Question: When calculating my asset allocation, should I put dividend-paying stocks in the stock or bond category? I’m retired and don’t want to invest too aggressively.
Question: I bought stock in a company that has since delisted from NASDAQ amid allegations of fraud. Recently there has been no news on the company. As an investor looking at losses in the stock, do I have any recourse at all in this matter?
Question: What Is a Stock Yield?
Answer: By the book, stock yield is the simple ratio of annual dividends divided by the share price. If a stock can be expected to pay out $1 in dividends over the next year and is currently trading for $50, its dividend yield is 2%. A stock paying out $1 in dividends currently trading for $25 sports a 4% yield. Yield can be calculated based on dividends paid over the past year or dividend expectations for the next.
Question: Nasdaq recently halted trading on a stock I own. What can I do to salvage my investment?
– Alexandra Plock, Middletown, R.I.
Question: I already have investment in Pepsico and am thinking of adding money to it. I am a senior and still employed, but with the CD’s at such a low rate, I thought dividend-plus-growth would be the way to go. Am I correct?
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