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AvalonBay: What’s Driving the Dividend and Valuations?
AvalonBay’s revenue grew 7% in the first quarter, driven by rental and other income.
How Facebook Compares to Broad Indexes
Facebook (FB) revenues rose 54% and 47% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.
How CenturyLink is Maintaining Its Dividend Yield
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 […]
Dividend Yield of Air Products & Chemicals
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.
A Brief Look at Dividend Aristocrats
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.
Analyzing the Dividend Curves of General Electric and Cisco Systems
General Electric’s (GE) revenue fell 7.0% in the first half of 2017, driven by its energy connections and lighting business.
The Top Dividend-Growing Healthcare and Industrials Stocks
The sector has seen the weakest growth in its top and bottom lines due to uncertainty in terms of sector reforms.
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.
Do Dividend Growers Look Appealing?
Historically, dividend growers have often performed better than the S&P 500 (IVV) and provided higher income during Market volatility.
Yield-O-Philes Face a Difficult Challenge
Yields remain at unattractive levels. This has caused yield-thirsty investors to flock to high-dividend-yielding stocks, driving their valuations higher.