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The finance ministry may consider doing away with the dividend distribution tax (DDT) in Budget 2018 to be unveiled on February 1, EY India said. In its pre-Budget expectations, EY said dividend distribution tax has become burdensome for corporates due to various factors such as high rate, litigation on ...

 

If the investor appreciates using ETFs for the liquidity and diversification, there are few better places to begin their research. By picking individual securities, I can do the proper research on the credit risk and include preferred shares with a FTF feature after the call protection ends. Two more have made it ...

 

My colleague Christine Benz once explored the question, should you manage your portfolio for income or total return? Her conclusion: Who says you have to choose? Savvy dividend investors have known this all along; investing in high-quality dividend-payers allows you to get the best of both worlds.

 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercantile Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: MBWM) ("Mercantile") announced today that on January 11, 2018, its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per common share, payable on March 21, 2018, to holders of ...

 

Biotechnology can be a very lucrative business. But for the most part, biotech stocks aren't known to be a staple for income investors. The reason is simple: because biotech companies have to spend a lot of money on research and development (R&D), most of them don't have much cash lying around to ...

 

Unless you've been living under a rock, you will likely have noticed the huge rally in cryptocurrencies recently. For instance, over the last 12 months, the price of Bitcoin went from $796.13 to $14,191.06 apiece, translating to an increase of 1,682.51%. However, if you are an income investor, investing in ...

 

Most people have never heard of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC). But when it comes to providing shareholders with a monthly income stream, few companies can do a better job than it. Let me explain. Headquartered in New York City, Prospect Capital is a business development ...

 

Full year dividends are also tipped to beat the $US1.70 per share paid out in 2016, with most analysts predicting 2017 dividends will be well above $US2.50 per share. Analyst consensus in November, as calculated by VUMA, was for Rio to pay $US2.73 in total dividends in 2017, and commodity prices ...

 

HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") is pleased to announce its preliminary operating results for the fourth quarter of 2017, the tax treatment of its 2017 dividends and its fourth quarter and full year 2017 earnings release and conference ...

 

Dividend stocks are vital components of a well-diversified portfolio because of their ability to give investors a steady stream of income. Stock dividends are similar to cash dividends in a way that a stockholder is eligible to receive a number of shares based on the stocks that they hold. Investopedia states ...

 

... You May See Corus Entertainment Inc. Cut its 8.9% Dividend This ..." on October 18, 2017, also Fool.ca with their article: "Corus Entertainment Inc.: Beware the Looming Dividend Cut" published on May 01, 2017, Fool.ca published: "Corus Entertainment Inc.: Is the 9.2% Dividend Yield Worth the Risk?

 

The dividend cut last summer came at a time when the firm's pension deficit ballooned to ?580 million. The pensions 'lifeboat', the Pensions Protection Fund, will likely take over the pension scheme and safeguard pension payments for those who have retired. But, as far as shareholders are concerned, ...

 

More interesting news about DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund (NYSE:DBL) were released by: Marketwatch.com and their article: "Doubleline Opportunistic Credit Fund" published on May 15, 2011 as well as Etfdailynews.com's news article titled: "Dividend Cut Coming For The DoubleLine ...

 

More notable recent DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund (NYSE:DBL) news were published by: Etfdailynews.com which released: "Dividend Cut Coming For The DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund? (DBL)" on November 07, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Gundlach: So Far, ...

 

... "DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund Declares January Distribution" on January 02, 2018, also Marketwatch.com with their article: "Doubleline Opportunistic Credit Fund" published on May 15, 2011, Etfdailynews.com published: "Dividend Cut Coming For The DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund?

 

Alliant Energy logo Alliant Energy Co. (NYSE:LNT) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 15th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 31st will be given a dividend of 0.335 per share by the utilities provider on Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $1.34 ...

 

Surge Energy logo Surge Energy Inc (TSE:SGY) declared a monthly dividend on Friday, December 15th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Sunday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.008 per share on Monday, January 15th. This represents a $0.10 dividend on an annualized basis and ...

 

Owens Corning logo Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 7th, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of 0.21 per share by the construction company on Wednesday, January 17th. This represents a ...

 

After a slow start to the New Year, the first quarter of 2018 becomes the busiest time of the year for dividend-increase announcements, starting, as usual, around Groundhog Day. The number of announcements for all Champions, Contenders, Challengers, and Near-Challengers expected in the next 11 ...

 

Our $23 price target is a function of a required yield of ~7.25% on our 2018 dividend estimate of $1.66/share that includes a dividend increase of $0.01/share in 3Q18. If our price target is achieved, investors could receive a potential total return of ~18% over the next 12 months, outperforming equity ...

 

It's currently trading with a grossed-up dividend yield of 2.81%. Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Co. Ltd (ASX: SOL). Soul Patts has one of the most reliable dividend histories in the world. It has paid a dividend every year for decades including through wars and various economic crashes.

 

Tamawood Limited (ASX: TWD) is a homebuilder based in Queensland. It has one of the largest dividend yields on the ASX and has confirmed that yield with an announcement today. The company said in an ASX release 'The board can now confirm the interim fully franked dividend of 11 cents for ...

 

BOTB has a great dividend yield of 6.88% and distributes 10.16% of its earnings to shareholders as dividends , with analysts expecting this ratio to be 17.20% in the next three years. Despite some volatility in the yield, DPS has risen in the last 10 years from ?0.01 to ?0.18. Best of the Best's performance ...

 

To gauge the sustainability of dividend growth into the future, eligible constituents must display positive consensus earnings forecasts from the analyst community. As a safeguard against dividend cuts and financial distress, stocks with indicated dividend yield in the top 10% of the universe are excluded.

 

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The company during the last trade was able to reach a volume of 0.48 million shares. The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $44.6. That means if traders are overly gung-ho on Nike stock's prospects or are focused on receiving dividend income, this spread is not a ...

 

"The income of people has for a long time not been only based on salaries, but there are various income sources, including dividend income, which is not paid into the income base of a local government. When in 2002 there were approximately 26,000 people, who took dividend income in Estonia, then ...

 

All income in France is subject to social charges, as well as income tax. The new flat rate applies to investments that are more than EUR150,000 per individual. "Households in low-income brackets will keep the option for progressive income tax rates. The current abatements on dividend income and gains ...

 

In 2017, my dividend income rose by 32%. The future income for 2018 is forecasted to be at least 13% higher than the income received in 2017. I hope to eventually achieve a 20% dividend income growth in 2018. In order to achieve it, I will need to add more funds to the portfolio, and 6%-7% overall ...

 

The Duff & Phelps Global Utility Income Fund Inc (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to seek total return, resulting primarily from a high level of current income, with an emphasis on providing tax-advantaged dividend income, ...

 

In today's market, a high dividend yield could simply be a sign of trouble. But this high-yield stock could be an exception. I'm looking at Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE:CEQP), a master limited partnership based out of Houston, Texas. The partnership owns and operates midstream energy assets ...

 

PanARMENIAN.Net - A free economic zone will be created in Armenia to host an advanced technological center - the Armenian Silicon Valley - the Armenian Blockchain Forum said in a statement on Monday, January 15. The idea was approved by both the government and the ABF. The cluster is tasked ...

 

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in late 2017 poses a few important changes that will affect the U.S. high yield bond market. Some key elements of the new tax plan include: the U.S. corporate tax rate will decline from 35% to 21%, the amount of interest expense that companies can deduct will be ...

 

LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - The direction fast money is flowing at the start of the year could not be clearer as hedge funds and speculators ramp up their bets on a lower dollar and higher U.S. bond yields. Most of these bets are currently in the money. The dollar hit a three-year low on Monday, the ...

 

Still, by midday trade on Monday, most euro zone government bond yields were down 1-2 basis point on the day. Germany's 10-year year Bund yield was at 0.50 percent, off a five-month high hit on Friday at 0.54 percent. Two-year yields were around 2 basis points below more than six-month peaks hit ...

 

CHICAGO, IL, January 16, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Each year, plan sponsors gather to replenish and refresh their DC plans with advice from industry experts and peers on issues, trends, and solutions regarding 401(k) and 403(b) plans, non-qualified deferred compensation, and Health Savings ...

 

Trade union Prospect has warned Carillion pensioners might lose retirement payments following the government contractor's collapse, since these are not made through the company's pension funds. The number of members affected has not been confirmed, but Prospect called on the government to ...

 

The firm provides financial institutions with the ability to evaluate and compare various guarantees associated with retirement savings and retirement income products. One of its services, the CANNEX Financial Network (CFN), is a facility that automates application processing and administration of term ...

 

The 4% rule is designed to make your retirement savings last for 30 years. But some of us may not need three full decades' worth of retirement income, especially given the number of people who are working longer these days. During the first half of 2017, 19% of 70- to 74-year-olds were still employed.

 

To understand the chart, there's a few key things you'll need to know about how the age at which you claim benefits impacts retirement income. To decide when to take Social Security benefits, the first thing to know is full retirement age is the age when you'll become eligible to receive full benefits from ...

 

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