Northeast Utilities System

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Source: Jon OggThe stock market is beginning to show some fatigue as the dog days of summer roll along. Traditionally August and September can be treacherous months for the markets, and this year may...
Source: ThinkstockInvestors love dividends, and this component of investing plays a very important part of the total return through time. Buying stocks that combine solid and growing dividends with a...
Source: ThinkstockS&P 500 dividend growth continues to outpace earnings growth, a trend that likely will continue for a few more years. Low yields on fixed income alternatives and historically low...
Source: Jon OggThese are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls this Wednesday.Alcatel-Lucent S.A (NYSE: ALU) raised to Neutral from Sell at...
An estimated 10 million customers could lose electrical power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, nearly a third more than the 7 million who lost power last year following Hurricane Irene. For utility...
Today marks the closing of the $32 billion merger between Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) and Progress Energy. Duke initiated a one-for-three reverse stock split at the same time and the former CEO of...
These are some of Tuesday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls.Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP) Cut to Hold at Argus. Agilent Technologies...
These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning.Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) raised targets as Bull of the...
Another deal has been confirmed in the land grab for utilities.  Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK) has confirmed fresh reports that it was acquiring Progress Energy Inc. (NYSE: PGN).  Duke’s...
More mergers in utility-land.  Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU) and NSTAR (NYSE: NST) have announced a $17.5 billion definitive merger in a move to create one of the largest utilities in the U.S with...
The US Energy Information Administration has just released its review of CO2 emissions in the US for 2009. That year’s report shows the largest ever absolute drop and percentage drop in CO2...
The American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009 included plans on how to pay for the cost of electricity transmission from projected wind farms in remote parts of the US to consumers who would...
Investors love dividends, and big stable utility stocks often have some of the highest dividends of any class of stocks.  There has just been one problem… Dividends or not, utilities are sucking...
These are the top analyst downgrades and negative research calls we have seen on Wall Street this Wednesday morning: Aegon (AEG) Cut to Sell at UBS. Ascent Solar (ASTI) Cut to Sell at Cantor...
These are some of the research calls we are looking at this morning that are impacting shares in early pre-market trading: Arcelor Mittal (NYSE: MT) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank. Discovery Holding...