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These are 14 companies in the S&P 500 Index that have at least a 25 year history of dividend hikes and that seem likely to keep increasing their dividends in the coming years.
The top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen on Friday morning include Aflac, Applied Materials, Dick's Sporting Goods, Gap, Noble, Teekay Tankers and Urban Outfitters.
Investors love when companies pay dividends. More specifically, they love companies that are raising their dividends year after year.
Aflac has managed to beat earnings, to show how much the yen in Japan is hurting its numbers and to talk up its buyback and dividend.
According to Trimtabs, November was the fourth highest month on record for insider selling. These companies reported notable insider selling last week.
Aflac Inc. (NYSE: AFL) recently gave its outlook, but considering a weakening yen over the past month, analysts have become wary. Janney Capital recently reduced its earnings per share (EPS) estimate...
After the sell-off, there are now many more solid and well-established dividend-paying companies valued at less than 10 times earnings.
Thursday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations include, Monsanto, Schlumberger, SolarCity, Western Digital, Yelp, Abercrombie & Fitch.
Wednesday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations include Analog Devices, Canadian Solar, Home Depot, Marvell Technology and Wal-Mart.
The bull market is now more than six years old, which may have some investors perhaps wondering if they should return to value stocks rather than chasing the growth stocks that have risen so much.
A new report from UBS includes changes to the firm's Dividend Ruler stocks portfolio. Also featured are the current four top-yielding Dividend Ruler stocks.
For the second week in a row, despite positive moves in all of the indexes, insider selling is at a medium level. While some of the trades were large, the overall volume seems lower than expected.
A new research report from the Dividend Ruler Stocks team at UBS indicates that stocks on their list have increased dividends by an average of 11% thus far in 2014.
These are the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations from Wall Street firms on Thursday, July 17, 2014. They include AIG, Intel, eBay, EOG Resources, PetSmart and Time Warner.
These are the top Wall Street analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen on Friday, May 23, 2014. They include Aflac, FireEye, Rite Aid, Northern Trust, PetSmart and State Street.