AEP : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Utility Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 13, 2014
    Utility Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Utility Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    June 18, 2013
    Utility Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  3. Utility Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 18, 2013
    Utility Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  4. Stick With “Bond-Like Stocks”

    April 19, 2013
    By betting on large-cap stocks that pay healthy growing dividends, portfolios should be able to navigate whatever the market ...
  5. Stock Market News for February 15, 2013 - Market News

    February 15, 2013
    Benchmarks finished mixed following weak international economic numbers which eclipsed encouraging reports of major acquisitions ...
  6. 'Great Rotation': Fact or Fiction - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    Domestic stock funds garnered a whopping $21 billion in the initial four weeks of 2013, according to Lipper. This was the ...
  7. Coal Industry Stock Review - December 2012 - Industry Outlook

    December 4, 2012
    Coal is burned as fuel or gasified to create a synthetic gas (syngas) that can then be used as feedstock for the production ...
  8. Utility Stock Outlook - October 2012 - Industry Outlook

    October 23, 2012
    As would be expected, the growth of the utility industry is tied to overall economic conditions. As per the U.S. Energy Information ...
  9. Still Neutral on Xcel Energy - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    We reiterate our Neutral Recommendation on Minnesota-based Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL). The company posted mixed financial results ...
  10. Utilities Stocks, Including American Electric, Making Big Moves ...

    August 9, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.1%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.2%; and the Dow is trading down ...
  11. Coal Industry Stock Review - August 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    August 2, 2012
    Coal has been used for nearly as long as mankind has thrived. From the times of the cavemen to the present day, coal is used ...
  12. Coal Industry Stock Review - August 2012 - Industry Outlook

    August 2, 2012
    Coal has been used for nearly as long as mankind has thrived. From the times of the cavemen to the present day, coal is used ...
  13. Duke Energy Has Made Utilities Interesting Again, For All The ...

    July 10, 2012
    Duke Energy's sudden CEO change raises several troubling questions.
  14. Utility Industry Stock Outlook - July 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    July 3, 2012
    Utilities have become an integral part of our day to day life. The importance of electricity, clean water and natural gas ...
  15. Utility Industry Stock Outlook - July 2012 - Industry Outlook

    July 3, 2012
    Utilities have become an integral part of our day to day life. The importance of electricity, clean water and natural gas ...
  16. FirstEnergy Stays Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2012
    We reiterate our Neutral recommendation on FirstEnergy Corporation (FE) taking into account its first quarter 2012 performance ...
  17. Natural Gas Stocks That Are Economically And Environmentally ...

    May 8, 2012
    Disclosure: Kapitall's Rebecca Lipman does not own any of the shares mentioned above. Data sourced from Target Rock.
  18. The Utilities Sector Is Still Full Of Bargains

    November 28, 2011
    For those looking for stability in this roller coaster market, the utilities sector should be on the top of your list.
  19. July's Rail Traffic Data As Clear As Mud

    August 15, 2011
    Rail traffic offers up another confusing good-news/bad-news glimpse of the economy.
  20. Utilities: A Better Choice Than Bonds

    August 12, 2011
    With investors seeking safety in treasury bonds, the yields on certain traditional equity income sectors are at juicy levels. ...
  21. This Week's Activist Filings

    October 19, 2010
    The number of activist investors recently going public should urge others to piggyback on worthwhile investments.
  22. Finding Yield With Utilities

    July 27, 2010
    Income investors are at impasse, and the need for higher income yields can be found in the utility sector.
  23. ABB Is Better Than You Think

    July 26, 2010
    Sluggish performance this quarter hides the quality and cash generation capability of this Swiss conglomerate.
  24. Climate Bill Delay A Positive For Power Producers

    June 3, 2010
    The potential hit from climate legislation may not as bad as feared.
  25. Long-Term Utility Dividends

    May 13, 2010
    These utility stocks offer strong dividends as well as the prospects of future growth.
  26. Utilities Aren't So Boring

    March 1, 2010
    In uncertain market environments, boring businesses can be great investments.
  27. Electric Utilities: Year In Review

    December 16, 2009
    Electric utilities in 2009 had a tough year, but many are finding ways to weather the recession.
  28. Energy Stocks: The Year In Green

    December 16, 2009
    Even with low oil prices, green energy still did well.
  29. Utilities Yields Worth Considering

    December 10, 2009
    Despite underperforming thus far in 2009, the attractive yields coupled with the inherent stability of utilities could mean ...
  30. Emerging Carbon Capture Plays

    November 12, 2009
    These companies all got into carbon capture for financial reasons, and it's paying off.
  31. Unconventional Smart Grid Plays

    September 15, 2009
    The Department of Energy added a security provision to its smart grid grants, meaning big bucks for defense contractors.
  32. Profiting From The Future Growth In Electricity

    May 13, 2009
    Though we're still experiencing the recession, some electricity providers are spending in order to prepare for future electrical ...
  33. McDermott International A Play On Infrastructure

    January 13, 2009
    McDermott International has been beaten down, but it isn't out.
  34. Bears In Utilities For July 17

    July 17, 2008
    Several utility companies have struggled over the past month, but is this warranted? Reliant Energy could be ready to rebound.
  35. Duke Energy Goes Solar

    June 26, 2008
    Duke has added renewable energy to its power generation portfolio. The company wants to reduce carbon emissions 50% by 2 ...
  36. Texas-Sized Gains

    June 22, 2006
    With TXU stock up 30%, is now the time to sell?
  37. TXU Has Staying Power

    April 7, 2006
    This might be a good time to tuck-away some TXU shares.
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