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SunTrust Has 5 Contrarian Favorite Power/Utility Stocks to Buy for 2017

If there was ever a contrarian trade for 2017, it would be the power-generating utility stocks. The sector had a huge run in 2014 and 2015 as investors crushed by ...
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Why AEP May Be the Most Attractive Utility Stock in America

After years of enjoying dividend growth and investor demand, the U.S. electric utility group finally took a breather in 2016. After all, the post-election rally favored growth over income and ...
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More Worries for Utilities in 2017?

Maybe we are finally seeing that utilities cannot rise endlessly without a concern about proper P/E ratios and rising interest rates. In the daily upgrades and downgrades, there are often ...
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Exelon Earnings Bolstered by Excluded Items

Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) reported third-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Wednesday. The electric utility posted an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.91 on revenues of $9 billion. ...
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SunTrust Says Utilities Are Rich: Only 5 Remain Rated Buy

The sector that stormed through the first half of the year in a big way has come under heavy fire in the second half, as the fear of rising rates ...
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Industrial Production & Capacity Utilization Weak in September

With it being an election year, it is not unusual to hear the politicians talk up the need for U.S. companies to build the factories of the future. There is ...
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Deutsche Bank Still Has 5 Top Pick Utilities to Buy Now

Wednesday came and went pretty much as expected. The Federal Reserve didn’t raise interest rates, but it was pretty clear that a rate increase could be in the cards in December. ...
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Why Deutsche Bank Still Loves These 3 Utilities Stocks

One thing is for sure on Wall Street, it takes two to have a horse-race, and there is never any lack of viewpoints when it comes to sectors and stocks. ...
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Merrill Lynch Likes 3 Top Utility Stocks Into Q2 Earnings

Even though the utility sector has totally blown away other S&P 500 sectors this year, and many of the stocks in the sector are very pricey, the run may not be ...
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The 4 Biggest Utilities Winning After Brexit

As the broad markets are recovering, we are starting to realize that the Brexit was a great opportunity to buy into the markets. The Brexit pulled markets back across the ...
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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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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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