Dividends and Buybacks - Page 2

15 Stocks With Massive Dividend Yields of 10% or Higher

It is no secret that investors love collecting dividends from their investments. Almost half of all total returns through time can be attributed to dividends. Many investors also count on ...
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Microsoft Delivers With Dividend Hike and Important Change to Board of Directors

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has done rather well under the leadership changes that have been made by CEO Satya Nadella. The company confirmed on Tuesday that it was increasing its ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Blue Chips to Buy Now That Pay Huge Dividends

The more expensive the market gets, the lower the chances for big returns like we have seen over the past few years. Oh sure, we can probably stretch higher, maybe ...
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5 Buy-Rated Stocks That Yield a Massive 10% or More

Despite the fact that the bears on Wall Street say that the long bond market rally is over, rates on government bonds sure don't seem to agree. In fact, the ...
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Should Verizon’s Dividend Hike Be Viewed as a Disappointment?

Raising your dividend is supposed to be a good thing. After all, close to half of total returns over the long haul come from dividends. In the world of the ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top Cheap Dividend Stocks for Q3

Every quarter, many of the top firms we cover on Wall Street come out with some top picks for the next three months, and often these ideas turn out to ...
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BHP Billiton to Sell Assets It Never Should Have Purchased

In 2011, mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP) coughed up $20 billion to acquire onshore U.S. energy assets primarily in the Haynesville and Eagle Ford shale plays. Elliott Management ...
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Big Oil May Be Safest Bet for the Rest of 2017: 4 to Buy Now

While investors continue to stare at a stock market that has remained very pricey and overbought, the only stocks that seem to go higher are very expensive tech and momentum ...
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10 Companies with the Biggest 2016 Share Buybacks

As the U.S. economy clawed its way back from the depths of the financial crisis, the stock market recovered too, only more quickly. Partly that was because of public companies' ...
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Dividend Investors Face New Round of Lower Distribution Worries From Top MLPs

It is no secret that investors hate when a company lowers its dividend payments. After all, close to half of all long-term gains come from dividends and the ability to ...
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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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