Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More

Chevron Corp. yields 5.5%

Chevron Corp. yields 5.5%

Despite COVID-19 and the global economic slowdown, investors should keep some exposure to the oil industry, especially integrated firms like this one. 

This oil producer now plans to diversify its operations and cut its costs with an acquisition worth $5.5 billion. If approved, that deal should… Read More

Here are three key updates for your portfolio: Chevron Corp., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Toyota Motor Co.

CHEVRON CORP. $72 remains a buy. The company (New York symbol CVX; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares o/s: 1.9 billion; Market cap: $136.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.2; Dividend yield: 7.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.chevron.com) is the second-largest integrated oil producer in the U.S. by revenue after ExxonMobil… Read More

Refineries will support their dividends

When it comes to oil stocks, we recommend dividend investors stick with integrated producers such as Imperial Oil and Chevron. That’s because low oil prices lift profits at their refineries. The support that offers integrated firms makes their dividends more stable than those of pure-play… Read More