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Utilities Sector

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The Utilities sector ranks tenth out of the ten sectors

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Utilities Sector

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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

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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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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Utilities Sector

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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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Danger Zone 6/24/13: REITs

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Even with this recent price drop, the current valuations of REITs look disconnected from their fundamentals.

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How To Find the Best Sector ETFs

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Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task as there are more and more to choose from every day.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Utilities Sector

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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 eight ETFs and 28 mutual funds in the Utilities sector as of April 23, 2013.

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

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

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How To Find the Best Sector ETFs

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With so many ETFs out there, investors cannot simply look at ETF labels. They need in-depth research of the ETFs holdings and costs. New Constructs offers this kind of research.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Utilities Sector

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

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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

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Why are there so many ETFs? The answer is: because ETF providers are making lots of money selling them. The number of ETFs has little to do with serving investors’ best interests. Here are three red flags investors can use to avoid the worst ETFs…

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How To Find the Best Sector ETFs

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Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task in a world where a new ETF seems to be born every 10 seconds.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Utilities Sector

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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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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Utilities Sector

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The Utilities sector ranks eighth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector roadmap. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 9 ETFs and 33 mutual funds in the Utilities sector as of July 13, 2012.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Utilities Sector

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The Utilities sector ranks eighth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector roadmap. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 9 ETFs and 39 mutual funds in the Utilities sector as of April 17, 2012.

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Best and Worst Funds: Utilities Sector

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The Utilities sector ranks eighth out of the ten major sectors as detailed in our sector roadmap. It gets my Dangerous rating, which, like my fund ratings, is based on aggre­ga­tion of stock rat­ings for each of 86 companies in the sector.

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Utility Sector: Check The Ingredients Before Buying

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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

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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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Bad and Ugly In Utility Sector ETFs

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We recommend investors avoid all utility sector ETFs. We found no ETFs in the utility sector that offer investors attractive investment merit and acceptable structural integrity. We rate the investment merit of the top-5 utility sector ETFs.

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