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Wells Fargo & Co. is benefiting from higher interest rates and increased fee income from cards and deposit accounts as Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan plans cost cuts and works to recover from a scandal in the retail....More>>>
Dividend Aristocrats are an elite group of S&P 500 companies that have raised their payouts for a minimum of 25 consecutive years. To make it on to this list, you must operate your business efficiently over almost three decades — a feat that’s not easy for any company.
Income investors love buying Dividend Aristocrats because these....More>>>
DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) — Corporate insiders sell their own companies’ stock for a number of reasons.
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They might need the cash for a big personal purchase such as a new house or yacht, or they might need the cash to fund a charity. Sometimes they sell as part of a planned selling program that they have put....More>>>
Perrigos(PRGO)CEO Joseph Papa recently left to become head of Valeant Pharmaceuticals(VRX)this week. Perrigo veteran JohnHendrickson will take over the helm of Perrigo, and time will tell if this is a positive move, according to Jefferies David Steinberg. But he doesnt think investors should wait around to find out.
Steinberg and his team today downgraded Perrigo from....More>>>
Patience in investing is a virtue. If you’re willing to hold on until the end of 2017 with Symphony International Holdings (OTC:SYNNF), then you could be rewarded with a 9% dividend and a 40% return on capital.
Symphony, a London-listed, closed-end investment fund, currently trades with a 40% discount to its net asset value. Its assets aim to capture the growing economic power of the....More>>>
Will the $47B NXP buyout hurt Qualcomm’s future dividend payouts?
Qualcomm Inc.(NSDQ:QCOM)has been a long-time favorite amongst dividend growth investors thanks to its steady stock appreciation and ever-increasing annual dividend payouts over the past decade. But after the chipmaker announced its acquisition of NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion, its only natural to question whether....More>>>
Gold prices were little-changed in early in European trading after the bullion touched a five-month high in Asia as investors piled into safe-haven assets around the world amid rising geopolitical tensions.
Spot gold was marked 0.01% lower at $1,274.30 per ounce in early London trading after reaching a five-month high of $1,279.80 in Asia dealing amid a retreat from risk assets....More>>>
Shares of consumer electronics retailer Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) jumped 11.4% in March, according to data provided byS&P Global Market Intelligence. Best Buy reported its fourth-quarter results on March 1, and while the numbers were mixed relative to analyst expectations, strong earnings growth, online sales momentum, a big dividend increase, and an expanded share buyback program....More>>>
A week ago, the census bureau reported that February retail sales were flat (+0.1%) compared to January, ostensibly as households slowed down their purchases as they awaited tax refunds that were slow to go out.
Despite this, there’s reason for optimism – retail sales were up 3.7% in the first two months of....More>>>
Listed on the Malaysian Stock Exchange and also traded over the US OTC markets (OTC:GMUAF), Gamuda is one of the largest infrastructure developers in Malaysia. Furthermore, the firm has property development operations and also operates infrastructure concessions.
Infrastructure engineering and construction (62% of FY16 revenues and 25% of PBT): Under this division, Gamuda....More>>>
Banks are seeing significant returns, with some outperforming the market indices in 2016. With the market currently in consolidation and President-Elect Trump close to beginning his term, investors are on the sidelines waiting for clearer indicators of what is to come in 2017 as well as during Trump’s remaining time in his term. The question remains whether the banking sector has been curtailing....More>>>
In keeping with his image of making impactful and at times controversial statements, U.S. President Donald Trump recently urged a few North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO member nations to loosen their purse strings and cough up a ‘fair’ amount.
The U.S. and U.K. governments stunned the world this week by declaring passengers would be forbidden from carrying many electronic devices aboard flights from airports across the Middle East and North Africa.
The sudden moves, attributed to fears terrorists could plant explosives in devices bigg
Vaalco Energy (NYSE:EGY) is a small O&G producer, which owns and develops the Etame prospect offshore Gabon (please see map below). The company revenues depend essentially on these two simple elements: