Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

E.ON Still Trying To Find A New Way Forward

Life has not been easy for E.ON (OTCQX:EONGY). It would be bad enough if all the company had to deal with were declines in demand and weak pricing related to the economic malaise in Europe or the volatile price of natural gas. But there's a lot more impacting this story, including Germany's abandonment of nuclear energy, weak returns on emerging market assets, and guaranteed renewables feed-in tariffs.

Gone on are the days when E.ON was a safe, if boring, way to generate some solid dividend-fueled returns with the added boost of international diversification. While I do think the situation at E.ON isn't as bad as the market appears to be discounting, the level of operating uncertainty here is...

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