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Stocks To Watch: Earnings Season Hits Higher Gear

1h seekingalpha
Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. (828-0)

Can Altria's (MO) Focus on Smokeless Products Fuel Growth?

2018-01-18 zacks
Altria Group, Inc. (MO - Free Report) appears well-placed on the back of its impressive brand portfolio and strong pricing power. Though the company has been experiencing the jolts of declining demand for tobacco products and stringent government regulations to curb the consumption, management has been aggressively working toward producing smokeless products. Impressively, the company’s shares have rallied 9. (13-0)

Top 10 Dividend Contenders Cast 16-22.5% January Net Gains Per Broker 1-Year Targets

2018-01-18 seekingalpha
Broker target-estimated January Dividend Contender top-ten net-gains ranged 16%-22.5%, from NHI, ENB, PM, ETE, OGE, OHI, PPL, TLP, HCN, and were topped by ETP as selected 12/29/17 and gauged 1/12/18. (50-0)

Imperial Brands: A Stagnant Business Plan

2018-01-18 seekingalpha
Imperial Brands has potential to create long-term shareholder value, but I am unimpressed with their fundamentals, and believe they lack a clear business strategy. (2-0)

Top Dividend Achievers Are Omega Health By Yield And HCP By Net Gains In January

2018-01-12 seekingalpha
Dividend Achiever stocks are distinguished by 10 or more straight years of higher dividends. Some 265 Achiever equities are balanced by sector and capitalization. (28-0)

Yummy, Yummy: DineEquity Serves It Up With All The Fixins

2017-12-29 seekingalpha
This idea was discussed in more depth with members of my private investing community, Retirement: One Dividend At A Time. (109-0)

Can Smokeless Unit Help Altria (MO) Make a Comeback in 2018?

2017-12-26 zacks
Altria Group Inc. (MO - Free Report) , which has a solid base in the tobacco industry, has been bearing the brunt of receding consumer enthusiasm toward tobacco products as well as stern regulations by government bodies. Nevertheless, Altria is not all out of hopes and has been leaning on reduced risk tobacco products to remain afloat in the market. We expect this category to be a major growth driver in 2018. (25-0)

Phillip Morris Leads Consumer Defensive Sector Gains Per Broker 1-Year December Targets

2017-12-25 seekingalpha
Phillip Morris International topped the December Consumer Defensive Sector by Analyst-Augured gains, as just two of thirty top yield socks had positive broker ratings 12/20/17. (12-0)

Even A Cloudy Crystal Ball Comes Into Focus Twice A Year

2017-12-23 seekingalpha
AT&T's dividend increase has come into focus and has given investors a holiday present they can look forward to. (59-0)

Retirement Security: Would You Buy This Hated Telecom That Just Popped 10%?

2017-12-16 seekingalpha
With each wave of investors bailing out, the price sinks, and happy income investors lap up the higher yield. (134-2)

Retirement Security: Confessions Of A Serial Stock Predator

2017-12-09 seekingalpha
Subscribers to "Retirement: One Dividend At A Time" got an early look at this material via free instant text message trade alert and email alert. (96-1)

7 Best Dividend ETFs to Buy for 2018

2017-12-08 investorplace
Dividend stocks will continue to gain popularity in 2018, as many investors struggle to find consistent sources of income. After all, despite talk of rising interest rates the 10-year T-Note yields about 2.3% right now and CDs at your local bank rarely crack the 1.3% mark. (235-0)

Dividend Achiever Top Gains Made By Energy, Utilities And Health Shares For December

2017-12-08 seekingalpha
Dividend Achiever dogs are noted for 10 or more straight years of higher dividends. Some 265 Achiever equities are balanced by sector and capitalization. PFM is their tracking ETF. (38-0)

Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for November 30th

2017-11-30 zacks
Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, November 30th: (40-0)

Can Altria's Efforts Offer Respite From Weak Smokeable Unit?

2017-11-29 zacks
Altria Group Inc’s (MO - Free Report) shares have lost 11.5% in the past six months, faring slightly better than the industry’s decline of 12.5%. Persistent weakness in the smokeable segment has been denting investors’ optimism on the stock. (30-1)

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