Month: January 2013

CVR Energy Declares Special Dividend

CVR Energy Inc. (CVI) has declared a special $5.50 per-share dividend and also unveiled plans to initiate a per-share quarterly dividend of 75 cents.  The special dividend is payable Feb. 19 to shareholders of record on Feb. 5.  CVR Energy will begin paying the quarterly dividend of 75 cents a share in the second quarter. The special dividend will have a 9.57% dividend …

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Best Income Stocks for 2013 – HollyFrontier (HFC)

HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: HFC) operates as an independent petroleum refiner and marketer in the United States. It produces light products, such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, specialty lubricant products, liquefied petroleum gas, fuel oil, and specialty and modified asphalt.  HollyFrontier has a strong history of increasing shareholder value with special dividends and share buybacks.  …

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Best Income Stocks for 2013 – Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE)

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: CCE) produces, distributes, and markets nonalcoholic beverages. It provides still and sparkling waters, juices, sports drinks, juice drinks, coffee-based beverages, and teas.   Coca-Cola Enterprises is a great total income play with a 13.0% payoff and a projected increase in EPS of 10% in 2013 and 2014. Coca-Cola Enterprises made the Goldman …

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Best Income Stocks for 2013 – Validus Holdings (VR)

Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: VR) is a provider of reinsurance and insurance, conducting its operations worldwide through two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. (“Validus Re”) and Talbot Holdings Ltd. (“Talbot”).  Validus Holdings is a great total income play with a a 13.9% payoff and an increase in EPS of 85% in 2013. Validus Holdings made the …

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Best Income Stocks for 2013 – Domtar Corporation (UFS)

Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of fiber-based products in North America.  The forestry industry is coming through a painful period marked by low-cost competition from emerging markets and the collapse of the U.S. housing industry.  However, the industry is rebounding as more companies are back on the growth …

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Best Income Stocks for 2013 – Assurant, Inc. (AIZ)

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a premier provider of specialty insurance and insurance-related products and services, announces that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $.21 per share of common stock.  The dividend will be payable on March 11, 2013 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on Feb. 25, 2013. Assurant made the Goldman …

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