Dividends and Buybacks

For Boeing Investors, the Music Never Stops

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) cash register is singing and ringing out one of the best years in the company's history, at least as far as an annual share price increase ...
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Analysts Hiking BMO Price Targets After Earnings and Dividend News

Canadian banking giant Bank of Montreal (NYSE: BMO), which is also a substantial player in the United States, has seen a warm reception to the earnings and dividend announcement. Its ...
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Home Depot Sets $15 Billion Buyback Plan, Confirms 2017 Guidance

Home improvement giant Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) on Wednesday announced a fresh stock buyback program of $15 billion to replace its existing program, confirmed its already announced fiscal year ...
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T-Mobile Sets Stock Buyback of $1.5 Billion

Mobile carrier T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) announced Wednesday morning that the company's board of directors have approved a stock repurchase program of up to $1.5 billion in T-Mobile common ...
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5 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy for 2018 With Market on Shaky Ground

Long-time stock market participants can feel it, and despite the many bullish pundits on Wall Street, the fact of the matter is the bull market is old and getting tired. ...
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GE Dividend Slashed, Now What?

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) announced Monday morning that it would cut its dividend by half beginning with the next declaration due in December. The reduction, from $0.24 per quarter ...
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Odds GE Will Cut Dividend Are 99.9%

As new GE (NYSE: GE) CEO John Flannery slashes jobs, eliminates use of company aircraft and executive cars, and readies answers to what his future plans are, a large amount ...
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What the $3 Billion Baker Hughes Stock Buyback Is All About

When a company calls a share buyback an "attractive use of cash" after reporting negative free cash flow of $405 million in its most recent quarter, that does not necessarily ...
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5 Wall Street Out-of-Favor Stocks With Massive Dividends and Upside

If there is any place where the herd mentality is most prominent it is on Wall Street. There are numerous reasons why. Portfolio managers and traders talk and shares ideas ...
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Why Mattel Fell Flat After Earnings

When Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) reported its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Thursday, the toy-maker said that it had $0.09 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Walmart Sees Online Sales Up 40%, Total Sales to Top $500 Billion

At its investors' day conference in Bentonville, Arkansas, today, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will say that it expects online sales to rise by 40% year over year, well above ...
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Lockheed Martin Delivers Double Win for Investors on Dividends and Buybacks

It's a good time to be in the defense and warfare business. Just ask Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) and its competitors. The geopolitical woes of 2017 include the Middle ...
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4 UBS Top Pick Growth Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2017

With the fourth quarter starting next week, and the final three months of 2017 upon us, many of the top firms that we cover on Wall Street are making some ...
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How the Amex Dividend Hike Stacks Up Against Financials in the Dow

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) has been an unexciting stock for quite some time. That being said, Amex has moved above and beyond the loss of its Costco deal and ...
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5 Blue Chip Stocks to Buy That Pay at Least 5% Dividends

Despite multiple Federal Reserve interest rate increases, and the prospect of yet another one in December, long-term rates have gone nowhere. While the stock market has boomed for growth investors, ...
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