this question in the firm’s ...
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10 Companies to Own for the Next Decade

The decade from 2010 to 2020 has come with far less turbulence so far than the prior decade. Many investors might have grown to think all over again that they can ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Borderfree, Genworth, Groupon, Nationstar, SolarCity, Zulily and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday morning. The markets are still challenging all-time highs and investors have literally bought every single pullback for almost four years. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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Credit Suisse Sees Earnings Surprises at These 4 Utilities

With the potential for rising interest rates in the future, investors are reconsidering their position in utilities. If investors want to stay in this sector it would be prudent to ...
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Have Utilities Now Sold Off Too Much?

Utilities have been loved for years by investors. In many ways, the power-generation companies and electric utilities have replaced traditional CDs and other income-generating investments. The year 2015 is starting ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AEP, Avon, Cameron, Deckers, LabCorp, Occidental and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday on the heels of a rough week and a down January. Investors are still deciding if this is the next correction or a buying ...
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