Cisco Systems saw earnings per share grow 5.1%

Cisco Systems saw earnings per share grow 5.1%

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to lift revenue for this computer networking giant as businesses use its products to stay connected with employees working remotely.

Demand will likely remain elevated as temporary changes evolve into longer-lasting trends. That should let the firm keep raising its dividend… Read More

These tech superstars also have appeal

Big technology stocks like Alphabet (see page 61) and the three we analyze below have been superstars in the past year as COVID-19 sparked demand for their products and services. Even though the pandemic is easing, we still like their long-term outlooks. However, only two… Read More

ETFs for income—and growth

Investors looking to generate current income from their stock portfolios typically start by looking for the highest-yielding shares. However, exceptionally high yields can be a sign of trouble ahead—they can signal imminent dividend cuts. One way around that risk is to invest instead in stocks… Read More