Utilities

  1. Why Utilities are the Hottest Sector (XLU)

    The performance of utilities has made it the hottest sector this year.
  2. Utilities Aren’t Just For Yield (Opinion)

    Investopedia columnist Michael Gayed explains a surprising correlation: When utilities ...
  3. Why Utility Stocks Are No Longer a Safe Haven

    Utility stocks have been the best performing sector in the S&P 500 Index so far this ...
  4. Israel Englander Cuts Stake in American Electric ...

    Has American Electric Power shares, which has surged more than 22% in the past 12 ...
  5. Piedmont Natural Gas Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday ...

    Piedmont will send its dividend payment on July 15 to shareholders of record as of ...
  6. Xcel Energy Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday ...

    Xcel Energy will send its dividend payment on July 20 to shareholders of record as ...
  1. Why Utilities are the Hottest Sector (XLU)

    The performance of utilities has made it the hottest sector this year.
  2. Utilities Aren’t Just For Yield (Opinion)

    Investopedia columnist Michael Gayed explains a surprising correlation: When utilities ...
  3. Israel Englander Cuts Stake in American Electric ...

    Has American Electric Power shares, which has surged more than 22% in the past 12 ...
  4. 3 Flights to Safety After Brexit (GLD, UUP)

    These three flight to safety plays offer solid choices for market players seeking ...
  5. Piedmont Natural Gas Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday ...

    Piedmont will send its dividend payment on July 15 to shareholders of record as of ...
  6. Xcel Energy Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday ...

    Xcel Energy will send its dividend payment on July 20 to shareholders of record as ...
  1. To what extent do seasonal factors influence the utilities sector?

    Examine the effects of seasonal patterns on the utilities sector, and learn how the effects vary between demand for electricity, ...
  2. What are the main benchmarks that track the performance of the utilities sector?

    Learn about the main benchmarks that track the performance of the utilities sector, such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
  3. What kind of companies in the utilities sector offer the most stable dividends for ...

    Discover three of the most solid companies operating in the utilities sector that offer the most stable dividends to investors ...
  4. What does a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) mean in the utilities sector?

    Read about the use of power purchase agreements, or PPAs, in the United States and their extensive influence in the public ...
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