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Posts Tagged ‘American Electric Power Co Inc (AEP)’

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Billionaires Love These Utilities Stocks

November wasn’t good for dividend stocks. Following Donald Trump’s election victory, expectations shifted towards lower taxes, higher growth......(read more)
Millennium Management, Catapult Capital Management

Billionaire Izzy Englander Betting On A Surge In These Utilities Stocks

Millennium Management is a privately-owned hedge fund established by Israel Englander in 1989. The investment management firm employs a global multi-strategy......(read more)
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

Duke Energy Corp (DUK), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR): Reliability Ensures Coal’s Future

With the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to announce rules governing new electric power plants later this month and rules for existing plants......(read more)
Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL)

Xcel Energy Inc (XEL), Arch Coal Inc (ACI), Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (CLD): Why the EPA Rules Won’t Change Coal’s Outlook

The press is making hay over the proposed rules the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to release later this month regarding carbon emissions......(read more)
The Southern Company (NYSE:SO)

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), The Southern Company (SO), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): Is Coal About to Get Choked Off After All?

The day after I laid out my case for why the canary in the coal mine isn’t dead yet, The Wall Street Journal published a story indicating the Obama......(read more)
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

Duke Energy Corp (DUK), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), Joy Global Inc. (JOY): Utilities Are Using More Coal

Coal miners are Wall Street pariahs right now, but that could change quickly once coal supply and demand start to stabilize. Utilities, mining equipment......(read more)
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR)

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (CLD): One Coal Miner That Is Changing With The Times

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) is looking to the future of coal and adjusting to what it sees. That hasn’t meant big changes for this......(read more)
American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)

The Southern Company (SO), American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP): Are Utilities Ripe For The Picking?

The threat of rising interest rates has not been kind to the share prices of many of America’s biggest utilities. Providers of energy including......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (CLD), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): Are there ANY Signs of Hope for Coal Companies?

Coal use for the generation of electricity was up almost 5% year over year in June according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Natural gas......(read more)
Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)

AGL Resources Inc. (GAS), NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE), Ameren Corp (AEE): Mission For Transmission

Utilities have historically been some of the toughest dividend stocks around – but that’s all changing. As these energy companies scramble for......(read more)
The Southern Company (NYSE:SO)

The Southern Company (SO), Duke Energy Corp (DUK), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP): Here’s Why You Should Watch Out for Coal-Reliant Utilities

Despite July’s heat wave in the Northeast, summer temperatures in the majority of the United States have been cooler than last year’s. For......(read more)
The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)

The AES Corporation (AES), Duke Energy Corp (DUK): Is the Problem With Renewable Energy Solved?

Wind and solar power are great, but they don’t generate electricity all the time. That’s why natural gas, coal, and nuclear power are still......(read more)
American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)

American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP), Duke Energy Corp (DUK)- Five Utilities Making Moves: New Natural Gas and Neglected Nuclear

Earnings announcements aside, utilities have been busy this week. From asset expansion and rejection to ditched nuclear plans, here’s what you need......(read more)
American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)

American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP) Earnings: You Need to Watch This Dividend Stock

American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) reported earnings last week, the first of the big utilities (read “dividend stocks”) to run......(read more)
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

Duke Energy Corp (DUK), American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP): Which Utilities Company Can Make You Rich?

For many years, utility stocks have been considered solid and reliable investments. Customer electricity demand grows, and utilities benefit while investors......(read more)
Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC)

Exelon Corporation (EXC), American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP): Not All Utilities Are Created Equal

Utilities are your classic slow-and-steady stocks. Since they operate in a highly regulated industry that is critical to our national security, the majority......(read more)
FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE)

FirstEnergy Corp. (FE), American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP) – This Week in Utilities: The End of Coal and More Natural Gas

Utilities have been busy this week, making moves to maximize profit potential. With new coal closings and fresh starts into natural gas, here’s......(read more)
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP), Calpine Corporation (CPN): Texas Needs Electricity, These Companies Can Help

For the second year running, Texas is short of electric capacity for projected peak demand periods, according to The U.S. Energy Information Administration......(read more)
NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG)

NRG Energy Inc (NRG), American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP): Benefit From Millennium Management’s Top Holdings

Millennium Management fund is a global hedge fund with assets of around $18.17 billion under management as of May 31, 2013. It has generated an average......(read more)
TECO Energy

TECO Energy, Inc. (TE), NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE): What Does Obama’s Climate Change Policy Mean for Utilities?

In the eyes of President Obama, there’s little doubt about it: Climate change is happening and we have a moral obligation to stop it. With electricity......(read more)
American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)

American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP), Duke Energy Corp (DUK)- US Coal Utilities: Effects of New Limitations

The new climate change plan from Obama’s administration is expected to shift the competitive landscape of energy production in the United States. This......(read more)
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

Duke Energy Corp (DUK): Is Clean Coal a New Lease On Life?

If you ever wondered whether clean coal really is possible, the answer is yes, thanks to technological advancements. Coal is one of the major sources......(read more)
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

Duke Energy Corp (DUK), American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP): Utilities Are Still Dependable

In the recent low-yield environment, utility stocks have remained popular among the income seeking investors due to their attractive dividend yields.......(read more)
American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)

American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP), Duke Energy Corp (DUK), NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE): Utility Companies Going Solar

Utility companies are buying into solar power and this is a triple play for these outfits, their customers and investors. Several of the largest U.S.......(read more)
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

Will Duke Energy Corp (DUK) Stock Soar on Clean Coal?

Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) stoked its energy fires last week with the grand opening of a new “clean coal” power plant. “The other black......(read more)
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

Duke Energy Corp (DUK): Is This Company Ruling Over the Electric Utility Industry?

The largest electric power holding company in the United States, Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK), has only risen 4.91% YTD, a far cry from the 15.34% return......(read more)
American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), The AES Corporation (AES): What Do Dividend Stocks, Coal, and Cameroon Have in Common?

It’s not exactly the Tony Awards, but the winners of the 2013 Edison Electrical Institute awards have been announced, marking another year of leadership......(read more)
Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC)

Exelon Corporation (EXC), Duke Energy Corp (DUK): The Scariest Graph for Utility Investors Everywhere

Keep your lights on and your fridge open if you know what’s good for your investments. According to a recent report, electricity demand growth is......(read more)

Exelon Corporation (EXC): Go Green and get Rich!

“The recent merger of Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) and Constellation Energy has made us the number one competitive energy provider, with one of the......(read more)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): This Company Is Capitalizing on Sunny Days

Big box retailers have a huge underutilized asset at each of their stores, their roof. As these companies look to lower operating costs, companies like......(read more)

Entergy Corporation (ETR), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), FirstEnergy Corp. (FE): Three Stocks to Avoid When Buying for Dividend Yield

Regular readers of my work will be well aware of my affinity for dividends. When investing for yield, it is important to make sure the dividend is safe......(read more)
The Southern Company (NYSE:SO)

The Southern Company (SO), PPL Corporation (PPL): This Week in Utilities, Biomass Buys and LNG Exports

Utilities (and their dividends) have been busy this week, making moves to maximize profit potential. From biomass buys to LNG exports, here’s what......(read more)

Duke Energy Corp (DUK) and Random-Chance Utility Investing

Investing in utilities can be a very good move … if the right sort of luck is with you. A recent story about Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) indicates just......(read more)

Exelon Corporation (EXC): What’s A Smart Move?

If a company that pays a huge dividend slashes it, investors tend to panic. But are dividend cuts always bad? I would say no, as in the last quarter when......(read more)

Duke Energy Corp (DUK), Exelon Corporation (EXC): Are Mergers Worth It?

It’s been a year since Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) merged with Constellation Energy to become the nation’s largest competitive integrated......(read more)
The Southern Company (NYSE:SO)

The Southern Company (SO), PPL Corporation (PPL), Dominion Resources, Inc. (D) & This Past Week in Utilities

From dividend increases to Earth Day celebrations, utilities have been busy this week. Here’s what you need to know to keep your portfolio’......(read more)
Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)

Halliburton Company (HAL), Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP): Three Energy Companies Open Their Wallets Wider to Shareholders

There is no shortage of research that points to the fact that companies that pay a dividend outperform non-payers. That same research will point out that......(read more)
Atlantic Power Corp (NYSE:AT)

Atlantic Power Corp (AT), Exelon Corporation (EXC), TECO Energy, Inc. (TE): Will Natural Gas Destroy These Dividend Stocks?

It was bound to happen: Natural gas prices are heading higher, and utilities that upped their investments over the last few years could be up the creek......(read more)

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED): The Stock Is Going Nowhere, and Here’s Why

Electric utilities have never been the most exciting opportunities in the stock market, but lately, one stock in the group has been underperforming the......(read more)

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), Xcel Energy Inc (XEL): Buffett’s Green Energy Profit

In a recent letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett wrote: “We will keep our foot to the floor and will almost certainly set still another record......(read more)
The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)

3 Utility Ideas From Mario Gabelli: The AES Corporation (AES), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) & More

2012 wasn’t the best year for utility shares, but Mario Gabelli, who manages Gabelli Utility Fund, has a positive long-term outlook for the sector......(read more)
PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL)

5 Utilities to Consider: PPL Corporation (PPL), Exelon Corporation (EXC), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP)

When I was a kid growing up, I used to love playing Monopoly.  But I never sought to own the utilities, because unlike the other properties you couldn......(read more)
Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC)

3 Utilities to Buy, and 1 to Avoid: Duke Energy Corp (DUK), Exelon Corporation (EXC)

Utilities are the classic “widow-and-orphan” stocks—meaning they are slow and steady providers of dependable income. While earnings per share growth......(read more)
Ameren

Ameren Corp (AEE) Earnings: 1 Dividend That’s Here to Stay

Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) reported earnings this week, whiffing on revenue and underwhelming on earnings. But with a 4.8% dividend yield and a rate increase......(read more)
American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) Reached Its 52-Week High Today?

After releasing fourth-quarter and full year earnings for 2012 on Friday, American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) opened the short week with......(read more)
Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC)

Is Exelon Corporation (EXC) Still Worth It?

Shares of Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) have rallied during 2013 by nearly 6.8%. But the company’s stock has yet to recover from its tumble by 29......(read more)
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

Power Forward with The Duke of Energy: Duke Energy Corp (DUK), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP)

Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) provides electric and gas services in three regions of the United States. They have been in service for over 150 years, and......(read more)