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What a Key Analyst Has to Say About Southern Company’s Acquisition

Southern Company (NYSE: SO), like other utilities, is preparing for rising interest rates as a Federal Reserve decision looms. However there may be more pertinent matters at hand for this ...
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Southern Company Acquires AGL Resources Creating Country’s Second Largest Utility

Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) announced Monday that it is acquiring AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: GAS) in a deal worth $8 billion in equity value and approximately $12 billion including debt. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, AMC, BP, LendingClub, Monster, Seagate and More

Stocks were down only so slightly on Tuesday, after the gains failed to hold on Monday. Investors have shown for over three years now that they will buy stocks on ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ADUS, GAS, ALU, AAPL, EAT, CTL, DPZ, DUK, LULU, MSFT, LCC, ULTA, VNO)

Investors and traders are always on the lookout for new ideas that will generate positive returns or income for their portfolio. 24/7 Wall St. looks over numerous research calls to ...
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Argus Makes Big Changes in Three Model Portfolios (GAS, SPLS, F, BDX, ORCL)

The Argus research company has provided investors with quality, independent equity research since 1934. For the individual investor, a source for independent research is always a positive for a portfolio. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (GAS, ALU, AMT, APC, ADP, CVX, CCI, GE, GPC, HMA, JNPR, VOD, ZAGG)

These are some of this Wednesday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls. AGL Resources, Inc. (NYSE: GAS) named as Bear of the Day at ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AKAM, GAS, AAPL, ARMH, B, COST, XOM, FR, HTH, IART, IGT, MRK, P, PENN, PVH, RBS, SCCO, THOR)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street brokerage and research firms this Monday morning. Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) Cut to Sell ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AMZN, AMGN, T, BAC, BHI, CIM, COP, DANG, HGR, MMM, MU, GAS, GOLD, SKX, VRS)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Raised to Outperform at William Blair. ...
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Nicor Gets All-Time High Valuations in Merger (GAS, AGL)

Nicor Inc. (NYSE: GAS) got the merger that was speculated about in the market, as it was just last Thursday that shares spiked to $47 from $43 in minutes.  AGL ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades (AA, WTR, BEC, CWT, CHRT, CHA, GAS, NOK, PNY, WW)

These are the top upgrades and positive research calls we have seen from Wall Street analysts so far early this Thursday morning: Alcoa (AA) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan. Aqua ...
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Getting Relief from Low Gas Prices (GAS)

Nicor Inc. (NYSE:GAS) reported better-than-expected fourth quarter results as heating demand driven by colder weather boosted the results of the natural gas utility. Fourth quarter EPS was $1.05, compared with ...
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Nicor: Shares Could Head South Today (GAS)

This is a story about that rare thing these days: a company with a stock price higher today than it was a year ago. Unfortunately, that may change following today's ...
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FedEx Finally Likes Fuel Prices As Economy Weakens (FDX, UPS)

It looks like lower fuel prices are turning into net gains for transportation companies.  Finally! FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) has announced that it now expects to post earnings of $1.23 ...
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Blacking Out The Sun: Falling In Love With Filthy Fuel

The International Energy Agency, the most well-regarded oil-price think tank in the world, says it is now concerned with whether the global supply of oil will be adequate to meet ...
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Higher Utility Bills Coming; Rate Relief Filed (FE, CHG, AEE, AYE, GAS)

While many utilities are reporting earnings, there is one thing that many investors will care about more than each company's results.  It seems that utilities across the board are filing ...
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