XLE: Time To Go Hard On Energy And Secure Big Oil's Juicy Yields

About: Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE), Includes: CVX, RDS.A, RDS.B, RYDAF, RYDBF, XOM
by: Nikolaos Sismanis
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Nikolaos Sismanis
Long only, Growth, growth at reasonable price, long-term horizon

The energy sector has been hammered, being the only negative sector this year in terms of annual returns.

Valuations are approaching a 20-year low, while the market keeps flying higher instead.

Energy ETFs are an excellent income play that can also benefit from a sector rotation as well.

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Energy, The forgotten sector

Over the past six months, the market has seen an incredible rally, led by tech, as well as what most investors give little credit to, utility stocks.