Sector Expert: John Edwards

Credit Suisse

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John Edwards joined Credit Suisse in April 2012 as a director and senior equity research analyst covering publicly traded MLPs involved in energy and energy infrastructure, along with pipeline companies and companies that own the general partners to energy MLPs. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he was senior vice president and senior equity research analyst for Morgan Keegan & Company Inc. Edwards also worked in equities research with Deutsche Bank Securities as a vice president and senior analyst covering natural gas pipelines. Prior to working in equities research, he held positions in project finance and business development for an affiliate of Edison International. He received his bachelor's degree in economics from Occidental College, and a master's degree in business s administration from California State University, Fullerton. He is a member of the Financial Analysts Society of Houston, Texas, and holds the CFA designation from the CFA Institute.

Recent Interviews

Credit Suisse Expert Targets MLPs that Could Increase Dividends and Yields in 2015 (10/23/14)

War, severe weather and record natural gas production are buffeting energy stock prices. Where can investors turn for safety? In this interview with The Energy Report, Credit Suisse's John Edwards suggests that midstream master limited partnerships, while they have been volatile of late, are fundamentally stable business models, and have less exposure to volatility than explorers and producers. As a bonus, he names his top companies in a rising yield environment. Let's just hope oil stays above $80/barrel.

Play Defense and Offense with MLPs: John Edwards (6/21/12)

Where does an investor go for income in an environment where interest rates are in the pits? Credit Suisse Senior Analyst and Director John Edwards follows a sector encompassing what he believes is the purest form of capitalism, the midstream oil and gas master limited partnerships (MLPs). He has staked out a short list of highly defensive plays that are less sensitive to commodity price fluctuations even as they grow income and weather the effects of economic catastrophe. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Edwards brings his best names to the forefront.

MVP Energy MLPs: John Edwards (1/10/12)

John Edwards, first vice president covering energy infrastructure master limited partnerships for Morgan Keegan, is bullish for 2012 and well beyond. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Edwards highlights how this sector pairs a low-volatility asset class with stable, secure distributions—a rare combination in today's markets.

Recent Quotes

"We believe all of EEP's 2012 projects will contribute to its longer-range growth prospects."

The Energy Report Interview with John Edwards (1/10/12)
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"LINE's agreement will double its nat gas properties in the mid-continent."

— John Edwards, Credit Suisse (11/7/11)
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"We maintain our Outperform rating on ETP."

— John Edwards, Credit Suisse (11/4/11)
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"ETP's Louis Dreyfus Holdings acquisition has been a big positive."

— John Edwards, Credit Suisse (10/24/11)
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"We are raising our target and maintaining our Outperform rating for ETP."

— John Edwards, Credit Suisse (10/18/11)
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"We are raising ETP's rating to Outperform."

— John Edwards, Credit Suisse (10/12/11)
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"We believe that EEP is acutely undervalued at present."

— John Edwards, Credit Suisse (8/1/11)
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"ETP's NGL pipeline expansion could prove more lucrative than forecast."

— John Edwards, Credit Suisse (7/8/11)
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