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.

The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) increases dividend by 4% & has solid international operations.

Bank of Nova Scotia's (NYSE:BNS) dividend was increased by a solid 4%.  Its overall yield is now 3.88%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1892. The Bank of Nova Scotia is one of the largest banks based in Canada. It provides individual, corporate, and investment banking services. The large bank also offers mortgages, financial planning … Continue reading The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) increases dividend by 4% & has solid international operations.

The Home Depot (HD) raises dividend by 29%, but doubling of stock price makes the firm less attractive.

Home Depot's (NYSE:HD) dividend was increased by 29%.  Its overall yield is 2.41% considering the increase. The firm started paying a dividend in 1981. The Home Depot is one of the largest home improvement retailers in the world. It offers consumers home improvement products, gardening tools and plants, lighting, general tools, home appliances, flooring, cabinets, power … Continue reading The Home Depot (HD) raises dividend by 29%, but doubling of stock price makes the firm less attractive.

Aetna (AET) doubled dividend, but offers a yield below the market.

Aetna's (NYSE:AET) dividend was increased by an incredible 100%.  Its overall yield is now 1.54% with the new dividend increase. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. Aetna operates as a health care benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care … Continue reading Aetna (AET) doubled dividend, but offers a yield below the market.

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) lifts dividend by 2% & posts better than expected sales growth

Wal-Mart's (NYSE:WMT) dividend was increased by 2%.  Its overall yield is 2.84%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1973. Wal-Mart is the largest retailer on the globe. Its annual revenue approaches $500 billion from over 11,000 stores in 28 countries. Of this revenue, nearly $15 billion is from on-line sales. Roughly half of all sales comes from … Continue reading Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) lifts dividend by 2% & posts better than expected sales growth

Eaton (ETN) hikes dividend by 5% & offers a solid 3.3% yield.

Eaton's (NYSE:ETN) dividend was increased by 5%.  Its overall yield is 3.33%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. Eaton is one of the largest power-management solutions firms in the world. It provides these solutions to a broad list of companies with products in hydraulics, aerospace fuel, electrical transmission, lighting, and powertrain systems. The global firm … Continue reading Eaton (ETN) hikes dividend by 5% & offers a solid 3.3% yield.

BCE (BCE) raises dividend by 1% & offers a level of safety.

BCE Inc.'s (NYSE:BCE) dividend was increased by 5%.  Its overall yield is 4.99%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1983. BCE is the AT&T or Verizon of Canada.  The telecommunications giant has nearly 10 million residential and business customers. It maintains traditional phone lines and is the third largest wireless firm in Canada. It also maintains a … Continue reading BCE (BCE) raises dividend by 1% & offers a level of safety.

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) hikes dividend by 6% & its yield is at the top of its five year range

Coca-Cola's (NYSE:KO) dividend was increased by a sold 6%.  Its overall yield is 3.57%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1970. The Coca-Cola company is the world's biggest non-alcoholic beverage firm. It is also a true international company, with close to 60% of its revenue from outside the United States. Its earnings from abroad are … Continue reading The Coca-Cola Company (KO) hikes dividend by 6% & its yield is at the top of its five year range