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Forbes  Jun 23  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Tuesday, shares of Utilities companies are underperforming other sectors, showing a 1.3% loss. Within that group, CenterPoint Energy, Inc (NYSE: CNP) and NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) are two of the...
Forbes  Jun 23  Comment 
In this market, a contrarian portfolio is incomplete without transportation and utility stocks. Here are four attractive additions.
Forbes  Jun 22  Comment 
In afternoon trading on Monday, Utilities stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 0.1% loss. Within that group, Wisconsin Energy Corp. (NYSE: WEC) and Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG) are two large stocks that are...
Forbes  Jun 19  Comment 
From the time they learn the basics of investing as university students, professional portfolio managers are taught that some sectors such as technology and industrials are risky and cyclical, rising and falling in lockstep with macro factors....
Forbes  Jun 18  Comment 
I’ve recently written about the global trend towards creating Smart Cities – based on the idea of using the types of smart, connected technology which is making waves in industry and entertainment to improve public utilities, services and the...
MarketWatch  Jun 18  Comment 
Japanese stocks crept lower in early Thursday trading, with financials broadly weaker but some utilities enjoying robust gains. The Nikkei Stock Average sat 0.3% weaker about 30 minutes into the session, extending a 0.2% retreat the previous day,...
Forbes  Jun 17  Comment 
In afternoon trading on Wednesday, Utilities stocks are the best performing sector, up 0.8%. Within that group, NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) and CenterPoint Energy, Inc (NYSE: CNP) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 4.2% and 1.3%,...
Forbes  Jun 17  Comment 
I am often asked for my view on trends in the global Utilities analytics market. My headline response this year has got to be the marked increase in interest and investment by network companies looking to operate, maintain and monetize...
The Economic Times  Jun 17  Comment 
'BF Utilities is a 'BUY' call with a target of Rs 550 and a stop loss of Rs 520'




 

This industry consists of companies that provide consumers and businesses with electricity, natural gas, and water. Most of these companies are government sanctioned monopolies. They operate without competition in their main service areas. The downside to this industry is that the government in many cases also determines how much these utilities can charge their customers.

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