Wednesday, June 11, 2008

CNBC Stock Blog: According to Dan Eggers, what is the key to picking energy utility stocks?


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CNBC Stock Blog: According to Dan Eggers, what is the key to picking energy utility stocks?

Utility Stocks Hotter with Deregulation

Ask Dan Eggers which electric utility he'd plug your portfolio into, and he'll tell you it's one that operates in a deregulated environment.
"Rising fuel-cost pressures, rising O&M cost pressures are going to put pressure on earned returns of the regulated utilities, potentially putting some risk on their earnings power, independent of some good-weather trends right now," the Credit Suisse analyst told CNBC.