There are many positive attributes that Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has to offer the investor. As a dividend aristocrat is a company that has been increasing their dividend for 20 years or longer, J&J has well surpassed this criteria by increasing their dividend for over 55 years.
The increases in dividend is supported by managements strategy to decentralize the company. This approach has created an atmosphere where the company can focus on the needs of a particular global region. As
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In the face of global economic uncertainty, 3M (NYSE:MMM) is a multinational conglomerate poised to create significant shareholder returns. Currently, 3M operates in 5 different segments through a globally diversified approach. These five segments are: Industrial, Health care, Consumer, Safety and Graphics and Electronics and Energy. The chart below demonstrates the revenue percentage gathered throughout the world.
2012 was a time of refocus for 3M. CEO Inge G. Thulin looked to align the organization to become more “relevant and responsive
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For investors looking for a large-cap company that is stream-lining their businesses, General Electric (GE) is a dividend paying company that is focusing on margin expansion. The analysis below will indicate if General Electric’s management is achieving this goal?
Currently GE is estimating aviation, healthcare and the industrial industries to lead the company into the future.
Within the industrials, GE is predicting strong growth within the railroad industry. As the rail industry is exploring the idea of switching from Diesel
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Understanding General Electric’s (NYSE:GE) cost of debt, cost of equity and WACC is an important factor in stock research. Using these formulas an investor will understand how much the shareholder should expect in return for the stock over the long-term, how much the company pays for its debt and how much the company needs in return to break even on its investments.
Cost of Debt
The cost of debt is the effective rate that a company
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For investors looking for a large-cap company that is refocusing its business, General Electric (GE) is a dividend paying company that is “trimming the fat” to create room for future growth.
On March 4, 2009 at 1:40 pm, General Electric’s shares touched a low of $5.73. This was in part due to the financial arm of the company and the massive amount of debt accrued in the previous years. The total liabilities climaxed in 2008, when General Electric reported total
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