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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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AquaVenture Updates Finances in Most Recent IPO Filing

AquaVenture Holdings registered an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing but the ...
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10 Foundations Give Flint Over $120 Million

What federal, state and local governments will not do, private sources of money will do. Several foundations have pledged over $120 million to Flint, Mich., home of the well-known foul ...
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Dynegy Rips System Operator for Power Plant Closures

Merchant power generator Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN) said on Tuesday that it will shut down three of its Illinois coal-fired stations by March of 2017 because the units failed to ...
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Duke Energy Misses on Q1 Earnings

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) reported its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said it had $1.13 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.62 billion ...
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What to Look for in Duke Energy Earnings

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) is set to report its first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for $1.14 in ...
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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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4 Top Dividend Utility Stocks to Buy in Case Investors Sell Q2 Earnings

It’s pretty clear that the big move we made off of the February lows may take some time to digest, and while the overall picture looks better, the earnings season ...
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Does New York City Have the Highest Quality Water in America?

Does America's largest city have the highest quality water among large metros in the United States? The city seems to think so, and there is a body of data that makes ...
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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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What Is Going on at NRG?

Electric utility NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG) posted a surprise adjusted full-year net loss Monday morning of $91 million ($0.34 per share). On a GAAP basis, the loss totaled a ...
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Rhode Island Residents Most Dissatisfied With Their Roads

Among the smallest states geographically, a large number of Rhode Island residents are dissatisfied with their roads. Perhaps this is because they have so few of them. However, the second state ...
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PowerSecure Scores Huge Premium Buyout

PowerSecure International Inc. (NYSE: POWR) has now landed its shareholders in the midst of a high-premium acquisition. An announcement was made Wednesday night that Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) would acquire ...
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What to Expect From American Water Works Earnings

American Water Works Co. Inc. (NYSE: AWK) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter financial results on Wednesday after the markets close. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.55 ...
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