|Bid||143.33 x 1200|
|Ask||144.43 x 800|
|Day's range||143.68 - 144.87|
|52-week range||121.54 - 147.23|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.42|
|PE ratio (TTM)||26.26|
|Earnings date||19 Oct 2021|
|Forward dividend & yield||3.48 (2.41%)|
|Ex-dividend date||21 Oct 2021|
|1y target est||153.48|
The big banks got us off to a flying start in this Q3 earnings season, but we will get a true sense of how good or otherwise the corporate profitability picture is after seeing the coming week's reporting docket.
Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) investors might be in for a treat in a few days. The consumer products titan is set to announce earnings results on Tuesday, Oct. 19, in a report that should contain plenty of good news for shareholders. While organic sales gains slowed to 4% in the previous quarter, the company continued to win market share against peers like Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB).
Dividend stocks that hike their payouts by generous amounts should definitely be on your watch list. If a company were to raise its dividend payments by 10% for more than seven years in a row, your dividend payment would double. Three companies that boosted their payouts by double-digits this year that are suitable for risk-averse investors are Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO), Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), and Kroger (NYSE: KR).