Colgate-Palmolive (CL) lifts dividend by 3%, but offers limited value due to high P/E

Colgate-Palmolive's (NYSE:CL) dividend was increased by a modest 3%.  Its overall yield is 2.15%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. Colgate-Palmolive is one the largest consumer product firms in the world.  It not only sells, but also manufactures products.  It is segmented into two divisions, Personal Care and Pet Nutrition. The company's well-known products include … Continue reading Colgate-Palmolive (CL) lifts dividend by 3%, but offers limited value due to high P/E

Wyndham Worldwide (WYN) raises dividend by 16%, but P/S ratio is well above average.

Wyndham Worldwide's (NYSE:WYN) dividend was increased by 16%.  Its overall yield is 2.81%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2007. Wyndham Worldwide is one of the largest operators of hotels in the world.  I operates within three segments including hotels, vacation ownership, and destination. Its hotel segment operates franchises for its major brands in all major … Continue reading Wyndham Worldwide (WYN) raises dividend by 16%, but P/S ratio is well above average.

8 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

These are my highlights from the week from other dividend blogs, investing sites, and white papers. Are dividends good?  http://news.asiaone.com/news/business/are-dividends-good The Ironic Truth About Dividend Stocks;  http://billingsgazette.com/business/investment/markets-and-stocks/the-ironic-truth-about-dividend-stocks/article_e49059be-2abe-50fc-91c4-c385d18cdcd0.html  5 Can't Miss Dividend Hikes Coming This Spring;  https://www.forbes.com/sites/brettowens/2017/03/26/5-cant-miss-dividend-hikes-coming-this-spring/#7bfd4c5b69f4  Dividend growth is a key consideration for stocks;  http://www.gainesville.com/news/20170326/streetwise-dividend-growth-key-consideration-for-stocks  4% Rule Versus Dividend Stocks: What’s Best for a Safe … Continue reading 8 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

Big-Name Earnings Reports to Watch This Week for 3 Dividend Paying Firms

Last week, we highlighted three of the most anticipated earnings report of dividend paying companies. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) reported better-than-expected earnings, but a sharp decline in sales. The packaged foods company said that sales declined in all major U.S. segments. Athletic apparel maker Nike reported financial results, too, and beat analysts' expectations. However, the … Continue reading Big-Name Earnings Reports to Watch This Week for 3 Dividend Paying Firms

67 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Cardinal Health, Dow Chemical and State Street

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following eight Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Dow Chemical, Chubb Corp., Deere & Co., AvalonBay Communities, Potash, State Street Corp., Cardinal Health and Bank of Nova Scotia. Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend investors because one must own a stock on its ex-dividend date in … Continue reading 67 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Cardinal Health, Dow Chemical and State Street

Waste Management (WM) lifts dividend by 4%, but stock is overvalued.

Waste Management's (NYSE:WM) dividend was increased by 4%.  Its overall yield is 2.35%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1998. Waste Management is one of the largest waste management environmental service firms in the United States. It provides waste management services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout the country. The firm owns 243 solid … Continue reading Waste Management (WM) lifts dividend by 4%, but stock is overvalued.

Kohl’s (KSS) increases dividend by 10% & offers a compelling 5.4% yield.

Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) dividend was increased by 10%.  Its overall yield is 5.57%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2011. Kohl's Corporation is a department store operator based in the United States. The large retail company provides national brands, private label, footwear, accessories, home, and beauty products to its diverse customer base. The firm maintains over … Continue reading Kohl’s (KSS) increases dividend by 10% & offers a compelling 5.4% yield.

Expedia (EXPE) hikes payout by 8%, but offers a low 0.92% dividend.

Expedia's (NYSE:EXPE) dividend was increased by 8%.  Its overall yield is 0.92%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2010. Expedia is one of the largest internet travel firms in the world. It operates several key brands including Expedia.com, Trivago.com, Hotwire.com, Hotels.cm, Orbitz.com, and HomeAway.com  The firm, through its prominent website, books for its clients hotels, car … Continue reading Expedia (EXPE) hikes payout by 8%, but offers a low 0.92% dividend.

7 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

These are my highlights from the week from other dividend blogs, investing sites, and white papers. Dividend Investing In The Face Of Fed Rate Hikes;  https://www.forbes.com/sites/adamsarhan/2017/03/14/dividend-investing-in-the-face-of-fed-rate-hikes/#3d941ea6ea38   Higher Interest Rates Impact MLPs: What Dividend Investors Need to Know;  http://www.simplysafedividends.com/higher-interest-rates-impact-mlps/   Does it Matter that Treasuries Yield More than Dividend Stocks?  http://blogs.barrons.com/incomeinvesting/2017/03/20/does-it-matter-that-treasuries-yield-more-than-dividend-stocks/   Here's How to … Continue reading 7 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

Big-Name Earnings Reports to Watch This Week for 3 Dividend Paying Firms

We highlighted three well known dividend stocks last week, as they prepared for their quarterly earnings reports. Last week, companies reporting financial results included jewelry maker Tiffany & Co (NYSE: TIF), which beat estimates and reporting growth in Asia. Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) also reported earnings, which also beat analysts' projections and reported a 73% increase … Continue reading Big-Name Earnings Reports to Watch This Week for 3 Dividend Paying Firms