Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> May 3, 2010

A Total-return Approach To The Utilities Space – Ali Agha – Suntrust Robinson Humphrey

Ali Agha is a Managing Director in the equity research department of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey covering the power/utilities sector. Mr. Agha has covered this sector since 1991. Before joining the firm in 2009, he held senior positions at several other firms including Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette; Banc of America Securities LLC; Burnham Securities Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities. Mr. Agha was named a "Best On The Street" Analyst by The Wall Street Journal in 1999, 2000, 2005 and 2011, and Forbes/StarMine "Best Equity Analyst" in 2005. Mr. Agha earned a B.A., magna cum laude, in economics from Harvard University. Profile
TWST: There seems to be a lot of moving parts in this space. What's the hot issue investors are concerned about?

Mr. Agha: We divide the power/utilities universe into three categories. First are