Top 10 Dividend Stocks To Own For 2014
Walt Disney’s (NYSE: DIS ) Marvel Entertainment is entering phase two of the rollout if its cinematic universe with next month’s Iron Man 3. Time Warner (NYSE: TWX ) is exciting audiences with June’s Superman reboot, Man of Steel. At least one of these films has the potential to earn $1 billion at the box office.
But there’s also more than growth at work in these stock stories. Disney and Time Warner are also outstanding dividend stocks, having upped their payouts 25% and 11%, respectively, last year. Time Warner is also preparing to spin off Time to existing shareholders as a distinct, publicly traded entity.
Add it up and you’ve the makings of a sort of stock nirvana: growth and income combined in a tidy package, says Tim Beyers of Motley Fool Rule Breakers and Motley Fool Supernova.
Top 10 Dividend Stocks To Own For 2014: Vornado Realty Trust(VNO)
Vornado Realty Trust is a privately owned real estate investment trust. The trust engages in investment, ownership, and management of commercial real estate. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. The trust primarily invests in office, industrial and retail properties. Vornado Realty Trust is based in New York, New York.
- [By CRWE]
VORNADO REALTY TRUST (NYSE:VNO) reported that its Board of Trustees has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.69 per share payable on August 21, 2012 to common shareholders of record on August 10, 2012.
Top 10 Dividend Stocks To Own For 2014: Cummins Inc.(CMI)
Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, electric power generation systems, and engine-related component products worldwide. It operates in four segments: Engine, Power Generation, Components, and Distribution. The Engine segment offers a range of diesel and natural gas powered engines under the Cummins and other customer brand names for the heavy-and medium-duty truck, bus, recreational vehicle, light-duty automotive, agricultural, construction, mining, marine, oil and gas, rail, and governmental equipment markets. This segment also provides new parts and service, as well as remanufactured parts and engines. The Power Generation segment offers power generation systems, components, and services, including diesel, natural gas, gasoline, and alternative-fuel electrical generator sets for use in recreational vehicles, commercial vehicles, recreational marine applications, and home stand-by or residential applications. This segment also provides components that make up power generation systems, such as engines, controls, alternators, transfer switches, and switchgears. The Components segment supplies filtration products, turbochargers, aftertreatment systems, intake and exhaust systems, and fuel systems for commercial diesel applications. This segment offers filtration and exhaust systems for on-and off-highway heavy-duty and mid-range equipment, as well as supplies filtration products for industrial and passenger car applications. This segment also develops after treatment and exhaust systems to help customers meet emissions standards and fuel systems. The Distribution segment provides parts and services, as well as service solutions, including maintenance contracts, engineering services, and integrated products. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and other customers. Cummins Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Columbus, Indiana.
- [By Jonas Elmerraji]
Diesel engine maker Cummins (CMI) has posted reasonably perfunctory performance year-to-date, climbing 11.75% since the calendar flipped over to January. But zoom out a bit more, and CMI’s rally from October looks a whole lot more impressive: Shares are up 38% since Oct. 11.
Now this stock looks well-positioned for another big leg higher.
Cummins is currently in the process of forming a long-term ascending triangle pattern, a price setup that’s formed by horizontal resistance above shares at $121 and uptrending support to the downside. Essentially, as CMI bounces in between those two technical levels, it’s been getting squeezed closer and closer to a breakout above that resistance price. When that breakout happens, we’ve got a buy signal for shares.
Over the course of this setup, the 200-day moving average has acted like a proxy for support. That’s where I’d recommend keeping a protective stop after the breakout.
- [By Matthew Scott]
While trucking manufacturing Cummins (NYSE: CMI) is hardly a sexy stock, fleets of environmentally friendly trucks will be essential for many world economies to remain competitive as they slowly make their way out of the last recession. The price of Cummins’ stock has increased more than five and a half times in two years, jumping from $19.09 on March 9, 2009 to $109.62 at the end of the first quarter this year. As world economies begin to improve, transportation companies will begin replacing trucks so that they can move higher volumes of products more efficiently, and Cummins will benefit.
Top 5 Bank Companies To Buy Right Now: Cinemark Holdings Inc(CNK)
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the motion picture exhibition business. As of June 30, 2011, it operated 436 theatres with 4,983 screens in 39 states of the United States, as well as in Brazil, Mexico, and 11 other Latin American countries. The company is headquartered in Plano, Texas.
- [By Kathy Kristof]
Headquarters: Plano, Tex.
52-Week High: $23.87
52-Week Low: $17.54
Annual Sales: $2.3 bill.
Projected Earnings Growth: 12% annually over the next five years
The U.S. theater market may be relatively moribund, but growth prospects are good in emerging markets, where more and more people are entering the middle class and heading to the movies for entertainment. Cinemark is one of the primary beneficiaries. The company operates 461 multiplexes in the U.S., Mexico, Brazil and 11 other Latin American countries. Growth over the past five years has been blistering. In the first half of 2012, revenues jumped 11%, to $1.2 billion, and profits jumped 43%, to $93.7 million.
Cinemark probably can’t keep up that pace, but the growth is far from over. The company says it plans to open 11 more theaters in 2012 and has signed agreements to open 16 more in 2013 and beyond.
But what most impresses Osterweis’s Berler is that Cinemark is delivering solid results despite a strong dollar (which results in money earned overseas getting translated into fewer bucks). That speaks to the strength of its Latin American business. If the currency headwinds abate, Cinemark could clean up, Berler says.
- [By Jeff Reeves]
Cinemark Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CNK) owns movies theaters across the United States and Latin America, with a total of about 5,000 screens in America alone.
Current Yield: 4% (84 cents a share annually)
Dividend History: In June 2010, Cinemark paid a quarterly dividend of 18 cents a share. This July, it will pay 21 cents, for a nearly 17% increase.
Dividend Outlook: According to Bloomberg, the three-year expected dividend growth rate of CNK is 2.5%.
Recent Performance: Cinemark has surged over 20% so far in 2011, more than doubling the market. It is approaching a new 52-week high as of this publication.
Strong Outlook for Shares: Cinemark has seen improving revenue each year since 2007, connecting with movie-goers despite the recession. That’s in part because of growth and acquisitions — most recently it plans to buy a 12-screen cinema in South Carolina. The movie industry may not be booming right now, but CNK could cash in big t ime when box office receipts improve thanks to its growth over the last few years.
Top 10 Dividend Stocks To Own For 2014: 3M Company(MMM)
3M Company, together with subsidiaries, operates as a diversified technology company worldwide. The company?s Industrial and Transportation segment offers tapes, coated and non-woven abrasives, adhesives, specialty materials, filtration products, energy control products, closure systems for personal hygiene products, acoustic systems products, and components and products that are used in the manufacture, repair, and maintenance of automotive, marine, aircraft, and specialty vehicles. Its Health Care segment provides medical and surgical supplies, skin health and infection prevention products, inhalation and transdermal drug delivery systems, dental and orthodontic products, health information systems, and food safety products. The company?s Display and Graphics offers optical film solutions for LCD electronic displays; computer screen filters; reflective sheeting for transportation safety; commercial graphics sheeting and systems; and mobile interactive solutions, includin g mobile display technology, visual systems products, and computer privacy filters. The company?s Consumer and Office segment provides office supply products, stationery products, construction and home improvement products, home care products, protective material products, certain consumer retail personal safety products, and consumer health care products. Its Safety, Security and Protection Services segment offers personal protection products, safety and security products, cleaning and protection products for commercial establishments, track and trace solutions, and roofing granules for asphalt shingles. The company?s Electro and Communications segment provides packaging and interconnection devices; fluids that are used in the manufacture of computer chips, and for cooling electronics and lubricating computer hard disk drives; high-temperature and display tapes; insulating materials, including tapes and resins; and related items. The company was founded in 1902 and is base d in St. Paul, Minnesota.
- [By Victor Mora]
3M provides technology solutions and services to companies participating in a multitude of industries worldwide. The stock is seeing an explosive move higher which has taken it to all-time high prices. Earnings and revenue figures have been increasing over most of the last four quarters, producing mixed feelings among investors. Relative to its peers and sector, 3M has been a year-to-date performance leader. Look for 3M to OUTPERFORM.
Top 10 Dividend Stocks To Own For 2014: British/Swiss Franc(UN)
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