Intel Should Slash Its Dividend. Its Future May Depend on It.

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger. Ting Shen/Bloomberg Text size Under CEO Pat Gelsinger, Intel has committed to massively increasing its capital spending investments by tens of billions of dollars. But with a rapidly slowing global economy, repeated product delays, rising competitive threats, and political uncertainty, it might need more help to fund its ambitions. One good … Read more

These 6 ‘Dividend Aristocrats’ Have a Strong Pipeline for Cash. That’s a Plus.

Exxon Mobil is among the companies whose yield on free cash flow indicates strong support for the payout’s resilience. Here, an Exxon refinery in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images Text size Quarterly dividend payments can be a lifeline for investors who depend on income, retirees in particular. Those cash payments, however, don’t just appear out … Read more

Get disinvestment right for meaningful capex push

Need to protect civil servants working on disinvestment transactions, cash in on stock rallies The disinvestment target of Rs 65,000 for FY23 has been viewed as somewhat underwhelming coming as it does on the back of a Rs 1.75 lakh crore target for the current year. With the benefit of hindsight, the Rs 1.75 lakh … Read more