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Dividend aristocrat ABT posts strong 2019 results

Dividend aristocrat Abbott Laboratories (ABT) reports 7.1% revenue growth and 17% growth in adjusted earnings-per-share; announces better-than-expected guidance for Q1. ABBOTT Posts strong 2019 results ABT stock rose Wednesday after the medical technology company beat fourth-quarter revenue expectations and issued strong 2020 sales guidance. The stock ended up +2.13 (+2.37%), trading at $91.86. The Q4-figure…

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PPG Industries Inc. Q4 earnings Miss Estimates

Dividend Aristocrat PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) lost $-2.52 (-1.94%) and closed at $127.41 yesterday after missing Q4 earnings expectations and warning of uncertain conditions for 2020. Below the PPG-Industries price chart for the last month and last year.   PPG reported fourth-quarter net sales of nearly $3.7 billion, approximately 1% higher than the prior-year and up…

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European Dividend Aristocrats Performance: December 2019

S&P Europe 350® Dividend Aristocrats® measure the performance of S&P Europe 350 constituents that have followed a policy of consistently increasing dividends every year for at least 10 consecutive years. The index benchmark is the S&P Europe 350 index Like the (US) Dividend Aristocrats “big brother”, the European Dividend Aristocrats also tend to outperform its…

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Dogs of the Dow for 2020

In sharp contrast to last year, U.S. equities generated impressive returns in 2019, with the S&P 500®  up 31%, its biggest annual gain since 2013. Easing trade tensions, a potential “Phase-One” deal mid-January, and Fed accommodation renewed optimism about the economic outlook, resulted in higher stock prices. In 2019, the Dogs of the Dow strategy…