Dividends and Buybacks - Page 2

10 Dividends That Can See Double-Digit Growth for 5 Years or Longer

It's no secret that investors love their dividends. Investors praise companies that can raise their dividends year after year, and a commitment to a strong dividend policy is a company's ...
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Corning Plans to Keep Making Shareholders Richer With Buybacks and Dividend Hikes

Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW) is one of the old-world industrial companies that has been in the interest of the technology space for more than two decades now because it makes ...
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Revisiting American Water Works as a Stock to Own for the Next Decade

American Water Works Co. Inc. (NYSE: AWK) has been an incredible performer over the years. It fits right in on the defensive utility sector trade for investors who want predictability ...
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11 Major Risks for Value Investors With Stocks at All-Time Highs

The bull market is now well into its 10th year, and many investors have been scratching their heads, trying to figure out how to be positioned heading into 2020. On ...
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How the Case for Owning American Electric Power for the Next Decade Has Changed

With a new decade on the horizon, investors need to be considering what worked over the past decade and whether they should expect the same or different outcomes for what ...
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Why Cisco Still Qualifies as a Stock to Own for the Next Decade

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) has acted like a champ in 2019. Its shares were up about 30% year to date, one of the top stocks in the Dow Jones ...
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Does 3M Face Longer-Term Dividend Risks After 2019 and 2020?

It's a tough time to be a true industrial conglomerate. While the woes of 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) may still be light years better than a generally eclectic rival conglomerate, ...
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10 Top Banks to Repurchase $125 Billion in Stock Over Next 12 Months

The Federal Reserve has released its annual Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR). This exercise includes a quantitative assessment for the top banks that operate in the United States. The ...
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Why the Crazy-High Ford and GM Dividends May Hold Up in the Next Recession

Investors love dividends. While dividends are widely cited in the media as creating one-third to half of total returns over time, some companies come with shockingly high dividend yields. Dividend ...
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Why the AT&T Super-High Dividend Yield Still Seems Safe

It's no secret that investors love dividends, but what investors really cherish is when a company has a high dividend yield and is able to keep growing that payout over ...
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2019 Fed CCAR Gift to Warren Buffett: Dividend Hikes and Buybacks Galore for All Major Banks

At the end of June, the Federal Reserve now releases its annual Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR). This exercise includes a quantitative assessment for the top banks that operate ...
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AT&T’s Extraordinary 6.3% Yield

There are junk bond funds that have a yield of less than 7%. They are comprised of bonds in companies that are below investment grade, which means they carry considerable ...
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Green Plains Drives Ethanol Into Dividend Hall of Shame

It's one thing when a company sells more debt to fund operations. It's another thing entirely when a company sells more debt and also announces that it is suspending its ...
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8 Stocks That Will Win as the Fed Lowers Interest Rates

The debate is on over whether or not Jerome Powell and the Federal Reserve's FOMC will lower interest rates sooner rather than later. Some pundits and investors had been calling ...
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5 Dividend Leaders To Buy From Merrill Lynch’s Large Cap Defensive Portfolio

With summer starting on Friday, we could be in for a hot three months in more ways than one. On-going trade battles, the potential for escalation of tensions in the ...
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