Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, February 17, 2017

WYNDHAM WORLDWIDE CORP., $84.85, New York symbol WYN, is one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, with 8,040 franchised hotels globally. The company also manages vacation resorts, rental properties, luxury clubs and timeshares. It currently has around 112,000 vacation-rental properties in 100 countries.
The company will… Read More

ETFs offer broad access to U.S. blue chips

ETFs offer broad access to U.S. blue chips

These ETFs, like mutual funds, track major stock market indexes, but their low management fees set them apart.

SPDR S&P 500 ETF (New York symbol SPY; buy or sell through brokers; www.spdrs.com) holds the stocks in the S&P 500 Index; they consist of 500… Read More

3M marks 100 years of dividends

3M COMPANY $166 (New York symbol MMM; Income Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & In- dustry sector; Shares outstanding: 604.4 million; Market cap: $100.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.8; Dividend yield: 2.7%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.3m.com) started up in 1902, when it was called… Read More