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Utility Stocks

Utility stocks are the ultimate investment for risk-averse investors seeking to create passive income streams via reliable dividends. Utility stocks can be an essential component of your portfolio as they will not only keep your income steady during dangerous economic times, they are usually the first to soar out of recessionary times.

The Utility Stocks archive below includes the latest commentary and analysis on the most important developments affecting the essential services sectors, including water, communications, energy, and other key infrastructure industries. Find out which utility stocks are poised to benefit from ongoing developments in the utility sector and which to avoid.

Be sure to also check out our free report, Dividend Blacklist: 6 Utility Stocks You Should Sell Today to find out if your dividend is in danger.

The New Utility Castles

The latest economic and demographic data show the potential rise of a whole new group of utilities as prized income investments.

Post-Brexit Invasion: Foreign Utes Come Shopping

A top investment banker predicts more foreign utilities will pursue deals in the U.S. to help offset uncertainty overseas.

The New Generation: Creating Utility Haves and Have Nots

Utilities with a high concentration of Millennials and Gen Xers in their service territories could generate superior earnings and dividend growth.

What a Time to Be Alive

Brexit just gave fearful investors another reason to pile into utilities.

The Fear Trade Is Still Alive

Investor anxiety has created near-perfect conditions for safe havens such as utilities.

The Income Investor’s Unicorn

There’s no such thing as a high yield without high risk.

Utility Mergers, Groomzillas and Shotgun Weddings

Utility M&A can offer higher dividend growth, but investors should always scrutinize these deals.

An Income Dream Deferred

The nascent Wires REIT trend just got dealt a major setback.

Special Situations for Undervalued Utilities

A potential Fed rate hike and uncertainty over a British exit from the European Union could create buying opportunities.

Electric Cars to the Rescue?

Some Wall Street executives believe electric cars could help bolster utility valuations in the face of declining electricity demand.

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