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3 Dividend Stocks That Are Perfect for Retirement

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RBS plans first dividend since 2008 bailout

RBS plans first dividend since 2008 bailout

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The Royal Bank of Scotland plans to pay a dividend of 2p to shareholders - its first since the 2008 bailout. But the final decision is subject to RBS' legal settlement with the US Department of Justice over its probe into the banking group's packaging and sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis.The banking group said: "We intend to declare an interim dividend of 2p per ordinary share."Declaration of the interim dividend is subject to the timing of finalisation of the previously announced civil settlement in principle with the DoJ (Dept of Justice) in relation to the DoJ's investigation into RBS's issuance and underwriting of US RMBS (residential mortgage-backed securities)."We expect to finalise the settlement with the DoJ and will make a fu...
Gazprom Neft reports record dividend yield

Gazprom Neft reports record dividend yield

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June 11 (UPI) -- Coming off a record-setting year in terms of income, Russian oil company Gazprom Neft's chairman said shareholders are now reaping the rewards. The board of directors at Russia's third-largest oil producer approved a payout of $ 1.15 billion in dividends, or about $ 0.24 per share, 40 percent higher than last year. Gazprom Neft recorded a net profit of $ 4 billion last year. "Gazprom Neft's record dividend yield is underpinned by the company's strong financial results," Alexander Dyukov, the company's board chairman, said in a statement during the weekend. "In 2017, Gazprom Neft achieved the highest net profit in its history, with adjusted EBITDA up by more than 20 percent." Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization are used to compare profitability ...
World's biggest miner BHP's half-year profit jumps 25 percent, boosts dividend

World's biggest miner BHP's half-year profit jumps 25 percent, boosts dividend

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The world's biggest miner BHP Billiton reported a 25 percent rise in underlying half-year profit on Tuesday, helped by robust metals prices, and said its focus remains on cutting debt and boosting shareholder returns.BHP said its plan to sell its onshore U.S. shale assets, which it has in its books at $ 14 billion, was progressing to plan with initial bids expected in the June quarter.It also brushed off calls by activist investor Elliott Advisors to change its structure, with listings in both Britain and Australia, saying that the costs and risks of collapsing the dual listed structure outweigh potential benefits.Underlying profit for the half year ended Dec. 31 rose to $ 4.05 billion from $ 3.24 billion a year ago, below a forecast of $ 4.30 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S....
3 Dividend Stocks With Better Yields Than Johnson & Johnson

3 Dividend Stocks With Better Yields Than Johnson & Johnson

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Shares of medical products veteran Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) come with a household name, decades of proven success, and a 2.4% dividend yield. The stock is popular among income investors, and for good reason. But there are many alternatives on the market with even richer yields and equally unassailable business models.We asked a few of your fellow investors here at The Motley Fool to share dividend ideas that could offer better yields than Johnson & Johnson for the long haul. Read on to see why our panelists would prefer to put Archer Daniels Midland (NYSE: ADM) , Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) , or ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) in their dividend portfolios right now.With income stocks like these, it's easy to relax. Image source: Getty Imag...