Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp

AQN-T

Analysis and Opinions about AQN-T

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DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
March 23, 2007
She doesn't like the power space in general because of the limited growth and limited upside. This is not one of the top-quality names in that group. High payout ratio.
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She doesn't like the power space in general because of the limited growth and limited upside. This is not one of the top-quality names in that group. High payout ratio.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
March 2, 2007
Acquiring Clean Power (CLE.UN-T), which should be accretive to the company. There are some synergies with this acquisition, but they're not the quality he likes to see.
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Acquiring Clean Power (CLE.UN-T), which should be accretive to the company. There are some synergies with this acquisition, but they're not the quality he likes to see.
HOLD
HOLD
November 16, 2006
One of the names that he is a little nervous about in the power/income trust space. They wear over distributing and then came out with a convertible bond issue. Actually have some pretty good assets, but had a high payout ratio. Might sell into strength.
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One of the names that he is a little nervous about in the power/income trust space. They wear over distributing and then came out with a convertible bond issue. Actually have some pretty good assets, but had a high payout ratio. Might sell into strength.
BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
August 16, 2006
There might be a new issue lurking in the background. Under $10, it's not a bad buy.
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There might be a new issue lurking in the background. Under $10, it's not a bad buy.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
December 29, 2005
Have not been able to pay their distributions due to water problems. These utilities similar to bonds and when interest rates go up, it suffers.
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Have not been able to pay their distributions due to water problems. These utilities similar to bonds and when interest rates go up, it suffers.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
November 4, 2005
In the near term, believes there is significant positive catalysts in terms of where electricity prices are. Over the longer term, this is a bit of a messy story in terms of assets. A fairly complex portfolio with a lot of complex contracts which are not clear to investors.
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In the near term, believes there is significant positive catalysts in terms of where electricity prices are. Over the longer term, this is a bit of a messy story in terms of assets. A fairly complex portfolio with a lot of complex contracts which are not clear to investors.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
July 22, 2005
Has consistantly disappointed in terms of what it's been able to do operationally. Payout ratio has been substantially above 100% for a long time. Not a stable or secure trust.
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Has consistantly disappointed in terms of what it's been able to do operationally. Payout ratio has been substantially above 100% for a long time. Not a stable or secure trust.
HOLD
HOLD
May 13, 2005
Recently acquired by StarPoint Energy (SPN.UN-T). APF had too high a payout ratio which was unsustainable. The acquisition allows APF to be managed more efficiently.
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Recently acquired by StarPoint Energy (SPN.UN-T). APF had too high a payout ratio which was unsustainable. The acquisition allows APF to be managed more efficiently.
BUY
BUY
October 22, 2004
Distributions are fine. A utility and a high yield. Doesn't see any growth, so own it for the yield.
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Distributions are fine. A utility and a high yield. Doesn't see any growth, so own it for the yield.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
October 8, 2004
Did a new issue at $11.30. A more aggressive oil/gas situation.
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Did a new issue at $11.30. A more aggressive oil/gas situation.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
April 19, 2004
Sold their holdings because they didn't like the debt level.
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Sold their holdings because they didn't like the debt level.
HOLD
HOLD
Good dividend but wouldn't buy.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
October 23, 2003
Pays 9 1/2 percent. Have a good spread of assets. Good management.
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Pays 9 1/2 percent. Have a good spread of assets. Good management.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
August 27, 2003
Expects that more and more people will focus on the power sector.Prefers Calpine.
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Expects that more and more people will focus on the power sector.Prefers Calpine.
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