Back in the day, there were "widow and orphan" stocks, sold by brokers to their customers with confidence they would yield dividend income to feed the family and maybe even grow in price over time. In SCANA's case, a couple of its top executives are likely headed to prison. There are still reliably yielding utilities to buy out there, of course, including Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), which picked up the pieces of SCANA in 2019, and Consumers Energy (NYSE: CMS), Consumers Power's successor.
FRT earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2020.
While Federal Realty's (FRT) Q4 results include collectability-related impacts, management noted about improvement in leasing volumes and other transactions at the end of year.