Moody’s Says Weak Financial Strength Doesn’t Justify Dividend New York, NY —Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) needs to cut its dividend and improve its credit metrics to avoid a cut to its credit rating, Moody’s Investors Service said, changing its outlook.
Company Benefits from Improved Real-Estate Market New York, NY — Investors Title Company (NASDAQ:ITIC) said today that it is increasing its quarterly dividend payout by 25% to $0.20 per share from $0.16 a share as the low-interest-rate environment increased real.
Bank Holding Company Announces 8.3% Dividend Hike New York, NY—In recent years, many bank holding companies have raised their dividends. This time, it’s SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI). On Tuesday, August 9, SunTrust Banks announced that its board of directors.
16.7% Increase in Quarterly Dividend Rate New York, NY—On Tuesday August 9, Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI) announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $1.05 per share. This represents a 16.7% increase from its.
Energy Technology Maker Reports Second-Quarter Loss New York, NY — Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) said its board has authorized a $100 million share buyback plan as the company reports a $1.25 generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) loss per.
Economic Optimism Index at 48.4 New York, NY — There are several measures for consumer confidence in the U.S. This time, it’s the Economic Optimism Index released by the TechnoMetrica Institute of Policy and Politics (TIPP). On.
10-Year Japanese Government Bond Yielding -0.09% New York, NY — With increased uncertainty around the world, it’s not really big news that some foreign government bonds are yielding negative. However, several analysts recently pointed out how yields on Japanese government.
Inventory to Sales Ratio at 1.33 New York, NY — U.S. economic growth didn’t seem to go that well in the second quarter. But now, one indicator is saying that second-quarter GDP could be better than the first estimate. On.
LMCI Advanced One Point in July New York, NY — By now, you have probably heard that July was a good month for the U.S. labor market. The Federal Reserve’s own job market indicator just confirmed that. On Monday, the.
Bullish Job Report Fuels Rate Hike Expectations New York, NY — The U.S. dollar rose and government bonds fell as the July employment report pointed to a solid labor market, potentially giving the Federal Reserve a little more room to.