The Dividend Aristocrats Investment Strategy Explained

The Dividend Aristocrats is a stock investment strategy that has specific criteria which as of May 2023 has a select group of 66 S&P 500 stocks with 25 plus years of consecutive dividend increases. These are considered the ‘best of the best’ dividend growth stocks as their behavior illustrates, they have the intention the desire and ability to pay shareholders rising dividends year-after-year. This is a rare combination. The Dividend Aristocrats have a long history of outperforming the market. That … Continue reading “The Dividend Aristocrats Investment Strategy Explained”

Red Hat Linux Software Earnings Miss Head of IBM Aquisition

Open source Linux software provider Red Hat, who will be acquired by IBM reported earnings after the close Monday, missing on earnings and on revenue. $RHT new products OpenShift and OpenStack have been ramping up revenue from hybrid cloud computing.

IBM Raises Earnings Guidance on Strategic Imperatives and Cloud Segments

Technology giant IBM reported better than expected Q4 earnings after the close Tuesday. $IBM raised future guidance and also reported full-year revenue of $79.6 billion, up 1% and the first year-over-year growth in 7 years.