First Trust STOXX European Select Dividend Income Fund
What’s behind Macy’s Rising Dividend Yield
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 […]
Dividend Yield of Cardinal Health
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%.
Emersion Electric’s Dividend Woes
Emersion Electric’s (EMR) 2016 net sales fell 11.0% due to a fall in every segment.
How Are the Defensive and Cyclical Sectors Performing?
If we compare the performances of the defensive sectors, we can see that their YTD performance and one-year performances have been reasonably uniform with the exception of the energy and telecom sectors.
Will the European Central Bank Follow the Fed?
On its own stage across the Atlantic from the US Fed, the ECB (European Central Bank) has had its own quantitative easing program.
Yield for Yields! Where Can You Find Yields Today?
Not only are European stocks cheaper than American ones, they also offer more attractive dividend yields.