Industrial conglomerate General Electric (GE, $23.19 as of Oct. 18) stunned income investors in 2009, in the wake of the financial crisis and bear market, with a then-unthinkable cut to its longstanding dividend. But after years of trying to regain Wall Streets trust by rebuilding its payout to shareholders, fears of another reduction are mounting just as the company prepares to release its latest....More>>>
Barron’s Jack Hough touted Under Armour (UAA)–only to see negative sentiment spiral lower once again after FBR cut its shares to Underperform from Market Perform.
And wouldn’t you know it? Shares of Under Armour are tumbling once again today. But it’s not all bad news. In fact, some technical factors–not fundamental ones–suggest Under....More>>>
Investment company Smith Shellnut Wilson Llc buys Vanguard S&P 500, TechnipFMC PLC, PPG Industries, Reynolds American, sells Harman International Industries, FMC Technologies, Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight, United Parcel Service, Northrop Grumman during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Smith Shellnut Wilson Llc . As of 2017-03-31,....More>>>
Ford (NYSE:F) is known for its attractive valuation, it currently trades at around 7 times its 2017 projected earnings and has an attractive dividend yield of 5.36 percent. It also has a very low price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) compared to most other companies on the S&P 500. The stock trades at around $11 during the time I am writing this. However, after digging a little deeper, I have found....More>>>
We’re still in the wake of calendar 2017’s first earnings season. So it wasn’t surprising to see a raft of dividend raises last week, especially considering that this year has already been stuffed with lifts from every conceivable type of company.
Here are three notables out of last week’s crop.
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Exploiting the famous January effect on Wall Street isnt as easy as it looks.
Im referring to the well-known tendency for stocks of the smallest companiesso-called small capsto significantly outperform large-cap stocks during January. Since 1926, according to data compiled by University of Chicago professor Eugene Fama and Dartmouth professor Kenneth French, small caps in January have beaten....More>>>
As a wealth manager, I sometimes encounter clients who operate under the assumption that portfolio principal should never be touched for the purposes of supplementing their lifestyle. That is, they are hard-wired to believe that only portfolio income, such as dividends and interest—and never their principal — is available. I strongly disagree with this....More>>>
The hunt for yield continues in a persistently low-interest-rate environment.
High-yield dividend stocks sometimes exists because of a deterioration in the fundamentals of a company that puts downward pressure on the stock price, but sometimes such instances of overly negative pressure offer up an opportunity where the underlying business can be purchased at....More>>>
Church & Dwight (NYSE: CHD) offers an opportunity to invest in the ongoing consumer product dividend grower trend without the hype and attention focused on other names. The company’s smaller market cap and lower dividend deflect attention from its fundamentals, which should allow it perform at least in line with and perhaps over and above its peers over the medium term.
Given the uncertainty surrounding Trump trade, investors are once again in search of consistent income backed by growth aspects. In such a scenario, nothing is perhaps better than dividend growth stocks for an investor.
Source: Shutterstock Why Dividend Growth Stocks?
Dividend growth stocks offer the best of both worlds — potential for capital appreciation and rising....More>>>