Dividends and Buybacks

8 Treasury Bond Alternatives for Investors Who Need Income in 2019 and Beyond

It's becoming a difficult sell to ask many retail and income-oriented investors to buy Treasury notes and bonds now that the yield curve has inverted and long-term yields are at ...
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Colgate-Palmolive May Be Both Cheap and Expensive for a Defensive Stock

In a world of trade wars, stock market sell-offs and inverted yield curves (even negative yields), investors also have to deal with a slowdown in earnings and economic numbers. And ...
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5 Merrill Lynch High-Quality & Dividend Yield List Stocks to Buy Now

With earnings for the second quarter all but over, and the third quarter of 2019 well underway, many of the top firms we follow on Wall Street are making some ...
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5 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now as Rates Plunge to Record Lows

Every single day they seem to go lower, and with a large amount of foreign sovereign debt trading at negative interest rates, you can bet U.S. Treasury rates will keep ...
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30 Sustainable Dividend Yields of 3.5% to Over 5% for Cautious Income Investors

It's a tricky world for income investors. There is currently around $15 trillion worth of government bonds trading at negative yields between Europe and Japan, and U.S. bond buyers have ...
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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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Altria Delivers Yet Another Dividend Hike With a Monster Yield

It almost seems too good to be true that a tobacco giant can keep raising its dividend year in and year out. After all, smoking cigarettes is just not that ...
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8 Dividends Yields of 10% and Higher That May Have Upside Potential

Investors love their dividends. These payouts over time can supplement income needs for retirement, and they also can be reinvested to grow total returns over many years. A statistic commonly ...
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A 14% Dividend Yield That Can Keep Growing With Over 25% Implied Upside

It's no secret that investors love their dividends. Some statistics in the media have pointed to dividends accounting for half of total returns over time. While high dividend yields can ...
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Why Jefferies US Dividend Watch Stocks May Be the Best 2019 Buys Now

Massive volatility, huge up and down market swings, recession fears, geopolitical fears, the election cycle in full swing. It’s almost more than most investors can take. However, with yields falling ...
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Dividend Investors Have Reasons to Look to Big Biotech Over Big Pharma Ahead

Over the past three decades, the unlimited investing potential of biotechnology was all about growth. Companies could grow from nothing to see untold billions of dollars selling cures and treatments ...
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How Banks Are Replacing Treasuries, Utilities and CDs for Income Investors

Many investors need income from their stocks to help supplement their life or retirement. With the yield on Treasuries so low, and with the Federal Reserve embarking on an interest ...
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8 Fresh Dividend Hikes That May Entice More Income Investors

It's no secret that investors love dividends. Having a high dividend yield is one thing, but companies that manage to keep increasing their dividend payouts to shareholders are often the ...
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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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