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A Look at Aetna’s Dividend Yield Path
Aetna (AET) recorded a 5.0% rise in revenue in 2016 and a 4.0% rise in 2015.
A Look at Nordstrom’s Dividend Yield Trajectory
Nordstrom’s (JWN) net sales rose 8% and 3% in 2015 and 2016, respectively.
Kraft Heinz Stock Rose 4% after Its Fiscal 1Q16 Results?
On May 4, 2016, after markets closed, Kraft Heinz (KHC) reported its fiscal 1Q16 financial results ending April 3, 2016. The stock rose 4% the next day.
Analyzing the Utility Sector’s Dividend Yield
The utilities and energy sectors recorded dividend yields of 3.8%, partly enhanced by the price losses in the sectors.
A Look at the Earnings and Revenue Drivers for AES
What drove the EPS growth for AES? AES Corporation’s (AES) cost of sales dropped 1.0% in 2016 before rising 4.0% in 9M17. As a result, its gross profit fell 15.0% in 2016 before expanding 11.0% in 9M17. AES Corporation’s general and administrative expenses decreased 1.0% in 2016 and rose 15.0% in 9M17. This led to […]
What Could Drive Southwest’s Dividends?
Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) has five-year dividend growth of 87%.
Here’s What Influenced the Outlook for Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines’ (LUV) operating revenue grew 3% and 4% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.
These Factors Are Contributing to Gilead Sciences’ Weak Outlook
Gilead Sciences’ (GILD) revenue fell 7% and 13% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively. The fall was due to lower product sales. Both antiviral products and other products recorded declines in both the periods.
What’s the Outlook for Tyson?
Tyson Foods’ (TSN) sales dropped 11% in 2016 before gaining 4% in 2017.
AbbVie’s Rova-T: Can Label Expansion Make It a Blockbuster Drug?
Besides the third line plus SCLC (small cell lung cancer) indication, AbbVie (ABBV) is also focused on expanding Rova-T’s label in the second line SCLC segment by 2020.
How Did Johnson & Johnson’s Surgical Devices Segment Perform in 3Q17?
In 3Q17, Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ) advanced surgical devices generated revenues of $923 million, which is ~4% higher YoY (year-over-year).
Why Is LLL’s Dividend Yield Slipping despite Dividend Growth?
L3 Technologies (LLL) is a principal provider of communication and electronic systems for military, security, and commercial platforms.
Reason for Nordstrom’s Upward Sloping Dividend Yield Curve
Nordstrom (JWN) recorded a 2.2% revenue growth in 2016 compared to a 7.0% growth in 2015. The growth was driven by the retail segment, which slowed down in 2016.
Why Walt Disney’s Dividend Yield Curve Is Sloping Upwards
Walt Disney (DIS) posted 6% revenue growth in 2016 compared to almost 8% growth in 2015.
Why Does UNH Have a Downward Sloping Dividend Yield Curve?
United Health Group (UNH) recorded 18% revenue growth in 2016 versus 20% in 2015.
A Look at Nike’s Dividend Yield Curve
Nike’s (NKE) operating income rose 5.0% in 2017 compared to 8.0% in 2016 due to higher expenses and lower gross margins.
Decoding Helmerich & Payne’s Dividend Yield
What’s driving Helmerich & Payne’s high yield? Contract oil and gas well driller Helmerich & Payne (HP) recorded a sharp drop in its 2016 operating revenue due to declines in its US drilling, offshore, and international segments. Its revenue fell 19% in 2015, compared with 51% in 2016. Its operating income, as a result, ended […]
Dividend Yield of W.W. Grainger
W.W. Grainger’s (GWW) PE ratio of 16.3x compares to a sector average of 29.3x. The dividend yield of 3.2% compares to a sector average of 1.6%.
Emersion Electric’s Dividend Woes
Emersion Electric’s (EMR) 2016 net sales fell 11.0% due to a fall in every segment.
Apple Hospitality REIT’s Dividend Trends
Apple Hospitality (APLE) has paid 157.9% of its earnings as dividends in 2016 compared to 200.0% in 1Q17.
IBM’s Dividend Growth Curve
For IBM (IBM), 1Q17 marked the 22nd year of annual dividend growth despite being the 20th successive quarter with no revenue growth.