Tap these renewables for sustainable yields

With their clean, renewable power, these two companies have strong conceptual appeal for investors. But just as important—especially considering the pandemic—is their diverse mix of hydroelectric, wind and solar power. That diversity, along with their long-term contracts, provide stable cash flows. That lets these utility… Read More

Brookfield expands in solar

BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE PARTNERS L.P. $41.90, is a buy. The partnership (Toronto symbol BEP.UN; Units outstanding: 309.1 million; Market cap: $27.3 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 2.9%; www.brookfieldrenewable.com) has acquired clean power developer Urban Grid and its pipeline of high-quality, utility-scale solar and energy storage projects. These total… Read More

These renewables plan to keep expanding

With their clean, renewable power, these two companies have strong conceptual appeal for investors. But just as important—especially considering the pandemic—is their diverse mix of hydroelectric, wind and solar power. It, along with their long-term contracts, provide them with stable cash flows. That lets these… Read More

We think it can maintain its payout

BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE PARTNERS LP $48 is a buy. The partnership (Toronto symbol BEP.UN; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Utilities sector; Units outstanding: 274.9 million; Market cap: $13.2 billion; Dividend yield: 3.1%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.bep.brookfield.com) owns 222 hydroelectric generating stations, 101 wind farms, 84 solar-power facilities, and 5,537… Read More

Mid-cap ETFs can lift your portfolio gains

Many investors overlook mid-cap stocks, thinking that a combination of large- and small-cap stocks will provide their portfolios with all the diversification they really need. However, as a group, U.S. mid-cap stocks have often performed better than large caps and are generally less risky than… Read More