The oil company struggles as the economy sputters.
HCP, Genuine Parts and Bemis offer good, consistent paydays.
The warehouse retailer reports same-store sales, while the conglomerate is delaying plans to build a solar factory.
Domestic production, which is shifting toward much more complicated sources, now has a well-defined floor that smart investors can watch for.
Because of investor pessimism they are cheap, but they boast high dividend yields and returns on equity.
With 2 decades of consistent performance, this is the quintessential buy-and-hold stock.
These shares offer regular dividends, a key to steady income. And most are rated as low risk.
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