Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.
In April, I wrote this article about Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HE) and how it's a good safety play for your portfolio. Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. operates in the State of Hawaii and services approximately 95% of the population- or approximately 1 million people; has a diversified business portfolio consisting of Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc., Maui Electric Company, Limited, and American Savings Bank; has more »
The state of Hawaii has long been a popular tourist destination for both Americans and international travelers. Despite its ranking as the 41st most populous state in the 2010 U.S. Census, Hawaii sees millions of passengers each year. The state, which had a population of 1.39 million people in 2012, has seen flights and cruise ship arrivals grow in 2013.
The most stable equities and some of those offering the highest dividend yield seem to be electricity generators. That said, the stocks have sold off somewhat of late, probably because investors are taking on more risk and leaving these holdings behind.
The selloff creates an opportunity for conservative market participants to gain some capital along with steadily increasing payouts. Here are just a few of the group in detail.
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Kingsview Asset Management (KVAM), a state registered investment advisor, will soon be introducing to its clients another program that applies the same principals as the leverage REIT program.
The KVAM Leverage Utility Strategy is based on seeking undervalued utility stocks, using low cost margin to increase the buying power, hold a greater number of shares, and use the dividends collected to pay down the margin balance. The simple rule of more »
Perusing the NYSE 52 week highs for Friday May, 25th, I am intrigued by the variety of companies making the list. I am usually more comfortable picking through the 52 week low list for potential turnaround or value plays, but the 52 week high list presents some attractive stock ideas. Atop the list alphabetically is AOL, Inc. (NYSE: AOL), an Internet content and web services company which touched $27.94 more »