All About Dividend Reinvestment Plans

Mutual funds have been around for decades, but it’s been just the last 25 years or so that their popularity has skyrocketed, due in large part to the growing participation in 401(k) retirement plans, which made mutual funds household names. About a ago,...
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Analysis: CR Bard Inc. (BCR)

This medical device company beat earnings estimates in its recent quarter, posting $0.29 per share, five cents higher than expected. CR Bard Inc. (BCR) from DRIP Investor Jump-starting growth is a difficult thing for any company, let alone a billion-dollar enterprise. However, CR Bard (BCR) has just...
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Analysis: Empire District Electric (EDE)

A new DRIP plan allows investors an inexpensive way to buy into this electric utility with a nice dividend. The yield is 3.6%, and dividends are paid quarterly. Empire District Electric (EDE) from DRIP Investor One of the better plays in the utilities group, Empire District (EDE),...
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