Dividends and Buybacks - Page 2

UBS Dividend Ruler Stocks Keep Raising Payouts: 4 to Buy Now

One thing that should be a huge tailwind for investors in the near future is stocks that provide solid total return. With the market priced to perfection, stocks that pay ...
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Windstream Stock Tumbles as Dividend Eliminated

Broadband provider Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) reported second-quarter results before markets opened Thursday morning. The company posted a net loss of $68.1 million and a diluted loss of $0.37 ...
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What Occidental’s Dividend Hike Means For Its Oil & Gas Rivals

Oil remains stuck under $50 per barrel in the summer of 2017. The grand recovery helped the oil giants in 2016, but the oil price recovery seems to have already ...
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AT&T Analyst Downgrade Pits Time Warner Against Dividend Concerns

It has been known for decades that price wars are great for consumers and horrible for companies involved. That is particularly true for the companies that dominated for years. It ...
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5 Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2017 That Benefit From Massive Dollar Weakness

One tenet that politicians and economists always like to stress, while keeping their fingers crossed behind their back, is the desire for the U.S. dollar to remain strong. The reality ...
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5 Analyst Bank Stock Picks That Are Huge Share Buyback Winners

If there is a set of data results that regulators and the Federal Reserve feel much better about, it's the recent bank stress test results and the Comprehensive Capital Analysis ...
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Key Winners and Losers Among Big Bank Capital Return Plans

Now that the U.S. Federal Reserve has released the 2017 results of the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR), all 34 of the banks received approval for their shareholder capital ...
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Technology Leaders Now Paying Monster Dividends, With Growth to Boot!

Until recently, investors owned technology stocks for their growth. Now investors are still buying growth in technology but they are can also get solid dividends. Some of the dividends are ...
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6 Undervalued Utilities With Strong Dividends and Upside Potential

With fears growing of a summer correction after a strong market run, and with many of the administration's pro-growth initiatives looking as though they are on hold or delayed, 24/7 ...
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Are 6 Big Cap Oil and Gas Dividend Yields Becoming Too High?

Big Oil is synonymous with Big Money. In fact, some of the greatest wealth creations in the world have come from the energy sector, and many of America's wealthiest individuals ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

A new ransomware cyberattack hit over 300,000 computers, primarily in Russia, Ukraine and elsewhere in Europe. Some portions of the software seem to have been taken from the NSA. The ...
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25 Great American Companies Paying High Dividends

Investors love dividends. Whether the market is up or down, many investors need those dividends to help pay income in retirement. Dividends also account for up to half of all ...
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STORE Capital Becomes Warren Buffett’s Next Big Investment You Never Heard Of

STORE Capital Corp. (NYSE: STOR) is not exactly a household name. Within the investing community, almost the entire float of its public shares is owned by institutional investors. That lack ...
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The Top 20 S&P 500 Companies Buying Back Stock in 2017

Long-term investors have generally been a fan of stock buybacks and dividends. After all, dividends can account for about half of all shareholder returns over time. And buybacks can help ...
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Companies Are Getting Smarter and More Selective on Buybacks and Dividends

Equity investors love two things on top of capital gains when it comes to investing over the long haul: stock buybacks and dividends. While dividends add to shareholder returns in ...
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