Category Archives for "Exxon Mobil (XOM)"

Pay Attention to Your Yield on Cost

From Barron’s. But what matters to long-term investors is the yield based on what you paid for the stock, says Melcher. If the stock appreciates, the current yield may fall – even as the company increases the dividend. But what you’ll actually get paid from your investment will increase handsomely. That’s why Melcher suggests keeping […]

Continue reading

Is ExxonMobil About to go Shopping?

ExxonMobil (XOM) announced yesterday that they are suspending share buybacks. This may look like a company conserving cash during a difficult operating environment but it is probably a sign that ExxonMobil’s management has found something even better to buy. A more plausible reason Exxon is ending buybacks: it’s preparing to acquire another company whose shares […]

Continue reading

AMM Dividend Letter Issue 25: 2016 Prediction & Year-End Review

This is from the AMM Dividend Letter released January 7, 2016. If you want to see the latest “Dividend Stock in Focus” as soon as it’s released then join our mailing list here. Predictions. We humans love listening to, making, and trusting predictions. Since it’s the start of a new year we’re going to be […]

Continue reading