American Water Works Co. (NYSE:AWK)

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Merrill Lynch Picks the Winners and Losers of the Utilities Sector

So far in 2015, electric utilities have lagged the broader equities market in a reversal of late 2014 performance. Analysts are looking into what may be causing this decline, and ...
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5 Big Defensive Dividend Stocks to Buy Trading at Deep Discounts

With Greece and China bringing the latest round of market turmoil, and with the fed funds interest rate hike cycle still expected to start later in 2015, some investors are ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Water, CenturyLink, Chesapeake, Tesla, Macy’s, Chimera and More

Stocks were indicated much lower on the Grexit risks becoming almost a certainty. The one trend that has to be considered is that for almost four years, investors have literally ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Exxon, Home Depot, Lululemon, 3M, Vodafone, Mondelez, Chevron and More

Stocks were marginally lower on Monday to kick off the week, after the prior week was in the red. The one trend that is nearly four years old is that ...
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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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Why American Water Works Dividend Hikes Should Continue for Years

American Water Works Co. Inc. (NYSE: AWK) is at it again, raising its dividend for investors. There is a reason that 24/7 Wall St. still believes that this water utility ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Harley-Davidson, Micron, Sonus, Starwood, Tesla and More

Stocks were indicated slightly lower on Wednesday morning, but the markets remain within about 2% of all-time highs. What is shown over and over is that investors line up to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, CONSOL Energy, Deere, DreamWorks, Groupon, Seadrill, Yahoo and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Monday for a weak start to the final month of 2014. If investors have proven one thing over and over, it is that they will ...
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The Flush: When Defensive Stocks Are Not Safe Either

That 10% market correction that investors have been calling for and predicting (and sometimes hoping for) may finally be close to fruition. This week has been the first time that ...
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5 Defensive Stocks Largely Avoiding the Sell-Off

Thursday has been one ugly day for the U.S. equity markets, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.3% with just over two hours until the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Avago, Exelixis, Gap, Groupon, Staples, Tesla and More

Stocks were firm on Tuesday morning after the Labor Day weekend. Investors remain optimistic now that the DJIA has crossed 17,000 and after the S&P 500 hit 2,000 last week. ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top Water Stocks to Buy

Face it, we cannot live without water. The reality is that, on the supply side, the world is facing an insufficient supply of fresh water, the distribution channels are uneven, ...
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Four Defensive Stocks for Cautious Investors

Investors have to start asking themselves if it is time to start getting defensive. The stock market keeps hitting new highs, only to sell off. Uncertainty in China and Russia ...
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The Two Best Water Stocks for 2014: American Water Works and Aqua America

Try living without water for a few days. It is something you cannot cut back on or push out for very long. Investors have caught on that water is a ...
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17 Key Earnings to Watch in the Week Ahead with Full Previews

Earnings season has been going strong, most DJIA components have reported earnings, and this coming first full week of November will mark the last week of major earnings reports from ...
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