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  • Undervalued Picks From Bruce Berkowitz [View article]
    what is the point of this article, If you have no interest in these companies? This is a waste of time
    Jul 18, 2012. 09:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GE: The 'Must Own' Stock For A Global Turnaround [View article]
    Yes!!! Raise the dividend. You say "dividend giant", well they cut the dividend, so how can they be a dividend giant?? Immelt gets a windfall from GE capital and puts It towards buy backs, why??
    Jul 15, 2012. 09:08 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 Companies Steadily Recovering From Their 2008 Dividend Cuts [View article]
    GE is slower than the second coming. It will take forever to get back to pre-cut levels. Immelt used the windfall from GE capital to buy back shares and pocket the money in his options, along with the board. He and the rest of the board were caught with their pants down.
    Jul 9, 2012. 07:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Medtronic (MDT) boosts its quarterly cash dividend by 7% to $0.26 per share. The company's dividend has more than doubled over the past five years, and today's announcement marks the company's 35th consecutive year of increased dividend payments.  [View news story]
    The reason It's 26 cents a quarter is the stock has split over the years, and when It splits, the dividend splits also. The stock has split six times since 1989, so the "real" price of the shares, If you factor in the splits is around $2400 a share.. So one share purchased in 1986
    cost $38. That one share has grown to 64 shares, X $38
    Jun 22, 2012. 12:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Dividend Cutters: When To Buy Them Back ? [View article]
    Yes GE did panic when the market turned down, like the many times in history It had before. Immelt, and the other mangers were left
    with their pants down. So they cut the dividend, after he said they would NOT cut the dividend. Another example of no insight about the way the market moves. They have enough cash, and GE capital just returned billions in cash, that will go to wasteful buybacks that pad the coffers of the board of directors. They need to get the dividend level back to pre-cut levels ASAP
    Jun 18, 2012. 09:42 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Buying Johnson & Johnson Now Will Get You A 5% Yield In The Future [View article]
    JNJ made It fifty years in a row in April. This would be something important that relates to your article. Next time check your facts
    Jun 11, 2012. 07:22 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Realty Income: The Monthly Dividend Company [View article]
    Do you have some other good monthly dividend companys?
    Jun 8, 2012. 11:45 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Most Successful Dividend Investors Of All Time [View article]
    Sounds like she had no life. Some people worship money more then family and friends.
    Jun 6, 2012. 01:25 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Strong Future Growth Prospects For General Electric; Skepticism Misplaced [View article]
    I have to disagree with you strongly. The problem is that Immelt has said in the past that the dividend would be secure, and then It was cut. He has said that the dividend would be a priority, and then he takes the windfall from GE capital and does a share buy back. I'm sure in the future the stock price will rise, however It may take a very long time. He is the leader and has lost the confidence of the shareowners. The buy back is a joke. It benefits himself, and the board. I vote for a special dividend.
    Jun 4, 2012. 06:49 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why General Electric's Buyback Is A Raw Deal For Shareholders [View article]
    ok, I have mentioned many times that the dividend needs to return to pre-cut levels asap. Buy backs benefit executives, and management.
    If the stock is undervalued then take the wind fall from GE capital and split It between a special dividend and a buy back plan. As for supporting the company, It depends on when, and how much you bought the shares for. Easy to not own the company, and move on when you have a capital gain. For those of us who have owned the shares for 7 or 8 years we are below the share price at the time of purchase. GE raised the dividend for many years like clockwork, and then panicked and cut the dividend. Who was caught with their pants down when they did'nt have enough cash to protect the value of the stock price. It was Immelt, and his management team.
    May 31, 2012. 07:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • General Electric: Good Choice For Savvy Investors [View article]
    ok, If they are back on their feet, then raise the dividend back to levels before the cut. I agree they need to refocus, and maybe It's time to shed one of the many divisions. This stock should rise back to the thirties some day
    Apr 29, 2012. 08:06 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GE CEO Stuck Inside Wet Paper Bag [View article]
    Immelt's record has been poor with respect to GE the company. With the cost of energy, It would be cheaper to produce goods in the US than ship them across the world from asia. However don't be fooled by the creating jobs mantra. These are low wage jobs. Americans want good jobs.
    Apr 18, 2012. 03:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GE's 2012 Proxy: Pleasing Performance? [View article]
    I agree with almost all of your article, however I voted my 400plus shares against Immelt. He has lost the trust of shareowners. The PR machine plays up the green side of the compnay, the global scope, and the backlog of orders, however the financial side is a huge part of the company. The red flag is the debt load. They need to get the dividend back to pre-cut levels.
    Apr 11, 2012. 09:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Canadian Banks: Solid Dividend Growth Coupled With Sustainable Payout Ratios [View article]
    I own RY, and TD. They are the best of the bunch. I'm looking at BNS, they have growth outside of Canada. TD is growing in the USA. BMO is the 5th bank, and until they raise their dividend they don't have the trust of shareowners. Not sure what they are waiting for, all the other big banks have taken the lead. Maybe a change of management would turn around the bank.
    Apr 8, 2012. 08:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GE Is Now A Solid 'Buy' Candidate [View article]
    It's time to get the dividend back to the pre cut levels. You can't be a great company If shareowners don't trust the management.
    Apr 7, 2012. 07:41 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment