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Qualcomm: Now that’s a surprise

Qualcomm: Now that’s a surprise

Update July 21. After the close of the market yesterday, July 20, Qualcomm (QCOM), the biggest maker of chips that run mobile phones, reported net income of 97 cent a share for the quarter that ended on June 26. That beat the 73 cents a share earned in June quarter of...
Cummins ups dividend to annual $4.10

Cummins ups dividend to annual $4.10

Cummins (CMI) announced today that it would increase its dividend to a quarterly $1.025 from the previous $0.957 payable on September 1 to shareholders of record as of August 22. That brings the foreword dividend yield to 3.45% from today’s closing price of...
Buy Verizon (VZ)

Buy Verizon (VZ)

Tomorrow, October 23, I will add shares of Verizon (VZ) to my Dividend Income Portfolio. Verizon’s shares closed at $45.89 on October 22 with a 5.06% yield. Verizon reported third quarter earnings on October 20. By and large the numbers were so-so. Earnings of $1.04 a...
Buy NGLS

Buy NGLS

I added Targa Resources Partners (NGLS) to my Dividend Income portfolio http://jubakpicks.com/jubak-dividend-income-portfolio/ on January 11 because the units offer a really attractive potential for dividend growth and capital gains. The current dividend, at 6.81% on...
General Electric (GE)

General Electric (GE)

In my February 3 post http://jubakpicks.com/2012/02/03/looking-for-higher-dividend-yields-and-dividend-growth-here-are-three-picks/#more-8475 I added three stocks to my dividend income portfolio http://jubakpicks.com/jubak-dividend-income-portfolio/ and dropped three....

Update Energy Transfer Partners (ETP)

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) is one of my favorite master limited partnerships. Its natural gas pipeline business coins cash and the yield on these partnership units is a very satisfying 6.8%. The total return (that’s dividend plus price appreciation) has been even...