Howard Silverblatt

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Name: Howard Silverblatt
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Wall Street is awash in cash

With the help of low interest rates and record corporate earnings, . While a large amount of cash simply sits on balance sheets, many companies are returning capital to investors by issuing dividends and conducting share repurchases at a record pace.Dividends ... [Published USA Today - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Why You Simply Can't Ignore Dividend Stocks in Today's Market

The latest on dividend growthThe figures from S&P Dow Jones Indices showed a truly staggering number of dividend stocks making increases to their distributions. Fully 1,078 stocks upped their dividends last quarter, toppling a record that had stood for ... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Big Blue responsible for Dow blues

Blame IBM for the Dow Jones industrial average’s negative start to trading Thursday.Shares of Big Blue were down $7.18, or 3.6%, to $189.22 one hour into the trading session after reporting first-quarter earnings that fell short of analysts’ expectations ... [Published USA Today - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Dividend Stocks: 28 New Increases for Yield Seekers

Dividend stocks update: Publicly traded companies paid out a record number of dividend increases in Q1 2014, according to data from S&P Indices.Over the January to March period, 1,078 dividend boosts were reported for a 14% year-over-year increase, unseating ... [Published Money Morning - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Wall Street is Throwing Cash at Investors Like Never Before

Source: ThinkstockWith the help of low interest rates and record corporate earnings, Wall Street is awash in cash. While a large amount of cash simply sits on balance sheets, many companies are returning capital to investors by issuing dividends and conducting ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Good Q1 for Dividends, but Some Payout ETFs Lost Cash

Net dividend increases totaled $17.8 billion in the first quarter, up almost 23% year-over-year. Nearly 1,100 dividend increases were reported during the quarter, displacing the prior first quarter record of 1,069 set in 1979. Q1 2014 is 14.2% higher ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

First Quarter 2014 Sees Record Number of Dividend Increases

Related Stocks MHFI - The McGraw-Hill Companies IncSym Last Chg Pct Volume MHFI75.04+0.19+0.25%2,033,300 NEW YORK , April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today that dividend net increases (increases less decreases) rose $17.8 billion ... [Published Barchart - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

S&P 500: 1600, 1700, 1800, do I hear 1900?

If milestones are your thing, the stock market's the place for you.The Standard and Poor's 500-stock index took 4,790 days to go from 1500 to 1600 during the so-called "Lost Decade" on Wall Street that droned on from March 2000 until May 2013. Now it's ... [Published USA Today - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 3 reports

The Red-Hot Biotech Stocks Got Slammed -- Here's Why No One Cares

The blood-letting in the biotech sector continued today.The iShares Biotechnology Index (IBB) fell 2.8%. It’s now down a whopping 16% since its Feb. 25 high.Here’s how some of the individual names did today:Biogen Idec fell 5.3%. Vertex Pharma fell 4.4%. ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

How To Boost Your Bond Portfolio Without Taking On Too Much Interest Rate Risk

REUTERS/Danish IsmailStunt performer rides a motorbike on the walls of the "Well of Death"FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. (The AllianceBernstein Blog)Investors expecting ... [Published Business Insider - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Near record for S&P dividends and share buybacks

The final quarter of 2013 had cash-laden S&P 500 companies spending $214.4 billion on share buybacks and cash dividends, according to preliminary results released Wednesday by S&P Dow Jones Indices.The figure, second only to the $233.2 billion spent in ... [Published CNBC - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

S&P 500 Companies Shoveled A Whopping $214 Billion In Cash Back To Shareholders Last Quarter

America's corporations continue to sit on trillions of dollars worth of cash.And in this current period of sluggish growth, many companies have opted to unleash extra in the forms of dividend and share buybacks"It concerns us that, in the wake of the ... [Published Business Insider - Mar 26 2014]

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...were strong in Q1, as a record number of issues increased for the period," says Howard Silverblatt , Senior Index Analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices. "increases outnumbered decreases more than 10-to-1, as $17.8 billion in net increases were declared by u s domestic issues. payments for the first quarter are estimated to have increased 15% over the first quarter of last year. payout rates, which historically average 52%, continue to remain near their low at 36%."
..."On a short-term basis, buybacks are a win-win situation," said Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices. "longer term, that's a different story." Silverblatt also believes the trend is significantly higher for buybacks and probably only a bit higher for capital expenditures with little of that...

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Wall Street is awash in cash [Published USA Today - 6 hours ago]
Why You Simply Can't Ignore Dividend Stocks in ... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 19 2014]
Capturing Big Dividend Growers With ETFs [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 17 2014]
Big Blue responsible for Dow blues [Published USA Today - Apr 17 2014]
Dividend Stocks: 28 New Increases for Yield See... [Published Money Morning - Apr 14 2014]
Wall Street is Throwing Cash at Investors Like ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 11 2014]
Wall Street is Throwing Cash at Investors Like ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 11 2014]
Investors: Brace for a Turbulent Second Quarter [Published FOXBusiness.com - Apr 10 2014]
Good Q1 for Dividends, but Some Payout ETFs Los... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 09 2014]
Do you own stock? You're getting a 23% raise [Published USA Today - Apr 09 2014]
First Quarter 2014 Sees Record Number of Divide... [Published Barchart - Apr 09 2014]
ANALYSIS-U.S. investors look for quick rebound ... [Published CNBC - Apr 06 2014]
The One Sector Where Crash Helmets Are Advised [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 03 2014]
S&P 500: 1600, 1700, 1800, do I hear 1900? [Published USA Today - Apr 03 2014]
How companies will keep pumping stocks [Published CNBC - Apr 01 2014]
'Defensive' sectors give investors more than ju... [Published USA Today - Apr 01 2014]
Fall in buybacks could signal S&P pause [Published CNBC - Mar 31 2014]
Ask Matt: Don't let stock buybacks fool you [Published USA Today - Mar 29 2014]
The Red-Hot Biotech Stocks Got Slammed -- Here'... [Published Business Insider Australia - Mar 28 2014]
The Red-Hot Biotech Stocks Got Slammed — Here's... [Published Business Insider - Mar 28 2014]
The Red-Hot Biotech Stocks Got Slammed — Here's... [Published Clusterstock - Mar 28 2014]
Why Google's split will change the S&P 500 forever [Published CNBC - Mar 28 2014]
Earnings Preview: Monsanto Company (MON), Micro... [Published International Business Times - Mar 28 2014]
The Companies Delivering the Dividends [Published Bloomberg - Mar 27 2014]
Opportunity With Buyback ETFs [Published Yahoo! Finance - Mar 27 2014]
Forget Fleckenstein And 'Bearology,' Buy Stocks... [Published Seeking Alpha - Mar 27 2014]
US stocks close near session lows on heightened... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Mar 26 2014]
How To Boost Your Bond Portfolio Without Taking... [Published Business Insider - Mar 26 2014]
How To Boost Your Bond Portfolio Without Taking... [Published Clusterstock - Mar 26 2014]
Near record for S&P dividends and share buybacks [Published CNBC - Mar 26 2014]
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Wall Street is Throwing Cash at Investors Like ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 11 2014]
Source: Thinkstock With the help of low interest rates and record corporate earnings, Wall Street is awash in cash. While a large amount of cash simply sits on balance sheets, many companies are returning capital to investors by issuing dividends ...
The Red-Hot Biotech Stocks Got Slammed — Here's... [Published Clusterstock - Mar 28 2014]
The blood-letting in the biotech sector continued today. The iShares Biotechnology Index (IBB) fell 2.8%. It's now down a whopping 16% since its Feb. 25 high. Here's how some of the individual names did today: Biogen Idec fell 5.3%.Vertex Pharma ...
How To Boost Your Bond Portfolio Without Taking... [Published Clusterstock - Mar 26 2014]
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. How To Boost Your Bond Portfolio Without Taking On Too Much Interest Rate Risk (The AllianceBernstein Blog) Investors ...
S&P 500 Companies Shoveled $214 Billion In Cash... [Published Clusterstock - Mar 26 2014]
America's corporations continue to sit on trillions of dollars worth of cash. And in this current period of sluggish growth, many companies have opted to unleash extra in the forms of dividend and share buybacks "It concerns us that, in the wake ...
Companies getting stingy with dividend payouts? [Published FOX Business - Video - Feb 25 2014]
S&P Dow Jones Indices senior index analyst Howard Silverblatt on dividend-paying stocks. ...
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Stocks Gain but Trouble Could Still Be Waiting [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jan 27 2014]
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