Of the two ways companies can return cash to shareholders – dividends and share buybacks – which is better for investors? How about a combination of both! Many companies that buy back shares also pay dividends – and the author of today’s article points out that “by including buybacks in their definition of ‘yield’, yield-seeking investors can greatly widen their opportunity set.” For 10 undervalued companies that are standouts when it comes to total shareholder yield, CLICK HERE.
While most of the attention during the presidential campaign was focused on President Trump’s more controversial proposals, a less controversial proposal Trump made on the campaign trail was a tax holiday for untaxed foreign earnings repatriated to the U.S. by American companies – which, if acted on, could free up $1 trillion or more for dividends, share buybacks and acquisitions. So, for investors looking to benefit from this potential flood of cash flowing to U.S. shores, what two sectors likely to account for much of this repatriated money – as well as specific stocks within those sectors – might they want to look at? CLICK HERE to find out.