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  1. 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 ...
  2. Finding Bond-Like Income With Utilities

    May 1, 2013
    The traditional utility sector has become a happy hunting ground for income seekers.
  3. 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 ...
  4. Xcel Energy Beats EPS, Misses Sales - Analyst Blog

    January 31, 2013
    Electricity and natural gas company Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) posted operating earnings for the fourth quarter 2012 of 29 cents ...
  5. Southern Company Beats, Profit Jumps - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Electric utility firm Southern Company (SO) reported fourth quarter 2012 earnings per share of 44 cents, ahead of the Zacks ...
  6. Xcel Energy: Will it Miss? - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    Xcel Energy (XEL) will release its fourth quarter 2012 financial results before the market bell on Jan 31, 2013. In the prior ...
  7. Natural Resource to Outperform - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    On Jan 25, 2013, we have upgraded our recommendation to Outperform from Neutral on Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NRP). ...
  8. NRG Downgraded to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    On Jan 21, 2013, we downgraded our recommendation on wholesale power generation company, NRG Energy Inc. (NRG) to Underperform ...
  9. Integrys Energy Group: A Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    January 18, 2013
    On Jan 17, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Integrys Energy Group (TEG) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). Why the Upgrade? ...
  10. Earnings Preview: Teco Energy - Analyst Blog

    October 30, 2012
    Energy utility TECO Energy Inc. (TE) is slated to release its third-quarter 2012 earnings results before the market open ...
  11. TEG Lowered to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    October 12, 2012
    We have lowered our recommendation on Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (TEG) to Underperform from Neutral. We believe the increasing ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. Does Getting Bigger Make Duke Energy Better?

    January 13, 2011
    Duke has gotten bigger and perhaps diversified away some of its larger risks.
  15. Utility Stocks With Dividends To Spare

    May 5, 2010
    Now that some analysts are calling this the beginning of the next great bull market, investors should look to the utilities ...
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