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Procter & Gamble (PG) continues to be one of the most consumer-friendly stocks. The company has a long history of enhancing shareholders’ returns through higher dividends and share buybacks. During the first half of fiscal 2018, Procter & Gamble returned close to $8 billion in the form of dividends and share repurchases.
RPM International’s (RPM) Consumer segment is the second-biggest contributor to RPM’s overall revenue. The segment had a revenue share of 33% in fiscal 3Q18, compared with 33.4% in fiscal 3Q17, marking a decline of 0.4 percentage points YoY (year-over-year). The segment’s revenue grew 6.4% to $363.4 million in fiscal 3Q18 from $341.4 million in fiscal 3Q17.
Dividends have made a significant contribution to stock market returns. Given recent changes in dividend yield and a focus on buybacks, will this continue?
In the ongoing dividend growth versus high-yield debate, Societe Generale’s quantitative strategist Andrew Lapthorne weighs in on the side of growth—but not the way many people invest in it. In a note this morning, Lapthorne says consistent dividend growth can yield better risk-adjusted returns, but overall performance is less impressive. To set the stage, Lapthorne divides dividend growth strategies into two.
The SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (NYSEArca: SDY), one of the largest U.S. dividend exchange traded funds, has multiple attributes long-term income investors look for when evaluating dividend funds. SDY holds ...
The Clorox Company (CLX) recently hiked its quarterly dividend by 14% to $0.96 per share from $0.84. Clorox has a strong history of rewarding shareholders with increased dividends and share repurchases. In fact, Clorox is a dividend aristocrat, a term used for companies that have consistently increased their dividends for more than 25 years.
Stocks sold off across the board amid disappointing earnings from Exxon and Alphabet. Apple triggered a sell signal; Bitcoin dropped further.
ArcelorMittal (MT) posted free cash flows of $1.85 billion in 4Q17. Due to improved steel prices (X) (AKS), steel companies’ cash flow generation capacity also improved. Now, with steel markets showing signs of stabilization, investors have also started vouching for dividends (SDY).
The SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (NYSEArca: SDY), one of the largest U.S. dividend exchange traded funds, resides in the pantheon of dividend ETFs because income investors love the fund’s emphasis on steadily ...
Higher beta sectors have been in favor for much of this year, but investors should not turn their backs on dividend strategies. While fears of rising interest rates coupled with leadership from the technology ...
Historically low interest rates have created challenges in recent years for investors seeking yield. For those who want to generate income, several leading MoneyShow.com contributors highlight nine exchange-traded ...
In 3Q17, AbbVie’s (ABBV) Lupron generated revenues of around $201 million, which reflected ~4% growth on a year-over-year (or YoY) basis.
Dividend-focused products offer safety in the form of payouts and stability in the form of mature companies that are less volatile to the large swings in stock prices. While there are plenty of options in the dividend ETF world, honing in on the 'dividend aristocrats' could be the most beneficial way to ride out the current market volatility resulting from geopolitical concerns.
Seagate Technology (STX) is a data storage technology and solutions provider. The company’s revenue, which has fallen over the years, seems to have recovered in 2017. Its revenue has fallen 3%…