Dividend Stocks

According to analysts, AT&T (NYSE:T) stock should more than cover its dividend when the company next reports earnings Oct. 26. Source: Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.com The consensus among analysts is for 77 cents per share of earnings. The dividend costs 51 cents. But in a world where the 30-year government bond yields 1.4%, AT&T stock is
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Shares in United Healthcare (NYSE:UNH) were the “disaster du jour” on Sept. 21, following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. At one point, UNH stock was down $17. Source: Ken Wolter / Shutterstock.com The stock’s fall assumed Ginsberg’s death will let the Trump administration have the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare,
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Today I wanted to highlight five high-yield dividend stocks that also have a very cheap price. They sell well below the company’s tangible book value per share. In addition, the companies have low price-earnings (P/E) multiples. Selling below tangible book value means that the stock is below shareholders’ equity after deducting intangible assets. Typically these
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In winning its case against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) became the dominant supplier in 5G. Should QCOM stock investors cheer the decision? Source: testing / Shutterstock.com A three-judge panel of the Appeals Court in the Ninth Circuit ruled that Qualcomm’s control of patents essential to mobility is not an antitrust violation. This
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Covid 19 has weakened demand for oil resulting in declining production and prices. Hence, industry stalwarts such as Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) have taken a beating. However, with a focus on cost-reduction, debt management, and dividend expansion, Exxon Mobil stock is still worth investing in. Source: Harry Green / Shutterstock.com Second-quarter results were expectedly poor but
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Jamie Dimon, the well-known chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), told investors in last quarter’s shareholder letter that they would continue  “to pay our dividend – unless the economic situation deteriorates materially and significantly.” But JPM stock may suffer if the bank does not increase the quarterly dividend in the next several weeks, as
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Many investors have taken the view that the novel coronavirus has killed off the brick-and-mortar retail sector. And in doing so, the lockdown orders have also crushed all the real estate investment trusts that invest in commercial property. But one REIT in the space, Realty Income (NYSE:O) has bounced back. Reality Income stock is up
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There are 65 so-called “dividend aristocrats,” which is the name given to companies that have managed to increase their dividends for 25 consecutive years. But how would an investor choose the best dividend aristocrats for their portfolio? After all, dividend aristocrats are established companies that are members of the S&P 500 index. That means they’re
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For decades, oil-patch enthusiasts and income-focused investors have stuck by Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM). Much of the appeal of Exxon Mobil stock stems from the company’s willingness to maintain its generous dividend payouts quarter after quarter. Source: Shutterstock On the other hand, fluctuations in the oil price have caused Exxon Mobil stock to wobble. Even though
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