3M Joins the 3% Dividend Club in the Dow, With Dividend Hike and Huge Buyback

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) has managed to recover handily from its lows of January. Still, its stock price is lower than it was at the end of 2015. Now 3M ...
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Wall Street Is as Bearish as 2009: 4 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy Right Now

If you remember the dark days of 2009, then it may surprise you to know that currently Wall Street strategists and those who prognosticate the future are as bearish as ...
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What to Expect From 3M Earnings

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets open Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.63 in earnings per share ...
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Merrill Lynch US 1 List On Sale: 4 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

One thing investors need to always be wary of is Wall Street firms that tend to panic in a sell-off and immediately start shuffling around top picks, especially if those ...
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Top DJIA Earnings for the Week Ahead

Earnings season for the fourth quarter of last year has ramped up, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the Dow Jones Industrial Average companies ...
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Why Citigroup Wants Investors in Top Conglomerates Now

The stock market carnage in the first three weeks of 2016 has been quite challenging for most investors. After close to a seven-year bull market, many are wondering if the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: GE, 3M, Shopify, SunPower, Zafgen, CIT, Ericsson, Honeywell and Many More

Stocks were looking for a small bounce on Thursday after Wednesday's big sell-off that ended up being less of a big sell-off. Investors have every right to feel jilted in ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for 3M, UTC in 2016 (Versus GE)

The year 2016 may have gotten off to a rock start, but investors are looking for their year ahead forecasts. In 2015, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed out ...
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10 Top 2016 Stock Picks From Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Other Key Analysts

It is a new year and the bull market may seem a bit interrupted now that 2015 brought no net gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P ...
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4 Blue Chip Stocks to Buy Now as Dollar Strength May Fade in 2016

One of the big stories of 2015 was the ongoing strength of the U.S. dollar. Not only did it hammer many of the top multinational companies that do a significant ...
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4 Companies That Destroyed Shareholders This Past Week

This past week was a rough one for the broad markets, both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 had less than spectacular weeks. Much of this can be ...
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The Best Big Conglomerate Stock for 2016

With 2015 coming to an end, it is hard to imagine that December 18 was the final trading Friday of the year. Investors have dealt with choppy markets in 2015 ...
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4 High-Quality Dividend Stocks Merrill Lynch Says to Buy for 2016

One of the best things about the Federal Reserve finally lifting interest rates for the first time in years is that the pall that has hung over the stock market, ...
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Should Anyone Be Surprised by 3M’s Lower Guidance?

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) is finally hitting its stride in 2015, and it is never too late to have a rally. So far on the year, the stock is down, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Gave the Dow a Lift on Monday

December 14, 2015: Markets opened very slightly higher on Monday and traded lower for most of the morning before bouncing around the breakeven line and trending slightly higher less than ...
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