Attractive yields and favorable risk-reward propositions remain in short supply in the fixed-income market. Nevertheless, we continue to leverage our expertise in the utility sector and other essential-service industries to uncover opportunities for fixed-income securities.
Even in a bull market that’s gone this high for this long, value and opportunity can be found. Here are two energy companies that offer strong businesses but haven’t yet convinced other investors of their full worth.
What could take utility stocks down a peg? At the end of the day, a rotation out of dividend-paying stocks could pose the biggest risk. These realities mean that active investors should stay disciplined and be nimble; volatility creates pain—and opportunities.
Passive investment has had a dramatic effect on bond funds. And while that’s meant higher prices and lower yields for many, four in our coverage universe offer solid management, performance, and income.
Few things can be as damaging to an investment as a cut dividend. In this article, taken from a regular feature in Conrad's Utility Investor, Roger reviews four stocks he considers to be at risk of a dividend cut.
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