Stocks Dividends


  • BERLIN/ HAMBURG, June 14- The company that controls Volkswagen will hold a board meeting on Monday to discuss its strategy for the German carmaker's annual shareholder meeting and decide whether to block its plans to pay a dividend, two people familiar with the matter said. VW proposed in April a 2015 dividend of 0.11 euros per ordinary share and 0.17 euros per...

  • *Africa expansion to be staggered. JOHANNESBURG, June 14- South Africa's biggest cement maker PPC Ltd scrapped its dividend on Tuesday for the first time in a over a century, seeking to conserve capital to repay debt. PPC, which has pushed deeper into the rest of Africa as profit has slumped in its domestic market, is grappling to service dollar-denominated debt...

  • Stock-bond yield gap

    CNBC's Mike Santoli looks at dividend yields in the S&P 500 and 10-Year Treasury notes.

  • Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato reveals his picks for those searching for yield.

  • The search for yield

    Phil Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO, discusses finding yield in places like BDC specialty finance and REITs.

  • We will sell assets: Shell CEO

    Ben van Beurden, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, outlines how the firm will raise the funds needed for buybacks, reducing debt and maintaining the dividend.

  • Pro: Stocks are the new bonds

    Tom Lee, head of research at Fundstrat, talks about oil, dividend stocks and bonds.

  • Pisani: Here’s what it will take for stocks to breakout

    In exclusive content for CNBC Pro subscribers, Bob Pisani explains his views on what could take the market to a new high.

  • Pressure to protect dividends

    Timothy Ng, Clearbrook Global Advisors, and Ron Weiner, RDM Financial Group, discuss whether CEOs are under too much pressure to protect dividends and whether the trend is sustainable.

  • Dividends: How high is too high?

    CNBC's Eric Chemi reports on companies that are making hefty dividend payments and whether this is sustainable for them.

  • JOHANNESBURG, June 1- South African packaging manufacturer Nampak scrapped its half-year dividend on Wednesday and said it would reduce its property portfolio to cut debt, sending its shares tumbling 10 percent. The firm's debt has ballooned to more than 7.4 billion rand in the past five years as the dollar-denominated part of it grew as the rand weakened and...

  • Challenger banks had a good month: Fund manager

    Eric Moore, fund manager at Miton Income Fund, discusses which banking stocks hold appeal for dividend investors.

  • Favorite dividend picks: CME & TXN

    Can dividend stocks continue to grow if the Federal Reserve hikes rates? Bob Landry, USAA portfolio manager, shares his forecast.

  • BRIEF- RUSSIA'S SBERBANK CFO: COULD RAISE DIVIDEND PAYOUT BUT. NOT IN SHORT TERM@ term@. *Chief Financial Officer Alexander Morozov told a conference call: it is possible Sberbank could raise its dividend payout but not in the short term.

  • THE HAGUE, May 24- Royal Dutch Shell cannot switch too quickly to producing renewable energy without risking its dividend payments and even its very existence, the oil and gas group's chief executive warned. Chevron and Exxon face similar climate change resolutions at their annual meetings on Wednesday, highlighting growing investor concern about oil and...

  • *Follows $1.3 bln accounting scandal last year. TOKYO, May 23- Japan's Toshiba Corp plans to more than halve its capital base, a move that may enable it to resume paying dividends quicker and get a fresh capital injection as it aims to recover from a $1.3 billion accounting scandal last year. Toshiba will cut its capital to 200 billion yen from 439.9 billion yen to...

  • We’ve still got dividend growth: Fund manager

    Ben Lofthouse, co-manager at Henderson Global Equity Income Fund, says dividend growth is still coming through, but raises concerns about the U.K.

  • MOSCOW, May 19- Russia's state gas giant Gazprom proposed a dividend on Thursday less than half as big as the amount implied in a government order for state companies, adding to strains on state finances caused by low oil prices. The company said its board had recommended a dividend on its 2015 results of 7.89 roubles per share, after gaining a waiver from a...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- The U.S. dollar rose to a three-week high on Wednesday on heightened expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise rates earlier or more times than anticipated this year, while stocks on Wall Street rose led by financial shares. Bank stocks, seen benefiting from higher interest rates, led gains on Wall Street while the high dividend payers like...

  • ICL, which has exclusive permits in Israel to extract minerals from the Dead Sea, earned 7 cents per diluted share, excluding one-time items, in the first quarter, down from 15 cents a year earlier. ICL, one of the three largest suppliers of crop nutrient potash to China, India and Europe, was forecast to make adjusted earnings of 9 cents on sales of $1.3 billion,...