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Zacks Equity Research

Reasons to Add American Electric Power (AEP) to Your Portfolio

American Electric Power (AEP) makes a strong case for addition to your portfolio, given its rising earnings estimates, surprise history and strong investment plan to strengthen its infrastructure.

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Zacks Equity Research

Why You Should Add York Water (YORW) to Your Portfolio Now

The York Water Company (YORW) makes a strong case for addition to your portfolio, given its rising earnings estimates, surprise history and low debt-to-capital ratio compared with its peers.

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Sweta Killa

ETFs to Benefit From Dovish Fed Signals

Expectations of a less aggressive pace of U.S. monetary tightening from as soon as next month supported the stock markets, especially the ones, which were under pressure due to higher rates.

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Zacks Equity Research

MDU Resources (MDU) 5-Year Capex to Focus on Infrastructure

MDU Resources (MDU) announces a five-year capital expenditure plan, which is set to further strengthen the electric & gas delivery and construction materials and services businesses.

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Zacks Equity Research

California Water's (CWT) Arm Buys Driftwood Valley Water Assets

California Water Service's (CWT) subsidiary, Washington Water Service, acquired Driftwood Valley Association's water assets, further expanding its operations.

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Zacks Equity Research

Duke Energy (DUK) Announces Acquisition of Wildflower Solar

Duke Energy (DUK) acquires the Wildflower Solar project from Clearway Energy Group to boost its renewable portfolio.

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Zacks Equity Research

Sempra (SRE) Clinches Agreement With ConocoPhillips for LNG

Sempra's (SRE) subsidiary, Sempra Infrastructure, secures an agreement with ConocoPhillips involving the purchase and sale of LNG from Phase 1 of the Port Arthur LNG project.

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Derek Lewis

Keep Close Tabs on These 3 New Dividend Aristocrats

Dividend Aristocrats have consistently paid and increased their dividends for a minimum of 25 consecutive years, putting their well-established and successful business natures on full display.

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Zacks Equity Research

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights Walmart, Target, Marathon Refining, Stellantis and RWE AG

Walmart, Target, Marathon Refining, Stellantis and RWE AG are part of the Zacks top Analyst Blog.

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Zacks Equity Research

MDU Resources (MDU) Offers Investors 2.3% Higher Dividend

MDU Resources (MDU) continues to reward its shareholders with annual dividend hikes. Strong demand and expanding operations will allow MDU's management to approve dividend hikes in the future.

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Zacks Equity Research

Spire (SR) Up 4.6% on Q4 Revenues Beat, Earnings Miss

Spire's (SR) fourth-quarter earnings were lower than expected. Given the expectation of strong future performance and growth, management of SR has raised its quarterly dividend by 5.1%.

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Zacks Equity Research

Stock Market News for Nov 21, 2022

U.S. stocks ended higher on Friday, snapping their two-day losing streak, in a choppy trading session, as investors shrugged off tougher comments from Fed officials about rate hikes.

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Zacks Equity Research

UGI Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates and Revenues Rise Y/Y

UGI's fourth-quarter earnings were better than expected, and its revenues were better than the year-ago level due to strong performance from its segments.

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Zacks Equity Research

Southwest Gas (SWX) Up 2.8% on Q3 Sales Beat, Earnings Miss

Southwest Gas Holdings' (SWX) third-quarter earnings were lower than expected. Through systematic capital investment, SWX continues to strengthen its operations.

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Derek Lewis

Income Investors Shouldn't Ignore These 3 Utilities Stocks

In addition to being defensive in nature, stocks in the Utilities sector generally carry solid dividend payouts, providing the cherry on top for investors seeking an income stream.

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Zacks Equity Research

Consolidated Water (CWCO) Q3 Earnings Miss, Revenues Beat

Consolidated Water's (CWCO) third-quarter earnings were lower than expected. The revival of tourist activities in Cayman Islands will drive demand for water and boost the company's prospects.

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Zacks Equity Research

Best Income Stocks to Buy for November 15th

NTB, NWN and CGBD made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) income stocks list on November 15, 2022.

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Rimmi Singhi

Distance Yourself From These 4 Toxic Stocks to Avoid Losses

Identifying toxic stocks and abandoning them at an accurate time is the key to protect your portfolio from big losses. IEP, MGM, VWDRY and IHRT are a few such toxic stocks you should dump right away.

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Zacks Equity Research

New Strong Buy Stocks for November 15th

RWEOY, IBA, CNHI, FLEX and BXSL have been added to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) List on November 15, 2022.

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Zacks Equity Research

Is a Surprise Coming for Spire (SR) This Earnings Season?

Spire (SR) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

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Zacks Equity Research

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights American Electric Power, PG&E Corporation, Consolidated Edison and NRG Energy

American Electric Power, PG&E Corporation, Consolidated Edison and NRG Energy have been highlighted in this Industry Outlook article.

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Zacks Equity Research

Atmos Energy (ATO) Shares up Since Q4 Earnings & Revenue Beat

Atmos Energy's (ATO) fourth-quarter fiscal 2022 earnings and revenues were better than expected. The company continues to make capital expenditures to strengthen its infrastructure.

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Jewel Saha

4 Electric Power Stocks to Buy From the Promising Industry

Electric power utilities like AEP, PCG, ED and NRG have well-chalked-out capital investment plans to upgrade infrastructure and add clean assets to their generation portfolio to provide efficient services to their customers.

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Zacks Equity Research

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights American Assets Trust, American Electric Power, BCB Bancorp NJ, Conagra Brands and NextEra Energy Partners

American Assets Trust, American Electric Power, BCB Bancorp NJ, Conagra Brands and NextEra Energy Partners are included in this Analyst Blog.

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Zacks Equity Research

Why Earnings Season Could Be Great for Consolidated Water (CWCO)

Consolidated Water (CWCO) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

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