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5 Defensive High-Yield Stocks to Survive the Sell-Off Carnage

Investors have just been reminded that the stock market can finally have a formal correction. A drop of more than 500 points on Friday has put the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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4 Defensive Stocks Acting as a Buffer Against the Market Sell-Off

It seems hard to imagine that investors would get excited about very much at all when the market has slid this far south of late. Still, many investors are treating ...
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Altria Raises Dividend by Nearly 9%

The maker of Marlboro cigarettes, Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO), announced Friday morning that its board of directors voted to increase the regular quarterly dividend by 8.7% to $0.565 per ...
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Philip Morris Scores Key Upgrade With Dividend Hike Expectations

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM), known for being a top defensive stock, might be looking to entice more investors with an even stronger dividend, or at least one key ...
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5 Defensive High-Yield Dividends That Should Withstand the Next Stock Market Correction

Investors may have found a breather as the new week got off to a start, but the reality is that some investors started to get nervous after more than a ...
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Altria Raises Guidance After Earnings, but Sees Moderate 2H Growth

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday morning. For the quarter, the tobacco company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.74 on ...
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What to Expect from Altria Earnings

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) is set to report its second-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets open. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.71 in earnings per ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, GM, Intel, Netflix, Paychex, Walgreens and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday after it looks as though the Greeks are going to try playing by the rules. Investors have proven over and over that they are ...
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5 Big Defensive Dividend Stocks to Buy Trading at Deep Discounts

With Greece and China bringing the latest round of market turmoil, and with the fed funds interest rate hike cycle still expected to start later in 2015, some investors are ...
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Altria Finally Outperforms Phillip Morris International, Due to Debt and Taxes

Before changing its name back in 2003, Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) used to be known as none other than Phillip Morris. It still kept the MO ticker symbol for ...
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How the New Reynolds Will Stack Up Against Altria

Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) and Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) are near sealing the deal where Reynolds will purchase Lorillard. The closing date is set for Friday, June 12, and ...
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The Next Big Dividend Hikes You Can Bank On This Summer

It has become almost impossible to argue against the notion that investors love dividends. They also love stock buyback announcements from companies, but when investors have owned a stock for ...
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Get Ready for Higher Cigarette Prices

Ever since prices at the gas pump have fallen, people have generally had more disposable income to do with as they wished. As a result, companies have been looking for ...
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Mega-Caps Posted the Biggest Earnings Surprises: 4 to Buy Now

Even though many pundits on Wall Street predicted lousy first-quarter earnings, only one thing can be said with over 90% of the S&P 500 reports in for the quarter: “Not ...
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Altria Earnings Remain Consistent With Steady Segment Growth

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) released its first-quarter financial results Thursday before the market opened as $0.63 in earnings per share (EPS) and $5.8 billion in revenue. That compared to ...
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