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May 17, 2011

Jim Cramer’s Top 5 Restaurant Stocks

Jim Cramer kicked off a week-long series on restaurant stocks by dusting off his Mad Money restaurant guide and highlighting his top 5 restaurant stocks for investors.



February 11, 2011

ConocoPhillips Offers Investors a 20% Dividend Rate Increase

ConocoPhillips announced today that the company will offer investors a 20% dividend rate increase this quarter to $.66 per share.


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.


January 21, 2011

Schlumberger Hikes Dividend 19% Following Strong Revenue Growth

The dividend announcement comes as Schlumberger reported revenues growth of 58% in the fourth quarter with net income rising 42%.


December 13, 2010

Chevron Hits 52-Week High

Since the beginning of 2010, CVX shares have gained nearly 15% and have outpaced the 9.6% gain in the Dow Jones index.


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 4, 2010

Murphy Oil Lifts Dividend 10%

Murphy Oil announced today that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 10% to $.275 per share.


July 12, 2010

The Biggest Dividend Stories of 2010

At the midpoint of this year it seems a good opportunity to review the biggest dividend stories of 2010.


June 16, 2010

BP Officially Suspends Dividend

As expected, BP announced today that the company will officially suspend their quarterly dividend in the wake of the Gulf oil spill disaster.


June 12, 2010

BP by the Numbers

BP will likely be forced to modify their dividend program, but speculation over a possible bankruptcy or acquisition appears remote given these numbers.




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.



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.