Stocks for 2014: Are Dividend Paying Cyclical Stocks Acceptable Investments For Retirement Portfolios? – Part 6

Introduction Chuck Carnevale This is final installment of a 6-part series of articles on stocks for 2014.  In the previous five installments – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5, my focus was primarily on stocks of various categories that I believed were fairly valued even after the strong run that[…]

PepsiCo Dividend: Refreshing The Investor World

On February 13th of 2014 PepsiCo (PEP) announced – in addition to earnings – its expected returns to shareholders in the coming year, an update on the North American Beverage business, an extension of the productivity savings plan and guidance. As an overview, PepsiCo’s earnings beat consensus estimates; the company increased the dividend by 15%, announced a $5 billion share repurchase program, decided the beverage business was still lucrative and said that the company was going to make more money in the future.  So how did the stock react to the news? Well, it went down a couple of percent – naturally. […]

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Stocks for 2014: High Yield and Fairly Valued Dividend Stocks for High Current Income – Part 5

Introduction Chuck Carnevale Retired investors seeking high income to live off of during retirement, face greater challenges today than almost ever before.  The days of high yields available from bonds and other fixed income vehicles are long gone.  Consequently, generating an adequate level of current income on retirement portfolios is difficult to say the least.[…]