The TJX Companies (TJX) increases dividend by 20%, but offers a below market yield.

TJX Companies' (NYSE:TJX) dividend was increased by 20%.  Its overall yield is 1.62%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. The TJX Companies is one of the largest discount retailers of brand-name and designer apparel in the country. The firm operates more than 2,800 stores.  It sells it products through the multitude of brand name … Continue reading The TJX Companies (TJX) increases dividend by 20%, but offers a below market yield.

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM) posts strong results while raising dividend 4%

J.P. Morgan's (NYSE:JPM) dividend was increased by a solid 4 percent. Its overall yield is 2.28 percent. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. J.P. Morgan Chase is one of the largest banking and financial firms within the United States. The financial giant holds more than $2 trillion in assets.  It is a global firm with … Continue reading J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM) posts strong results while raising dividend 4%

Oracle (ORCL) raises dividend by 27% & offers good value within the tech sector.

Oracle's (NYSE:ORCL) dividend was increased by 27%.  Its overall yield is 1.66%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2009. Oracle is one of the largest software firms in the world. It provides software to global companies in application, hardware, and cloud infrastructure. The technology giant also offers three key areas within the cloud space including Platform, … Continue reading Oracle (ORCL) raises dividend by 27% & offers good value within the tech sector.

Prologis (PLD) hikes dividend by 5%, but other REITS are more attractive

Prologis' (NYSE:PLD) dividend was increased by a solid 5%.  Its overall yield is 3.45%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2011. Prologis is a large real estate investment trust, or REIT. It invests in the real estate markets across the globe. The firm engages in the ownership, development, management, and leasing of warehouse facilities and … Continue reading Prologis (PLD) hikes dividend by 5%, but other REITS are more attractive

The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) increases dividend by 12% & offers an above-average yield.

The Toronto-Dominion Bank's (NYSE:TD) dividend was increased by a solid 12%.  Its overall yield is now 3.54%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1969. The Toronto-Dominion Bank is one of the largest financial firms in Canada. The firm maintains three unique units including Canadian Retail, Wholesale Banking and U.S. Retail.  The bank provides personal and … Continue reading The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) increases dividend by 12% & offers an above-average yield.

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.

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.