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  • Shares of Potash Corp, which also reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, fell 3.9 percent in pre-market trading in New York. Potash prices have fallen sharply on pressure from bloated capacity, soft grain prices and weak currencies in major consumers such as India and Brazil. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan- based Potash Corp suspended...

  • *Cevian, Union Investment criticize raised dividend. FRANKFURT, Jan 28- Indebted German industrial group Thyssenkrupp faced calls on Thursday from two influential shareholders not to pay a dividend, but to strengthen its balance sheet instead. Chief Executive Heinrich Hiesinger warned on Thursday that the company's ability to hit its financial forecasts...

  • Trader’s best dividend picks Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 12:37 PM ET
    Trader’s best dividend picks

    CNBC's Scott Wapner asks the FMHR traders their favorite dividend stock picks.

  • How energy names are maintaining dividends Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 3:47 PM ET
    How energy names are maintaining dividends

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on energy companies taking steps to preserve payouts.

  • Kinder Morgan shares surged as much as 20 percent to $14.45 in morning trading on Thursday, a day after the company reported a fourth-quarter adjusted profit that beat some analysts' expectations. "We can delever the balance sheet, internally fund our growth capital needs and/or return cash to our shareholders through either increasing the dividend and/or...

  • LONDON, Jan 21- Troubled British education publisher Pearson plans to cut 10 percent of its workforce, cap its dividend and restructure yet again after cutting earnings forecasts for 2015 and 2016.. "Our competitive performance during the last three years has been strong, but the cyclical and policy related challenges in our biggest markets have been more...

  • LONDON, Jan 21- Troubled British education publisher Pearson plans to cut 10 percent of its workforce, cap the dividend and restructure yet again after predicting weak earnings for 2015 and 2016.. The group now expects its adjusted earnings per share for 2015 to come in between 69 and 70 pence, slightly below forecasts, and to fall to between 50 pence and 55 pence in...

  • LONDON, Jan 21- Troubled British education publisher Pearson said it planned to cap its dividend at the 2015 level and take a new swathe of costs out of the business after predicting weak earnings for the next two years. Pearson, which has announced a string of earnings downgrades in recent years, said it now expected its adjusted earnings per share for 2015 to come...

  • Hunting for value Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 10:54 AM ET
    Hunting for value

    CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at where investors can find value in the market right now.

  • Will BHP Billiton continue paying out dividends? Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 10:23 PM ET
    Will BHP Billiton continue paying out dividends?

    BHP Billiton's dividend payouts are not a reflection of profitability but an artificial construct, explains Gaurav Sodhi, senior analyst at Intelligent Investor.

  • The company said savings would be achieved primarily through deferring discretionary activities in Western Canada, but its Sunrise oil sands plant and three new heavy oil thermal projects in the Lloydminster region on the Alberta- Saskatchewan border will not be affected. Spokesman Mel Duvall said about half the reduced production impact would be felt in...

  • Stock yields surpass bonds Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 8:35 AM ET
    Stock yields surpass bonds

    The majority of large cap stocks now have dividend yields above the 10-year Treasury, reports CNBC's Mike Santoli.

  • MELBOURNE, Jan 15- Global miner BHP Billiton said on Friday it will write down the value its U.S. shale assets by $7.2 billion on a bleak outlook for oil and gas prices, cementing expectations it will be forced to cut its dividend for the first time in over 25 years. "Simply put, the company can't afford to maintain its dividend policy without taking the balance sheet...

  • DETROIT, Jan 13- General Motors Co said on Wednesday it will return cash to shareholders by raising its stock buyback program by 80 percent to $9 billion and increasing its dividend by 6 percent, sending shares up 4.3 percent in premarket trading. GM also raised its 2016 earnings per share forecast to $5.25 and $5.75 per share from a previous 2016 outlook made in...

  • DETROIT, Jan 13- General Motors Co said on Wednesday it will return cash to shareholders by raising its stock buyback program by 80 percent to $9 billion and increasing its dividend by 6 percent. GM also raised its 2016 earnings per share forecast to $5.25 and $5.75 per share from a previous 2016 outlook made in October of between $5.00 and $5.50 per share.

  • Jan 12- Ford Motor Co on Tuesday declared a $1 billion supplemental cash dividend, but its outlook for 2016 profit failed to exceed Wall Street's estimates, sending its stock down in after-hours trading. The No. 2 U.S. automaker said it expected record 2015 pre-tax profit, excluding special items, in the "upper half" of its outlook for $10 billion to $11 billion.

  • Jan 12- Ford Motor Co on Tuesday declared a $1 billion supplemental cash dividend but its outlook for 2016 profit failed to exceed Wall Street's estimates, sending its stock down in after-hours trading. No. 2 automaker said it expected record 2015 pre-tax profit, excluding special items, in the "upper half" of its outlook for $10 billion to $11 billion.

  • Jan 12- Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it was declaring a $1 billion supplemental cash dividend and that it expected to have operating profit of at least $10 billion in 2016, roughly the same as its earnings in 2015.. The $1 billion supplemental cash dividend- or $0.25 per share- is in addition to the first quarter regular dividend of $0.15 per share, the same as in the...

  • Oil breaks the $30 mark, first time since Dec. 2003 Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 2:08 PM ET
    Oil company dividends not sustainable: analyst

    Anish Kapadia, managing director & senior research analyst at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. explains why companies are outspending in order to pay dividends, even as oil hovers around $30.

  • Safe harbor companies during oil's downturn Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 1:00 PM ET
     Safe harbor companies during oil's downturn

    Number one integrated oil analyst Doug Terreson talks safe bets as oil continues to fall.