ERH: Some Concerns About The Distribution But Otherwise A Good CEF


  • Utilities have long been a favorite asset class of conservative investors due to their financial stability and high yields.
  • Allspring Utilities and High Income Fund invests in a portfolio of both utilities and high-yield bonds, which works pretty well for both high income and a degree of safety.
  • The closed-end fund is a bit heavily weighted towards one company, but it is reasonably diversified overall.
  • The distribution does not appear to be sustainable and may need to be cut in the near future.
  • The valuation is reasonable, but investors may want to wait a bit until we get more clarity on the distribution.
  • This idea was discussed in more depth with members of my private investing community, Energy Profits in Dividends. Learn More »

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For a very long time, utilities have been among the favorite investments of conservative investors, such as most retirees. There are some very good reasons for this, including the fact that utilities tend to be very financially stable and have fairly high

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