Dividends and Buybacks

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Is It Time to Stop Chasing Netflix Higher?

Remember back in the day when Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) collapsed 80% in less than five months, from $295 to $63 a share? That was in 2011. It was catastrophic. ...
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How Kroger Is Returning Capital to Investors

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) made a few strong moves during Thursday’s trading session, and it has found investors happy with these decisions. The board of directors had sweeping approvals for ...
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Mixed Bag on Corporate Profits

Are corporate profits rising or falling? Well, it depends on how you look at the data. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) included a review of corporate profits in its ...
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3 Key Stock Buybacks From Monday

Investors love stock buyback plans. Still, not all share repurchases are created equal. Some simply offset dilution from employee stock options and acquisitions. Other share buybacks, the ones most loved ...
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How Much Can Celgene’s Buyback Impact Its Growth?

Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG) has seen huge growth since 2012. Its board of directors wants to keep this growth going with its most recent move. The company announced that the ...
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What to Expect From FedEx Earnings

FedEx Corp. (NASDAQ: FDX) is set to report its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results on Wednesday before the markets open. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $2.43 in earnings ...
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4 Merrill Lynch High Quality and Dividend Yield Stocks to Buy Now

The higher the market goes, and the more that volatility starts to play a part of the action, the more conservative investors want to move out of any high beta ...
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Target Delivers on Dividend Hike and Larger Buyback

Summer is coming, and with it come revised dividends. Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) already made the list of companies that 24/7 Wall St. expected to increase dividends this summer. Target’s ...
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How to Protect Yourself From a Summer Stock Market Correction or Crash

It is now June, and the echoes of "sell in May and go away" are still ringing. In fact, the Dow Jones Industrial Average went negative for the year on ...
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Is the FedEx Dividend Increase Enough?

Dividends are a way of rewarding investors for holding on to a company’s stock over time. As the share price increases, it would only make sense for the dividend to ...
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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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Why the Super-High Dividend Yield From Frontier Is Safe

Frontier Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: FTR) is often considered a controversial stock in the world of telecom. It is involved in an acquisition and has a dividend yield of almost 8%. ...
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Is the Wendy’s Buyback a Sign of Strength?

The fast-food market is getting increasingly competitive, in an age when consumers are shying away from burgers in favor of more wholesome food choices. The huge buyback program just announced ...
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The 6 Stocks Punishing the Dow in 2015

Stocks decided to take a breather at the end of May, bringing up many questions ahead of summer about just how strong and powerful this bull market can remain after ...
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The Dividend and Buyback War Between Home Depot and Lowe’s

As it has been said over and over, investors just love dividends and buybacks. They also love when dividends grow and when companies renew and expand their buybacks. In the ...
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