Dividends and Buybacks - Page 2

Only 3 Defensive Utility Stocks Are Considered Cheap With Big Upside

With the stock market's caution in May giving way to a recovery in June, the major equity indexes are now trading back within striking distance of their all-time highs. Some ...
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Is GameStop Saying It’s Game Over With This Buyback?

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) shares jumped early on Monday after the video game retailer announced its intention to launch a modified Dutch auction tender offer. Essentially GameStop wants to purchase ...
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Did GameStop Just Finally Admit Total Endgame Defeat?

It's been a tough period of years to be a video game retailer, even for the largest of them all. Even trying to offset slower video game disc sales by ...
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Are Utilities Losing Their Defensive Appeal Ahead of Summer?

It is no secret that the economy and the market have run across some newfound challenges. On top of slower global growth, as well as an escalating trade war with ...
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Widening Inverted Yield Curve: What a Fresh Look Implies Today

Investors are gearing up for what likely will be a prolonged trade war with China. They are also dealing with a slowing of global growth, slower U.S. economic growth and ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 5 Income Portfolio Stocks to Buy With Big-Time Dividends

It has become pretty obvious that interest rates are going nowhere this year, and they may not go anywhere in 2020 either. The Federal Reserve is worried about slowing growth, ...
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13 Dirt Cheap Dividend Stocks Valued Under 10 Times Earnings

It's been hard filtering out the news from the noise in 2019. After the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite recently hit all-time highs and rallying about 20% on average since ...
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Southwest Airlines Entices Investors With Dividend Hike and More Share Buybacks

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) wants to bring back more shareholders. The company held a board meeting and wants to put investor concerns at ease over the ongoing Boeing 737 ...
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Vodafone Dividend Cut Not as Well Received as the Company Hoped

Sometimes the financial markets try to use the sales pitch that cutting a dividend is a smart and bold move by a company. That can be true in certain dire ...
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Amazon Destroyed This Company, Which Still Gives Investors a Huge Return

Online book sales were one of Amazon's earliest businesses when it was founded in 1994. Founder Jeff Bezos reasoned that people would rather be sent books to their homes than ...
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A Brutal Lesson for High-Yield Dividend Chasers in CenturyLink

CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is proof that investors should never just pile into a stock because it has a high dividend yield. It turns out that not all dividends are ...
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Battered Ford Offers Something Almost No Other Company Does — a 5.8% Yield

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has been in the stock market doghouse for a long time. Its share price is down 34% over the past five years, while the S&P ...
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With $21.66 Billion in Q1 Net Income, Berkshire Hathaway’s Share Buybacks Remain Muted

This weekend marked the "Stockpalooza" event for investors, which of course is the annual meeting for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). Warren Buffett and team had reported a dismal fourth ...
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Why Warren Buffett May Buy More Bank Stocks Rather Than Make Large Share Buybacks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) is a bit of an enigma when it comes to a traditional company. The company is the largest conglomerate of all, with a $533 billion ...
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5 Total Return Stocks to Buy Now That All Pay 5% or Higher Dividends

Even though the economy clocked in a stunning 3.2% gross domestic product in the first quarter, way above estimates, and earnings mostly have been solid, there are warnings signs. Growth ...
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