Archive for January, 2011

3 Top Dividend Yielding Stocks to Consider

Posted in best dividends on January 28th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) is an Abbott Park, Illinois-based company engaged in discovery, development, manufacture and sale of a diversified line of healthcare products.

Abbott has a dividend yield of 3.79%. Abbott shares have a 52-week range of $44.59-$55.55. The stock fell 13.95% in the last  year. read more »

3 Solid Stocks with High Dividend Yields TOT, LO, HRB

Posted in best dividends on January 26th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Total S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: TOT) is a France-based integrated international oil and gas company with operations in more than 130 countries. The company is engaged in all aspects of the petroleum industry. It is involved in both Upstream and Downstream operations.

Total has a dividend yield of 4.99%. The company’s ADRs have a 52-week range of $43.07-$60.92. The ADRs fell 2.86% in the last one year. read more »

3 Solid Stocks with 3% Dividends and up

Posted in best dividends on January 19th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) is a Bethesda, Maryland-based global security company engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems and products. The company is also a provider of a range of management, engineering, technical, scientific, logistics and information services.

Lockheed Martin has a dividend yield of 3.88%. Lockheed Martin shares have a 52-week range of $67.78-$87.18. The stock is down 1.21% in the last year. read more »

Dividend Portfolio Option; 5 Stocks to Watch

Posted in best dividends on January 11th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Owens & Minor Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a Mechanicsville, Virginia-based distributor of medical and surgical supplies to the acute-care market.

Owens & Minor has a five-year annual dividend growth rate of 15.5%, currently offering a dividend yield of 2.45%.

Owens & Minor shares have a 52-week range of $25.68-$32.80. The stock gained 3.32% in the last year.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), a staple of corporate America, has been a proven solid play. The company pays out a dividend yield of 2.24%. read more »

3 of the Best Dividend Stocks you Might Want to Snatch up

Posted in best dividends on January 5th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) is a Richmond, Virginia-based holding company operating through its wholly owned subsidiaries, which includes Philip Morris USA Inc., to manufacture and sell cigarettes.

Altria’s target dividend payout ratio is approximately 80% of adjusted earnings per share; the present annualized dividend rate is $1.52 per share. The company last month declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.38 per common share for a high dividend yield of 6.23%. read more »