SSgA SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF
What Could Drive SO’s Dividend Growth
What led to the EPS decline? SO’s cost of revenue rose 11% and 23% in 2016 and 2017, respectively. Cost of natural gas and other sales drove the increase in both the periods, which led to 15% and 13% growth in gross profit for 2016 and 2017, respectively. Operating expenses rose 19% and 41% in […]
How Delta Air Lines Has Maintained an Upward Dividend Yield Curve
Delta Air Lines’ dividend yield Delta Air Lines’ (DAL) 51% dividend-per-share growth in 2016 has been followed by 50% growth in 2017, which explains the upward slope of its dividend yield curve. Its stock price has risen 2.5% in 2017, after falling 3% in 2016. Delta Air Lines versus broad indexes Delta Air Lines has a […]
What’s Contributing to Kohl’s Dividend Yield
The story behind Kohl’s rising yield Department store retailer Kohl’s (KSS) saw its sales fall 3% in 2016, driven by lower comparable sales, after recording growth in 2015. Like Macy’s, it was impacted by online competition, store closures, discounts, and advertisements. Its operating income fell 8% in 2015 and 24% in 2016, while its operating […]
Dividend Yield of the S&P Global
The S&P Global’s PE ratio of 18.9x compares to a sector average of 25.1x. The dividend yield of 1.1% compares to a sector average of 3.2%.
How Good Is Chevron as a Dividend Payer?
Chevron’s (CVX) total sales and other operating revenues for 2016 fell 15.0% due to volatility in commodity prices.
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.