Dividends and Buybacks


4 Dividends and Buybacks That Should Not Be Ignored

As corporate earnings season takes flight, many companies are announcing along with their earnings new plans to increase dividends or repurchase shares. 24/7 Wall St. has collected and compiled dividend ...
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Why Apple Dividend Hike and Buybacks Matter More Than Earnings

Investors love dividends, and what they love even more is companies that are in the business of raising their dividends regularly. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is the biggest stock in ...
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After Dividend Hike at J&J, Investors Can Expect Many Years of More Hikes

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is at it again. The consumer products and health care products giant has raised its common stock dividend. What investors need to know here is ...
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5 UBS High Conviction Stocks to Buy for Volatile Markets

Market pros will tell you that anytime you start getting triple-digit up and down days back to back on a consistent basis, you may be in for trouble. That kind ...
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Can Qualcomm Ever Get Its Guidance Right?

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) reported its fiscal second-quarter earnings on Wednesday after the markets closed. The mobile chip giant had $1.40 in earnings per share (EPS) on $6.9 billion in ...
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Why One Analyst Thinks This High-Yield MLP Has 50% Upside?

With investors so concerned about the price of oil and natural gas, and concerned about the companies and entities which operate in energy, 24/7 Wall St. has kept a close ...
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Costco Dividend and Buyback Scorecard

Along with earnings season in January and April, there are hundreds of large companies which take the opportunity to yet again raise their dividends and/or announce big share buybacks. News ...
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Is the Dividend Hike a Disappointment From Procter & Gamble?

Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) is one of the great iconic American companies, and it continues to have dividend growth year after year. After an announcement on Friday, P&G ...
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Why Groupon Is Already Returning Capital to Shareholders

Online coupon and daily deals giant Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) looks like it is pulling out a huge win in a stake sale of its South Korean e-commerce business, Ticket ...
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Trading Revenues Boost Morgan Stanley Earnings

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Monday. The big bank reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.14 on revenue of $9.8 billion. In ...
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5 Top UBS Quality Growth at a Reasonable Price Dividend Stocks to Buy

With the market spiraling ever higher, many investors are starting to get a little nervous, and with good reason. With the market trading at 18 times earnings, it is simply ...
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Seagate Looks for Direction After Earnings

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results Friday before the markets opened as $1.08 in earnings per share (EPS) on $3.3 billion in revenue. Thomson Reuters ...
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Over Half of DJIA Stocks Outyield 30-Year Treasury Bond

2015 is becoming a very interesting year. The bull market is now six years old, we are over three years without a true correction and the Federal Reserve is expected ...
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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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Companies With the Largest Stock Buybacks of All Time

The debate over whether investors prefer stock buybacks or dividends will continue in the years ahead. Companies use both tools under corporate governance for returning capital to their shareholders. And ...
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