BTC iShares International Select Dividend ETF
AvalonBay’s revenue grew 7% in the first quarter, driven by rental and other income.
Of the various industries in the basic materials sector, integrated mining noted the highest dividend yield.
Tech & Comm Services
Facebook (FB) revenues rose 54% and 47% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.
AIG’s revenue and earnings in 2015 and 2016 American International Group’s (AIG) revenue fell 9% and 10% in 2015 and 2016, respectively. Its US and Japanese revenue rose in 2015 before falling in 2016, and revenue from Europe and other regions fell in both years, along with revenue from premiums, policy fees, and other income. Its […]
Tech & Comm Services
The story behind CenturyLink’s 8% yield Another acquisition-driven telecom company is CenturyLink (CTL). The cohesive communications company provides a wide range of services to its residential and business customers. Like Frontier, it has been impacted by the slowing traditional phone business. The company’s operating metrics, excluding those of Prism TV, are trending downwards. This trend has […]
In this series, we’ll be looking at ten dividend aristocrats with low PE ratios. Dividend aristocrats are S&P 500 stocks that have raised their dividend payouts for at least 25 successive years.
The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrat Index is made up of 51 S&P 500 (SPY) (SPX-INDEX) companies that have increased their dividends for 25 successive years.
General Electric’s (GE) revenue fell 7.0% in the first half of 2017, driven by its energy connections and lighting business.
Anworth Mortgage (ANH) paid 338.8% of its earnings as dividends in 2016 compared to 102.1% in 1Q17.
The sector has seen the weakest growth in its top and bottom lines due to uncertainty in terms of sector reforms.
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.
Company & Industry Overviews
Historically, dividend growers have often performed better than the S&P 500 (IVV) and provided higher income during Market volatility.
Yields remain at unattractive levels. This has caused yield-thirsty investors to flock to high-dividend-yielding stocks, driving their valuations higher.
The main goal of the iShares Multi-Asset Income ETF is to deliver high current income, while also providing diversification benefits and maintaining long-term capital appreciation.