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The Performance Of Every Dividend Aristocrat During The Great Recession

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The Dividend Aristocrats are among the best-of-the-best when it comes to dividend growth stocks. The requirements to be a Dividend Aristocrat are: (242-0)

Dividend Aristocrats In A Rising Rate Environment

2018-01-22 seekingalpha
Income has been harder to come by while rates have stayed low, but rising rates are dangerous too. (391-0)

Will Abbott’s 4Q17 Sales Results Exceed Analysts’ Expectations?

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) is set to announce its 4Q17 earnings release on January 24, 2018. As per Wall Street analyst estimates, Abbott Laboratories will register sales of ~$7.4 billion in 4Q17 and full fiscal 2017 sales of $27.2 billion. In 4Q17, the company will report YoY (year-over-year) sales growth of ~38.5%. (99-0)

Will Varian Medical Systems’ Sales Decline Again in 1Q18?

Varian Medical Systems (VAR) is set to announce its 1Q18 earnings results on January 24, 2018. According to Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company will report total revenues of $636.8 million in 1Q18, representing a YoY (year-over-year) decline of 16.6%. It has been almost a year since the company spun off its imaging components business into Varex Imaging. It expects to register growth in sales beginning in fiscal 2Q18. (102-0)

Wall Street Is Increasingly Bullish on ABT ahead of 4Q17 Results

On January 24, 2018, Abbott Laboratories (ABT) will announce its 4Q17 and full fiscal 2017 earnings results. The company registered strong results in fiscal 3Q17, surpassing analysts’ estimates. In this article, let’s take a look at the recent Wall Street analyst recommendations on ABT stock. (71-0)

IBM May Finally Stop Shrinking. But Is It a Turnaround? - The New York Times

2018-01-18 nytimes
For five and a half years, nearly the entire tenure of its chief executive, Virginia M. Rometty, IBM has reported a steady erosion of revenue. (65-0)

5 Soaring ‘Strong Buy’ Stocks Ahead of Earnings Season

2018-01-16 investorplace
Earnings season has now kicked off, and word on the Street is that it’s going to be a very good one. Overall S&P 500 profits are expected to soar by 11.2% in Q417 according to UBS strategist Keith Parker. He told CNBC that this would be the second-strongest earnings growth period since 2011. (225-0)

How Ossen Innovation Transforms Into Expensive And Distressed San Meditech

2018-01-16 seekingalpha
The company is doing a reverse merger with a Chinese company trying to develop a diabetes product in the PRC. After the transaction the name will change to San Meditech Holdings. (80-1)

70% of office space in Marina One and Duo taken up - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-15 channelnewsasia
SINGAPORE: More than 70 per cent of the office space at Marina One and Duo had been taken up before its official launch on Monday (Jan 15). (66-0)

3 of the Best Dividend Aristocrats for Retirement

2018-01-12 investorplace
Retirement investing is a bit different from regular investing, and not because it depends more on dividend investing. See, we’ve been led to believe inflation is 3%, when it’s really closer to 10%. That means that retired investors don’t think they need stocks that offer capital gains alongside dividends, but they most certainly do. (135-1)

10 Worry-Free Dividend Stocks With Rising Payouts | InvestorPlace

2018-01-11 investorplace
High dividend stocks appeal to many investors. But as well as a high payout, it is crucial that you buy safe dividend stocks. Otherwise, the dividend payout looks set to go down rather than up. (226-2)

Stryker Announces Preliminary 4Q17 and Fiscal 2017 Results

On December 9, Stryker (SYK) announced the preliminary results for its 4Q17 and fiscal 2017 earnings results ahead of its quarterly earnings release on January 30. On December 9, SYK stock price fell approximately 1.4%. However, the stock traded at a 52-week high of $164.2. The Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO) registered a rise of ~0.36% in its price on December 9. SYK makes up ~0.23% of VOO’s total portfolio holdings. (71-0)

Dividend Income Was Robust In 2017

2018-01-10 seekingalpha
All but two of our companies increased their dividends during the year.  Raises by Boeing and Visa had two of the largest increases. (321-0)

March To Freedom Fund Year-End Review

2018-01-09 seekingalpha
Some years stand out more to me than others. In 1991, I remember hearing Keith Jackson's "Hello, Heisman" call as the University of Michigan's Desmond Howard returned an Ohio State punt return for a touchdown. I was just 8 years old, but that image sticks in my mind. During the spring of 1992, I hit three home runs in a single little league game (there were no fences, so that helped). Those would be the only big flies that I would hit in my baseball career. (498-0)

Payout Power: Singapore Loves Dividends, Australia Most Generous

View of the Johor Causeway. Firms in Singapore and Malaysia are among the most generous with payouts. (108-0)