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Chase Hikes Dividend; Announces Share Buy Back

Following its favorable Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review by the Federal Reserve, JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM - $106.09) announced a 43% increase to its quarterly dividend from $0.56 per share to $0.80. On an annualized basis, JPM will pay stockholders $3.20 per share equal to a yield of 3%. In addition, the Fed allowed Chase… Continue reading Chase Hikes Dividend; Announces Share Buy Back

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Colgate to Buy Back Shares

The Board of Directors of household, personal care and oral health products company Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE: CL - $63.52) authorized the repurchase of shares of the company’s common stock having an aggregate purchase price of up to $5 billion under a new share repurchase program, which replaced the company’s previous $5 billion repurchase program authorized in 2015. Maintaining its quarterly… Continue reading Colgate to Buy Back Shares

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Oracle Stumbles Despite Earnings Beat; Lowers Guidance

Shares of Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL- $42.93) are lower by about 3.3% despite a revenue and earnings beat for the company’s fourth quarter, as guidance came in below expectations.  Revenue was up 7% to $11.3 billion compared last year and earnings per share, on an adjusted basis, was up 11% to $0.99 and five cents ahead of analysts’… Continue reading Oracle Stumbles Despite Earnings Beat; Lowers Guidance

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Jabil Beats on Sales and Earnings; Announces Buyback

St. Petersburg, Florida’s Jabil, Inc. (NYSE: JBL - $27.90) a supplier of turnkey manufacturing services for circuit board assemblies and systems, posted mostly positive fiscal third-quarter results. The company achieved revenues of $5.4 billion, far more than expectations of $4.9 billion and 21% higher than the previous-year figure. Adjusted earnings per share rose to $0.46 from $0.31, exceeding… Continue reading Jabil Beats on Sales and Earnings; Announces Buyback