One of the joys of investing in stocks is watching dividend payments roll in quarter after quarter. Giant capital gains from growth stocks may be more exciting, but a reliable and growing stream of dividend payments, reinvested in more stocks, unleashes the true power of compounding. Dividends have accounted for nearly half of the total return of the S&P 500 Index over the past 25 years. You....More>>>
Chairman and CEO of Bloomin Brands Inc (NASDAQ:BLMN) Elizabeth A Smith sold 375,000 shares of BLMN on 12/15/2017 at an average price of $20.79 a share. The total sale was $7.8 million.
Bloomin Brands Inc operates restaurants under the brand name Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar. The company has presence in....More>>>
(Published Jan. 17 by Bob Ciura)
Growth stocks can be fun while they’re flying high. But as the saying goes, what goes up must come down.
When growth stocks soar to unsustainable levels beyond their earnings growth, it’s only a matter of time before they fall back to Earth, and the higher they rise the harder they crash.
It wasn’t too long ago that Shake Shack....More>>>
New York, NY, based Investment company Saba Capital Management, L.P. buys Allergan PLC, Alpine Total Dynamic Dividend Fund, , First Trust Highome Long/Short Fund, Clough Global Equity Fund, Clough Global Dividend andome Fund, Clough Global Opportunities Fund, Community Health Systems, Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend of Beneficial In, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, sells Blackrock Debt....More>>>
Over the last year, millions of people accessed new ways of managing money using their phones. Many new companies entered the market to help with everything from borrowing and saving to managing cash flow. A recent study showed that half of banking customers around the world are already using at least one financial technology (or fintech) service; more will follow as access increases. And the....More>>>
Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported fiscal second-quarter financial results after markets closed on Wednesday. The company said that it had $0.57 in earnings per share (EPS) and $11.6 billion in revenue. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters were calling for $0.56 in EPS on $11.55 billion in revenue. The same period from last year had $0.57 in EPS and $11.93 billion in revenue.
Stocks look set for a higher open a day after the Federal Reserve increased interest rates as Holland rejected a far-right candidate in its election and oil prices continued to rally.
S&P 500 futures have advanced 0.2%, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have gained 0.3%. Nasdaq Composite futures have risen 0.2%.
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The investment landscape is littered with stocks that pay dividends, as the equity markets provide an attractive opportunity for investors to receive predictable income while retaining the possibility....More>>>
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Investment company Smith Shellnut Wilson Llc buys Vanguard S&P 500, TechnipFMC PLC, PPG Industries, Reynolds American, sells Harman International Industries, FMC Technologies, Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight, United Parcel Service, Northrop Grumman during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Smith Shellnut Wilson Llc . As of 2017-03-31,....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>>>
Shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have gone essentially nowhere over the past two years or so, despite incredible profits, a fast-growing dividend, and over $130 billion worth of share repurchases to date. The iPhone, which accounts for the bulk of Apple’s revenue and profits, has suffered from slumping sales for multiple quarters, with the launch of the iPhone 7 unable to reverse that trend.....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>>>
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