Samstag, 20. September 2014

Dividend Growth and Share Buybacks Of The Week

Dividend Growth of the week overview:

Yield in %

 Dividend Growth

Kroger Co


Sanderson Farms

W. P. Carey Inc.

Washington Trust Bancorp

WSFS Financial Corp.

Apollo Residential Mtg

Artesian Resources Cl A

Covanta Holding Corp.

First Of Long Island


U.S. Bncp Pfd Ser A

US Bancorp Dep pfd.

Great North Iron Ore Prop

Iron Mountain

MS Non-Cum. pfd.Ser A

Blackstone Mortgage Cl A

Frisch's Restaurants



16 Dividend Grower of the past week (Click to enlarge)
Research Results By

Share Buyback Announcements of the week:

Stock Buyback Volume or No.Of Shares
Rockwell Collins
$500 Mln
American DG Energy Inc.
1 Mln
NAPCO Security Technologies Inc.
1 Mln
Oracle Corp.
$13.0 Bln
WSFS Financial Corp.
470 K
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc.
$105 Mln
Prudential Bancorp Of Pennsylvania
950 K
Autobytel Inc.
$1 Mln
Humana Inc
$2 Bln
Eureka Financial Corp.

McDonalds Pay A 5% Higher Dividend - 3.6% New Dividend Yield

Mcdonald's (MCD simply expanded its profit for the 38th sequential year. The company reported a 5% profit hike. 

In spite of a normal decrease in working wage in the not so distant future, Mcdonald's could to some degree finance this increment with diminishments in capital using. 

Mcdonald's published a 5% dividend hike to 0.85c, more prominent than our 0.83c appraisal (+2.5% Y/Y). 

This puts the annualized profit yield at 3.6%, among the most elevated in restaurants. 

Mcdonald's repeated its objective of returning $18-20b to shareholders through profits and buybacks, putting it just behind pace ($3.2b returned or 16-18% complete in 20% of the time). 

This speaks to a 5% expansion over the Organization's past quarterly profit and brings the final quarter profit payout to more than $800 million. 

Mcdonald's Leader and President Wear Thompson said, "Mcdonald's worldwide development necessities - giving incredible tasting sustenance and drinks, making noteworthy encounters, offering unparalleled accommodation and turning into a much more trusted brand - concentrate on what matters most to our clients and serve as the establishment to building our business over the long haul.

Today's profit increment reflects the proceeded with quality and maintainability of our money stream and our dedication to upgrading shareholder esteem. We hope to return $18 to $20 billion to shareholders somewhere around 2014 and 2016 and have returned $3.2 billion year-to-date Regal to that target." 

Mcdonald's has raised its profit every single year since paying its first profit in 1976. The new quarterly profit of $0.85 for every offer is proportional to $3.40 yearly.

Microsoft (MSFT) Boost Dividend By 10.71% - 2.66% New Yield

Microsoft Organization (Nasdaq:msft) has recently proclaimed its yearly profit increment as Looking for Alpha has secured here. As we would see it, this is a huge venture as this is the fifth sequential year that Microsoft has reported a profit increment in the month of September. Some profit speculators have a tendency to support organizations that have a normal profit expand cycle. 

New Yield: The new yearly profit of $1.24/offer gives Microsoft a yield of 2.66%. This is much lower than the 3.40% after 2013's profit increment and this is clearly because of the run up in offer cost from $33 to $47. Indeed profit significant others would not whine about that value change as Microsoft was stuck in a slender exchanging extent for 10 prior years breaking out. 

Payout Proportion: The payout degree after the most recent increment has expanded to 46% from 43% in 2013. The payout proportion is still in the sweet spot between being liberal and having sufficient change left in the pocket for future increments. 

Profit Development Rate [dgr]: The later close to 11% increment is the most minimal from Microsoft in the most recent 5 years as the table underneath shows. This ought not concern financial specialists yet as 11% is a really substantial expand yet could be an early sign that the profits will be entering a more develop, slower, and consistent stage. The 5 year profit development normal has been really consistent since 2012: heading off from 18% to 20% to 19%.

Oracle (ORCL) Plan To Buy Back $13 Billion In Own Shares

Oracle (nasdaq: ORCL) today published that its Directorate has approved the repurchase of up to an extra 85 million shares of its Regular Stock under its impart repurchase plan. 

With this expand, the Organization can now buy give or take 93 million shares, in the wake of taking into consideration shares to blanket remarkable put warrants. 

The repurchase arrangement is planned principally to counterbalance the impacts of offer issuances under Prophet's investment opportunity and worker stock buy programs. 

Oracle's Top managerial staff initially affirmed a repurchase arrange in 1992 and through the years has at one time approved the repurchase of 189 million shares (conformed to reflect the impacts of stock parts, including the part powerful February 26, 1999). 

Stock repurchases are effected from time to time through open business sector buys or put and call transactions. 

The Organization hopes to reserve the stock buys from its money available and the returns of offer deals under its stock arrangements. 

Oracle Company is the world's heading supplier of programming for data administration, and the world's second biggest autonomous programming organization. 

With yearly incomes of over $8.3 billion, the organization offers its database, apparatuses and application items, alongside related counseling, instruction, and help administrations, in more than 145 nations as far and wide as possible.

Kroger (KR) Increased Dividends By 12 Percent

The Management of Kroger (KR) said Thursday that it would increase its quarterly profit by 12%, as the basic supply retailer keeps on posting solid income and deals development on what it sees as enhancing purchaser certainty. 

Shareholders will now get 18.5 pennies for every offer on Dec. 1, up from 16.5 pennies an offer. 

A week ago, Kroger Co. raised its profit viewpoint for the year in the wake of reporting that its monetary second-quarter benefit developed 9.5%. Kroger said deals at markets open no less than 15 months developed 4.8% from the former year period. The key metric for retailers, which bars deals at gas pumps, has become each quarter at Kroger for 10 years, outpacing associates like Safeway Inc. SWY -0.15%  and Supervalu Inc. SVU -1.96%  and even Wal-Mart. Income climbed 11.6% in the quarter to $25.3 billion. 

Cincinnati-based Kroger has been an uncommon brilliant spot as of late as other basic supply merchants battle with still-mindful purchaser using. Kroger officials in June noted that customers appeared to be picking up more trust in the economy, saying that while purchasers still need to feel as if they are recovering a deal, they are going to purchasing things they remove when the economy was rough. 

The organization has likewise been increase quickening, shutting on its obtaining of upscale food merchant Harris Teeter in January and publishing in the not so distant future that it would be enlisting 20,000 perpetual representatives for its chain of markets, which incorporate its namesake, and also City Market, Dillons and Food 4 Less.