Stocks Dividends


  • Phillips: How to Recession-Proof Your Portfolio Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 11:11 AM ET

    There are four things investors should do to protect their portfolios from recession.

  • Inside the Dividend Play Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 3:15 PM ET
    Inside the Dividend Play

    David Nadel, Royce Global Value Fund, and Roger Nusbaum, Your Source Financial, discuss how to invest in stocks that give back large dividends.

  • Solving the Mystery of Corporate Cash Hoarding Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 10:28 AM ET

    Despite rising dividends at many of our largest public companies, cash accumulation is rising even faster. The dividend ratio—the percentage of earnings paid out to investors—has been falling for four quarters.

  • BDCs: Your Ticket to Yield? Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 12:17 PM ET
    BDCs: Your Ticket to Yield?

    A look at business development companies as a way to boost income in your portfolio, with Michael Tokarz, MVC Capital chairman.

  • Picking Up Value in Stocks Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 9:38 AM ET
    Picking Up Value in Stocks

    Susan Fulton, FBB Capital Partners, and Harry Rady, Rady Asset Mgmt., discuss where to find growth in the markets.

  • UK Banks Face Dividend and Bonus Crackdown Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 11:54 PM ET
    Tower Bridge and City of London financial district

    The FT reports future bonus and dividend payments by UK banks will depend upon convincing regulators the handouts will not dent capital reserves or undermine sound risk management, according to the head of the city watchdog.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this exclusive feature.

  • The "Fast Money" traders discuss the market movers that caught their eye this week.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's "Squawk on the Street."

  • Banco Bradesco Sees Big Gains Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 4:15 PM ET
    Banco Bradesco Sees Big Gains

    Brazil's banks saw big gains last year. Among the top winners was Banco Bradesco. A look at the country's third largest bank, with Domingos Figueiredo De Abreu, Banco Bradesco CFO, and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • P&G Increases Dividend by 9% Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 5:06 PM ET
  • Dividends Pay Off For Big Tech Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:59 PM ET
    Apple iPad 2

    Measuring the benefits of dividend payments is a balancing act. For tech companies, it’s a matter of whether the valuation support that dividends provide justifies the implicit admission that their organic growth opportunities are limited.

  • Are We There Yet? Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:52 PM ET

    In our annual special report, you'll find a bucket of investment-advice stories, as well as soothsaying analysis from our coterie of market watchers, stock charts, polls, slideshows and a quiz.

  • Are Banks Paying Too Much in Dividends? Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 4:14 PM ET

    Moves by many banks to reintroduce or raise their dividends following the Federal Reserve’s stress tests suggests that the tests may have accidentally created an non-economic need for banks to pay higher dividends.

  • Halftime: Fed Denies Bank of America Its Dividend Plan Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 1:24 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve has objected to BofA's plans to boost its dividend. In the wake of the news, the "Fast Money" traders reveal how they're playing financials.

  • Should Investors Sell BofA Stock? Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 11:23 AM ET
    Should Investors Sell BofA Stock?

    As the Fed rejects Bank of America's dividend plan, is now the time for investors to reject the stock? Insight with Daniel Alpert, Westwood Capital, and CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Tech Firms May Be Next to Boost Dividends: Strategist Monday, 21 Mar 2011 | 11:45 AM ET

    While several large banks recently announced dividend hikes, Channing Smith, vice president and co-manager of Capital Advisors, explained why companies in the tech sector are the next likely to boost dividends.

  • Two Stocks to Find Income Now: Portfolio Manager Friday, 18 Mar 2011 | 1:28 PM ET

    After receiving permission from the Federal Reserve, several major banks including JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo have raised its dividends, which is a start and a step in the right direction, but well below where we've been," Jill Evans, portfolio manager Alpine Dynamic Dividend Fund, told CNBC on Friday.

  • Banks Await Test Scores; Investors Wait for Dividends Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 7:13 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve will inform some U.S. banks on Friday that they passed a new round of stress tests, giving them the green light to raise dividends for the first time since the financial crisis, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • Bank Chiefs Poised to Benefit from Dividend Bonanza Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 6:12 PM ET

    Even as ordinary investors look forward to the prospect of larger dividend payouts by the big banks, another group is poised for a rich payday: bank chief executives, the New York Times reports.