BTC iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF
The industrials sector has an average dividend yield of 1.7%.
In this series, we’ll explore the utility sector’s performance, including dividend growth, revenue and earnings drivers, and outlook.
Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) has five-year dividend growth of 39%.
Nasdaq (NDAQ) revenue rose 9% and 8% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.
Tyson Foods’ (TSN) sales dropped 11% in 2016 before gaining 4% in 2017.
Delta Air Lines’ (DAL) operating revenue fell 3% in 2016 before gaining 3% in 9M17 (or the first nine months of 2017).
American International Group’s dividend per share rose 58% in 2016 and was flat in 2017.
Tech & Comm Services
Visa’s (V) net operating revenue rose 9% in 2016 and 22% in 2017, driven by the US and international segments.
Lowe’s Companies (LOW) noted 5.3% and 5% net sales growth in 2015 and 2016, respectively.
United Health Group (UNH) recorded 18% revenue growth in 2016 versus 20% in 2015.
Energy & Utilities
Sempra Energy’s revenue for the first half of 2017 rose 7.0%, driven by every segment.
The story behind Macy’s attractive yield Macy’s (M) operates Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores. The company’s sales fell between 2013 and 2016. Revenue fell 5% in 2016, compared with 4% in 2015. Online shopping and discount stores have wreaked havoc on brick-and-mortar stores, leading to store closures. Narrowing gross margins and rising impairments, store closing costs, and […]
Cardinal Health’s (CAH) PE ratio of 16.0x compares to a sector average of 20.4x. The dividend yield of 2.9% compares to a sector average of 2.0%.
Energy & Utilities
Consolidated Edison’s (ED) 2016 operating revenues fell 4.0% due to a decline in every segment; namely, electric, gas, steam, and non-utility.
Caterpillar’s (CAT) growth of 7.0% in total sales and revenues for the first half of 2017 were mainly driven by sales of the machinery, energy, and transportation segment.
Ashford Hospitality Trust (AHT) didn’t declare a dividend between September 15, 2008, and February 24, 2011.
Garmin (GRMN) recorded three-year annualized growth of 5.3%, and its five-year annualized growth fell ~1%. Its growth dipped ~24% in 2016.