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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 Great Gas Grab: Who’s Next?

Utility giants are going for gas, and the market thinks there’s more to come.

Lean, Mean Dividend Machines

Amid rising rates and volatile markets, utilities that are prudent about debt will preserve their value best.

Still or Sparkling?

Water stocks weren’t always so expensive.

Another Way to Play Renewables

Some forms of clean energy get no respect.

The Year of Living Safely

The market’s turbulent week could be a harbinger of worst things to come. And the resulting flight to safety could make this the year of the utility.

Merchant Power Gets Unplugged

Independent power producers’ business model is increasingly being disrupted, putting the sector’s viability as an income investment into question.

What Are a Billionaire’s Promises Worth?

Not all that much right now.

Is the MLP Business Model Busted?

It all depends on the operating environment. And right now, that environment is dismal.

Utilities See Green by Going Green

The sector is already well on its way toward generating clean power.

Rebuilding the Utility Fortress

The market is forcing power companies to go back to the basics.

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