80 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including McDonald’s, PepsiCo and Novartis

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following nine Top 100 Dividend Stocks: McDonald's, Qualcomm, Teva Pharmaceutical, Novartis, PepsiCo, Dominion Resources, Eaton Corp., Principal Financial Group and Ventas. 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

73 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, led by Amgen, Sclumberger and Walgreens

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following 20 Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Amgen, Schlumberger, Walgreens, Target, Kroger, Valero, Consolidated Edison, KLA Tencor, Microsoft, Chevron, Marathon Petroleum, Invesco, United Technologies, Duke Energy, Emerson Electric, L Brands, Spectra Energy Partners, UPS, Southern Co., and Prudential Financial. Ex-dividend dates are important [...]

There Are 78 Million Reasons to Love Apple

There Are 78 Million Reasons to Love Apple

Last week, Apple (NYSE: AAPL) reported its first quarter earnings. The tech giant beat expectations on all ends, causing its share price to surge over 3% after the report. Earnings totaled $3.36 per share, compared to analysts’ view of $3.21. Revenue came in at $78.4 billion, above analysts’ estimate of $77.25 billion. What is even [...]

5 Dividend Aristocrats on the Move

For many dividend investors, dividend aristocrats are typically their top picks. For all dividend investors, there are two separate worlds. One the usual dividend paying companies and then the blue-blood aristocrats. The Aristocrats are those stocks that have that have increased their payouts every year for the past 25.  The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index [...]

The Snowball Effect – Book review

Thanks to Polliesdividend for taking the time to read and review my dividend publication, The Snowball Effect; http://www.polliesdividend.com/book-review/snowball-effect-book-review/http://www.polliesdividend.com/book-review/snowball-effect-book-review/