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Shauna obrien

Shauna has been an Analyst for Dividend.com since 2012. She graduated from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey with a degree in International Business in 2011. She is also a current MBA student at Saint Joseph's University.

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Analyst Moves: Philip Morris, Marathon Oil, Whirlpool, More (PM, MRO, WHR, More)

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Monday, May 11

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Analyst Moves: Disney, Cooper Tire, Kennametal (DIS, CTB, KMT)

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Thursday, May 7

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Analyst Moves: SYSCO, Best Buy, Eaton Corp, More (SYY, BBY, ETN, More)

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Wednesday, May 5

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Earnings: Estée Lauder, Archer Daniels Midland, Kellogg (EL, ADM, K)

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Tuesday, May 5

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Analyst Moves: Merck, Gap, Genuine Parts, More (MRK, GPS, GPC, More)

Before Monday’s opening bell, a number of big-name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Earnings: Comcast, SYSCO, Tyson Foods (CMCSA, SYY, TSN)

Before the opening bell on Monday, a number of big-name, dividend-paying companies announced...

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Analyst Moves: Exxon, Alcoa, Expedia, More (XOM, AA, EXPE, More)

Before Friday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Chevron Q1 Earnings Plummet, But Beat Estimates (CVX)

Before the opening bell on Friday, Chevron (CVX ) reported a plunge in first quarter earnings due...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Monday, May 4

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Analyst Moves: Microsoft, Time Warner, Garmin, More (MSFT, TWX, GRMN, More)

Before Thursday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Exxon Beats EPS Estimates (XOM)

Before the opening bell on Thursday, oil and gas giant Exxon (XOM ) reported lower profits for...

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10 Big-Name Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (May 4-8)

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Thursday, April 30

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Analyst Moves: Procter & Gamble, UPS, Aetna, More (PG, UPS, AET, More)

Before Wednesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Market Wrap-up for Apr. 28 - Examining the Core of Apple's Earnings

Over the last couple months, Apple (AAPL ) has been stealing the spotlight on both Wall Street...

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Analyst Moves: Apple, Kroger, Whole Foods, More (AAPL, KR, WFM, More)

Before Tuesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Earnings: Pfizer, Merck, UPS, More (PFE, MRK, UPS, More)

Before the opening bell on Tuesday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced...

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Analyst Moves: Apple, American Express, Halliburton, More (AAPL, AXP, HAL, More)

Before Monday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Tuesday, April 28

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Dividend ETFs – Apr. 25th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing High-Yield Dividend Stocks – Apr. 25th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Large Cap Dividend Stocks – Apr. 25th Edition

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Market Wrap-up for Apr. 24 - The Week in Review

We are wrapping up another jammed-pack week of earnings reports. During the week ended April 24,...

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Analyst Moves: Microsoft, Mattel, Capital One, More (MSFT, MAT, COF, More)

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Simon Property Group Posts Lower Q1 FFO; Boosts Dividend (SPG)

Before the opening bell on Friday, retail REIT Simon Property Group (SPG ) reported lower FFO for...

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Analyst Moves: Pfizer, McDonald's, QUALCOMM, More (PFE, MCD, QCOM, More)

Before Thursday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Earnings: P&G, PepsiCo, 3M, More (PG, PEP, MMM, More)

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Analyst Moves: IBM, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Halliburton, More (IBM, BMY, HAL, More)

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Wednesday, April 22

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Earnings: Verizon, Lockheed Martin, United Technologies, More (VZ, LMT, UTX, More)

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Analyst Moves: Colgate-Palmolive, General Mills, Citigroup, More (CL, GIS, C, More)

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Earnings: Morgan Stanley, Halliburton, Hasbro, More (MS, HAL, HAS, More)

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Dividend ETFs – Apr. 18th Edition

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Market Wrap-up for Apr. 17 - The Week in Review

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Monday, April 20

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Analyst Moves: Apple, Disney, Goldman Sachs, More (AAPL, DIS, GS, More)

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Earnings: General Electric, Honeywell, Reynolds American, More (GE, HON, RAI, More)

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10 Big-Name Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (Apr 20-24)

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Analyst Moves: Apple, Intel, Bank of America, More (AAPL, INTC, BAC, More)

Before Thursday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Earnings: Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, UnitedHealth, More (GS, C, UNH, More)

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Analyst Moves: Intel, Wells Fargo, Fastenal, More (INTC, WFC, FAST, More)

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Thursday, April 16

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Earnings: Bank of America, PNC Financial, Delta Air Lines (BAC, PNC, DAL)

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Tuesday, April 14

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Analyst Moves: UnitedHealth Group, AbbVie, Walgreens Boots Alliance, More (UNH, ABBV, WBA, More)

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Dividend ETFs – Apr. 11th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing High-Yield Dividend Stocks – Apr. 11th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Large Cap Dividend Stocks – Apr. 11th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Micro to Small Cap Dividend Stocks – Apr. 11th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Small to Mid Cap Dividend Stocks – Apr. 11th Edition

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Market Wrap-up for Apr. 10 - The Week in Review

While the week started off slow, earnings season was unofficially kicked off by Alcoa (AA ) on...

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General Electric Company To Sell GE Capital Assets (GE)

Before Friday’s opening bell, General Electric Company (GE ) reported that it will sell the...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Monday, April 13

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Analyst Moves: Apple, PG&E, Hanesbrands, More (AAPL, PCG, HBI, More)

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10 Big-Name Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (Apr 13-17)

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Royal Dutch Shell To Acquire BG Group Plc. (RDS-A)

On Wednesday morning, Royal Dutch Shell (RDS-A ) announced that it has agreed to acquire British...

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Family Dollar Posts Lower Q2 Profits, But Beats Estimates (FDO)

Before the opening bell on Wednesday, discount retailer Family Dollar (FDO ) reported lower...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Wednesday, April 8

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Analyst Moves: American Express, Viacom, Intercontinental Exchange, More (AXP, VIAB, ICE, More)

Before Tuesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Tuesday, April 7

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Analyst Moves: Microsoft, Qualcomm, McDonald's, More (MSFT, QCOM, MCD, More)

Before Monday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Dividend ETFs – Apr. 4th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing High-Yield Dividend Stocks – Apr. 4th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Large Cap Dividend Stocks – Apr. 4th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Micro to Small Cap Dividend Stocks – Apr. 4th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Small to Mid Cap Dividend Stocks – Apr. 4th Edition

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Monsanto Company Reports Lower Q2 Results (MON)

Before Wednesday’s opening bell, Monsanto Company (MON ) reported lower results for the...

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Analyst Moves: Hewlett-Packard, Starbucks, American Airlines, More (HPQ, SBUX, AAL, More)

Before Wednesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Analyst Moves: Apple, InterActiveCorp, RR Donnelley, More (AAPL, IACI, RRD, More)

Before Tuesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Wednesday, April 1

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Tuesday, March 31

Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior...

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Analyst Moves: Microsoft, Oracle, Kraft Foods, More (MSFT, ORCL, KRFT, More)

Before Monday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Cal-Maine Foods Misses Q4 EPS Estimates (CALM)

Before the opening bell on Monday, Cal-Maine Foods (CALM ) reported higher results for the third,...

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Dividend ETFs – Mar. 28th Edition

Here is a rundown of the Dividend-focused ETFs we follow and how they fared during the week.

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing High-Yield Dividend Stocks – Mar. 28th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Large Cap Dividend Stocks – Mar. 28th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Small to Mid Cap Dividend Stocks – Mar. 28th Edition

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Market Wrap-up for Mar. 27 - The Week in Review

There were few earnings releases for the final full week of March, but there were a few notable...

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Carnival Beats Q1 EPS Estimates (CCL)

Before Friday’s opening bell, Carnival Corp (CCL ) reported a profit for the first quarter,...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Monday, March 30

Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior...

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Analyst Moves: GameStop, AmerisourceBergen, Becton Dickinson and Co, More (GME, ABC, BDX, More)

Before Friday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Finish Line Beats Q4 Estimates; Announces Share Buyback (FINL)

Shares of Finish Line (FINL ) soared on Friday morning after the company reported fourth quarter...

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10 Big Names Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (Mar 30 - Apr 3)

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Friday, March 27

Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior...

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Accenture Posts Higher Q2 Results; Beats Estimates (ACN)

Before the opening bell on Thursday, Accenture (ACN ) reported higher results for the second...

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Analyst Moves: Apple, Kraft, Dr Pepper Snapple, More (AAPL, KRFT, DPS, More)

Before Thursday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Paychex Reports Higher Q3 Results; Beats Views (PAYX)

Before the opening bell on Wednesday, Paychex (PAYX ) reported higher third quarter results, and...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Thursday, March 26

Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior...

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Analyst Moves: Estee Lauder, General Dynamics, Anadarko Petroleum, More (EL, GD, APC, More)

Before Wednesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Kraft Foods and H.J. Heinz To Merge; Announces $16.50 Special Dividend (KRFT)

Shares of Kraft Foods (KRFT ) surged 35% on Wednesday morning after the company announced that it...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Wednesday, March 25

Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior...

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Analyst Moves: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Kimberly Clark, L Brands, More (BMY, KMB, LB, More)

Before Tuesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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McCormick & Company Beats Q1 Estimates; Lowers Outlook (MKC)

Before the opening bell on Tuesday, packaged foods and spices maker McCormick & Company (MKC...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Tuesday, March 24

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Analyst Moves: Apple, Pfizer, Darden Restaurants, More (AAPL, PFE, DRI, More)

Before Monday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Dividend ETFs – Mar. 21st Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing High-Yield Dividend Stocks – Mar. 21st Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Large Cap Dividend Stocks – Mar. 21st Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Micro to Small Cap Dividend Stocks – Mar. 21st Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Small to Mid Cap Dividend Stocks – Mar. 21st Edition

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Market Wrap-up for Mar. 20 - The Week in Review

This week, there were several notable earnings releases and economic reports, but the focus was...

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Analyst Moves: Honeywell, Nike, TD Ameritrade, More (HON, NKE, AMTD, More)

Before Friday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Tiffany & Co Reports In-Line Q4 EPS; Weak Outlook (TIF)

Before the opening bell on Friday, jewelry company Tiffany & Co (TIF ) turned a profit for...

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Darden Restaurants Reports Higher Q3 Results; Lifts Outlook (DRI)

Before Friday’s opening bell, the parent company of Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse,...

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10 Big Names Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (Mar 23-27)

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Hewlett-Packard Boosts Dividend 10% (HPQ)

Before the opening bell on Thursday, Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ ) announced that it has boosted...

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Analyst Moves: FedEx, Automatic Data Processing, Wynn Resorts, More (FDX, ADP, WYNN, More)

Before Thursday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Lennar Posts Higher Q1 Results; Beats Estimates (LEN)

Before Thursday’s opening bell, Lennar Corporation (LEN ) reported higher financial results...

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Analyst Moves: Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, More (AAPL, MSFT, ORCL, More)

Before Wednesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Thursday, March 19

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FedEx Profits Jump 53%; Beats EPS Estimates (FDX)

Before the opening bell on Wednesday, FedEx (FDX ) reported a 53% increase in third quarter...

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General Mills Reports Lower Q3 Results; Beats Views (GIS)

Before Wednesday’s opening bell, General Mills (GIS ) reported lower results for its third...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Wednesday, March 18

Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior...

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Analyst Moves: Schlumberger, PG&E Corporation, Charles Schwab, More (SLB, PCG, SCHW, More)

Before Tuesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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DSW Posts Higher Q4 Results; Shares Rise (DSW)

Before the opening bell on Tuesday, shares of shoe retailer DSW (DSW ) surged after the company...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Tuesday, March 17

Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior...

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Analyst Moves: Walt Disney, Hewlett-Packard, Du Pont, More (DIS, HPQ, DD, More)

Before Monday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Dividend ETFs – Mar. 14th Edition

Here is a rundown of the Dividend-focused ETFs we follow and how they fared on the week.

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing High-Yield Dividend Stocks – Mar. 14th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Large Cap Dividend Stocks – Mar. 14th Edition

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This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Small to Mid Cap Dividend Stocks – Mar. 14th Edition

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Market Wrap-up for Mar. 13 - The Week in Review

It’s been a rocky week in the markets, due to falling oil prices, the strengthening dollar,...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Monday, March 16 (CINF, TUP, More)

Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior...

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Analyst Moves: Microsoft, Intel, Royal Dutch Shell, More (MSFT, INTC, RDS-A, More)

Before Friday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Buckle Posts Higher Q4 Profits; Beats View (BKE)

Before the opening bell on Friday, Buckle (BKE ) reported higher fourth quarter profits, which...

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10 Big Names Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (Mar 16-20)

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Analyst Moves: Oracle, Hewlett-Packard, FactSet Research Systems, More (ORCL, HPQ, FDS, More)

Before Thursday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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United Technologies To Explore Possible Spinoff of Sikorsky Aircraft Business (UTX)

On Wednesday evening, United Technologies (UTX ) announced that it is exploring alternative...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Friday, March 13

Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior...

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Analyst Moves: McDonald's, Yum! Brands, Du Pont, More (MCD, YUM, DD, More)

Before Wednesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of...

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Brown Shoe Company Posts Higher EPS; Beats View (BWS)

Before Wednesday’s opening bell, Brown Shoe Company (BWS ) reported higher fourth quarter...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Thursday, March 12 (MO, KO, More)

Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior...

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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Wednesday, March 11

Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior...

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QUALCOMM Boosts Dividend 14%; Approves $15B Share Buyback (QCOM)

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