EXC : Analysis & Opinions

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

    February 13, 2014
    Utility Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Are Utilities A Value Play Right Now?

    February 3, 2014
    Shaken by the Fed’s taper announcements, the boring word of utility stocks seem to have been turned upside down. However, ...
  3. Stocks Market News for July 9, 2013 - Market News

    July 9, 2013
    Monday’s trading session witnessed stocks chalking up gains on the back of robust employment reports released last ...
  4. Stocks Market News for July 8, 2013 - Market News

    July 8, 2013
    Better-than-expected non-farm payroll numbers overshadowed investor concerns about the Fed tapering its bond buying program, ...
  5. Stock Market News for July 2, 2013 - Market News

    July 2, 2013
    Encouraging reports on the home front from manufacturing and construction sectors guided the benchmarks to a finish in the ...
  6. Duke Energy Lifts Payout - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    Duke Energy Corp. announced a 1.5 cents or 2% year-over-year hike in its annual dividend payout to $3.12 per share.
  7. Stock Market News for June 20, 2013 - Market News

    June 20, 2013
    Benchmarks were battered on Wednesday after Bernanke said the Central Bank might cut back on the $85 billion bond purchase ...
  8. Don’t Miss The Upcoming Bull Market In Uranium

    May 29, 2013
    While nuclear energy and uranium has remained in the doghouse for several years now, that could be changing. As the U.S.-Russian ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. Mississippi Power Shuts Eaton Unit - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    Mississippi Power Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of electric utility firm Southern Company (SO), has closed Plant Eaton - ...
  11. Entergy Posts Higher Profits - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    Before the bell, Entergy Corporation (ETR) reported its fourth quarter and full year 2012 results. In the reported quarter, ...
  12. Exelon Lags, Gives Guidance - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Electric utility Exelon Corporation (EXC) released its fourth quarter results with earnings per share of 64 cents, falling ...
  13. ETR Investigating SuperBowl Blackout - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Entergy Corporation (ETR) along with SMG, the management company of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, is investigating the partial ...
  14. Duke Energy Shedding Coal Plants - Analyst Blog

    February 4, 2013
    Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) announced that its Buck and Riverbend steam stations, coal-fired power plants in the Charlotte ...
  15. Exelon Corporation Likely to Miss - Analyst Blog

    February 4, 2013
    Exelon Corporation (EXC) will release its fourth quarter 2012 financial results before the market opens on Feb 7, 2013. In ...
  16. Georgia Power Files a 20-year Plan - Analyst Blog

    February 1, 2013
    Georgia Power Co. - the largest subsidiary of electric utility firm Southern Company (SO) - has filed a 20-year resource ...
  17. Stock Market News for February 1, 2013 - Market News

    February 1, 2013
    Investor apprehensions about Friday's non-farm payroll data dragged benchmarks lower on Thursday. Benchmarks ended in the ...
  18. Southern Co Unit Seeks Higher Rates - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    Mississippi Power Co. - a subsidiary of electric utility firm Southern Company (SO) - has filed a request with state regulators ...
  19. Exelon Unit in Solar Drive - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    Constellation Energy Resources - an Exelon Corporation (EXC) business wing - has constructed a 5.7 MW solar power project ...
  20. Entergy Provides 4Q & FY13 Outlook - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Integrated energy company, Entergy Corporation (ETR) provided fourth-quarter 2012 preliminary operational earnings expectation ...
  21. 15 Underperforming Stocks to Sell Today

    January 16, 2013
    So far in 2013, we've seen the market basically tread water. After the huge fiscal cliff deal inspired buying in the first ...
  22. Stock Market News for January 8, 2013 - Market News

    January 8, 2013
    Investor apprehensions surrounding fourth-quarter earnings dragged benchmarks into negative territory on Monday. Indices ...
  23. Neutral Stance on Duke Energy - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2013
    On January 3, we reiterated our Neutral recommendation on Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) based on its stable electricity and ...
  24. Exelon and More Big Movers in Utilities on December 19, 2012

    December 19, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq has risen 0.1%, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.1% and the Dow remains relatively unchanged. The utilities ...
  25. Enterprise Products Partners and Other Utilities Stocks Making ...

    December 18, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has increased 1.1%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.8%; and the Dow is up ...
  26. The Absolute Highest Yields You'll Find... in 8 Major Sectors

    December 13, 2012
    Readers of my articles should know by now that I'm always on the lookout for good dividend-paying ideas. There's no better ...
  27. Stock Market News for December 5, 2012 - Market News

    December 5, 2012
    Markets ended lower for the second consecutive day as Republicans and Democrats continued to debate the Fiscal Cliff issue. ...
  28. 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 ...
  29. Exelon and Other Utilities Stocks Making Big Moves on December ...

    December 3, 2012
    The Nasdaq has climbed 0.2%, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.1% and the Dow has fallen 0.2% after the morning's trading. The ...
  30. Stock Market News for November 28, 2012 - Market News

    November 28, 2012
    Markets ended in the red after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's discouraging comments about the "fiscal cliff" overshadowed ...
  31. Research Calls

    November 27, 2012
    New York, November 27th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Ancestry.com ...
  32. Exelon and Other Big Movers In Utilities on November 27, 2012

    November 27, 2012
    The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.2%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2%; and the Dow has declined ...
  33. Stock Market News for November 27, 2012 - Market News

    November 27, 2012
    Benchmarks ended lower on Monday after two consecutive days of gains as investors remained apprehensive about the fiscal ...
  34. Research Calls

    November 27, 2012
    New York, November 27th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Ancestry.com ...
  35. Up/Downgrades

    November 26, 2012
    New York, November 26th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Aeropostale ...
  36. EOG and More Big Movers on the NYSE on November 26, 2012

    November 26, 2012
    This morning has been rocky for the market. The Nasdaq has declined 0.4%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.7%; and the Dow has slipped ...
  37. Stock Market News for November 26, 2012 - Market News

    November 26, 2012
    Benchmarks rallied on Black Friday propelled by encouraging economic reports from China and Germany. Volumes were at their ...
  38. Up/Downgrades

    November 26, 2012
    New York, November 26th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Aeropostale ...
  39. Stock Market News for November 13, 2012 - Market News

    November 13, 2012
    Apprehension about this week's "fiscal cliff" discussion between top U.S. leaders and President Barack Obama led to benchmarks ...
  40. Stock Market News for November 12, 2012 - Market News

    November 12, 2012
    Encouraging economic data outweighed concerns regarding the "fiscal cliff" and lifted the markets into the green on Friday. ...
  41. Southern Co Squeezed by Mild Weather - Analyst Blog

    November 5, 2012
    Electric utility firm Southern Company (SO) reported weaker-than-expected third quarter 2012 earnings on the back of tepid ...
  42. 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 ...
  43. Stock Market News for September 25, 2012 - Market News

    September 25, 2012
    The fifth-consecutive month of declines in German business confidence coupled with Caterpillar's dismal earnings forecast ...
  44. Entergy Progresses on Divestment - Analyst Blog

    September 13, 2012
    Entergy Corporation (ETR) is moving ahead with its divestment plan for its electric transmission business for gross cash ...
  45. National Grid plc and More Big Movers in Utilities on September ...

    September 13, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has risen 0.3%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.1%; and the Dow is trading ...
  46. Exelon and Other Utilities Stocks Making Big Moves on September ...

    September 12, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq increasing 0.1%, the S&P 500 climbing 0.3% and the Dow up 0.4%. The utilities ...
  47. National Grid plc Among Utilities' Biggest Movers on September ...

    September 10, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has fallen 0.6%, the S&P 500 has moved little and the Dow is up 0.1%. The utilities sector is a category ...
  48. 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 ...
  49. 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 ...
  50. Entergy Tops EPS, Misses Revenue - Analyst Blog

    July 31, 2012
    Before the bell, Entergy Corporation (ETR) reported its second quarter 2012 results. In the reported quarter, the company ...
  51. A Narrow Beat for Southern Company - Analyst Blog

    July 25, 2012
    Electric utility firm Southern Company (SO) reported marginally better-than-expected second quarter 2012 earnings on the ...
  52. Power Up With Utility Dividends

    June 29, 2012
    Utilities are time-tested dividend payors, but some are better than the rest.
  53. Power Up With Utility Dividends

    May 30, 2012
    Utilities are time-tested dividend payors, but some are better than the rest.
  54. Nuclear Energy Is In The Bargain Bin

    May 30, 2012
    While the Fukushima disaster changed the nuclear energy landscape in the short term, demand and power plant construction ...
  55. Power Up With Utility Dividends

    April 30, 2012
    Utilities are time-tested dividend payors, but some are better than the rest.
  56. 3 Obvious High-Probability Trades

    March 31, 2012
    Basic sector rotation themes can be used to uncover the strongest stocks and sectors for long trades, as well as the weakest ...
  57. 3 Rock-Solid Dividend Payers

    March 29, 2012
    A slew of investors are turning over every rock they can find to get big yields, but the stocks below offer healthy yields ...
  58. Big Yields from 4 Stalwart Utilities

    March 9, 2012
    If you continue to hunt for big yields in a market that is a bit income-overheated, this quartet of solid utilities are ...
  59. Caution Is the Watchword for Utilities

    March 6, 2012
    There is a lot of action happening in the utilities sectors in the coming weeks and months, but now isn't the time to get ...
  60. Be Choosy with Utilities

    February 29, 2012
    So far, 2012 has not been a banner year for US utilities in general, but there are some specific companies that are still ...
  61. Can EnergySolutions Drive Value From Scarce Assets?

    February 15, 2012
    EnergySolutions seems undervalued with scarce assets. If it posts any long-term growth in free cash flow, the stock will ...
  62. Finding Quality and Yield

    February 9, 2012
    The dividend yield theory helps Kelley Wright of Investment Quality Trends find value in the market. Here, he explains ...
  63. 3 Best Defensive Picks

    January 5, 2012
    In the defensive sectors, Paul Larson, editor of Morningstar StockInvestor has three stocks that he likes as we head toward ...
  64. Entergy Gets Rid Of Transmission Business

    December 8, 2011
    Entergy is getting out of the electric transmission business through a spin off and merger.
  65. The 3 Best Utility Mergers

    July 13, 2011
    Utilities are in great shape, and there's a flurry of merger activity going on…but not all mergers are the same, warns ...
  66. Power Up With Utility Dividends

    June 13, 2011
    Utilities are time-tested dividend payors, but some are better than the rest.
  67. Utilitarian Dividends

    May 16, 2011
    Utilities are time-tested dividend payors, but some are better than the rest.
  68. Can EnergySolutions Power Up With Nuclear Energy?

    April 5, 2011
    EnergySolutions is going through a rough transition, but there is hope for the future.
  69. 5 Bullish Macd Crossovers

    March 31, 2011
    Knowing when trends are about to reverse is tricky business, but the MACD can help.
  70. The Biggest Nuclear Operators In The United States

    March 28, 2011
    These are the companies with the most to lose if the U.S. turns off nuclear power.
  71. Nuclear Energy - The Emotion Trade Is In Full Swing

    March 17, 2011
    Emotion has taken a bite out of nuclear energy stocks, but investors should approach with caution.
  72. Japan's Quake Won't Kill Nuclear Power

    March 15, 2011
    Japan's disaster has exposed the extreme downside of nuclear power, but it's way too early to assume nuclear has seen its ...
  73. Public Service Lights Up New Jersey

    February 2, 2011
    New Jersey utility Public Service is one of the 10 largest utilities in the US. We'll look at why it makes sense to own this ...
  74. Does Getting Bigger Make Duke Energy Better?

    January 13, 2011
    Duke has gotten bigger and perhaps diversified away some of its larger risks.
  75. A Nuclear Revival

    September 24, 2010
    As governments everywhere search for "clean" energy sources to meet our increasing needs, nuclear power is once again in ...
  76. 5 Stocks Sporting High Dividends

    August 23, 2010
    Stocks that consistently pay dividends can be a source of stability for individual investors. Here are five worth a look.
  77. Shaw Group Cleaning Up

    July 15, 2010
    So far this year, Shaw has outperformed the S&P 500 by 18%, reflecting stable revenue and upside potential.
  78. Low P/E Stocks In Every Sector

    June 30, 2010
    There are low P/E stocks in every sector, and these are just a few of them.
  79. Sectors That Offer Safety

    May 20, 2010
    After a rough start in May, investors are searching for safety, and two sectors to watch are utilities and consumer staples.
  80. Long-Term Utility Dividends

    May 13, 2010
    These utility stocks offer strong dividends as well as the prospects of future growth.
  81. Can Nuclear Power Generate Investment Energy?

    February 2, 2010
    President Obama's endorsement of the nuclear power generation industry may present a new investment opportunity.
  82. Mid-Cap Stocks With Superior Fundamentals

    November 11, 2009
    Here are some names worthy of more attention than they're currently afforded.
  83. A Glowing Portfolio

    July 15, 2009
    As energy demand increases, new solutions will be needed to address that demand. Nuclear power may be the answer.
  84. March Losers

    April 3, 2009
    The five worst stocks in March were a collection of utilities and food companies, most of which were not guilty of anything ...
  85. U.S. Nuclear Renaissance Should Produce Chain Reaction Of Growth

    February 23, 2009
    After a long hiatus, nuclear energy is back in vogue in America - to the delight of miners, producers and processors.
  86. Embrace Low Expense Utilities

    December 4, 2008
    The tug-of-war over Constellation Energy signals a bright future for electricity producers. Low-cost utility ETFs provide ...
  87. NRG Ripe for the Picking

    October 23, 2008
    If Exelon can pull off the deal, shareholders will have plenty to cheer about.
  88. Power Up With Brazilian Energy

    October 21, 2008
    This Latin American energy play offers dividends and resilience.
  89. Duke Energy Is High Yield Royalty

    March 4, 2008
    Duke Energy's very healthy dividend yield makes it a solid investment as a fixed-income proxy, especially during a flight ...
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