Archive for February, 2011

3 Relatively Cheap Stocks dishing out High Dividends

Posted in best dividends on February 22nd, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Telefonica S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: TEF) is a Madrid, Spain-based holding company. Along with its subsidiaries, the company operates in the telecommunications, media and contact center industries. The company provides public and private telecommunication services, which include ancillary or complementary telecommunication services or related services.

Telefonica has a dividend yield of 6.81%. Telefonica ADRs have a 52-week range of $17.74-$27.61. The ADRs are currently trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Year-to-date the ADRs gained 10.61%.

Telefonica will announce its full-year 2010 financial results on February 25, 2011. read more »

3 Hot Stocks Yielding +5% Dividends

Posted in best dividends on February 18th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) is a Richmond, Virginia-based holding company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes through its subsidiaries. The company’s subsidiaries include Philip Morris USA Inc.

Altria has a high dividend yield of 6.15%. Altria shares have a 52-week range of $19.20-$26.22. The stock is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Year-to-date Altria shares gained 0.45%. In the last one year the stock gained 25.03%. read more »

3 Dividend Paying Hot Stocks

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

Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) is a New York City-based global manufacturer and marketer of beauty and related products.

Avon Products has a dividend yield of 3.20%. Avon shares have a 52-week range of $25-$36.20. Year-to-date the stock fell 1.17%.

Avon Products earlier this week announced its fourth-quarter and full-year 2010 financial results. The company reported fourth-quarter revenue of $3.2 billion, representing an increase of 1% over the same period in 2009. read more »

Looking for Dividend Income? Check out these 3 Stocks with Solid Yields

Posted in best dividends on February 10th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) is a Chicago, Illinois-based utility services holding company, operating through its principal subsidiaries Exelon Generation Company LLC, Commonwealth Edison Company, and PECO Energy Company.

Exelon has a dividend yield of 4.88%. Exelon shares have a 52-week range of $37.24-$45.75. In the last one year the stock fell 1.69%.

Exelon announced its fourth-quarter financial results last month, posting fourth-quarter operating earnings of $0.96 per share, up from $0.92 per share reported in the same period in 2009. read more »

3 Hot Dividend Stocks for your Trading Portfolio

Posted in best dividends on February 2nd, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA) is a Maroussi, Greece-based provider of ocean-going transportation services. The company is the owner and operator of drybulk carriers that transport major bulks, which include iron ore, coal and grains, and minor bulks, which include bauxite, phosphate and fertilizers.

Euroseas has a high dividend yield of 6.70%. Euroseas shares have a 52-week range of $3.02-$4.25. The stock is currently trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Euroseas shares fell 11.95% in the last one year. read more »