Apple is the most valuable company after shares jump more than 19% since mid-April. The catalyst: the company's decision to boost its dividend 15% and buy back billions of dollars in shares.
US stocks are set to open down on global growth concerns as investors await US housing reports.
Hewlett-Packard is downgraded to 'sell' at Goldman, and Groupon is initiated with a 'sell' at UBS.
Valero Energy is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Francesca's is initiated with a 'buy.'
Look to these strong dividend stocks that forecast future strength in share value.
Uptrending stocks that pay even a small dividend can build wealth quickly from the combined forces of stock gains and dividend payouts.
While some big-name players in IT and gadgets have underperformed in recent months, not all of them are in trouble.
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