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Activist investors have moved the needle on the dividend payouts of cash-rich tech companies. The sector now leads the market in dividend growth.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
The stock market pullback could create an opportunity to boost exposure to cyclicals. Here are some of the tech stocks Wall Street analysts have been buzzing about.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
CHANDLER, Ariz.-- Chipmaker Microchip Technology Inc. said Monday that its sales for the quarter that ended two weeks ago were below its expectations, due to economic and industry conditions. The Chandler, Ariz., company now expects revenue of $407 million to $408 million. On Aug. 2, it saw revenue in the $412 million to $430 million range.
Oct 2- Microchip Technology Inc:. *Thinkequity raises Microchip Technology Inc to buy from hold; price. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
*Mizuho cuts Cypress Semiconductor target price to $14 from $16. *Mizuho cuts Marvell Technology target price to $14 from $16. *Mizuho cuts Microchip Technology target price to $37 from $40 For a summary of rating and price target changes on U.S. companies:.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Here’s a look at five high-yield stocks that could be about to increase their dividend payments in the next quarter.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's morning movers:
Treasury bonds provide safety to investors but, after a rally that started in late 2008, now lack return. Dividend stocks, on the other hand, can easily give you twice the gain with little additional risk in certain cases. TheStreet.com reports.
Using research from Morningstar and S&P Capital IQ data, TheStreet.com has picked seven funds that could help investors get healthy returns with a minimal amount of risk to their capital along with a few of their top individual holdings.
Now is the time to invest in technology stocks, Jim Cramer said, because the sector is bottoming out. Here are 10 stocks that Cramer says have hit bottom.
We pulled together a list of Jim Cramer's favorite dividend plays. Read on and pick one or two for your portfolio.
Cramer and his researcher, Nicole Urken, discuss why you need to stay focused on dividend stocks in this market.
The "Mad Money" host explains what to look for in defensive stocks and highlights one name in particular.
Investors need to find stocks that can play good defense, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer. That means a high yield, and attractive risk reward, like Microchip Technology, which pays you to wait, better than any other semiconductor company.