Here’s how you can compound dividend stocks to double the S&P 500’s return

Here's how you can compound dividend stocks to double the S&P 500's return

Companies announce dividend increases all the time, but here’s one that points to a simple investing strategy that can lower your risk and make you a lot of money over the years. Maybe it isn’t so exciting on the surface: Kroger Co. KR, a supermarket operator, raised its quarterly dividend payout by quite a bit, … Read more

Stocks with strong balance sheets and attractive returns

Stocks with strong balance sheets and attractive returns

European companies have never been richer, according to Morgan Stanley, and are ready to splash the cash — including distributing part of it to shareholders. The Wall Street bank has named a raft of stocks that have strong balance sheets and resilient cash flows and are set to return excess cash to shareholders through buybacks … Read more

Macy’s (M) reports Q1 2022 earnings beat, raises forecast

Macy's (M) reports Q1 2022 earnings beat, raises forecast

A person walks past a Macys store in Hyattsville, Maryland, on February 22, 2022. Stefani Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Macy’s on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter profits and sales ahead of analysts’ expectations, as shoppers returned to malls to shop for new outfits, luggage and luxury goods in spite of decades-high inflation that has … Read more

Dividend stocks have trounced the market this year. Here are 15 high-yield stocks expected to raise payouts the most through 2024

Dividend stocks have trounced the market this year.  Here are 15 high-yield stocks expected to raise payouts the most through 2024

The stock market, shocked by the Federal Reserve’s policy changes to fight inflation, has been gored this year, with growth and technology companies bearing the brunt of the biggest declines. Dividend stocks, in contrast, have actually risen. Below is a screen of the components of the S&P 500 High Yield Index expected to raise their … Read more

Best Buy (BBY) earnings Q1 2023

Best Buy (BBY) earnings Q1 2023

Customers shop at a Best Buy store on August 24, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Best Buy reported an increase in second-quarter sales of nearly 20% as consumers purchased electronics to adjust to lifestyle changes related to the ongoing pandemic. Scott Olson | Getty Images Best Buy beat Wall Street’s revenue estimates for the fiscal first … Read more

Kohl’s (KSS) reports Q1 2022 earnings

Kohl's (KSS) reports Q1 2022 earnings

Customers leave a Kohl’s store on November 12, 2015 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images Kohl’s on Thursday said final and fully-funded bids from potential buyers are expected in the coming weeks, as the retailer faces heightened pressure from activists to sell. Chief Executive Officer Michelle Gass said … Read more