Altria’s Dividend Yield Signals Doubts About the Payout. Why It’s Safe.

The FDA’s bid to ban Juul products—like these at a shop in El Segundo, Calif., on a recent day—has weighed on Altria stock. Analysts think Altria, which has a big stake in Juul, will be able to maintain its dividend even if the ban sticks. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images Text size Whenever a … Read more

Which ‘Strong Buy’ Dividend Stocks Face the Most Upside?

As the painful first half of 2022 ends, many income investors are hoping for some sort of relief. Many dividend stocks have seen their yields creep subtly higher in recent months as their share prices slowly trended lower. For income investors, the current environment has been quite hostile to dip-buyers. We’ve suffered quite a few … Read more

Intel Should Slash Its Dividend. Its Future May Depend on It.

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger. Ting Shen/Bloomberg Text size Under CEO Pat Gelsinger, Intel has committed to massively increasing its capital spending investments by tens of billions of dollars. But with a rapidly slowing global economy, repeated product delays, rising competitive threats, and political uncertainty, it might need more help to fund its ambitions. One good … Read more