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Geopolitical Conflicts Escalate: 5 Top Defensive Stock Picks

2018-08-13 zacks
Geopolitical conflicts between the United States and several other countries have intensified of late. Prolonged trade conflicts between the United States and China, which commenced in March, are showing no signs of abatement. Moreover, geopolitical conflicts with Iran, Turkey and Russia have only made the situation worse, denting investors’ confidence severely. At this stage, it will be prudent to invest in defensive stocks to keep one’s portfolio safe from day-to-day market fluctuations.
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Southern Company (SO) Q2 Earnings Beat on Retail Strength

2018-08-08 zacks
Power supplier Southern Company (SO - Free Report) reported second-quarter 2018 earnings per share (excluding certain one-time items) of 80 cents, above the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 69 cents and the year-ago profit of 73 cents.
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7 Utility Stocks Going Crazy

2018-08-07 investorplace
Utility stocks are normally buttoned up, conservative types that don’t move around much. They cater to the income-focused investor who prefers smooth steadiness instead of rip-roaring capital appreciation. Sure, a few percentage points to the upside is always great. But it’s not the main focus.
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NRG: Q2 Results Show Company's Transformation Proceeding Well

2018-08-06 seekingalpha
NRG Energy beat the expectations of analysts but its earnings may not have been comparable to the consensus number.
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Wind and solar power flooding electricity grid

2018-08-06 worldoil
STOCKHOLM (Bloomberg) -- Bright and breezy days are becoming a deeper nightmare for utilities struggling to earn a return on traditional power plants.
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Utilities Dashboard - Update

2018-08-06 seekingalpha
This article series provides a monthly dashboard of industries in each sector of the GICS classification. It compares valuation and quality factors relative to their historical averages in each industry.
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Power Worth Less Than Zero Spreads as Green Energy Floods the Grid - Bloomberg

2018-08-06 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
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NRG Yield's (NYLD) CEO Chris Sotos on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-08-04 seekingalpha
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the NRG Yield Inc.’s Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. I would now like to introduce your host for today's conference, Kevin Cole, Head of Investor Relations. Please go ahead.
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10 'Safer' Utilities WallStars Deal Positive Returns And Cash To Cover Dividends August 2019

2018-08-03 seekingalpha
WallStars show positive broker target price upsides. Ten top "safer" high yield dividend Utilities WallStars showed 1.6-54% net gains as of 7/31/18 broker targets plus dividends.
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NRG Yield (NYLD) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates

2018-08-02 zacks
NRG Yield (NYLD - Free Report) just came out with quarterly earnings of $0.61 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.34 per share. This compares to earnings of $0.28 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items.
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NRG Energy's (NRG) Q2 Earnings Miss, Sales Beat Estimates

2018-08-02 zacks
NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG - Free Report) reported earnings of 31 cents per share in second-quarter 2018, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 86 cents by 64%. Revenues NRG Energy posted revenues of $2,922 million in the quarter, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $2,411 million by 21.2%. Quarterly revenues improved 8.2% year over year. Highlights of the Release Total operating costs and expenses in the second quarter was $2,602 million, up 11.
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Utility Stocks' Q2 Earnings Due on Aug 2: LNT, DUK & More

2018-08-01 zacks
The Q2 earnings season is past the halfway mark, with total earnings of the 265 S&P 500 members that have already reported being up 23.6% from the same period last year on 10.1% higher revenues. Per our latest Earnings Preview report, overall second-quarter earnings for all the S&P 500 members are expected to be up 23.6% on 8.8% revenue growth. Let's concentrate on the domestic-focused matured Utility sector and find out how it is poised to perform this season.
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FEATURE-In British Virgin Islands, hurricane whips up green energy transition

2018-07-31 reuters
ROAD TOWN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly a year after Hurricane Irma knocked out power across the British Virgin Islands, electricity boss Leroy Abraham will be among the last residents to have their homes reconnected.
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What's in Store for NRG Energy (NRG) This Earnings Season?

2018-07-30 zacks
NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG - Free Report) is scheduled to report second-quarter 2018 results on Aug 2, before market opens. In the last reported quarter, the company reported earnings of 87 cents compared with the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a breakeven. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this earnings season. Factors to Consider NRG Energy’s three-year transformation plan was launched in July 2017.
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Here's Why You Should Add Exelon (EXC) to Your Portfolio

2018-07-20 zacks
Estimates for Exelon Corporation (EXC - Free Report) have been revised upward over the past 90 days, reflecting analysts’ optimism in the stock. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2018 and 2019 earnings have inched up 1% and 1.7% to $3.08 and $3.06, respectively. Exelon is a utility services holding company, based in Chicago, IL and serves nearly 10 million customers across service territories. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for current-year earnings is pegged at $3.
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