If company has been not only paying, but raising, dividends for 25 years straight, then it earns the coveted title of one of the “dividend aristocrats.” The reason for this title may not be apparent at first, but when you realize just how difficult it is for company to not only pay a dividend, and to maintain that dividend, but to generate so much free cash flow every year that it is....More>>>
Today, Hippo Insurance, a company providing smart home insurance for modern households, officially launched in California. The Mountain View, California-based company is taking a fresh approach to home insurance, which it says has seen little change in half a century. Home insurance isn’t easy to buy online, but Hippo hopes to change that with online home insurance that offers more....More>>>
Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on August 31, 2017. Accenture PLC is a professional service company that provides management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing. It has operations in Ireland and the United States. Accenture PLC has a market cap of $91.29 billion; its shares were traded at around $141.97 with a P/E ratio of 26.11 and....More>>>
CA Inc (NASDAQ:CA) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on March 31, 2017. CA Inc is a provider of enterprise information technology software and solution. It develops and delivers software and services that help organizations manage and secure their IT infrastructures and deliver more flexible IT services. CA Inc has a market cap of $13.21 billion; its shares were traded at....More>>>
The stock markets gains may have you dancing a jig. But they may also have you breaking into a sweat. To ease your anxiety, you might consider adding a small dose of alternative investmentsthings that zig when the stock market zagsto your portfolio, even if it means giving up some potential returns. As exciting as the stock market is today, says Dayna Kleinman, of financial services firm Robert....More>>>
Along with its second-quarter results, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced an increase to its quarterly dividend, which extends Apple’s growing dividend history and fortifies the stock’s attractiveness as a dividend investment. Further, Apple’s business looks poised to easily support ongoing increases for years to come.
Here’s a look at Apple’s most recent move —....More>>>
When it comes to dividend stocks, there are many ways to evaluate them, because there are many types of investors looking for many different things.
One investor might only care about yield. Another investor might just care about stability in the payout, even if it doesn’t throw off much income. When it comes to dividend stocks, I care about several things....More>>>
ICICI Direct’s research report on Tata Consultancy Services
US$ revenues grew strongly at 3.9% QoQ to $4,972 million, above our 2.4% QoQ growth and $4,901.9 million estimate. Constant currency revenues grew 2% QoQ Rupee revenues grew 3.8% QoQ to Rs 32,075 crore, above our 2.1% growth expectations of Rs 31,543.6 crore estimate At 25.4%, EBIT margins expanded 20 bps QoQ, marginally....More>>>
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What exactly are “baby bonds” and why do they pay such high yields? How safe are they? Where do they fall in the capital stack when it comes to possibly bankruptcy.
Baby bonds, or exchange-traded debt, are similar to preferred stock in that each behaves both like a stock and a bond. Baby bonds trade like stocks on the major exchanges, however there is a narrow range of prices....More>>>