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Has the Endless Growth of Dividends and Buybacks Peaked?

Investors love dividends. They also love buybacks. Both are great ways that public companies return capital to shareholders. And investors have been the beneficiary of growing dividends and larger and ...
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How to Beat Weak Same-Store Sales: Stop Reporting Them

Is there a person out there who has never been told, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all?” In the corporate world that typically translates to, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Achillion, CSC, Keurig, Sarepta, Splunk and More

Stocks were marginally higher on Wednesday morning, but the S&P 500 and DJIA are effectively at all-time highs. As investors keep proving over and over that they want to buy ...
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JC Penney Stock Crushed

Following the company’s first-quarter earnings report after markets closed on Wednesday, shares of J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) gained more than 2% in after-hours trading. After a good night’s ...
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Raised Dividend, Buybacks Not Enough for Macy’s Investors

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The department store giant posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.56 on revenues of $6.23 ...
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Are Short Sellers Expecting a Rally in Semiconductor Stocks?

The short interest data have come out for the April 30 settlement date. It is important to note that semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and ...
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6 Important Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies across multiple sectors reporting their quarterly results in the middle of May. We have reviewed the ...
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Why Fiat Chrysler Shares Are Up 65%

Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) should more poorly than its larger competitors do, particularly when those rivals are Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM). However, Fiat ...
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5 Top Pick Modern Bricks-and-Clicks Retailers to Buy Now

As online sales have skyrocketed the old-school walk-in stores were supposed to die. Then a funny thing happened, they started to utilize the Internet and began to get customers to ...
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Target Site Collapses: Anxiety for Other E-Commerce Sites

Demand for Lilly Pulitzer clothing knocked offline early on the morning of April 19. The Wall Street Journal quoted a Target spokesperson who said, “When the traffic got heavier, ...
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5 Top Deutsche Bank Dividend Stocks to Buy

While the market shifts focus to second quarter earnings, many investors are hearing more ominous calls from Wall Street pundits warning of a plunge. Some point to worries about the ...
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UBS Makes Changes to Equity Focus List for April

As we start into the second quarter of what has already been a very volatile year, many of the top Wall Street firms are making some changes in the lists ...
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10 Retailers Closing the Most Stores

With the growth of e-commerce still outpacing the overall growth of retail sales, retailers are continuing to close brick-and-mortar outlets. While total U.S. retail sales grew 3.7% in the ...
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Retail’s Biggest Winners and Losers

Retailing is a notoriously competitive business and retail winners and losers can switch positions in a relative heartbeat. For the losers, the writing is often on the wall for a ...
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Is Macy’s Guidance Enough?

Before the markets opened Tuesday, Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as $2.44 in earnings per share (EPS) and $9.36 billion in revenue. That compared to Thomson ...
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