Quantcast
Are you getting the best rate from your broker?
Compare your broker's rates now to find out if you can save money

Choose your broker below
Welcome to Dividend.com. Please help us personalize your experience.

Select the one that best describes you
Dividend logo

They’re called ‘cyclical stocks’ for a reason. Generally, natural resources and commodities firms live and die by the underlying demand and prices for their production. And you can say the sector basically died in the wake of the Great Recession. Overcapacity and dwindling demand crippled many of the hard asset players. Profits and share prices plunged. Bankruptcies were commonplace. And there were plenty of dividend cuts as well. The metals and mining names were all but dead money for most of the last eight years or so.

But all of that is starting to change.

To read the Full Story, Go Premium or Log In

Popular Articles

Premium Agriculture
News

Better Agricultural Products' Prospects Help This Global Processing Giant Enter Best Dividend Stocks List

Dividend.com has added an international agriculture firm to the Best Dividend Stocks List and...

Premium Home%20depot%20ann%20arbour
News

Home Depot Moves Up 4 Places on Most Watched Stocks List

As meteorologists prepare for an above average hurricane season that is set to begin on June 1,...

Premium Debt%20rising
News

Trouble Ahead: Debt Is Rising

A quickly growing economy isn’t always a good thing, especially when it comes to personal...