Miller/Howard Investments Blog

Monday, October 14, 2019

Bipartisan sponsors call to expand the definition of MLPs in the proposed Financing Our Energy Future Act.

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Wednesday, October 1, 2019

Investing in stocks that pay dividends now and grow their dividends over time will help you remember that your goals are longer term than next quarter or next year.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

In today’s investment landscape, with endless choices and ceaseless noise on the next trending product, investing can be overwhelming. Deputy CIO Greg Powell reviews his five essentials for smart investing.

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Monday, July 22, 2019

How can investors be players in renewable energy without investing in energy companies?

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Monday, July 8, 2019

There are many long-standing financial models applied to retirement planning. One of these is the 4% Rule. This rule of thumb has been considered a financially “safe” way to plan for retirement. But when does the 10 minus 4 model not work?

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Monday, July 1, 2019

Investor negativity is in vogue at the moment. Instead, we see a positive side to the story...

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Friday, June 28, 2019

US large banks announced significant dividend increases and share buyback authorizations following announcement of this year’s Federal Reserve stress test results on June 27th.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Can open communication with Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) and midstream energy companies encourage management teams to become better aligned with investors?

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio each singled on this date in 1941. It was the beginning of the longest hitting streaks for both legendary players. What does that have to do with investment returns?

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

At Miller/Howard Investments, we believe an important cornerstone of any good savings plan is to invest a portion of your savings in dividend-paying stocks, even if you are a millennial!

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Wednesday, April 22, 2019

There’s a behavioral finance model of finance that colors investors’ decisions. Read our takeaways from a study by Roger Ibbotson et al. — Popularity: A Bridge Between Classical and Behavioral Finance...

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Wednesday, April 9, 2019

There are several reasons why we believe banks are good stocks to own. In our changing economic landscape, well-chosen bank stocks provide dividends now—and prospects for dividend growth and consistent earnings growth in the future...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The first rule of spending is to save first. When it comes to spending, especially in retirement, conventional wisdom suggests that you "spend from total return"...

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

At Miller/Howard Investments, we believe the energy market is at a critical inflection point. There are key macro supply and demand developments that should benefit companies within and around the North American energy sector....

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

At Miller/Howard Investments, ESG is in our DNA. We've been doing this for nearly 30 years, starting back when E, S, and G were mostly unremarkable letters in the alphabet and occasional guest stars on children's television programs. Now, ESG has fused into a powerful tool that enables investors to analyze a company's environmental, social, and governance risks and opportunities...

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Tough regulation has created opportunities that many income-oriented investors have overlooked.
It's been about 10 years since the global financial crisis hit bottom and the Federal Reserve spent trillions of dollars to rescue the US financial system, yet the trauma still shapes many investors'...

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Monday, February 19, 2019

We believe successful investing requires both attention to current market fundamentals impacting stock prices as well as consideration of long-term market cycles and trends. Take, for example, the growth vs. value style cycle. It is of particular interest to investors today as the FAANG-driven bull market seems to have hit a speed bump in October 2018...

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Monday, January 14, 2019

In the first half of 2018, unwary investors were seduced by the sweet melodies of today's Sirens—Amazonia, Applonia, Facebookia, and the others. Even seasoned professionals could not maintain the discipline they had learned over years of navigating market waves, headwinds, and tailwinds...

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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 suitable 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 suitability. 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.

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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. 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 suitable 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 suitability. 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.