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LONDON -- Barclays PLC announced it would more than double its dividend next year even as the bank swung to a full-year loss hit by a weak performance at its investment bank and a charge related to U.S. tax reforms. The British bank said Thursday it would aim pay a dividend of 6.5 pence a share in ...

 

France's Veolia Environnement SA (VIE.FR) said Thursday that net profit for 2017 rose 4.8% due to higher revenues and increased its dividend. Net profit was 401.6 million euros ($494.7 million) compared with EUR383.1 million a year earlier, the company said. Revenue rose 3.9% to EUR25.12 billion, ...

 

Sibanye-Stillwater, the South African miner of platinum and gold, has cut its dividend after swinging to a loss of $333m for 2017. Following a rapid acquisition spree that included the purchase of US miner Stillwater for $2.2bn in 2016 the company said it needed to preserve its cash. "In the near term, cash ...

 

LONDON-- Barclays PLC said it would more than double its dividend next year even as the bank swung to a full-year loss, hit by a weak performance at its investment bank and a charge related to U.S. tax reforms. The British bank said Thursday it would aim pay a dividend of 6.5 pence a share in 2018.

 

PARIS, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Bouygues surprised investors with its first dividend increase since 2008 as growth in its main construction, media and telecoms businesses helped it to deliver forecast-beating annual profit. The family-controlled group also predicted another increase in earnings for 2018, ...

 

Humira runs like a clock and allows the Biopharma Group a historic increase in its dividends. At the same time, there is also a new share buyback program! As a result, AbbVie is increasingly emancipating itself and becoming a true global player in the biopharmaceutical business. Humira continues to ...

 

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The chief executive of Sibanye-Stillwater said on Thursday it might take one more year before the South African precious metal miner resumes dividend payouts. "The dividend is still the number priority," he told analysts and reporters at presentation of its results in which it ...

 

TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM; NYSE: CM) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $1.33 per share on common shares for the quarter ending April 30, 2018, an increase of three cents from the previous quarter. This dividend is payable on April 27, 2018 to ...

 

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 20 investors sold Assurant, Inc. shares while 122 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 96 raised stakes. 46.94 million shares or 1.23% less from 47.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were ...

 

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.4 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.06, from 1.46 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 24 investors sold Equinix, Inc. shares while 144 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 177 raised stakes. 73.29 million shares or 0.60% less from 73.73 million shares in 2017Q2 were ...

 

Citibank recently upgraded Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW) to a "buy" status, citing a positive recovery for the company after the Masters home improvement failure which resulted in a major dividend cut. Citibank sees Woolworth's core business as improving gradually and the business returning to ...

 

The dividend cut is a stark contrast to most miners, who are declaring bumper paybacks on the back of rising commodity prices. Instead of a dividend Sibanye said instead that it would issue four new shares for every 100 shares held in the company. Led by Neal Froneman, Sibanye has made a bet that ...

 

The insurer's trading woes followed an announcement about its not-so-promising profit expectations. On top of its profit warning, the AA has also unveiled a dividend cut. Core profit is now forecast to reach not more than ?345 million come next year - well below the previously expected ?395 million.

 

The value of shares in British Gas owner and FTSE 100 member Centrica (LSE: CNA) have pretty much halved in value over the last year. Based on its latest full-year numbers (and despite the market's initial reaction to them), it's hard to see anything but more pain ahead for its owners. What's more, I ...

 

... maintaining a Hold rating. Analyst Chris Woronka remains sidelined noting a belief that the company appears to be losing share to branded hotels. The analyst also stays sidelined noting a need to wait for confirmation on a potential dividend cut which he says "only adds to operational uncertainty." ...

 

Europe's largest telecoms company said it had invested a record 12.1 billion euros ($14.9 billion) in 2017 but found room to propose a third successive dividend increase - in line with expectations. "We again kept our promises in 2017. Our shareholders should also profit from this," Hoettges said in a ...

 

Europe's largest telecoms company said it had invested a record 12.1 billion euros ($14.9 billion) in 2017but found room to propose a third successive dividend increase - in line with expectations. "We again kept our promises in 2017. Our shareholders should also profit from this," Hoettges said in a ...

 

PARIS, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Bouygues surprised investors with its first dividend increase since 2008 as growth in its main construction, media and telecoms businesses helped it to deliver forecast-beating annual profit. The family-controlled group also predicted another increase in earnings for 2018, ...

 

Our 20% dividend increase, the ninth consecutive annual dividend increase, reflects the confidence that both management and our Board have in Magna's future." Vince Galifi, Magna's Chief Financial Officer. For a dividend history and other dividend-related data on Magna International (MGA) click here ...

 

Stantec reports fourth quarter and year-end 2017 results, dividend increase, and appointment of new director. Company posts continued organic growth in the fourth quarter and establishes positive outlook for 2018; results impacted by legacy project issues, US tax reform. February 22, 2018 06:45 AM ...

 

One of the worst performers on the market today has been the Asaleo Care Ltd (ASX: AHY) share price. In late trade the personal care company's shares are down 5% to $1.44 following the release of a weak full-year result. According to the release, Asaleo Care delivered a net profit after tax of $59.4 ...

 

Its dividend yield is now 2.882 percent, almost the same as the 2.84 percent for Johannesburg's All-share index. The healthcare provision has been put aside for an expected settlement in a class-action suit against six current and previous South African related to a fatal lung disease. The suit is likely to ...

 

That gives Telekom a dividend yield of nearly 5 percent. Its shares eased 0.6 percent in early Frankfurt trade but outperformed a 0.9 percent decline by the DAX index. Telekom has just extended Hoettges' contract by five years, while Chief Financial Officer Thomas Dannenfeldt will step down at the end ...

 

Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF logo FineMark National Bank & Trust increased its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM) by 8.9% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor ...

 

Get Alerts MGA Hot Sheet. Price: $55.29 --0% · Overall Analyst Rating: NEUTRAL ( Up) Dividend Yield: 2.4% · Revenue Growth %: +12.4%. Trade MGA Now!

 

Investors will be allowed deduct 20% of their REIT dividend income, which means the 37% tax bill will drop to 29.6%.) But itaEURtms important to choose your REITs wisely. DonaEURtmt buy low-yielding static payer. DonaEURtmt buy a retail REIT, either (with that entire industry is in a death spiral, ...

 

Though VEREIT currently does not grow its dividend, I think the undeserved drop in the REIT's valuation creates an entry window for investors seeking high, recurring dividend income. VEREIT's shares are very cheap after the sell-off. An investment in VEREIT yields 7.9 percent. I recommended VEREIT ...

 

More interesting news about Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: "Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Announces 2017 Dividend Income Tax ..." published on January 26, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news ...

 

... This 10.4% Yielding CRE Company On The Drop" on February 13, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "More on Apollo Commercial's Q4" published on February 14, 2018, Businesswire.com published: "Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Announces 2017 Dividend Income Tax ...

 

The Fund's investment objective is to provide a high level of after-tax total return from dividend income and gains and capital appreciation. The Fund's portfolio includes preferred securities, common stocks, corporate bonds and short-term investments. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding ...

 

The renewed grab for all things long end seems to continue and well ahead of the month-end (early estimates are an average 0.08yrs extension for euro, a firm 0.12 years for US), very much part of the renewed flattening on the US side that continues overnight but also pretty broad based. Gilts in ...

 

FRANKFURT, Feb 21 (Reuters) - A rise in euro zone bond yields and the value of the euro currency is a natural reaction to the bloc's strong economic performance and not an unwarranted market tightening, European Central Bank policymaker Vitas Vasiliauskas said. Risks to growth are tilted to the ...

 

The company is spending 500M EUR on a share buyback program, which will reduce the share count by almost 5%. The stock is being bought back at a discount to the NAV, and is thus immediately accretive to the NAV/share! The 6% yield is 100% safe, and I expect further increases as several projects ...

 

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. Quad/Graphics (NYSE: QUAD) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share, or $1.2 annualized. The dividend will be payable on March 30, 2018, to stockholders of record ...

 

While these are all quasi-legitimate concerns, those in the glass-half-full camp may point to the opposite move in 10-year yields, which pulled back throughout the day to below 2.90%, plus shouts from the sell-side to simmer down about rising rates: JPMorgan's Dubravko Lakos-Bujas today says "there ...

 

"A retirement income plan prepared on the cusp can help those who have been saving diligently adjust to withdrawing money from their nest egg. It can also help them keep more of what they have accumulated by indicating how to withdraw money in a tax effective manner. And a review every three ...

 

When planning for retirement, it's important to know your "retirement number" -- that is, how much you need to save in order to produce enough retirement income. To do this, you also need to know how much you can expect from Social Security. While it's impossible to accurately predict your future ...

 

The analysis looked at retirement income from a work place pension for those earning the National Living Wage - which is currently set at ?7.50 an hour. It suggested an individual could receive a weekly income of ?263 from a private pension, compared to the ?256 they would get from the state pension ...

 

The 2011 Snyder tax changes that replaced Michigan's business tax with a flat corporate income tax also included some personal income tax changes, including that some retirement income would no longer be tax-exempt. Snyder's reforms mean that Michigan now relies more heavily on taxes from its ...

 

Plan for taxes: Taxes play an important role in retirement income planning. Tax-smart income generation, and the drawdown of your portfolio, is a whole new ballgame compared to tax-efficient accumulation investing. It's important to seek good investment advice and management throughout this phase ...

 

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