Jan 18, 2019
A dividend increase in the high-single digits is likely, with the potential for a 10%+ hike if the fourth quarter earnings report shows recovery from the third quarter.
Jan 15, 2019
Johnson & Johnson has a low dividend payout ratio, a strong balance sheet, and long-term growth opportunities. These qualities make Johnson & Johnson a part of dividend stock royalty.
Jan 11, 2019
Barring a major unexpected event or deep global recession in 2019, Target should have little trouble maintaining its impressive streak of annual dividend increases. The company might once again pass on a relatively modest dividend raise, as it has done in recent years.
Jan 8, 2019
With an expected dividend payout ratio below 70%, Consolidated Edison’s dividend appears to be highly sustainable. Even a recession in the U.S. will likely not impact the company’s ability to continue paying dividends to shareholders.
Jan 4, 2019
P&G is now focused on its strongest brands, that have the most growth potential. After years of stagnation, these efforts finally seem to be bearing fruit. P&G’s adjusted EPS have grown at 7.2% annually from 2016 through 2018, a welcome return to growth.
Jan 3, 2019
As a result, investors might want to focus on safer stocks for 2019. Mega-cap stocks, which have market capitalizations of $200 billion or more, have established brands and highly profitable business models. This allows them to pay steady dividends to shareholders.
Jan 2, 2019
In many ways, tobacco giant Altria,which sells the Marlboro brand in the United States,is an ideal fit for a major push into the marijuana industry.
Dec 21, 2018
Ameriprise stock is 43% from their 52-week high. But if the market rebounds in 2019 and beyond, Ameriprise’s high Beta value means the stock could outperform.