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April 17, 2012

10 Reasons to Buy Lululemon

Jim Cramer is excited about the market’s pullback since it allows investors to buy terrific growth stocks like Lululemon on the cheap.

February 22, 2012

France Telecom to Cut Its High Yielding Dividend

France Telecom SA announced today that the company will cut its dividend forecast for 2012 and 2013 due to an uncertain macro-economic environment and competitive pressures.

February 15, 2012

CEO Tim Cook Hints At Apple Dividend

Investors received a positive signal from CEO Tim Cook yesterday that an Apple dividend could be coming in the near future.

July 6, 2011

Dividend Payments Improved Again In the Second Quarter

Dividend investors received good news today as Standard & Poors released a report showing that dividend payments improved again in the second quarter.

April 21, 2011

Amgen Announces First Dividend Ever

Amgen announced today that the company will pay their first dividend ever in the second quarter of 2011.

April 19, 2011

Are Tech Giants Just Glorified Utility Stocks?

Gone are the days of heady growth rates and disruptive technologies. In fact you could argue that these tech giants are nothing more than glorified utility stocks.

February 10, 2011

Rio Tinto Answers Call and Doubles Their Dividend

Rio Tinto announced today that the company will pay a final dividend of $.63 per share which effectively doubles their dividend payment from last year.

January 29, 2011

Will BP Reinstate Their Dividend Next Week?

Investors are speculating whether BP will reinstate their dividend next week when they report their fourth quarter earnings results.

November 9, 2010

Baxter Raises Dividend 7%

Baxter International announced today that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 7% to $.31 per share.

October 12, 2010

How Safe Is Verizon’s Dividend?

Once Verizon begins paying dividends to Vodafone, Wall Street is concerned that Verizon may not have the cash flow to sustain their dividend.

October 5, 2010

Dividend Jump in Third Quarter

Through the first nine months of the year, dividend payments have increased $18.5 billion.

September 13, 2010

BP On Track to Restore Dividend Next Year

A recent research report from Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. commented that BP is on track to restore their dividend next year.

August 23, 2010

A High Yielding Dividend Stock on Sale

Dividend investors can often scoop up accidental high yielding dividend stocks that have gone “on sale” due to market jitters.

August 12, 2010

BP Could Restore Dividend in February

One of BP’s largest shareholders, Newton Higher Income Fund, believes that BP is committed to restoring their dividend.

July 30, 2010

Anglo American Restores Dividend

Anglo American will restore their dividend that was suspended in 2008 in the wake of massive cost cutting measures.

July 29, 2010

Investing In Shadow Dividend Stocks

These companies currently do not pay a dividend to investors, but they have all the criteria to make a great dividend stock.

July 21, 2010

Altera Raises Dividend As Cash Flow Increases

The chipmaker can certainly afford to increase their dividend. Altera finished the second quarter with $2.1 billion in cash and virtually no debt on their balance sheet.

July 9, 2010

Why Big Dividends Are Not Bad News

Are growth stocks really finding a better use for their cash piles than returning it to investors in the form of a dividend?

June 29, 2010

The Best Dividend Stocks over the Last 3 Years

Investors that owned the following five companies have reaped the benefits of owning the best dividend stocks over the last 3 years.

June 24, 2010

A Canadian Dividend Stock from Jim Cramer

This Canadian telecom offers investors an impressive 5.0% dividend yield and generated $2.65 billion in operating cash flow last year.

June 23, 2010

Searching for Airline Dividend Stocks

The thought of considering an airline stock as a dividend play is probably foreign to most investors.

June 11, 2010

BP To Announce Dividend Suspension Next Week

It has been widely speculated that BP would be forced to suspend their dividend program given the political pressure they are facing to do so.

June 7, 2010

Sasol to Resume Their Dividend Growth Policy

In an indication that the global economy is improving, Sasol Ltd. announced today that they are resuming their dividend growth policy.

June 4, 2010

Bank of America Prepares Investors for Smaller Dividend in the Future

Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan was recently asked at a Sanford Bernstein analyst conference how large of a dividend increase should investors expect.

May 18, 2010

Take Another Look at Gold Dividend Stocks

While gold stocks typically don’t offer great dividend yields, income investors should take another look at these stocks given the positive outlook for gold prices.

April 12, 2010

6 Dow Dividend Stocks That Are Thriving In 2010

Don’t be fooled by AT&T and Verizon’s subpar performances this year, high yielding Dow dividend stocks are thriving in 2010.

March 24, 2010

Starbucks Joins the Ranks of Dividend Stocks

Starbucks joins the ranks of dividend stocks after announcing this morning that the company will initiate a quarterly cash dividend of $.10 per share.

March 17, 2010

Kraft Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend

Kraft Food’s current dividend yield now stands at 3.9% and ranks 6th among the Dow Jones stock components.

March 8, 2010

5 Quality Dividend Stocks despite Their High Payout Ratios

Here are 5 dividend stocks offer investors impressively high dividend yields, and they also have sufficient free cash flow to maintain their dividend payments.