UGI Corporation (UGI) stock might deliver a positive surprise in the next report on the back of its favorable Zacks rank and positive earnings ESP.
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For the Utility sector which comprises 3% of the total market capitalization, the stocks are expected to witness 0.5% earnings decline this season. However, revenues from the utilities are expected to improve 5.7%.
ONEOK (OKE) is scheduled to release first quarter 2017 earnings on May 2.
Spectra Energy Partners L.P. (SEP), an Enbridge Inc. (ENB) company has inked a purchase and sale agreement to purchase 10% equity stake from PSEG Power LLC in the PennEast Pipeline Company LLC's PennEast interstate natural gas pipeline project.
ONEOK Inc. (OKE) reported fourth-quarter 2016 operating earnings of 43 cents per share, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 47 cents.
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) reported fourth-quarter 2016 operating earnings of 73 cents which came in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate.
As the markets are approaching the point of "maximum optimism", investors are latching on to relatively safe utility stocks.
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UGI Corporation (UGI) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.
Let us take a look at a few gas utilities that are scheduled to report earnings on Nov 9.
Utility stocks have been a safe haven for risk-averse investors given the regulated nature of their business.