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'Safer' Dividend Aristocrats Show 12.9%-28.2% Top Gains By 10

21h seekingalpha - 1
44 of 53 S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats stocks were deemed "safer" for dividends because they showed positive one-year returns and free cash flow yields greater than their dividend yields 8/15/18.
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Trump ignites Wall Street debate with his tweet on earnings

2018-08-18 malaymail
WASHINGTON, Aug 18 — President Donald Trump brought a long-simmering debate on Wall Street to the surface yesterday when he prodded regulators to look into scaling back how often publicly traded companies report financial results.
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PEP / PepsiCo, Inc. FORM 8-K/A (Current Report)

2018-08-17 sec.gov
Document UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Should companies move to a semi-annual reporting schedule? Probably not, say analysts - MarketWatch

2018-08-17 marketwatch
Should the U.S. move to a six-month financial reporting calendar from the current quarterly one as President Donald Trump mooted in an early Friday tweet?
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Trump wants SEC to study half-year company earnings reports

2018-08-17 theedgemarkets
(Aug 17): President Donald Trump said he’s asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to study ending quarterly reporting for U.S. businesses in order to ease regulations and spur growth.
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Marriott Extends Partnership With PepsiCo, Eyes Sales Growth

2018-08-16 zacks
Marriott International, Inc. (MAR - Free Report) has announced that it protracted its partnership with PepsiCo (PEP - Free Report) under a multi-year agreement. The contract makes PepsiCo the official beverage provider for Marriott’s legacy brands, including Starwood. The deal is a cumulative extension of the two company’s 25-year long relationship.
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Coca-Cola's (KO) Investment in BODYARMOR to Augment Sales

2018-08-16 zacks
The Coca-Cola Company (KO - Free Report) announced plans to buy a minority ownership stake in BODYARMOR. This strategic investment will form part of the company’s North America Venturing and Emerging Brands (VEB) investment portfolio. Per the deal, this investment paves the way for Coca-Cola to raise its ownership stake in BODYARMOR moving ahead. Notably, this makes the beverage giant the second largest shareowner in BODYARMOR.
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PepsiCo And Gilead: 2 Very Different CEO Departures

2018-08-16 seekingalpha
In PepsiCo’s case, Indra Nooyi, CEO for 12 years and with the company for 24 years, has decided to retire. Her successor, an insider, was announced.
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7 Consumer Mutual Funds for Defense-Minded Investors

2018-08-15 investorplace
Thanks in large part to strength in the U.S. dollar, consumer staples is a laggard group this year. The Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLP), the largest consumer defensive exchange-traded fund (ETF), highlights that disappointment.
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18 High-Growth Stocks With Massive Upside Ahead

2018-08-15 investorplace - 6
This has been a market that favors high-growth stocks and not value plays. Obviously, the rising tide of the nine-year-plus bull market has lifted value boats as well. But clearly, the market of late has prioritized revenue growth over profit growth, to the point that many longtime value investors are in something close to despair.
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Top Research Reports: UnitedHealth, PepsiCo, Amgen & More

2018-08-14 zacks - 1
The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today's Research Daily features updated research reports on 12 major stocks, including UnitedHealth (UNH), PepsiCo (PEP) and Amgen (AMGN). These research reports have been hand-picked from roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today.
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Should You Invest in the Fidelity MSCI Consumer Staples Index ETF (FSTA)?

2018-08-14 zacks
Designed to provide broad exposure to the Consumer Staples - Broad segment of the equity market, the Fidelity MSCI Consumer Staples Index ETF (FSTA - Free Report) is a passively managed exchange traded fund launched on 10/21/2013.
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Coca-Cola Invests in BodyArmor as It Chases Gatorade - WSJ

2018-08-14 wsj
Coca-Cola Co. KO 0.39% is buying a stake in BodyArmor, the sports drink startup backed by Kobe Bryant and other athletes, marking the latest attempt by the beverage giant to break Gatorade’s lock on the sports market.
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Coca-Cola investing in sports drink maker BodyArmor

2018-08-14 nzherald.co.nz
NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola says it's buying a minority ownership stake in sports drink maker BodyArmor for an undisclosed amount, marking the latest move by the world's biggest beverage maker to diversify its offerings.
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The MnM Portfolio, July 2018 - My Best Income Growth Rate Yet

2018-08-11 seekingalpha
This month's article marks the forty-first installment in my ongoing series outlining my efforts to achieve dividend growth success. The portfolio is nicknamed the MnM portfolio, which is a moniker for "Minne(sota) 'n Monthly."
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