Banks in the eurozone can restart dividend payments next year if their balance sheets show resiliency, a senior European Central Bank official told the Financial Times. A long-lasting ban on paying dividends to shareholders may not even be legal if banks have the capacity to deal with economic fallout, the […]
Dividends are periodic payments made to investors who own stock in a company, fund, or partnership. The payment of regular, ever-increasing dividends is seen as a sign of a well-run, healthy company. Large, mature companies tend to pay the biggest dividends. Visit Insider’s Investing Reference library for more stories . […]
The Federal Reserve extended its limits on stock buybacks and dividends for the nation’s largest banks through the rest of 2020. Firms with more than $US100 billion in total assets will be kept from initiating new repurchase programs and must keep dividends below their second-quarter levels, the central bank announced […]
The Federal Reserve on Thursday imposed new restrictions on the US banking system after its annual stress test showed that some banks may approach minimum capital levels under certain coronavirus pandemic scenarios. Banks will be required to suspend share repurchases for the third quarter of the year, the central bank […]
Morgan Stanley chief executive James Gorman said at the bank’s annual conference on Tuesday that the “worst is clearly behind us” for the US labour market and economy. Gorman signalled that recent surprising jobs data is a good sign. The US added 2.5 million jobs in May, Bureau of Labour […]
The biggest US companies will reduce cash spending by an annual record of 33% during 2020, Goldman Sachs said in a note Friday. Analysts expect buybacks and dividends to also decline sharply in the year, falling by 50% and 23%, respectively. Goldman Sachs does not expect all firms to slash […]
The nation’s largest lenders should learn from the 2008 recession and raise TARP-levels of cash to endure the coronavirus recession, Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari wrote in a Financial Times op-ed Thursday. Shoring up $US200 billion through equity sales will form a healthy buffer should businesses default on loans […]
Analysts at Citi have proposed three strategies to profit from the selloff of UK stocks since the Brexit vote They identify cheap domestic stocks, cheap commodity stocks, and ‘potential de-equitizers’ as the building blocks of an attractive UK portfolio. Brexit uncertainty has led investors to shy away from British stocks. […]
McDonald’s beat on both the top and bottom lines. The burger giant’s global same-store sales topped Street estimate and US same-store sales were in line with forcasts. Shares were set to open up 2%. Watch McDonald’s trade in real time here. McDonald’s shares are gaining around Tuesday morning, up about […]
The annual company dividend bonanza has started with $28.5 billion due to be paid. The majority of companies reporting full-year earnings results chose to pay a dividend. And most of these companies lifted or maintained payout. Shareholders in ASX-listed companies will be paid out $28.5 billion over the next few […]
Alaska pays its citizens up to $US2,000 a year just for living there. The annual cheques are part of a government programme. Almost every citizen qualifies – there’s no catch. If Alaska’s scenic landscapes and jaw-dropping views weren’t enough to consider a move to The Last Frontier, free money almost […]
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New Zealand investment firm Clare Capital has analysed technology firms trading on the ASX and NZX in the past year, and has found just 10 companies contributed most of the dividends paid out to investors. Investors in shareholder relations platform Computershare received 19% of the entire pool of dividends given […]
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Macquarie’s data services team has put together a comprehensive list of franking credits across Australian corporates. Franking is the system by which Australia’s government gives a tax credit to shareholders receiving dividends as compensation for the corporate taxes a company has already paid. It is meant to avoid double taxation […]