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Jonathan Heller eyes a new group of companies he believes combine the potential for buyback and dividend growth.
Companies as diverse as Wendy's and Boeing are among the names big into stock buybacks and raising their payouts.
We will be oversold enough to have a rally this coming week.
The most recent short interest data has been released for the 03/31/2017 settlement date, and we here at Dividend Channel like to sift through this fresh data and order the underlying components of the S&P 500 by "days to cover." There are a number of ways to look at short data, for example the total number of shares short; but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded. The number of shares short is then compared to the average daily volume, in order to calculate the total number of trading days it would take to close out all of the open short positions if every share traded represented a short position being closed.
Playing stocks through the political prism is always a difficult game.
Five names to consider from my 'stocks for the defensive investor' screen. Excluding retail, as the sector has generally produced poor results.
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Valero Energy Corp. is the #41 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity.
Five names to consider from my 'stocks for the defensive investor' screen.
Companies including Valero Energy and CVR Energy gave the White House a memorandum for the EPA to make adjustments.
Interpublic and United Parcel raise dividends, and a recap of notable dates.
These companies have a track record of increasing their dividends, and are well-positioned to do so again.
Here's a look at three companies that could boost their dividends by double digits this year.
If volume is light during the correction, shares could show renewed strength in the second quarter.
Here are Thursday's top research calls, including upgrades for Bank of America, Merck and Morgan Stanley, and a downgrade for Valero.
Following the OPEC agreement, Jefferies says investors should raise their weightings in the S&P 500 energy sector.
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Valero Energy Corp. is the #29 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity.
Here are Wednesday's top research calls, including upgrades for Disney, Fitbit and Fossil, and downgrades for Lululemon Athletica and Sysco.