After lowering our forecast for oil and gas prices, fair values across the energy sector have generally dropped, but some E&P and midstream names are reasonably valued, says Morningstar's Matt Coffina.
Oil prices are likely to rebound from here, but robust U.S. supply will ultimately cap upside.
We serve up some solid ideas for taxable accounts among muni funds, tech stocks, MLPs, and core broad market ETFs.
Morningstar's Josh Peters shares his strategies for assessing company-specific and macro-related risks when constructing a dividend portfolio.
This handful of well-run companies can withstand energy price volatility and continue paying out dividends, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
After his recent sale of Energy Transfer Equity, StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina says investors should consider more conservative MLPs whose current valuations are less dependent on future growth.
Kinder's reorganization brings upside potential, but even after the change, its payout coverage is too thin for conservative income investors, says Morningstar DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters.
We see upside for Kinder and an exit strategy for other master limited partnerships.
Its discount to peers neglects its steady cash flows and option value.
Morningstar investment experts Russ Kinnel, Matt Coffina, Josh Peters, and Sam Lee answer viewer questions about the current market and the best opportunities in stocks, funds, and ETFs today.