Miller/Howard Investments Blog

We effect change now by engaging companies on difficult questions—moving the industry to better practices, increasing disclosure, and heightening transparency faster than regulators can. That happens with engagement.…

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The Fed’s stamp of approval on bank credit metrics should build investor confidence, based on the Fed’s unique ability to peer into non-public details of each bank’s financial health.…

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The news coming out of Pfizer’s vaccine trials on November 9th was truly spectacular and triggered a meaningful shift in the stock market.…

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The spread between the utility sector dividend yield versus 10-year Treasury yield remains in the 99th percentile relative to the past 25 years. Why do we view today’s environment as a unique valuation opportunity in utilities?…

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Companies have cut or canceled dividends at the highest rate since 2009. Our success in largely eluding dividend cuts comes principally from avoiding stocks with high leverage.…

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Investors have an opportunity to provide opinions and oversight to companies they hold, and we believe that strong corporate governance requires sensitivity to the views of shareholders.…

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Society holds conflicting views of the stock market. Millions of people continue to take a long-term view, investing in equities with an eye towards funding retirements that may be decades away.…

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Active management may have benefits over passive management during times of uncertainty--especially for investors who prioritize dividend stability.…

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We expect the growth of renewable energy to be a multi-year tailwind for utilities companies. Utilities are deploying capital on natural gas and renewables projects to position for the future, and this growth trajectory is reinforced by public opinion and regulatory support.…

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For the first time since 1982, a calendar year ended with 2 stocks being >10% of the S&P 500. Even with recent turbulence, this weight has grown. We believe it may be time to rebalance to reduce concentration risk, & dividend-paying stocks could be a solution.…

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INVESTMENT PRODUCTS: ARE NOT FDIC INSURED - MAY LOSE VALUE - ARE NOT BANK GUARANTEED

Opinions and estimates offered constitute Miller/Howard Investments' judgment and are subject to change without notice, as are statements of financial market trends, which are based on current market conditions. Nothing stated herein, including the mention of specific company names, should be construed as a recommendation to buy, hold, or sell any security, sector, or MLPs in general. To receive a list of all recommendations for the previous year, please email compliance@mhinvest.com. All investments carry a certain degree of risk, including possible loss of principal. It is important to note that there are risks inherent in any investment and there can be no assurance that any asset class will provide positive performance over any period of time. The material may also contain forward-looking statements that involve risk and uncertainty, and there is no guarantee they will come to pass.

Common stocks do not assure dividend payments. Dividends are paid only when declared by an issuer’s board of directors, and the amount of any dividend may vary over time. Dividend yield is one component of performance and should not be the only consideration for investment.

The information above is from sources deemed to be reliable and is provided strictly for the convenience of our investors and their advisors. These materials are solely informational. Legal, accounting and tax restrictions, transaction costs, and changes to any assumptions may significantly affect the economics of any transaction.

The information and analyses contained herein are not intended as tax, legal, or investment advice and may not be appropriate for your specific circumstances; accordingly, you should consult your own tax, legal, investment, or other advisors, at both the outset of any transaction and on an ongoing basis, to determine such appropriateness. Any investment returns — past, hypothetical, or otherwise — are not indicative of future performance.

Investment Decisions: Do not use this report as the sole basis for investment decisions. Do not select an allocation, investment discipline, or investment manager based on performance alone. Consider, in addition to performance results, other relevant information about each investment manager, as well as matters such as your investment objectives, risk tolerance, and investment time horizon.

Past performance does not guarantee future results.

© 2021 Miller/Howard Investments.

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INVESTMENT PRODUCTS: ARE NOT FDIC INSURED - MAY LOSE VALUE - ARE NOT BANK GUARANTEED

Opinions and estimates offered constitute Miller/Howard Investments' judgment and are subject to change without notice, as are statements of financial market trends, which are based on current market conditions. Nothing stated herein, including the mention of specific company names, should be construed as a recommendation to buy, hold, or sell any security, sector, or MLPs in general. To receive a list of all recommendations for the previous year, please email compliance@mhinvest.com. All investments carry a certain degree of risk, including possible loss of principal. It is important to note that there are risks inherent in any investment and there can be no assurance that any asset class will provide positive performance over any period of time. The material may also contain forward-looking statements that involve risk and uncertainty, and there is no guarantee they will come to pass.

Common stocks do not assure dividend payments. Dividends are paid only when declared by an issuer’s board of directors, and the amount of any dividend may vary over time. Dividend yield is one component of performance and should not be the only consideration for investment.

The information above is from sources deemed to be reliable and is provided strictly for the convenience of our investors and their advisors. These materials are solely informational. Legal, accounting and tax restrictions, transaction costs, and changes to any assumptions may significantly affect the economics of any transaction.

The information and analyses contained herein are not intended as tax, legal, or investment advice and may not be appropriate for your specific circumstances; accordingly, you should consult your own tax, legal, investment, or other advisors, at both the outset of any transaction and on an ongoing basis, to determine such appropriateness. Any investment returns — past, hypothetical, or otherwise — are not indicative of future performance.

Investment Decisions: Do not use this report as the sole basis for investment decisions. Do not select an allocation, investment discipline, or investment manager based on performance alone. Consider, in addition to performance results, other relevant information about each investment manager, as well as matters such as your investment objectives, risk tolerance, and investment time horizon.

Past performance does not guarantee future results.

© 2021 Miller/Howard Investments.