Dividends

A dividend is the payment that a company distributes to its shareholders as a percent of earnings. Management can decide whether to pay a dividend, how much it is, and the frequency of payments. Dividends are often distributed quarterly and are quoted as the amount of dividend per share. Companies that are growing fast tend not to issue a dividend, as they pour money back into the business.


Goldcorp Sells Tahoe Shares for Nearly $1.0 Billion

By Tuesday, June 16, 2015

GoldGoldcorp Inc. (NYSE/GG), the world’s largest producer of gold, has sold its 26% stake in Tahoe Resources Inc. (NYSE/TAHO). The Vancouver-based mining company offered 58.1 million shares at CDN$17.20 apiece, bringing the total sale to CDN$998.5 million. (Source: The Wall Street Journal, June 16, 2015.)GMP Securities and BMO Capital. Read More

Apple Set to Issue 200 Billion Yen Bonds

By Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Apple Selling Yen BondsOn Monday, June 1, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ/AAPL) released a preliminary prospectus about its plan to issue yen-denominated bonds in Japan. (Source: Apple, June 1, 2015.)Apple says that the proceeds from issuing these bonds will be used to return capital to shareholders through share repurchasing and dividends. The company will also use. Read More

Dividend-Paying Stocks: Are They Too “Slow-Growth?”

By Wednesday, May 6, 2015

dividend paying stocksCountless earnings reports are still hitting the Street—and a lot of them are from dividend-paying stocks.It hasn’t been a bad first-quarter earnings season overall. We know that sales growth is pretty slow for brand-name businesses. And those companies generating double-digit growth on the stock market are expensively priced.. Read More

Two Dividend-Paying Stocks That Can Beat the Market

By Friday, May 1, 2015

Dividend Paying StocksNow that we know that first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) was anemic and the Federal Reserve is thinking about changing interest rates, individual stock selection is even more key in this market. And I still like dividend-paying stocks; they can outperform with sales and earnings growth slowing.In a rising-rate environment,. Read More

Spring Stock Market Forecast: Signs of Slowing & Consolidation

By Friday, April 24, 2015

Spring Stock Market ForecastThere’s a tremendous amount of noise surrounding the stock market. And so it’s important to cut through it to focus on what really matters as an equity investor: what corporations are actually saying about their businesses.Even though the stock market is a secondary pricing mechanism anchored by monetary policy, it is a system. Read More

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