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

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 Read more about WEC Energy Group Inc. And NextEra Energy Inc.: My 2 Favorite Utility Companies, But I Hate Their Stocks[…]

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

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 assume that their adversary holds or supports a specific position which may or may not be a fact. […]

Please follow and like us:

Retired With Money To Invest? Consider Playing Defense With Utilities

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 conservative retired investor looking for safe sources of income in order to fund their golden years.  But at the same time, that does not mean that good value or sound investments cannot be found. […]

Please follow and like us:

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

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, Read more about The Often Overlooked Danger When Investing In S&P 500 Utility Stocks – Part 10A[…]

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

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 Read more about Investing in Central Utility Stocks – Do Today’s Valuations Make Sense? Part 3[…]

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

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 Read more about If You Own Utility Stocks, Consider Selling The Overvalued Ones – Part 1[…]

5 Fairly Valued Central Utilities With Above-Average Dividend Yields

. . . . This article reviews 5 Central United States regulated utility stocks that appear fairly valued and offer above market dividend yields. Utility stocks have long been coveted by investors seeking above-average yield and stable prices. Currently, many high-quality regulated utilities offer bond-like characteristics, but with yields higher than what is available from Read more about 5 Fairly Valued Central Utilities With Above-Average Dividend Yields[…]

Not All Dividends Are the Same, Even When They Are

Introduction The better informed the investor is, the better the investment decisions they can make. But being an informed investor can be a very arduous task, and some would even say that conducting research on common stocks is a real snoozer. Poring over mounds of financial data and trying to piece this information into meaningful Read more about Not All Dividends Are the Same, Even When They Are[…]