Only five companies have ever reached the point of greatness where investors valued their company at over $500 billion. That exclusive group may soon expand by one as Apple is poised to join that elite club.
It’s a stock’s dividend yield which provides important protection for investors in tumultuous times.
Many investors are worried that a Greece collapse could have the same domino effect that the fall of Lehman Brothers had in September 2008.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer recently pointed out that investors are ignoring the optimism displayed by CEO’s of blue chip stocks.
There are 4 major bull market themes that can be recognized despite the current volatility of the overall markets.
On yesterday’s Mad Money show, host Jim Cramer outlined 4 ways Osama Bin Laden’s death will impact the stock market.
Here is a look at 7 hot Dow stocks that have seen their stock prices climb each month in 2011.
The first quarter was the best the market has seen since 1998 and Jim Cramer believes that 2011 will be the year of trading.
Barnes & Noble investors have been left with no dividend, no buyers and a brick & mortar business with declining sales.
Jim Cramer believes that investors need to stay in stocks and not ignore the positive growth signs in the market.
Pep Boys has been trying to find a buyer, but unfortunately nobody wants to buy Pep Boys.
Here are 4 ways to gauge the housing market from Jim Cramer.
Family Dollar Stores announced yesterday that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 16% to $18 per share.
For investors looking for a high yield China dividend stock, Huaneng Power may be the stock you’ve been looking for.
Jim Cramer outlined ten reasons why investors should buy Bank of America including a potential dividend increase in 2011.
Here are two cheap China dividend stocks that give investors both a play on the emerging markets growth as well as a nice dividend yield.
For dividend investors wanting to capitalize on the Dow 10 strategy this year, here are the 10 highest yielding Dow stocks to add to your portfolio.
Whole Foods Market, Inc. announced yesterday that the company is reinstituting their quarterly dividend program at $.10 per share.
Although Google and Apple are both shadow dividend stocks for now, let’s take a look at these two tech giants to see whose stock we should be buying.
Here are 3 dividend aristocrat stocks that have proven capable of posting strong performances in any market.
Dividend aristocrat stocks once again outperformed the broader market indices with the group of long-term dividend payers declining only 2.8 percent on average.
Diageo announced today that the company is recommending increasing their dividend by 6% to 23.50 pence per share.
Jim Cramer acknowledged that the stock market is “as troubled as I have ever seen it in my 31 years investing career” on yesterday’s Mad Money show.
Should investors consider Hewlett-Packard or are they just a fake dividend stock?
Dividend investors can often scoop up accidental high yielding dividend stocks that have gone “on sale” due to market jitters.
The Canadian dividend stock reported earnings increased 45% on strong demand for their flight simulation technology.
Here are 3 restaurant stocks with above average dividend yields that you should pay attention to.
No sector reflects the markets attitude change more clearly than the deepwater drilling stocks.
Here is a look at the top dividend aristocrat stocks for July.
These companies currently do not pay a dividend to investors, but they have all the criteria to make a great dividend stock.
Big dividends are not bad news if a company can afford to pay them, unfortunately in Barnes & Noble’s case it appears that they cannot.
Cramer believes Verizon warrants a buy despite the fact that the stock is underperforming the market.
At the midpoint of this year it seems a good opportunity to review the biggest dividend stories of 2010.
Investors that owned the following five companies have reaped the benefits of owning the best dividend stocks over the last 3 years.
Increased dividend tax rates could provide investors yet another incentive to sell stocks.
Here is a look at the top performing dividend aristocrat stocks in 2010.
Dividend stocks that can demonstrate that they are generating significant cash flow and are increasing their dividend payments are becoming very popular.
If you look beyond Verizon and AT&T you can find 3 top Dow dividend stocks that have shined in 2010.
It was only 18 months ago that JP Morgan, Bank of America and even General Electric were in similar situations.
BP will likely be forced to modify their dividend program, but speculation over a possible bankruptcy or acquisition appears remote given these numbers.
Here is a look at the top dividend stocks for May 2010 that managed to deliver impressive gains despite the market sell-off.
Investors looking for higher yields should not write off dividend stocks.
Earlier this month, Mad Money host Jim Cramer unveiled his recommendations to investors for a diversified portfolio of 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.
While many of the top dividend stocks have performed very well this year, eDividendStocks.com has put together a list of 5 Dow dividend stocks that are lagging in 2010.
We tend to focus primarily on identifying good dividend stocks to buy and probably don’t give enough attention on when to sell dividend stocks.
We likely will not see any dividend increases from financial stocks until at least the second half of this year and probably not until 2011.
Restaurant operator Brinker International announced today that their Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.11 per share.