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Key Factors that Could Drive the Dividend Growth of AES
AES Corporation’s (AES) revenues shed 4.0% in 2016 before growing 5.0% in 9M17.
Energy & Utilities
KMI’s Dividends: Key Drivers
Kinder Morgan (KMI) is an energy infrastructure company in North America. Its revenue fell 9% in 2016 before growing 5% in 2017.
Why The Kraft Heinz Company’s Outlook Still Seems Promising
The Kraft Heinz Company’s (KHC) net sales grew 44% in 2016 before falling 1% in 9M17. Every product category drove the growth in 2016, offset by a decline in the infant and nutrition segments.
Why Gap’s Dividend Yield Graph Is Sliding Downwards
Gap (GPS) recorded a 4% decline in net sales for 2015 compared to 2% in 2016.
A Look at Walmart’s Dividend Curve
Walmart Stores (WMT) posted a 1% revenue increase in 2017 after a 1% decline in 2016 and 2% growth in 2015.
Why Prologis Has a Downward Sloping Dividend Yield Curve
Prologis has noted a 15.0% rise in revenue in the first half of 2017, driven by every segment. Operating income rose 61.0% despite higher expenses.
Comparing MetLife’s Dividend Yield
Revenue and earnings MetLife (MET), the holding corporation for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, saw its revenue fall 9% in 2016 and 5% in 2015. The fall was driven by universal life and investment-type product policy fees, net investment income, and other revenue. Expenses rose 2% in 2016 after falling 3% in 2015. Income from continuing operations, […]
Preferred Apartment Communities’ Dividend Background
Preferred Apartment Communities (APTS) paid 41% of its earnings as dividends in 1Q17. It also declared a dividend in 2016 despite negative EPS.
What Are National Oilwell Varco’s Estimates for 3Q16?
National Oilwell Varco’s management outlook National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) management expressed optimism over a potential rig count recovery in North America. NOV’s revenues and income could be affected positively if the US rig count increases, as it did during 3Q16. In the company’s 2Q16 conference call, NOV chairman and CEO Clay Williams stated that “we believe […]
Has NOV’s Correlation with Crude Oil Decreased since 1Q16?
The correlation coefficient between National Oilwell Varco and crude oil’s price measures the statistical relationship between the two variables.
National Oilwell Varco: Management’s Estimates for 2Q16
National Oilwell Varco’s management expressed optimism about a potential crude oil production and demand revival in 2H16.
Why Are Gasoline Prices So High in the West Coast Region?
Gasoline prices in the West Coast region were at $2.45 per gallon on January 25, 2016—around $0.60 per gallon higher than the average US gasoline prices.