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.
We have a lot in common with one of our favorite high yielders.
Batteries may be the frontrunner, but there are a host of competing technologies.
But we may not stick around for too much longer.
Our favorite water utility shares the wealth.
You might be surprised by which utilities held their value best during the recent correction.
The utility giant is still tough to love, but we’re softening.
Companies must start thinking strategically about how they manage this crucial resource.
The Obama administration’s plan to regulate utilities’ carbon emissions will drastically change which utilities deliver the best value to investors.
Utilities have posted solid earnings growth so far, but we’d like to see sales growth as well.
Utilities offer the best protection against a deflationary spiral.