Utility sector is expected to see a 1.7% decline in earnings in the first quarter of 2017, and these 3 utility stocks are best avoided More
Utility stocks include electric, gas, water and other provider companies. Utility equities often come as bonds since those companies have significant debts from the infrastructure needed. Therefore, Fed interest rates greatly affect the utility sector, which understandably prefers low interest rates. Utilities pay out dividends that have historically risen faster than inflation rates. So, utility stocks are often a decent choice for older or retired investors.
Value investors could enter the utility space and locate these 4 utility stocks with strong fundamentals trading at a discount. More
Here's why PGE has been named as the Top Dividend Stock of the Dow Utilities. More
With the election in the rear-view mirror, investors have asked me what they should do with their portfolio. Here are my recommendations More
Consolidated Edison Inc has been named to the Dividend Channel's SAFE stock list based on these key metrics More
Today I'm looking at the dividend safety of Southern Company. Here's what income investors can expect from SO going forward More
Utility stocks have had a great year, but it isn't too late to get into this sector at reasonable valuations. Start with these 3 REITs More