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January 23, 2011

Bank of America Could Raise Dividend in Late 2011

The bank reported a fourth quarter loss of $1.6 billion, but Moynihan believes the company will be in a position to increase their dividend later this year.



January 12, 2011

Lowes Looks More Attractive Than Home Depot In 2011

Home Depot may have outperformed Lowes over the past few years, but a side-by-side analysis shows that Lowes stock looks more attractive as we enter 2011.


December 17, 2010

Dominion Increasing Dividend and Dividend Payout Ratio

Dominion announced today that the utility stock will increase their quarterly dividend by 8% to $.4925 per share and their dividend payout ratio to 60 – 65%.




September 21, 2010

Is Apple or Google Stock Cheaper?

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.


March 17, 2010

Investors Will Have To Keep Waiting for GE to Increase Their Dividend

Dividend investors have reason to cheer as GE’s CFO indicated that the company plans to begin growing their dividend again, but not until 2011.


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.


January 27, 2010

3 Dividend Stocks to Avoid

As net earnings decline in 2010, these dividends are at risk of being reduced in the months ahead.


June 11, 2009

Bristol-Myers Squibb Keeps Dividend Yield Over 6%

Global pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb announced late yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.31 per share.


June 10, 2009

Caterpillar Maintains High Dividend For Now

Equipment maker Caterpillar announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $.42 per share.


Philip Morris Maintains High Dividend Yield

Tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.54 per share.