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Mon Jun 29

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rciura published an article 5:25 PM

Investor Activism Strikes Again With ConAgra Foods Inc -- But Is It All Smoke and Mirrors?

Shares of packaged foods giant ConAgra hit an all-time high after an activist investor bought a significant stake in the company. But is the rally sustainable?

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rciura published an article 5:05 PM

Attention Dividend Investors: Which of These 3 Semiconductor Stocks Is Right for You?

In a matchup of some of the biggest dividend payers in the semiconductor space, different stocks appeal to different portfolios.

Fri Jun 26

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rciura published an article 9:47 PM

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Gets Tough on Costs -- Why It Matters for Investors

Wal-Mart is focused on reducing losses from theft, while also getting tough on suppliers. Here is why investors should applaud these moves.

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rciura published an article 8:40 PM

2 High-Dividend Telecom Stocks to Buy, and 1 to Avoid

Despite the fact that Frontier Communications has a much higher dividend yield than AT&T or Verizon, investors should take a pass.

Wed Jun 24

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rciura published an article 7:07 PM

2 Utilities to Buy and 1 to Avoid

American Electric Power and Consolidated Edison look very attractive right now, but investors should take a pass on Southern Company.

Sun Jun 21

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rciura published an article 3:05 PM

Is Craft Soda The Answer To Declining Soda Sales?

PepsiCo is taking a page out of the beer industry’s playbook by announcing a craft soda. Here’s why the move makes great strategic sense.

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rciura published an article 1:50 PM

Better Dividend Stock: Microsoft or Apple, Inc.?

One of these two tech titans offers a higher dividend yield and higher dividend growth than the other, which makes it the better pick for income investors.

Fri Jun 19

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rciura published an article 9:11 AM

Is Breitburn Energy Partners LP Finally a Buy?

Breitburn Energy, like most oil and gas E&P companies, has had a terrible year. Here's why things might finally be looking up.

Thu Jun 18

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rciura published an article 10:14 PM

What Procter & Gamble Co's $12 Billion Deal Means for Investors

P&G is about to make a huge sale as part of its long-term strategic shift. Here is why the deal makes a lot of sense for the company.

Wed Jun 17

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rciura published an article 12:26 PM

The 2 Best Stocks to Invest in Baby Products

Procter & Gamble and Kimberly-Clark do well with diaper sales.

Mon Jun 15

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rciura published an article 6:45 PM

Don’t Panic: This 5% Yield Is Not In Danger

Investors might be worrying about Philip Morris International's high dividend, but the company's fundamentals continue to support its generous shareholder payout.

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rciura published an article 4:07 PM

3 Sin Stocks With 5% Dividend Yields

A 5% dividend yield is rare these days, but these three sin stocks offer 5% yields, each of which is supported with underlying free cash flow.

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rciura published an article 11:04 AM

Target Offers Up $5 Billion in Buybacks and a Dividend Increase: Why It's a Great Move

Here's what led to Target's impressive turnaround, and its large stock buyback and dividend increases.

Fri Jun 12

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rciura published an article 9:40 PM

Forget ExxonMobil and Chevron; BP Is the Best Integrated Major for Your Portfolio

Here's why BP's discounted valuation and high dividend yield make it a better pick than its two closest industry peers.

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rciura published an article 9:03 PM

Don’t Buy Procter & Gamble; Buy This Dividend Stock Instead

P&G is a prized dividend stock, but dividend growth investors may want to buy one of P&G's smaller competitors, Church & Dwight.

Thu Jun 11

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rciura published an article 8:25 PM

2 Stocks to Watch in Soda

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are building out their brand portfolios to respond to changing consumer tastes.

Wed Jun 10

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rciura published an article 5:16 PM

The Clearest Indication Yet That Shake Shack Stock Is Overvalued

Would you pay $45 million for single Shake Shack restaurant?

Tue Jun 9

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rciura published an article 2:24 PM

Spam Maker Takes Smart Step Into Organic Meats

Hormel is making the biggest deal in its history to get a foothold in a high-growth industry. Here's why this should pay off.

Fri Jun 5

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rciura published an article 4:46 PM

M&A in the Semiconductor Industry: Will Qualcomm Be Next to Make a Deal?

Qualcomm is struggling to overcome challenges and has a lot of cash at its disposal. Perhaps an acquisition is just what the doctor ordered.

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rciura published an article 1:18 PM

Retirees Should Own These 3 Dividend Stocks If the Market Falls

If the markets go south, income investors can turn to Wal-Mart, McDonald's, and PepsiCo to buck the trend.

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