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>>>
As I referenced in an article yesterday, over the next few weeks I intend to focus on researching REITs that are projected to deliver the most robust FFO, dividend and NAV growth.
The reason for this tactical research is that I believe that REITs with the best FFO growth can potentially offset any diminution in net asset values, which would be pressured by rising interest rates and capitalization....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>>>
Chairman, President & CEO of Mckesson Corp (NYSE:MCK) John H Hammergren sold 225,000 shares of MCK on 09/22/2017 at an average price of $151.67 a share. The total sale was $34.1 million.
McKesson Corp provides medicines, pharmaceutical supplies, information and care management products and services across the healthcare industry. It operates with two segments namely McKesson Distribution....More>>>
Here’s what you need to know about Jim Hackett, 62, who succeeds Mark Fields as CEO of Ford Motor after leading the company’s Smart Mobility division focused on new innovations in transportation.
He knows what it’s like to lead a company that’s more than 100 years old.
Hackett served as CEO of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based furniture company Steelcase for nearly....More>>>
December 29, 2016: Markets opened higher Thursday but were unable to hold onto early gains, probably due to some selling as traders get their ducks in a row for the new year. Equities have bounced around the break-even line most of the day. Utilities is the best performing sector while financials is the worst. WTI crude oil for February delivery settled at $53.77 a barrel, down about 0.5% on the....More>>>
As the stock market has rallied sinceDonald Trump’s election in November, Constellation Brands (STZ) has basically sat it out, weighed down by concerns that a new tax plan would hurt the multinational alcoholic beverage company’s profits.
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Morgan Stanley’s Dara Mohsenian and team, however, contend that those concerns are way....More>>>
Dividend cover for UK’s largest listed companies, a measure of how sustainable dividends are and is calculated by dividing profit after tax by the dividends paid out to shareholders, stands at its lowest level since 2009, according to new research conducted by online stockbroker The Share Centre. For those investors seeking income the findings and trend may well be of concern.
I was having dinner with friends recently, and someone asked the question, “Stocks are expensive. How should I protect myself in case the market crashes? Should I short something, or maybe use options?”
For most investors, an exotic strategy like one of these isn’t necessary. Instead, you can protect yourself from a stock market correction or crash by keeping some defensive....More>>>
I have some bad news for you… Stocks could struggle – for as long as two years – after the presidential election next week. It won't be because of Hillary or Donald's bad political ideas. It all comes down to the lessons of history we've learned from elections. You see, politics have a surprisingly large effect on financial markets…....More>>>