The sector is up 15% this year, but it's signaling a weak market ahead. Here are solid dividend payers that can ride out the weakness.
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DreamWorks is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Splunk is initiated with a 'neutral.'
Rambus, Capital One and American Electric Power could get a bump up next week.
Often favored for their dividends, REITs and utilities are clear victims of the Fed's taper talk.
Lennar is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Boston Beer is upgraded to 'neutral.'
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