Stocks Dividends


  • LONDON, July 22- The best-performing mutual funds avoided explicit directional bets on the outcome of last month's UK vote to leave the European Union, sitting out the volatility by latching on early to large, defensive, dividend-paying blue chip stocks. This strategy has, so far at least, been the big winner post-referendum as UK stock markets stabilise after...

  • The policy recommends an annual dividend of 10 cents per share when the average London Bullion Market Association gold price is up to $1,300 per ounce. That doubles to 20 cents a share when gold ranges between $1,300 and $1,399 an ounce and for each $100 an ounce increase above $1,399 the annual payout increases at a rate of 20 cents per share.

  • After hours, Wall Street, end of day exterior

    The FBR research team presented its favorite dividend stock picks in a note to clients Monday.

  • Sticking with dividends

    Charles Reinhard, MainStay Investments, thinks the market is fully valued, and companies are moving towards profit growth.


  • Pick of the litter in stocks: Pro

    Burns McKinney, NFJ Investment Group portfolio manager & managing director, sees the market moving higher, yet muted action; and Jamie Cox, Harris Financial Group managing partner, sees many companies with a yield greater than the 10-year, which provides opportunities for investors.

  • Fire Flame In Barbecue Against Residential Building

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy takes a look at three consumer staples stocks that return attractive dividends during the hot summer months.

  • Siegel: We need to see an earnings renaissance

    Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School Professor of Finance at The University of Pennsylvania, and Oliver Pursche, Bruderman Brothers CEO, give their views on this earnings season and how the markets will fare this year.

  • TOKYO, July 8- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, dragged down by caution towards the U.S. jobs report due later in the day and as the yen erased earlier losses and firmed. Traders said selling of equity positions intended to generate dividend payments for exchanged-traded funds also weighed on the market. The Nikkei fell 1.1 percent to 15,106.98.

  • NEW YORK, July 7- Fund managers on the hunt for dividends find themselves wading into the shares of consumer companies that typically attract investors looking for growth instead. One big reason for the move: traditional yield-heavy sectors like utilities and telecoms are trading at some of their highest valuations on record relative to the broad market.

  • The New York Stock Exchange

    Dividend stocks will continue to rally in the coming months, according to Morgan Stanley.

  • High yield, high risk?

    CNBC's Mike Santoli reports on potential dividend yield traps.

  • Aviva tells investors to stop worrying

    The British insurer sends a reassuring message, saying it will increase its dividend pay-out ratio next year.

  • A tray of checks is shown at the U.S. Treasury printing facility in Philadelphia in this July 18, 2011 photo.

    U.S. Treasury yields may be plumbing record lows, but don't look for the bottom yet, said Thomas Lee, managing partner at Fundstrat Global Advisors.

  • LONDON, July 5- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said banks would not be allowed to increase dividends after the BoE eased capital requirement for lenders, part of its response to the shock decision by voters to leave the European Union. Carney told reporters that supervisors at the central bank "will ensure that no bank increases dividends or distributions...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, June 29- Nearly all of the largest U.S. banks are on steady enough footing to increase payouts to shareholders, the U.S. The regulatory thumbs up prompted a slew of announcements from banks who plan to buy back more stock or increase dividends- good news for investors who saw their banks shares hammered by Britain's vote last week to leave the...

  • Banks take action

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the the big banks announcing dividend and buyback changes following Federal Reserve stress test results.

  • Morgan Staley announces $3.5B stock buyback

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest statements from banks following the Fed stress tests, including Morgan Stanley has announcing a large share buyback.

  • No domestic banks failing is good news: Pro

    Discussing the Federal Reserve stress test results with Jeffery Harte, Sandler O'Neill, and Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital.

  • AMSTERDAM, June 28- The Netherlands is selling Propertize, the real estate portfolio of nationalized bank SNS Reaal, for 895 million euros to JP Morgan and private equity firm Lone Star as it cements its recovery from the 2008 financial crisis. After the Propertize sale and a dividend payment earlier this year, the Netherlands will have earned 940.8 million...