Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS)

Can Dillard’s Afford a 50% Dividend Hike?

On Thursday, department store retailer Dillard's Inc. (NYSE: DDS) announced a 50% boost to the company's quarterly cash dividend. The new $0.15-per-share dividend will be paid in November to shareholders ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Dillard’s, Home Depot, Jumia, Lowe’s, Slack, SQM, Target, Wayfair and More

Wednesday's gains effectively erased that huge one-day drop last week, and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes did not offer enough vinegar to upset the markets late in the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amgen, Aramark, Chevron, Deere, Exxon, Hecla, Occidental, Urban Outfitters, Whiting and More

Stocks were very volatile in the prior week after the worst one-day sell-off of 2019, but a late-week recovery is being followed by broad gains on Monday as long-term Treasury ...
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Too Many Retailers Are Acting As If They Already Face a Recession

Whenever there is any hiccup in the economy, consumers tighten their spending on non-critical items. That means that curtailing entertainment spending, dining out, and buying new clothing and apparel become ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Deere, Dillard’s, J&J, L3, Macy’s, Occidental Petroleum, SunRun, Valero and More

Stocks have continued to firm up after Monday's big sell-off as trade war tensions continue to escalate with China. Stocks were indicated to open slightly higher on Thursday as well, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alector, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dillard’s, Foot Locker, Hasbro, Kraft Heinz, Vale, Xilinx, Zoetis and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Monday after solid gains on Friday. Investors are still dealing with mixed news reports, trade policies, politics and the slightly less robust ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AECOM, CyberArk, Dillard’s, Hasbro, Mattel, Newell, Papa John’s, Shopify, Snap, Tesla and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Wednesday after China matched tariffs in the ongoing trade war. Investors have seen a strong earnings season, with more than 70% of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Applied Materials, Campbell Soup, Ceridien HCM, Dillard’s, Energizer, nLIGHT, Snap, Turtle Beach and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher now that certain tariffs have been lightened up or suspended during trade negotiations. The trend of endlessly buying the dips has not worked as ...
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JC Penney Slipstreaming on Macy’s Earnings

Sometimes it pays to be in the right place at the right time. Today appears to be one of those days for J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP). Macy's Inc. ...
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The Best and Worst Customer Service Among Department Stores

The struggles among retail stores in the past year are well known. Less store traffic, stagnant same-store sales and severe pricing pressures are just a few of the hurdles the ...
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Costco, Dillard’s Top Widely Regarded Customer Satisfaction List

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has released its latest evaluation of major American retailers. Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and Dillard's Inc. (NYSE: DDS) led in the two major ...
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Retail Dominates Friday’s Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

With stocks at record highs, investors have to be considering how they should be positioned. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was last seen over 20,200 and the S&P 500 was ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ford, Intel, NVIDIA, Starbucks, Teva, Twitter, Wal-Mart and Many More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Friday morning on what seems to be a very light news day. The Dow is still above 20,000 and the S&P 500 has gone ...
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As Industry Tumbles, 6 Retail Chiefs Who Can’t Be Fired

As same-store sales disintegrate and it becomes clear the holiday season was unkind to many retailers, several retail company chief executives cannot be ousted, no matter what their results. Most have families ...
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42 Retailers That Won’t Be Open on Thanksgiving

Among the most common comments about retailers that open on Thanksgiving is that they are unfair to employees who would like to be home with family members and that they cannot ...
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