Earnings from the cloud sustain this 4.7% yield

Earnings from the cloud sustain this 4.7% yield

Slowing demand for traditional mainframe computers has also slowed earnings growth for this computer software titan, but a big acquisition in cloud computing and analytics software positions it for future gains that exceed forecasts.

The company also continues to invest heavily in new technologies; in the… Read More

Here’s an update on IBM and Newmont Mining

IBM $154.03 (New York symbol IBM; Shares outstanding: 931.9 million; Market cap: $142.6 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 3.9%; www.ibm. com) is one of the world’s largest computer companies, with operations in over 175 countries.

For the quarter ended September 30, 2017, earnings, excluding… Read More

Updating Newmont Mining and IBM

NEWMONT MINING $36.87 (New York symbol NEM; Shares o/s: 533.2 million; Market cap: $19.7 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Divd. yield: 0.8%; www.newmont.com) is a major gold and copper producer, with mines in the U.S., Peru, Suriname, Australia and Ghana.
In the three months ended June 30,… Read More

New IBM computer set to spur revenue

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP. $145 (New York symbol IBM; Conservative Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 950.9 million; Market cap: $137.9 billion; Dividend yield: 4.1%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.ibm.com) last raised its dividend in May 2017. Investors now receive… Read More