Are Utilities ETFs Due For A Major Pullback?

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We mention some recent put buying in the marketplace in XLU (SPDR Utilities Select Sector, Expense Ratio 0.15%, $6.9 billion in AUM) in today’s ETF/Index options recap, which makes sense conceptually given the run that the sector has had.
NYSE:VPU February 28, 2017 11:48am

With Rate Hike Chances Slipping, Consider These Utilities ETFs

From Zacks Research: The recently released weak economic data, which also includes lower-than-expected jobs report, played a major role in reducing rate hike chances. This in turn boosted the debt-dependent utility sector. Like the stocks, ETFs with significant exposure to this sector also gained from this favorable scenario.
NYSE:FXU September 11, 2016 11:53am

Higher Spending, Flat Revenues Could Combine to Hurt Utilities

From OilPrice.com: Utilities operators are facing a no-win situation right now of higher spending and flat revenue, and that could spell trouble for Utility ETFs over the next year or so.
NYSE:VPU September 4, 2016 7:48am

This Utilities ETF Is Poised To Rally

utility 300X600Rick Pendergraft:   Over the last few days, the scans that I run on a nightly basis have not produced a great number of stocks on either the bullish or bearish side of the equation. Last night’s scan only had six stocks on the bullish list and three of the six stocks were utilities stocks.
NYSE:VPU September 15, 2015 4:59pm

Can Utility ETFs Regain Their Lost Momentum? [Utilities SPDR (ETF)]

etfs etfsSomebody’s pain is often someone else’s gain, and the utility sector seems to be no exception. After the U.S. economy recorded impressive job growth this June indicating the best performance since September 2008, many global investors, along with renowned
NYSE:IDU July 15, 2014 3:50pm

A Quick Investor Guide To Utility ETFs [Utilities SPDR (ETF), Duke Energy Corp, NextEra Energy, Inc., Dominion Resources, Inc.]

utility 300X600Utility services play a vital role in a nation’s economic progress as cheap and abundant supply of power keeps the wheels of development rolling. With development comes the need for more power, as cities expand, and the use of new gadgets increases.
NYSE:FXU March 12, 2014 3:07pm

ETFs To Watch Ahead Of Key FOMC Meeting

key level to watchAll eyes are currently on the crucial FOMC meeting this week, as the pullback in the easy monetary policy is just around the corner. Investors wait with bated breath to see whether the Fed finally trims its $85 billion in monthly bond purchases this time around.
NYSE:BOND December 17, 2013 3:36pm

Why This Smart Grid Infrastructure ETF Is A Top Pick

electric grid etfThe utilities sector is known for its non-cyclical nature. We hardly find utility shares garnering massive gains, but the sector is the darling of risk-averse investors thanks to their regulated nature of operations and steady return to shareholders.
NASDAQ:GRID November 11, 2013 3:46pm

3 ETFs To Protect Your Portfolio

new etfsThanks to the last-minute deal and a string of earnings beat, the stock  market is once again hitting multi-year highs. The surprise taper delay by the Fed in September and growing speculation of continued ‘taper hold’ at least for the near
NYSE:RHS November 7, 2013 5:43pm

Quick Investor Guide To Utility ETFs

etfs etfsUtility services play a vital role in a nation’s economic progress as cheap and abundant supply of power keeps the wheels of development rolling. With development comes the need for more power, as cities expand, and the use of new gadgets increases.
NYSE:IDU November 6, 2013 2:51pm

ProShares Files For Infrastructure ETF (IMLP, XLU, VPU)

Stoyan Bojinov: The first full trading week of the new year has shaped out to be fairly tame considering the very bullish start in 2013. With no major economic data releases to digest this week investors have turned their attention to corporate earnings, and Alcoa has kicked off the season on an upbeat note.
NYSE:IMLP January 11, 2013 12:22pm

Why It May Be Time To Play Utility Sector ETFs For The Long-Haul

Eric Dutram: Although investors now have a firmer grip on the political picture, and with China and Europe seemingly staving off a crisis for now, many thought that gains would
NYSE:IDU November 29, 2012 1:30am

Utility ETFs Offer Intriguing Opportunity (XLU, VPU, IDU)

ETF Base: Utility companies are back in the headlines as investors reconsider their preference for dividend-paying equities with uncertain tax policy coming in 2012. Key utility sector indexes are off more than 6% in the last month while forward yields look compelling for conservative investors.
NYSE:IDU November 26, 2012 1:25pm

Top Ranked Utility ETFs In Focus (VPU, IDU)

Eric Dutram: The U.S. economy is showing clear signs of recovery, and while the pace of recovery is very slow, the economic situation here is much better compared to most other developed economies. . As a result, the year has also seen broader U.S. stock market gain,
NYSE:IDU November 2, 2012 2:49pm

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