The World’s 20 Biggest Dividend Payers

The Henderson Global Dividend Index from Henderson Global Investors is a long-term study of global dividend trends. The report contains fascinating facts on dividends paid out by firms based on various regions and countries. The latest edition released last month lists the top dividend payers in the world. The World’s 20 Biggest Dividend Payers are listed in …

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Five Bank Stocks Yielding More Than 5% Dividends

After the recent rout in equity markets worldwide some of the banking stocks are worth a look at current levels. Since share prices have declined, high quality banks have dividend yields of more than 5%. Unlike banks that are still bogged in credit-crisis era issues, the following banks are relatively in healthy shape and are …

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The World’s Biggest Dividend Payers

The Henderson Global Dividend Index from Henderson Global Investors is a long-term study into global dividend trends. The report reviews the dividend payments by global companies with 2009 as the base year. Unlike other research studies, this study is interesting since it is at a global level and shows the trend of dividends paid out to investors. …

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Long-Term Investors Can Consider Adding North American Railroad Stocks

North America railroad stocks have declined substantially in the past year. As the volume of coal and oil shipped by rail continues to fall, railroads are adversely impacted. When crude oil was trading over at $100 per barrel, “oil by rail” was projected to be a huge opportunity for railroads when producers especially share oil producers shipped …

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Five International Dividend Stocks to Consider for Long Term Invesment

U.S. stocks have handily beat foreign stocks in the past five years as the graphic shows below. So why should one invest in foreign stocks? Click to enlarge Source: Four Reasons to Boost Your Foreign-Stock Exposure, Feb 20, 2015, The Wall Street Journal Some of the reasons to invest in foreign stocks include diversification, potential to earn …

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