In the following commentary, the Portfolio Managers of the Hennessy Gas Utility Fund discuss record levels of production and consumption of natural gas, the increase in demand for natural gas for both exportation and power generation, and the Hennessy Gas Utility Fund.
Our team of tenured Portfolio Managers shares their mid-year insights on what's ahead for investors. They provide opinions on the direction of interest rates, trade disputes, and renewed volatility in both equity and fixed income markets, and share their insights about where they believe investment opportunities exist today.
Natural gas has become one of America’s most important domestic energy solutions. Over the past 10 years*, U.S. consumption of natural gas has risen 28%, even though overall energy consumption declined slightly.
In the following commentary, Portfolio Manager Ryan Kelley discusses the drivers behind the strong growth in the natural gas market in 2018, how tight inventories might cause more volatility in the gas price and the outlook for continued growth in natural gas exports.
Over the past decade, U.S. natural gas utility and pipeline companies have significantly increased investment in their infrastructure networks. We believe higher investment is a positive catalyst driving earnings growth for many natural gas distribution companies operating under rate of return (ROR) regulation.
Over the last decade, strong growth in production has allowed the U.S. to become a net exporter of natural gas. Both pipeline exports to Mexico and liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to the rest of the world, especially Asia, have been growing rapidly, and significant further growth is forecast.
Chief Investment Officer Neil Hennessy discusses recent volatility in the markets, and why he believes that the strong fundamentals still in place should reward long-term, level-headed investors who stay the course in 2019.
Gas Utility Fund Portfolio Manager Ryan Kelley describes how natural gas is changing the landscape of energy. He shares his insights on key demand drivers and their outlook for the natural gas industry.
Hennessy Gas Utility Fund Portfolio Manager Ryan Kelley discusses the health of the natural gas industry and the growth opportunities from electric power generation and exportation. He also explains how a rising interest rate environment may impact the Fund.
Our team of tenured Portfolio Managers shares their insights on what's ahead for investors. They provide opinions on the direction of the stock market and interest rates, potential impact of Trump administration policies, hidden earnings power in the U.S. economy, and where they believe investment opportunities exist today.