U.S. Utility Sector Has The Lowest Exposure To Foreign Revenues

Utility stocks have long been the favorites of income seeking investors. As monopolies in the markets they operate utilities offer stable growth and excellent dividends. In terms of adverse market conditions these stocks can offer stability and downward protection to a well-diversified portfolio. Another advantage of holding utilities is that they have the lowest foreign revenue exposure. …

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Long-Term Investors Can Consider U.S. Utility Stocks Now

Utility stocks were the top performers in the first half of this year rising 21%. However they have declined substantially since June 20th with a loss of 10%. Overall the Dow Jones Utility Average Index-is up only 12.01% year-to-date. Fear of rising interest rates led investors to dump income stocks such as utilities.While short-term volatility is …

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Ten US Utility Stocks To Consider

U.S.utility stocks can provide shelter in volatile market conditions. Relative to the transportation sector and the overall market, utilities have held up well so far this year. In general, utilities in the US are excellent to invest in for the following reasons: Utilities are a natural monopoly. Utility companies generally tend to have high dividend yields. …

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Infographic: The Future of US Nuclear Power

Electricity generation from nuclear power accounts for just 19% of the total power generation. This is low compared to some countries such as France which generate most of the power from nuclear power plants.  Most the nuclear power reactors in the US are more than 30 years old. Click to enlarge Source: What Is the Future …

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European Utilities Are Still Struggling To Grow

Most European utilities have under-performed the market in the past few years. Though boring utilities are considered to be safe and stable growers, in this case they have let down investors due to many reasons. For instance, the many crises that flared up in the past few years in Europe have taken a toll on …

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The Ten Largest US Electric Utilities By Market Value

The Utility Sector is traditionally preferred for steady income and growth. The sector has lagged so far this year due to many factors including the potential impact due to higher interest rates. Currently the Dow Utility index has a P/E ratio of 16.32 compared to over 22 a year ago. The dividend yield for the …

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