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Visa hikes quarterly dividend by 20% to 48 cents a share NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Visa Inc. said Wednesday it's raising its quarterly dividend by 20% to 48 cents a share. The new dividend will be payable to shareholders of record as of Nov. 14. The increase raises the Dow component's annual dividend to $1.92 a
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Skechers shares slump following quarterly results SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Skechers USA Inc. late Wednesday reported its third-quarter earnings rose to $51.1 million, or $1 a share, from $26.8 million, or 53 cents a share, a year ago. The footware company said its bottom line was hurt by foreign ex
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AT&T shares fall 2% after earnings miss SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- AT&T Inc. shares fell in after-hours Wednesday, after the company reported worse-than-expected third-quarter results. AT&T said it had a net income of $3 billion, or 58 cents a share, in the quarter, from 72 cents a share in
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Yahoo earnings boosted by sale of Alibaba shares Yahoo stock rose six per cent on markets Wednesday after its earnings beat estimates, largely as a result of a big gain on the sale of part of its investment in Alibaba. Yahoo posted earnings of 52 cents a share on revenue of $1.09 billion, beating expect
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Wednesday Sector Laggards: Energy, Industrial The worst performing sector as of midday Wednesday is the Energy sector, showing a 1.2% loss. Within that group, Helmerich & Payne (NYSE: HP) and Cimarex Energy (NYSE: XEC) are two of the day's laggards, showing a loss of 3.4% and 3.1%, respectively.
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Wednesday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Consumer Products In afternoon trading on Wednesday, Utilities stocks are the best performing sector, higher by 0.5%. Within the sector, NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) and PG&E (NYSE: PCG) are two of the day's stand-outs, showing a gain of 2.4% and 1.5%, respectively. Among ut
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First Week of December 20th Options Trading For FleetCor Technologies Investors in FleetCor Technologies Inc (NYSE: FLT) saw new options become available this week, for the December 20th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the FLT options chain for the new December 20th contra
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Daily Dividend Report: SPG, MCK, BBT, TROW, STJ, TXT, CNP, BC Simon declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $1.30 per share. This is a year-over-year increase of 8.3%. The dividend will be payable on November 28, 2014 to stockholders of record on November 14, 2014.
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Wednesday's ETF with Unusual Volume: PWB The PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap Growth Portfolio ETF (PWB) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Wednesday, with over 141,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 33,000. Shares of PWB were off about 0.7% on the
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Private equity eyes 10 billion-euro Bayer plastics business - sources By Arno Schuetze, Freya Berry and Pamela Barbaglia FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Private equity firms are circling Bayer's 10 billion-euro (7.9 billion British pounds) plastics business, hoping to divert the German drugmaker from its plan to list the
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