Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, July 9, 2021

PFIZER INC., $39.61, New York symbol PFE, is a top pick for 2021.

The company is one of the world’s largest makers of prescription drugs. Its top-selling brands include Lyrica (epilepsy), Celebrex (arthritis pain), Prevnar (pneumonia) and Enbrel (rheumatoid arthritis).

With the March 2021 payment, Pfizer raised… Read More

Vaccine weighs on General Mills

GENERAL MILLS INC. $60 is a hold. This leading maker of packaged foods (New York symbol GIS; Income-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 609.9 million; Market cap: $36.6 billion; Dividend yield: 3.4%; Divd. Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.generalmills.com) raised its quarterly dividend by 4.1% in November 2020… Read More

Eat-at-home foodmakers have an edge

Consumers stocking up on canned foods and snacks as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns have pushed up the shares of all four of these foodmakers. However, for new buying, we recommend investors stick with companies that have little exposure to restaurants. Eateries may have to… Read More