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.


Warren Buffett’s 10 Dividend Stocks to Retire On

By Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Warren Buffett’s 10 Dividend Stocks Investing for your retirement is probably the single most important financial decision you’ll ever make, but it’s hard to parse the signal from the noise. With so much financial media to choose from, it seems like there are a never-ending range of tips, tricks, and easy ways to get rich. But the most honest and proven technique for .

3 High Yield Stocks Paying Up to 13.7%

By Friday, July 17, 2015
3 High Yield StocksInvesting in dividends stocks is popular among investors. The right dividend stocks can produce magnificent long-term growth in a portfolio. One of the beauties of the stock market is that prices are unpredictable. Dividends, in contrast, are an excellent form of investment as they are not typically dependent on the financial health.

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.

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.

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..
Sep. 4, 2015
Trailing 12-month EPS for Dow Jones companies (Most Recent Quarter) $1014.15
Trailing 12-month Price/earnings multiple (Most Recent Quarter)

17.44

Dow Jones Industrial Average Dividend Yield 2.62%
10-year U.S. Treasury Yield 2.19%

Immediate term outlook:
The bear market rally in stocks that started in March 2009, extended because of unprecedented central bank money printing, is coming to an end. Gold bullion is up $1,000 an ounce since we first recommended it in 2002 and we are still bullish on the physical metal.

Short-to-medium term outlook:
World economies are entering their slowest growth period since 2009. The Chinese economy grew last year at its slowest pace in 24 years. Japan is in recession. The eurozone is in depression. With almost half the S&P 500 companies deriving revenue outside the U.S., slower world economic growth will negatively impact revenue and earnings growth of American companies. Domestically, America’s gross domestic product grew by only a meager 2.3% in the second quarter, which will negatively impact an already overpriced equity market.

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