I’ve decided to stop publishing reports. It just takes more time than I thought it would, and there are so many other things to do. Hopefully there will be the occasional blog post, but I’m going to put more focus on my work with Boiling Point Resources. Thanks to the people who read the pieces I put out.
This week's Barron's showed utilities some love, with two of them, Sempra (SRE) and NextEra Energy (NEE), discussed in the cover article on dividend paying stocks that could be used for some defensive positioning. (See article here.) The article says that if the Fed is not going to raise rates iRead More
Page 46 of this week's issue of Businessweek had a large article on PG&E. (See here) Lots of good information on the company's history and problems. There is one nuance of the situation that the article seemed to miss. The article discusses the work PG&E has done with renewables, and aRead More
I finally got the second issue of BHUR out the door today. This one discuses items in Warren Buffet's annual letter that relate to Berkshire's utility business, as well as a review of the Berkshire 10-k. I also take a look at Electricity North West, a UK utility up for sale that is adjacent to BRead More
This week Garnet Research releases a new monthly newsletter: Berkshire Hathaway Utility Review. The utility business at Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) has grown considerably since BRK acquired MidAmerican Energy in 2000. Warren Buffet likes the stable regulated returns that utilities offer. This newRead More
Today's blog from RBN Energy discussed the outlook for natural gas at the end of this winter. (See post here.) A lot of the issues in today's RBN blog are related to the natural gas discussion I had in my last SeekingAlpha article. (See November 2018 Utility Review) The RBN article helps showRead More
Recently Barron's ran an article saying that investors should be looking at preferred stocks today because yields have increased a half-percentage point on a number of issues over the last month. (See article here) The article list a number of preferreds, but none of them were from utilities.Read More