CTL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. The Share Buyback Report: The Telecom Sector (T, VZ)

    May 24, 2016
    Examine telecommunications sector share repurchase data to identify which companies and catalysts drove buyback trends between ...
  2. The Debt Report: The Telecom Sector

    April 25, 2016
    Discover how America's telecommunications providers have been piling on debt since the Great Recession, and how part of the ...
  3. The 4 Largest Utilities ETFs (XLU, VPU)

    April 17, 2016
    Learn about the utilities sector, and discover the top four exchange-traded funds that can be used to gain investment exposure ...
  4. The 5 Highest Paid Executives in the Telecommunications Sector ...

    April 13, 2016
    The top five earners in the telecom industry are well compensated for staying competitive and generating billions of dollars ...
  5. 5 Best Dividend-Paying International Equity ETFs (SDIV, LVL)

    April 7, 2016
    Discover five of the highest dividend-yielding ETFs that are available for investors seeking portfolio exposure to international ...
  6. (VOX) Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 19, 2016
    Watch the share price movements of Verizon and AT&T impact the Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF as these two stocks ...
  7. 3 Popular Telecom ETFs in 2016 (VOX, IYZ, FCOM)

    March 18, 2016
    Identify three of the most popular exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the telecommunication services sector, and evaluate the ...
  8. IYZ vs. VTCAX: ETF vs. Mutual Fund Case Study

    March 16, 2016
    Compare a popular telecommunications industry exchange-traded fund (ETF) to a similar mutual fund, and see which one comes ...
  9. CenturyLink Stock to Trade Ex-Dividend (CTL)

    March 1, 2016
    You would need to own three S&P 500 stocks just to match the yield you can earn in one year from CenturyLink
  10. The Top 6 Dividend-Paying Technology Stocks for 2016 (IBM, STX)

    January 6, 2016
    Discover the top six dividend-bearing tech stocks for 2016, including some well-known companies and a few lesser-known stocks ...
  11. The Top 5 Dividend-Paying Telecommunication Stocks for 2016 (VZ, ...

    January 4, 2016
    Discover the top five dividend-paying stocks in the telecommunications sector, including some household names and a couple ...
  12. The Top 5 Large Cap Telecommunication Stocks for 2016

    December 8, 2015
    Discover the top five large-cap telecommunications companies poised to grow in 2016. Learn how each company plans to grow ...
  13. Facebook's Free Basics App Has Users Crying Foul About Net Neutrality

    October 26, 2015
    The FCC says the internet is a public utility and will be held to the standards of net neutrality. But what does that mean ...
  14. 25 Tactical Trades Goldman Sachs Is Watching Amid Earnings Season

    October 8, 2015
    John Marshall of Goldman Sachs identified the 25 most "out-of-consensus opportunities" ahead of earnings season. Marshall ...
  15. 4 Telecom Stocks Northland Analyst Believes Will Outperform

    October 1, 2015
    Tim Savageaux of Northland Capital Markets initiated coverage of four telecom stocks with Outperform ratings. The four names ...
  16. 8 High-Yielders That Fund Managers Love

    December 16, 2014
  17. Warning: Avoid These 4 High-Yielding Stocks At All Costs

    November 6, 2013
    Short sellers love to focus on major themes, and one of their favorite themes involves unsustainable dividends. The shorts ...
  18. Lessons On Corporate Dividend Payout And Retention Ratio

    August 26, 2013
    Why are dividend payout and retention ratios important to consider when investing in company stock? What companies have high ...
  19. Get Your Portfolio Wired With The Wireless Sector

    January 23, 2013
    Rising data consumption and smartphone adoption is providing a hefty dose of growth, while the sectors big dividends churn ...
  20. Adtran And Its Peers Are Back To "Show Me" Status

    July 12, 2012
    Adtran continues to stagnate with weak carrier spending. I'd be seriously tempted to wait before buying these shares, but ...
  21. S&P 500 Stocks With Huge Dividends

    June 26, 2012
    S&P 500 Stocks With Huge Dividends
  22. 8x8 Has A Good Story, But Does The Value Connect?

    May 23, 2012
    8x8 has the potential, but the margins are a drawback.
  23. 7 S&P 500 Stocks With Huge Dividends

    February 27, 2012
    S&P 500 Stocks With Huge Dividends
  24. Obama’s Corporate Tax Proposal: Which Companies Will Take A Hit?

    February 24, 2012
    President Obama has proposed corporate tax cuts that will lower corporate income taxes from 35% to 28%, but claims he willl ...
  25. 6 S&P 500 Stocks With Huge Dividends

    November 4, 2011
    We combed through the S&P 500 to find 7 of the highest yielding stocks.
  26. Telecom's Holding Pattern Is A Buying Opportunity

    November 4, 2011
    Recent market volatility has opened up some portfolio opportunities. Now could be a great time to buy into the telecom sector.
  27. Make Room for Rackspace

    October 14, 2011
    Cloud computing represents a tectonic shift in computing. Revenues are soaring and there are exponential growth prospects ...
  28. 7 S&P 500 Stocks With Huge Dividends

    September 28, 2011
    S&P 500 Stocks With Huge Dividends
  29. 7 Companies With Big Dividends

    April 5, 2011
    Learn about seven stocks that are in position to offer high-yield dividends for years to come.
  30. Windstream Looks To Acquisitions For Growth

    February 24, 2011
    Telecom Windstream posted lackluster quarter and full-year results, but this dividend stock has set out on an ambitious growth ...
  31. Atmos Energy - Earnings Growth And A Dividend

    November 24, 2010
    ATO investors get steady earnings growth from a set of regulated businesses and a high yield from a company that has raised ...
  32. 10 S&P 500 Stocks With Huge Dividends

    September 9, 2010
    We combed through the S&P 500 to find the top 10 highest yielding stocks.
  33. The Real Dividend Aristocrats

    June 30, 2010
    The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats are those companies that have increased dividends for 25 years straight. However, some ...
  34. Monster Dividends

    June 21, 2010
    Rather than following the hot stocks, build a dividend-rich portfolio.
  35. Following The Pros For Big Dividends

    May 31, 2010
    Following the pros can lead to sone big earnings in the long run.
  36. Big Dividends In Large Caps

    May 13, 2010
    It may be the opportune time for investors willing to take on a little bit more risk.
  37. Big Dividends In Technology

    April 29, 2010
    To find high yields, you have to venture into riskier securities such as stocks, and one sector that has some potential is ...
  38. Century Tel More Than A Dividend

    March 24, 2010
    Century Tel's current yield of more than 8% is attractive to income investors. Is there more to this stock than just the ...
  39. The S&P 500's Top Dividend-Paying Stocks

    January 22, 2010
    Great investment potential lies in the telecoms.
  40. Double-Digit Dividends: Can They Continue?

    March 6, 2009
    There are still a few companies that investors can count on for high dividend yields.
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