What telecom names boast the safest dividends? The industry’s Big Four--AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner and Verizon Communications--take that title, hands down. Among the smaller fry, Consolidated Communications is in the best shape--one of the reasons short interest in the stock is lower than its peers that trade with reasonable liquidity.
The pullback in master limited partnerships after the Federal Reserve announced plans to scale back quantitative easing gave investors an opportunity to buy Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (NYSE: KMP) at a favorable price.
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