Tag: dividends

Is AT&T’s Stock Price Too Low? How Much It’s Worth After WarnerMedia Spin.

Text size AT&T said it would “reset” its dividend as part of the transaction, to a payout ratio of about 40% of free cash flow....

Have you held any of these 20 stocks long term? Your current dividend yield might surprise you

Income-seeking investors love dividend stocks, many of which have attractive yields when compared to bond yields. They might like them even more when they realize...

Opinion: Oracle’s results may not justify investors’ big cloud optimism

The financial results from Oracle Corp. on Wednesday should have some investors wondering about its current lofty valuation. Oracle ORCL, -0.72% reported fiscal third-quarter results...

Opinion: These 2 pipeline stocks are undervalued and pay a fat dividend

Pipelines are undergoing a renaissance, but it’s not the one you think. The previous renaissance of shale oil and natural gas development was anything but...

Best dividend stocks: Geraldine Weiss’ mantra for investing success: Stay with high dividend-paying stocks

There are countless analysts and experts in the investing world, but there are a few legends who have distinct qualities and influence, which separates them...

These savvy companies know that doing this one thing well is the secret to attracting long-term, stable shareholders

The best shareholders and savviest CEOs have the same top priority: effective capital allocation. They prize putting every corporate dollar to its highest use, from organic...

Why ONGC stock may remain a laggard despite stable production guidance

ET Intelligence Group: At a time when companies are refraining from issuing guidance, ONGC, India’s largest oil exploration company, has emerged as an exception. Despite...

ExxonMobil will suspend its 401 (k) matching—as threats to its dividend mount

Chances are you own stock in ExxonMobil Corp. XOM, -0.87% whether you know it or not. It’s found in some 2,553 mutual funds and numerous...

Residential status determines benefits you can get under DTAA

I had bought tax-free bonds from the secondary market. Upon redemption at the maturity date, I will be making a loss to the extent of...

Fed’s Quarles defends decision to let banks maintain dividends

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior Federal Reserve official on Tuesday defended before Congress the central bank’s decision to allow lenders to continue issuing dividends, even...

Tesla’s Musk delays release of Roadster sports car, repeats coronavirus lockdown criticism

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a podcast interview released on Thursday that the company’s planned Roadster sports car would...

Gold price boosts Barrick profit as miner eyes copper deals

(Reuters) – Barrick Gold Corp (ABX.TO) (GOLD.N) reported a nearly 55% rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday as gold prices surged, bolstering its ability to...

Thomson Reuters cuts sales outlook, narrowly misses earnings estimates

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Thomson Reuters (TRI.TO) cut its full-year sales outlook due to disruption to the global economy from the coronavirus crisis on Tuesday...

BNP Paribas says revenue resilient despite equity trading hit

PARIS (Reuters) – BNP Paribas’ profit fell by a third in the first quarter, as the coronavirus crisis hit equity trading and prompted the euro...

Apple borrows on the cheap to fund buybacks, dividends

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Monday capitalized on the Federal Reserve’s emergency measures in response to the coronavirus outbreak to issue its...

Buffett’s Berkshire posts nearly $50 billion loss as coronavirus causes pain

(Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc is being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, posting a record quarterly net loss of nearly $50 billion...

Ford expects $5 billion loss in current quarter as coronavirus hits demand

DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Tuesday its second-quarter loss would more than double to over $5 billion from $2 billion in...

Wall Street Week Ahead: Spotlight falls on ‘dividend aristocrats’ after market tumult

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Companies across a range of industries are slashing or suspending dividends to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak,...

IBM sees shift in client spend priorities, withdraws annual forecast

(Reuters) – International Business Machines Corp’s (IBM.N) clients have shifted priorities toward saving capital in recent weeks because of COVID-19, hitting software sales in particular,...

IBM withdraws 2020 forecast on virus uncertainty, dividends to continue

(Reuters) – International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) on Monday withdrew its 2020 annual forecast due to uncertainty caused by COVID-19, but said its customers were...

Telco shares are surprise losers as lockdown drives internet boom

SINGAPORE/BERLIN (Reuters) – As lockdowns worldwide drive a surge in internet use, boosting online sales for businesses as varied as gaming and food delivery, the...

UBS and Credit Suisse bow to regulator pressure on dividends

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss banks UBS (UBSG.S) and Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) will postpone paying out part of their 2019 dividends until later this year after...

Tesco defends dividend payout as warns coronavirus costs could top $1 billion

LONDON (Reuters) – Tesco (TSCO.L) has defended its decision to pay investors a 635 million pound ($782 million) dividend while accepting business tax relief from...

Britain’s Tesco warns coronavirus costs could top $1 billion

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco (TSCO.L) estimated a hit of up to 925 million pounds ($1.1 billion) from the costs of dealing with...

Britain’s Tesco says coronavirus costs could reach $1.1 billion

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco (TSCO.L) expects to take a hit of up to 925 million pounds ($1.1 billion) from the costs of...