Research Magazine October 2014


Editor's Note


Investment Spotlight

  • Water: Resourceful Growth

    American States Water (AWR) of San Dimas, Calif., is the parent company for Golden States Water Company and American States Utility Services. AWR is a high-quality utility with a strong balance sheet (58% common equity) and high credit ratings (S&P: A+). In 2014, AWR expects to invest $80 million-$90 million...

  • Coal: Energetic Results

    Natural Resource Partners (NRP) is a master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, with its operations headquarters in Huntington, W. Va. NRP is principally engaged in the business of owning and managing mineral reserve properties. NRP primarily owns coal, aggregate, and oil & gas reserves across the United States that generate...

  • Energy: Powerful Production

    On August 5, Southwest Gas Corp reported second quarter earnings of $0.21 per share vs. $0.22 per share last year. Excluding COLI, earnings were $0.16 per share versus $0.18 per share.