Jim Cramer is excited about the market’s pullback since it allows investors to buy terrific growth stocks like Lululemon on the cheap.
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.
Investors received a positive signal from CEO Tim Cook yesterday that an Apple dividend could be coming in the near future.
Dividend investors received good news today as Standard & Poors released a report showing that dividend payments improved again in the second quarter.
IBM has finally overtaken Microsoft to become the 2nd most valuable tech stock in the world.
Amgen announced today that the company will pay their first dividend ever in the second quarter of 2011.
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.
Jim Cramer is urging investors to sell pharmaceutical stocks calling the sector “just one expensive graveyard.”
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.
Investors are speculating whether BP will reinstate their dividend next week when they report their fourth quarter earnings results.
Polaris Industries announced yesterday that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 13% to $.45 per share.
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Former CEO Jeff Kindler had indicated in August that a Pfizer dividend increase would likely come in December.
Nike announced yesterday that the company will increase their quarterly dividend by 15% to $.31 per share.
Toy maker Mattel announced today that the company will increase their dividend by 11% to $.83 per share.
Baxter International announced today that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 7% to $.31 per share.
Once Verizon begins paying dividends to Vodafone, Wall Street is concerned that Verizon may not have the cash flow to sustain their dividend.
Through the first nine months of the year, dividend payments have increased $18.5 billion.
A recent research report from Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. commented that BP is on track to restore their dividend next year.
This marks the fifth consecutive quarter that Capstead Mortgage has cut their dividend.
Dividend investors can often scoop up accidental high yielding dividend stocks that have gone “on sale” due to market jitters.
One of BP’s largest shareholders, Newton Higher Income Fund, believes that BP is committed to restoring their dividend.
Anglo American will restore their dividend that was suspended in 2008 in the wake of massive cost cutting measures.
These companies currently do not pay a dividend to investors, but they have all the criteria to make a great dividend stock.
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.
This marks the 43rd consecutive year that the dividend aristocrat has increased their dividend.
Are growth stocks really finding a better use for their cash piles than returning it to investors in the form of a dividend?
Investors that owned the following five companies have reaped the benefits of owning the best dividend stocks over the last 3 years.
This Canadian telecom offers investors an impressive 5.0% dividend yield and generated $2.65 billion in operating cash flow last year.
The thought of considering an airline stock as a dividend play is probably foreign to most investors.
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Gilead Sciences is a cash flow machine, but the stock has never paid a quarterly dividend.
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.
For weeks now, questions, rumors, speculation and predictions have been swirling about BP.
BP shares plunged nearly 16% today as investors dumped the stock since a dividend cut appears imminent.
Caterpillar Inc. announced today that the company will increase their quarterly dividend by 5% to $.44 per share.
In an indication that the global economy is improving, Sasol Ltd. announced today that they are resuming their dividend growth policy.
Fitch Ratings believes that BP’s dividend is safe despite the widespread speculation of an imminent dividend cut.
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan was recently asked at a Sanford Bernstein analyst conference how large of a dividend increase should investors expect.
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.
Dividends are why stocks generate better returns than bonds over the long term.
Don’t be fooled by AT&T and Verizon’s subpar performances this year, high yielding Dow dividend stocks are thriving in 2010.
Starbucks joins the ranks of dividend stocks after announcing this morning that the company will initiate a quarterly cash dividend of $.10 per share.
Kraft Food’s current dividend yield now stands at 3.9% and ranks 6th among the Dow Jones stock components.
Here are 5 dividend stocks offer investors impressively high dividend yields, and they also have sufficient free cash flow to maintain their dividend payments.