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Allstate (ALL) increases dividend by 12%, but trades well below its max yield.

Allstate's (NYSE:ALL) dividend was increased by a solid 12%.  Its overall yield is now 1.85%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. Allstate is the third-largest property-casualty insurer in the United States. It provides personal automobile insurance along with homeowners and life.  There are over 10,000 company agents in the United States. Their products are also … Continue reading Allstate (ALL) increases dividend by 12%, but trades well below its max yield.

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Gilead Sciences (GILD) raises dividend 11% & trades at a discounted valuation.

Gilead's (NYSE:GILD) dividend was increased by a solid 11%.  Its overall yield is now 3.08%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2015. Gilead Sciences is a large U.S. based biotechnology firm. The healthcare company discovers and develop drugs products treat infectious diseases.  It product portfolio is concentrated in the HIV and hepatitis B and C arenas. … Continue reading Gilead Sciences (GILD) raises dividend 11% & trades at a discounted valuation.

8 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

These are my highlights from the week from other investing sites, dividend blogs, and any recently published white papers. Top 10 Dividend ETFs to Invest in For 2017;  https://www.incomeinvestors.com/top-10-dividend-etfs-invest-2017/14805/ 3 low-risk dividend plays to survive a stock-market correction;  http://www.marketwatch.com/story/3-low-risk-dividend-plays-to-survive-a-stock-market-correction-2017-02-17 Finally, some good news for dividend-dependent Aussies;  https://startsat60.com/trending/news/business/australian-company-dividends-underperform-global-peers-henderson-says Investors suffer second year of disappointing payouts in … Continue reading 8 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

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Prudential Financial (PRU) lifts dividend by 7%, but 70% stock price rise reduces attraction.

Prudential's (NYSE:PRU) dividend was increased by a solid 7%. Its overall yield is 2.77%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1996. Prudential Financial is one of the biggest diversified insurance companies in the world. The financial giant offers life insurance, retirement plans, investment management, and annuities for million of customer worldwide. The majority of its sales … Continue reading Prudential Financial (PRU) lifts dividend by 7%, but 70% stock price rise reduces attraction.

67 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline and KeyCorp

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following four Top 100 Dividend Stocks: GlaxoSmithKline, Diageo, Cummins Inc., and KeyCorp Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend investors because one must own a stock on its ex-dividend date in order to be eligible to receive its next dividend. Any stock ranked by our team … Continue reading 67 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline and KeyCorp

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) raises dividend by 9% and has a low risk profile.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group's (NYSE:DPS) dividend was increased by a solid 9%.  Its overall yield is 2.49%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2010. Dr Pepper Snapple is a bottling firm and distributor of beverages. Most of its sales come from the North American region. Its brands include the iconic Dr Pepper along with 7UP, RC … Continue reading Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) raises dividend by 9% and has a low risk profile.

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3M Company (MMM) hikes dividend by 6%, but trades at an elevated P/S ratio.

3M Company's (NYSE:MMM) dividend was increased by a solid 6%.  Its overall yield is now 2.60%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1977. 3M Company is a diversified industrial & technology company. 3M manufactures a wide range of industrial that are well-known. Products include Scotch tape and Post-it Notes. Other less known products are within the … Continue reading 3M Company (MMM) hikes dividend by 6%, but trades at an elevated P/S ratio.

3 High Yield Energy ADRs to Consider

Foreign energy stocks, or American Depositary Receipts (ADR), have been on the minds of many investors over the last two weeks. Some of the biggest foreign energy players posted quarterly earnings last week, including Total S.A. and BP. Additionally, OPEC lowered its crude oil production by 890,000 barrels per day to 32.14 million from December to … Continue reading 3 High Yield Energy ADRs to Consider

The Best Restaurant Stocks for Dividend Investors

Restaurant stocks can be great investments for dividend investors. In fact, the average American eats at a restaurant 5.8 times a week (which equals an average of $2,600 annually, per person). However, the restaurant space is very competitive, and soaring profits can quickly turn into a slump. Think about Ruby Tuesday (NYSE: RT), for example.  … Continue reading The Best Restaurant Stocks for Dividend Investors

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AvalonBay Communities (AVB) increases dividend by 5% & is a solid value within the REIT sector.

AvalonBay's (NYSE:AVB) dividend was increased by a solid 5%.  Its overall yield is 3.18%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1998. AvalonBay is a REIT firm that primarily owns and operates apartment buildings. It has ownership or an interest in nearly 300 apartment communities in over 10 states throughout the country. The real estate firm has … Continue reading AvalonBay Communities (AVB) increases dividend by 5% & is a solid value within the REIT sector.