*Offer starts on April 24 and expires on May 22. MOSCOW, April 24- Russia's Uralkali, the world's largest potash producer, will buy back up to $1.5 billion of its shares until May 22, it said on Friday, after its board changed policy and proposed no dividend payment for 2014.. "Taking into account Uralkali's current cash reserves, its expected future cash requirements,...» Read More
MOSCOW, April 20- Russian services conglomerate Sistema said on Monday it planned total dividend payments of 4.54 billion roubles.
NEW YORK— The Blackstone Group L.P. reported a surge in first-quarter profit on increased asset activity, prompting it to announce it would pay shareholders its highest quarterly dividend ever. The private equity firm earned $629.5 million, or $1.05 per share, up from $265.6 million, or 40 cents per share, a year ago. The company's first-quarter economic net...
Shareholders in the biggest US companies stand to receive a record $1 trillion from stock buybacks and dividends this year, the FT reports.
Despite the falling price of crude, research from Markit suggests that total dividends from FTSE 350 oil and gas companies will rise in 2015. Ryan Bransfield, head of UK dividend research at Markit, discusses the trend.
Some of the titans of big dividends are about to pay out dividends, but only to those who act fast, reports USA Today.
Apple may reward shareholders with a fatter dividend and heftier stock buy back. How much is an open question.
Oil companies are cutting dividends. Banks are a mess. Apple's dividend is the best stock income bet going, and it's about to get bigger.
CNBC's Kelly Evans sits down with Chevron chairman & CEO, John Watson to discuss the future of the markets, spending plans and oil prices.
MILAN, March 25- Italian tyre maker Pirelli, which is being bought by China National Chemical Corp, does not plan to pay a special dividend to its shareholders as part of the buyout plan, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. ChemChina is to buy into the world's fifth-largest tyre maker in a 7.3 billion-euro deal, agreed with Pirelli's biggest...
*Eisai drops on after soaring 32 pct over the last 2 days. TOKYO, March 25- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Wednesday morning in choppy trade as U.S. shares languished, but losses were limited by investor appetite for stocks before they go ex-dividend later this week. Outperforming the market was Santen Pharmaceutical Co, which jumped as high as 9.2...
Google announced the company hired new CFO Ruth Porat, which leaves many wondering about a dividend or a buyback. Martin Pyykkonen, Rosenblatt Securities senior analyst, says this hire is a positive move.
The buyback blackout is the period of time before a company reports earnings when it cannot announce new buybacks. The FMHR traders take their positions.
Discussing the power of the dividend, with "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary of O'Leary Funds, who is a big believer in dividend paying stocks. Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; and CNBC's Sharon Epperson and Kayla Tausche, discuss.
Freeport-McMoRan slashed its quarterly dividend to 5 cents a share from 31.25 cents a share, citing the impact of lower commodity prices.
TORONTO, March 24- Diversified U.S. mining and energy company Freeport-McMoRan Inc said on Tuesday it is slashing its quarterly dividend by 84 percent in response to the impact of lower commodity prices. The company is cutting its dividend to 5 cents a share from 31-1/ 4 cents a share/ The stock was off 2.7 percent to $18.80 in trading before the morning bell in New...
David Lipschitz, CLSA managing director, says it's not surprising FCX cut its dividend given where copper prices are today.
LONDON, March 19- British clothing retailer Next cut its sales guidance for 2015-16, highlighting weaker collections after reporting a 12.5 percent rise in annual profit and a dividend increase. Next, which trades from over 500 stores in Britain and Ireland and almost 200 stores overseas as well as the Directory catalogue and internet business, on Thursday...
MOSCOW, March 19- Russia's Norilsk Nickel, the world's second largest nickel and largest palladium producer, is sticking to its dividend policy that had been agreed by key shareholders, Vladimir Potanin, its chief executive, said on Thursday. "You can be guided by the schedule that we agreed with major shareholders, which is publicly available.
SEATTLE, March 17- Oracle Corp posted flat third-quarter revenue and slightly lower profit as the U.S. dollar strengthened, but the business software maker on Tuesday raised its quarterly dividend 25 percent to 15 cents a share. Shares of Oracle, often a barometer for the technology sector, initially fell but quickly rose 3.3 percent in after-hours trading to...
It's not all about Apple. These 9 companies have the biggest claims to cash and investments per share. USA Today reports.