Archive for October, 2010

NYSE Stock Alert – 3 High Dividend Yielding Stocks to Consider

Posted in best dividends on October 29th, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Thomson Reuters Corporation (NYSE: TRI) provides information for the world’s businesses and professionals. The company has two divisions; the Markets division, which consists of financial and media businesses, and the Professional division.

Thomson Reuters offers high paying dividend of 3.06%.

The Thomson Reuters stock has a 52-week range of $30.59-$39.31. Year-to-date, the stock is up 17.71%, outperforming the S&P 500. read more »

3 Stocks with Recently Raised Dividends

Posted in best dividends on October 25th, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Colony Financial Inc. (NYSE: CLNY) is a Los Angeles, California-based real estate company. The company seeks to acquire, originate and manage a diversified portfolio of real estate-related debt instruments.

Colony Financial, last mint, raised its quarterly dividend to $0.25 per share. The Colony Financial stock has an impressive dividend yield of 5.32%, making the stock one of the highest dividend yields.

The Colony Financial stock has a 52-week range of $16.50-$21. Year-to-date, the stock is down 7.766%, underperforming the broader market. read more »

3 Aerospace & Defense Stocks Paying out Solid Dividends

Posted in best dividends on October 21st, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems and products.

The company has steadily increased its regular cash dividends over the last 15 years; in September the company announced a 19% increase in quarterly dividends, offering one of the highest paying dividends with a yield of 4.30%.

Lockheed Martin reported its third-quarter financial results this week, posting third-quarter net sales of $11.4 billion. The company reported earnings from continuing operations of $565 million for the third quarter of 2010. read more »

Buying Dividend Stocks? Check out these 3 Top Players offering High Yields

Posted in best dividends on October 19th, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) is a New York City-based company is involved in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products through its subsidiaries and affiliates in around 160 countries.

Philip Morris makes is a “sin-tax” stock paying out huge dividends, with a dividend yield of 4.10%.

Philip Morris will report its third-quarter financial results later this week. The company last week announced that the Superintendent of Industry and Trade of Colombia issued its final decision relating to the company’s previously announced intention to acquire Productora Tabacalera de Colombia. read more »

High Dividend Yielding Stocks – 3 Stocks paying out +6%!

Posted in best dividends on October 15th, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

EarthLink Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK_ is an Atlanta, Georgia-based Internet services provider. The company offers huge dividends for its shareholders, with a dividend yield of 7.32%.

In the last five years, the EarthLink is down 20.26%, underperforming the Dow Jones, which is up 7.79% in the same period. The stock underperformed the Dow Jones in the last week.

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) is another stock offering huge dividends, with a high dividend yield of 6.55%. read more »

Triple-Shot – 3 Plays Energy Stocks boasting Huge Dividends

Posted in best dividends on October 13th, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

The NYSE Arca Oil (XOI) rose 0.8% to 1,086.

The Philadelphia Oil Service Index (OSX) rose 1.5% to 207.

The NYSE Arca Natural Gas Index (XNG) advanced 1% to 549.

Linn Energy LLC (NASDAQ: LINE) is a Houston, Texas-based company engaged in the oil and gas business, with properties located in the U.S.

Linn Energy is among the top dividend paying energy stocks, offering a dividend yield of 7.66%. read more »

3 Top Healthcare Stocks Yielding +4% Dividends

Posted in best dividends on October 12th, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Though the current choppy market might leave you inclined to avoid dividends altogether, some dividend yielding stocks could provide you with a small level of return if you do your homework. Stronger, more solid companies won’t lower dividends in an economic downturn; the ones you want to stick with ideally should have a steady stream of income and a potential for capital appreciation.

Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY) is a top dividend paying healthcare stock. Bristol Myers Squibb is a New York City-based company, engaged in the discovery, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of pharmaceutical products.

Bristol Myers Squibb ranks as one of the top dividend paying healthcare stocks, with a dividend yield of 4.64%.  read more »

3 Mega-cap Stocks with Huge Dividends

Posted in best dividends on October 5th, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is the first of the three top dividend paying stocks. Dallas, Texas-based AT&T Inc. is a provider of telecommunications services in the U.S. and the world. The company provides products and services to consumers in the U.S. and to businesses and other providers of telecommunication services globally.

The AT&T ranks as one of the top dividend stocks highest, with a solid dividend yield of 4.10%.

AT&T Inc reported its second-quarter financial results in July. The company reported second-quarter revenue of $30.8 billion, up 0.6% over the same period in 2009. The company net income of $4 billion, or $0.68 per share for the second quarter, up 25.9% over the same period in 2009. read more »