Simply Safe Dividends-by-Wells Fargo (WFC) Analysis

Wells Fargo (WFC) Analysis

Wells Fargo (WFC) was founded in 1852 and is the third-largest bank in the country as measured by assets. The bank ended 2017 with about $1.3 trillion in total deposits, and its 90 different business lines collectively generated over $84 billion in revenue from a diversified mix of banking, insurance, investment, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance services.Unlike … [Read more...]

Simply Safe Dividends-by-Dominion Energy (D) Analysis

Dominion Energy (D) Analysis

Dominion Energy surprised many investors when it announced plans to acquire SCANA (SCG) in a $14.6 billion all-stock deal on January 3. SCANA’s stock rallied more than 20% on the news, but Dominion’s stock declined around 4%. The deal is expected to close during the third quarter of 2018.SCANA ran into trouble in 2017 when regulators decided to consider suspending over $440 … [Read more...]

Simply Safe Dividends-by-General Motors (GM) Analysis

General Motors (GM) Analysis

General Motors was founded in 1897 in Detroit, Michigan, and is one of the largest car makers in the world. The company sells more than 7.5 million vehicles around the world each year primarily through its approximately 19,000 dealerships. GM’s global market share is close to 17%, including an industry-leading position in its most profitable region, the U.S.General Motors … [Read more...]

Simply Safe Dividends-by-Qualcomm (QCOM) Analysis

Qualcomm (QCOM) Analysis

Qualcomm (QCOM) was founded in 1985 and is a leader in the development and commercialization of digital communication technologies called CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) and OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access), including LTE (Long Term Evolution).The company owns significant intellectual property applicable to products that implement any version of … [Read more...]

Simply Safe Dividends-by-Consolidated Edison (ED) Analysis

Consolidated Edison (ED) Analysis

Consolidated Edison (ED) was founded in 1884 and serves as a regulated electric and gas utility to the New York metro areas and Westchester County, NY. Con Ed’s principal business segments are:Con Edison of New York (93% of earnings when combined w/Orange & Rockland):provides electric service to approximately 3.3 million customers and gas service to approximately 1.1 … [Read more...]

Simply Safe Dividends-by-Public Storage (PSA) Analysis

Public Storage (PSA) Analysis

Public Storage (PSA) was founded in 1972 and is America’s largest self-storage REIT, owning over 2,500 storage rental properties in 38 states and seven European countries. The company also owns a 42% stake in PS Business Parks (PSB), which leases out commercial space to small and mid-size businesses.U.S. self-storage operations account for approximately 86% of company-wide … [Read more...]

Simply Safe Dividends-by-Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (MMP) Analysis

Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (MMP) Analysis

Magellan Midstream Partners is one of America’s larger MLPs and specializes in refined petroleum products. Magellan’s pipeline systems primarily transport products such as gasoline and diesel fuel from refineries, helping them eventually reach gasoline stations, truck stops, airports, and other end users.The partnership’s 13,000 miles of pipelines and over 50 storage … [Read more...]

Simply Safe Dividends-by-Procter & Gamble (PG) Analysis

Procter & Gamble (PG) Analysis

In business since 1837, Procter & Gamble has grown into one of the world’s largest consumer goods manufacturers, advertisers, and distributors. It currently sells 65 products in more than 180 countries.Some of its leading brands are Luvs, Pampers, Tampax, Charmin, Downy, Tide, Cascade, Dawn, Febreze, Head & Shoulders, Old Spice, Pantene, Gillette, Braun, Crest, and … [Read more...]

Simply Safe Dividends-by-Pfizer (PFE) Analysis

Pfizer (PFE) Analysis

Founded in 1849, Pfizer is one of the world’s largest drug makers, with over 95,000 global employees, more than 60 manufacturing facilities, and medications sold in over 125 countries.The company’s annual sales exceed $50 billion and are grouped into two business segments:Innovative Health (60% of sales and 62% profits): produces patented medicines to treat various … [Read more...]

Simply Safe Dividends-by-Duke Energy (DUK) Analysis

Duke Energy (DUK) Analysis

Duke Energy’s history dates back to the early 1900s, and the company is largest electric utility in the country today, serving approximately 7.5 million electric customers and 1.6 million gas customers across the Southeast and Midwest regions of the U.S.A blend of residential (33%), commercial (30%), industrial (20%), and wholesale (17%) customers make up the company’s … [Read more...]

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