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Southern Co: A Solid Dividend Choice Worth Waiting For

2012-05-03

FAST Graphs At-A-Glance

Southern Company (SO) is a high-quality regulated utility that also participates in competitive markets across the southeastern United States. Since the recession of 2001, Southern Company has generated a consistent record of moderate earnings growth and the company fared better during the great recession than it did during the recession of 2001. Consequently, their dividend […]

If You Think All Utility Stocks Are The Same – Think Again

2012-04-05

Research Articles

I have recently seen comments on articles oriented to the dividend growth investor where people were suggesting that in general, utilities have recently become overvalued. Further discussion indicated that this was probably due to the fact that bond yields were so low that people were flocking to stable utility stocks in lieu of bonds therefore […]

5 Utilities With 4% Or Better Yields

2012-02-21

Research Articles

The following table summarizes five eastern regulated utilities that appear to be reasonably valued, and lists them in order of dividend yield highest to lowest. From left to right, the table shows the company’s stock symbol and name. Next, two valuation metrics are listed side-by-side; the current PE ratio followed by the historical normal PE […]

A Primer on Valuation: Testing the Wisdom of Ben Graham’s Formula

2011-02-09

Research Articles

If an investor is going to successfully invest in common stocks over their lifetime, there are three important questions that must be correctly answered. What to invest in? When to invest? When to sell? The first question deals with finding the right company or companies that you believe can deliver the returns you are seeking. […]

A Primer on Valuation: Testing the Wisdom of Ben Graham’s Formula

2011-02-09

Research Articles

If an investor is going to successfully invest in common stocks over their lifetime, there are three important questions that must be correctly answered. What to invest in? When to invest? When to sell? The first question deals with finding the right company or companies that you believe can deliver the returns you are seeking. […]

26 Dividend Paying Utility Stocks

2010-10-27

Research Articles

Moderate to high dividend yield has long been the prime attraction for investors in electric utilities. The fact that electric utilities provide essential services is a plus and a negative at the same time. The plus is, as perceived at least, recession resistance that implies stability. The negative is heavy regulation that stifles growth potential. […]

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