Dividends and Buybacks

The Next 15 Companies Set to Join the $100 Billion Market Cap Club

The stock market has become enthralled with market capitalization valuations now that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has reached the elusive $1 trillion mark. Several companies are ready to join Apple ...
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8 Massive Summer Stock Buybacks Too Large to Ignore

When it comes to corporations returning capital to shareholders, the two most classical methods are dividends and share buyback plans. There are of course other means for companies to reward ...
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8 Dirt Cheap Technology Stocks at Huge Discounts to the Stock Market

The nine-year-old bull market has evolved into a choppy market in 2018. Many investors feel that the current valuations are stretched, and some investors feel that the valuations may be ...
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Qualcomm’s Failure to Acquire NXP Yields Big Payday for Stockholders

When Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) last week withdrew its $44 billion offer to buy NXP Semiconductors after Chinese authorities failed to approve the deal, the company's stock price rose by ...
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Wells Fargo Solidifies Its Dividend Hike Despite Ongoing Woes

If you followed the results of the Federal Reserve's 2018 Stress Tests and Capital Planning (CCAR) announcement seen late in June there were some obvious winners and losers. Despite the ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Auto tariffs might go into place soon. According to The Wall Street Journal: President Donald Trump stood by his threats to levy sweeping tariffs on automobile imports as a way ...
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Expanded Stock Buyback Parameters for Warren Buffett Could Bring Conflict

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) is not your traditional company. Not by a long shot. The conglomerate run by Warren Buffett and team has two classes of stock ...
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Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Microsoft: Buybacks May Play Role in Quest for a $1 Trillion Market Cap

The dot-com bubble burst in 2000, but many of the key technology stocks have overtaken their former highs of almost 20 years ago with a vengeance. While most investors are ...
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Wells Fargo Gets Off Cheap in Fed’s Stress Tests

Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) has been under more than its historical scrutiny after multiple scandals and self-inflicted management blunders. In fact, the company is even now advertising that ...
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Why Investors Are Cheering Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE: RL) shares saw a handy gain on Thursday after the firm announced at its investor day that it will be making some big changes. A couple of ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) expects to reach production of 5,000 Model 3 cars per week by the end of the month. According to a Seeking Alpha transcript: CEO Elon Musk ...
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5 Blue Chip Stocks Rated Buy That All Pay at Least 5% Dividends

Even though interest rates have crept higher over the past 18 months, they are still at some of the lowest levels in over a generation. While the Federal Reserve will ...
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4 Dividend Stocks That Are Still Better Buys Than Bonds

Even though the yield on the 10-year Treasury has jumped over the psychological 3% level, and has again eclipsed the yield on the S&P 500, there is still a large ...
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5 Merrill Lynch Equity Income Stocks With Huge Total Return Potential

One of the components of investing success has always been buying companies that pay dependable dividends. The reason dividends are critical to long-term investing success is that they help to ...
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4 Incredible Contrarian Stock Trades That Could Bring Big Summer Gains

If it seems as though 2018 is ripping by fast, you aren’t mistaken — it is. With summer just over a month away, and the traditional vacation season just around the ...
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