Which Dividend Aristocrats Are the Most Enticing?

Dividend Aristocrats are great places to be when the market waters get really rough. While they still get knocked down during bear markets, their dividends tend to offer a glimmer…

Walmart Tops Earnings Estimates and Boosts Dividend. The Stock Rises.

Text size A worker collects shopping carts at a Walmart store. Scott Olson/Getty Images Retail giant Walmart reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings Thursday and boosted its dividend. The stock was rising…

AT&T’s Dividend Cut Puts It in an Unenviable Club

A company cutting its dividend after a spinoff is uncommon, but not unprecedented. The longer-term outcomes can vary markedly. AT&T (ticker: T) joined this club on Tuesday, when it said…

Oil major Shell reports sharp upswing in full-year profit, raises dividend and buybacks

The New York Stock Exchange welcomes executives and guests of Shell plc (NYSE: SHEL), on Jan. 31st, 2022, in celebration of their Simplification. To honor the occasion, Gretchen Watkins, President…

Schwab Declares 11% Increase in Quarterly Common Stock Dividend and Declares Preferred Stock Dividends

WESTLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Board of Directors of The Charles Schwab Corporation at its meeting today declared a 2 cent, or 11%, increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend to…

Seeking at Least 6% Dividend Yield? Morgan Stanley Suggests 2 Dividend Stocks to Buy

One thing is certain already: the market environment for 2022 will not be the same as that in 2021. This may or may not be good for investors, per se,…

Exxon Could Go Even Bigger on Its Dividend

Text size David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Oil companies used to compete on how much crude they could produce. Now they’re competing on how much cash they can send back to investors.…

2 “Strong Buy” Dividend Stocks Yielding at Least 8%

2022 is here and according to the analysts we’re in for a bumpy ride – at least initially. In a recent Bankrate survey, 70% of the top experts polled indicated…

AT&T May Offer Investors a Gift That Goes Beyond its Juicy Dividend

Analysts are taking a more favorable view of T stock as the TimeWarner nears completion  AT&T (NYSE:T) stock is enjoying its best week since early summer. T stock is up 6.5%…

2 “Strong Buy” Dividend Stocks Yielding at Least 7%

The market’s keyword heading into the last few weeks of 2021 is ‘volatility.’ Since the beginning of November, we’ve more pronounced swings, both up and down, especially on the NASDAQ…