Utilities Sector - Find Investments

The Utilities Sector encompasses those companies considered electric, gas or water utilities, or companies that operate as independent producers and/or distributors of power.

Reasons to Invest in the Utilities Sector

  • Stable demand for utilities can make the sector less sensitive to economic cycles
  • Part of a sector rotation strategy (i.e., late-cycle and recessionary period)
  • Companies in this sector are generally less volatile and typically pay higher-than-average dividends

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Because of their narrow focus, sector funds tend to be more volatile than funds that diversify across many sectors and companies.

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