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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds by Sector

Monday, July 14th, 2014 BW Final-3rd

This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 BW-Final2

Picking from the multitude of sector ETFs is a daunting task.

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Utilities Sector

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 BW-Final2

The Utilities sector ranks tenth out of the ten sectors

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 BW Final

Picking from the multitude of sector ETFs is a daunting task. In any given sector there may be as many as 45 different ETFs, and there are at least 183 ETFs across all sectors.

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Utilities Sector

Friday, January 24th, 2014 BW Final

The Utilities sector ranks last out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Utilities Sector

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 Screen shot 2013-10-17 at 1.12.10 PM

The Utilities sector ranks tenth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of eight ETFs and 33 mutual funds in the Utilities sector as of October 11, 2013. Prior reports on the best & worst ETFs and mutual funds in every sector are here.

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How to Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

Friday, July 26th, 2013 HTFTBSETFS1

Fund holdings affect fund performance more than fees or past performance. Why are there so many ETFs? The answer is: because ETF providers are making lots of money selling them.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Utilities Sector

Monday, July 15th, 2013 utilities5

he Utilities sector ranks ninth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 8 ETFs and 33 mutual funds in the Utilities sector as of July 10, 2013.

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 WSRET1

Picking from the multitude of sector ETFs is a daunting task. In any given sector there may be as many as 43 different ETFs, and there are at least 171 ETFs across all sectors.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Utilities Sector

Friday, February 1st, 2013 Utilities Table 3

The Utilities sector ranks ninth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 8 ETFs and 35 mutual funds in the Utilities sector as of January 30, 2013.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Utilities Sector

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 UtilitiesFig1

The Utilities sector ranks ninth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector rankings for ETFs and mutual funds. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of eight ETFs and 40 mutual funds in the Utilities sector as of October 11, 2012.

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Utility Sector: Check The Ingredients Before Buying

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 utilitiesFigure1

High dividend yields are NOT enough to warrant investing in the utilities sector.
Too many investors put their hard-earned money in utility stocks with the assumption that relatively high-yielding dividends from stable business make a good investment.
The real question that investors in any equity security must ask is: does my expected return from a stock justify the risk of investing in it?

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Five Utility Sector ETFs To Sell

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 Figure1Utilities

We recommend investors avoid all utility sector ETFs. There are no ETFs in the utility sector with an attractive-or-better rating. None of the ETFs rank better than the S&P500.
Investors should sell the following dangerous-rated utility sector ETFs:

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