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WEC Energy Group Inc. And NextEra Energy Inc.: My 2 Favorite Utility Companies, But I Hate Their Stocks

2018-09-11

Research Articles

Introduction It is quite easy to get caught up, and quite hard to avoid getting caught up in a great bull market like the one we are currently in.  However, it’s important to remind ourselves that: “everybody is a genius in a bull market.”  In my experience, the hardest thing for investors to do is […]

Which Is the Better Valuation Metric? The P/E Ratio or the PEG Ratio: Part 1

2016-10-28

Research Articles

Introduction Recently, I have been engaged in rather intense discussions regarding the validity of P/E ratios versus PEG ratios as proper or appropriate valuation metrics.  I generally find these types of debates befuddling for a couple of reasons.  One, they are often a result of a failure to communicate.  Either party or sometimes both parties […]

Retired With Money To Invest? Consider Playing Defense With Utilities

2015-06-12

Research Articles

Introduction It is no secret that the stock market in the general sense is trading at a higher valuation than normal.  On the other hand, I would argue that it’s far from bubble territory.  Regardless, I must admit that finding attractive valuations is getting harder with each passing day.  This is especially true for the […]

The Often Overlooked Danger When Investing In S&P 500 Utility Stocks – Part 10A

2015-03-06

Research Articles

Introduction The S&P 500 is a large and broad index that includes 10 broad sectors and many types of individual companies. Many S&P 500 constituents pay dividends and many do not. One of the smallest sectors by weight is the Utilities Sector, comprising just over 3% of the total index, and includes 29 constituents. However, […]

Investing in Central Utility Stocks – Do Today’s Valuations Make Sense? Part 3

2012-08-06

Research Articles

This is the third in my series on investing in utility stocks based on the sector’s current valuation levels. The series was initially inspired by concerns that utility stocks may be overvalued because they had recently performed very well.  When the series first started with Part 1, utility ETF’s were showing the best one-year performance […]

If You Own Utility Stocks, Consider Selling The Overvalued Ones – Part 1

2012-07-25

Research Articles

Introduction Recently, I’ve come across several discussions by dividend growth investors as to whether the utility sector is overvalued or not today.  Therefore, I decided to look into the sector’s relative valuation as a whole to see what I could find. The only way to efficiently conduct this kind of research is to rely on […]

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