Is Verizon Communications a Good Dividend Stock for Inflation?

When hunting for the best dividend stocks for inflation, does Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) soar to the top? The technology and communications behemoth might be one of the first places you look when you’re trying to beat inflation. – MarketBeat Gushing gasoline and food prices and an all-over increase in items have left … Read more

Could Rite Aid Be an Acquisition Target, Again?

While Rite-Aid is a drugstore, its main growth driver is the pharmacy benefits management (PBM) business Rite Aid stock plunged below pandemic lows to $4.68 as it reported a tear-jerking (-$1.63) loss per share Bullish investors believe the COVID business bought the Company enough time to build up its pharmacy business Drugstore operator Rite Aid … Read more

Is McDonald’s a Top Dividend Stock for Volatile Markets

The fast food behemoth McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) has seen excellent global comparable sales in Q2, an increase of nearly 10% and growth across all segments (the US segment increased 3.7%, the International Operated Markets segment increased 13% and the International Developmental Licensed Markets segment increased 16%). Sales in the top six markets exceeded $6 … Read more

Is Atmos Energy Corporation Worth a Glance for Dividend-Hungry Investors?

Interested in utility stocks? Investors may want to stick to utility stocks like superglue on fingers because they offer high reliability and stability regardless of what’s going on in the rest of the world. Consumers need utilities, and what’s better than the combination of consistency and ongoing dividends? You may not be able to suppress … Read more

Is Kinder Morgan Inc. a Good Dividend Investment?

Natural gas investment should continue to grow due to demand in part because they’re cheaper than other resources and already have the infrastructure in place to harvest. Due to these factors, natural gas dividend investors may find themselves in a good situation later on. – MarketBeat If you’re ready to board the natural gas … Read more

Is Ingersoll Rand Inc. Worth Investing in for the Long Term?

Ingersoll Rand’s products and brands run the gamut from air and gas compression products to fluid management systems. If you think you might want to invest in this popular company, it helps to learn all you can about it before you invest. – MarketBeat Consider the history of Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE: IR), current … Read more

Salesforce Stock is a Resilient Best-of Breed CRM Play

Customer relationship management software giant Salesforce (NASDAQ: CRM) shares fallen (-31%) in 2022. Salesforce is the largest enterprise customer relationship software (CRM) company in the world through acquisitions including Slack, Mulesoft, and Tableau. Despite macroeconomic uncertainty with inflationary and supply chain pressures, hybrid office, digital transformation and cloud migration are robust tailwinds for years to … Read more

MO) Still a Good Dividend Stock Buy?

In light of recent news, you should steer clear of Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO)? – MarketBeat Let’s take a quick look at what’s happening. The federal government has made plans to slash nicotine levels and enforce a maximum nicotine level in cigarettes and other combusted tobacco products in order to curb addiction. The … Read more

KO) a Good Dividend Stock?

Is the king of all beverages a good dividend stock? The ubiquitous Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) shows stability and has locked in its position as one of the world’s most recognizable brands. The products the company creates have created extreme customer loyalty over time. But is it a good dividend stock? Let’s take a look … Read more