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.
Solid third-quarter numbers were no absolute cushion against short-term market volatility, but they’re the best guarantor of long-term dividend sustainability and growth.
Dividend-paying stocks supported by high-quality businesses are the best way for income investors to get what they need in this market.
This is a relatively low-risk way to lock in a high, preferred yield backed by a solid national broadband operation.
This Spain-based telecom is a solid way to build wealth in fast-growing Latin America. Despite trouble in its home market it continues to grow its dividend based on strength in Brazil.
Only one How They Rate company trimmed its dividend last month. One more is getting closer to its own payout reckoning.
"The bigger the better" is the best way to describe the single most important attribute of successful, long-term wealth-builders among essential service companies.
We’re off to a fine start to third-quarter earnings season.
Hydropower is the only renewable that doesn’t depend on federal largesse for its ability to compete in the marketplace. Any policy change won’t impact how they do business.
Several Utility Forecaster Portfolio Holdings are involved in major transactions announced over the past couple days.
TRC Capital would tell you that what they're doing is entirely within the rules. But that doesn't make it right.