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10 Recent Dividend Hikes and Stock Buybacks Too Big to Ignore

Investors love dividends and stock buybacks. After all, these are the two most common forms of returning capital to shareholders under corporate governance. With 2014 coming to an end, and ...
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CVS Jumps Into Dividend Hikes and Larger Buybacks

CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) apparently wanted to have its turn at the dividend hike and stock buyback game. The pharmacy giant announced Tuesday that it has decided to increase ...
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America’s Most Popular Stores

It’s a marketing adage that keeping an existing customer is both cheaper and easier than wooing a new one. It takes time and money to become one of America’s most ...
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CVS Follows Rite Aid, Shuts Off Apple Pay

Last Thursday drug store chain Rite Aid Inc. (NYSE: RAD) reportedly stopped accepting payments made through the just-launched Apple Pay system from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). On Saturday, CVS Health ...
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Diplomat Turns Bunt Pricing Into Homerun for IPO Buyers

Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) priced 13.3 million initial public offering (IPO) shares at $13 on Thursday, below the expected range of $14 to $16. When the stock began trading ...
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The Apple Event: From American Express to U2 (Update 1)

Update: Two new screenshots said to be of the iPhone 6 that Apple is about to announce appear to confirm that the new iPhones will have a toggle function that ...
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The Affordable Care Act Is Working Big for These Six Companies

For all the shots the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, has taken, the inevitable march onward continues. Some data are starting to emerge since the implementation of parts of the ...
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PepsiCo Drinks In Gatorade’s Social Media Performance at Game One of NBA Finals

Social media is a veritable minefield for companies. While the chance to connect with your customers represents a rich opportunity for extending your brand, one false move and it can ...
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CVS Blames Nasty Weather for Profit Miss

CVS Caremark Corp. (NYSE: CVS) reported first-quarter 2014 earnings before markets opened on Friday. The pharmacy benefits management and retail sales firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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America’s Most Popular Stores

America’s most visited stores are popular for a variety of reasons. According to data provided by Placed, a consumer habits data service provider that monitors behavior of more than 150,000 ...
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Rite Aid Earnings Show Turnaround Lives, With Value Too

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) is showing that the turnaround continues. On top of acquiring RediClinic on Thursday, the retail pharmacy operator announced earnings of $0.06 per share on revenues ...
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Ten Retailers With the Worst Customer Service

Customer satisfaction with retailers in the U.S. is at an all-time high, up for the third year in a row. While the industry improved overall, not all retailers received accolades, ...
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Rite Aid Makes Progress in Long, Slow Turnaround

Shares of drugstore operator Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) dropped about 3% in morning trading Monday. This after the stock it a new multiyear high on Friday, following last week's ...
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CVS Lifts First-Quarter Earnings Forecast After Beating Estimates

CVS Caremark Corp. (NYSE: CVS) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 earnings before markets opened on Tuesday. For the quarter, the pharmacy benefits management and retail sales firm posted adjusted diluted ...
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Five Stocks That May Get a Huge Lift From the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it is often known, has gotten off to a highly publicized rocky start. The failure of the website to be up to speed ...
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