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Financial Times  Sep 27  Comment 
Sale of utilities and transport assets meets with dissent but is needed to unlock €2.8bn bailout cash
Financial Times  Sep 27  Comment 
Central bank aims to purchase debt from utilities and industries
Forbes  Sep 26  Comment 
The best performing sector as of midday Monday is the Energy sector, up 0.5%. Within the sector, Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) and Murphy Oil Corp (NYSE: MUR) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 4.5% and 3.6%, respectively. Among...
Motley Fool  Sep 24  Comment 
With rooftop solar energy becoming a viable option for customers and energy storage on its way, utilities have a lot to worry about.
Benzinga  Sep 23  Comment 
Stephen Parker, head of JPMorgan's Thematic Equity Solutions, told CNBC on Friday that investors shouldn't be chasing yield in non-traditional asset classes. Parker said investors have been "pilling in" to asset classes, which are perceived to...
Wall Street Journal  Sep 22  Comment 
Utility stocks could wipe out many years of excess yield by simply moving back to their average valuation relative to the broad market.




 

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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