(ShareCast News) - Smart Metering Systems, on Thursday said had signed an agreement with First Utility to supplement its existing contract. The increased commitment is to provide more than 220,000 new meters during 2018 and starts …
Utilities tend to make excellent income stocks. That's because these companies generate relatively consistent earnings by supplying electricity and natural gas to consumers. With little need for that cash flow, they can return the bulk of it …
Shares of utilities companies are leading gains in the S&P 500 this week, signaling a dollop of investor unease in an otherwise surging stock market. The utilities sector of the S&P 500 has climbed 1.8% so far this week, making it the …
On Friday, the Dow defied the odds to notch up a record number of highs for the year and the consumer staples space featured a high profile merger which sent the sector tumbling. But it’s unlikely last week will be remembered for any of …
As the poster child for low interest rate investing, the utility sector, which used to be reserved for the proverbial orphans and widows portfolios, had quite the run over the past couple of years. Investors desperate for yield invested heavily in …
TRENTON — To protect consumers from rate increases, the Public Utilities Commission has denied an application by the Jersey Central Power & Light Company of Morristown to sell $25 ‐ million of preferred stock. The commission ruled that …
Dear Mr. Berko: I've got a bug in my ear telling me to invest in water utility stocks. My parents live in Flint, Michigan, and my brother recently moved to Pensacola, Florida, and had to buy a water purifier. He says Pensacola has the worst …
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While the Dow Jones industrial average sank more than 123 points Tuesday--adding to Monday's 174-point decline--the Dow Jones utilities average soared to an all-time high. And since April, utility stocks have surged nearly 12%, while …
Nova Scotia's provincial regulator has stripped Stock Transportation of its charter bus licences and the company will only be able to carry passengers until the end of …
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