Dividend Stocks

On Oct. 16, International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) stock reported disappointing Q3 revenue that missed estimates. It was the fifth consecutive quarter of decreasing sales figures from IBM stock. Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com Despite the fall in IBM share price following the release of earnings, year-to-date, IBM is still up about 18%. Although there is likely to
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Analysts have just about given up on International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM). The IBM stock price dropped by $8 or about 6%, to $134 last week after another revenue miss, although earnings continued strong. The company that once dominated computing entered Oct. 21 worth just $118 billion, even though it out-earned a $1.62 per share dividend
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McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) has been one of the most consistent stocks in the market. Shares continue to chug higher, as growth is steady and business is consistent. Gone are the worries about McDonald’s impending doom amid a generational shift in eaters’ preferences. MCD stock is not only surviving in the current environment but thriving. Source: 8th.creator
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Some investors believe that Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) stock is cheap because it trades at 11 times its forward price-earnings ratio. Others believe INTC stock isn’t cheap because its earnings growth continues to decelerate.  Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com I’m still upbeat about INTC stock, simply because Intel’s free cash flow generation continues to be strong. That’s a
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Over the last few years, most of the news about master limited partnerships (MLPs) hasn’t exactly been great. From lower energy prices to tax-reform, MLPs have been hit hard from all sides. Thanks to bankruptcies, private equity buyouts, and simplification transactions, the number of MLPs has shrunk considerably. Since the Alerian Index — the main
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ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) CEO Darren Woods recently said that he was eyeing an acquisition in the Permian Basin. However, he felt the going rate for the top players in the region was too rich. Source: Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.com Whether Woods acts now or waits for better prices in the future, buying a large Permian producer
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At first glance, real estate investment trusts (REITs) seem like risky investment propositions. While the U.S.-China trade war has dominated headlines throughout the year, other geopolitical risks threaten to undermine our delicate economic recovery. Additionally, domestic turmoil via increased calls for President Trump’s impeachment has rattled the markets. Thus, discussing a list of REITs to
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