BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) Or Vodafone (NASDAQ:VOD) Or Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) – Investors’ Three Dreamy Stocks
Investors are attracted to companies that offer healthy dividends. A company that is offering healthy dividends to its shareholders is the one that is making good money; such is the perception in the market. The S&P 500’s return was partially based on the dividends companies paid out. There are a multitude of companies that offer strong dividends, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the company is worth investing in. There are, of course, other things to be taken into account such as the company’s earnings, or the company’s spending habits. All these factors are important when deciding a company’s stability. There are, however, some stocks on the market that need the attention of the investors; companies that are potential big shows.
BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) is one stock that is hidden behind the clouds of obscurity but what the investors haven’t noticed till now is the company’s $60 billion market capitalization, overseeing 4.5 trillion dollars. In the past few years, the company’s profit margin has increased by 30 percent. The dividends of BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) are one of the best any company has to offer; it’s so good that Warren Buffet would plunge at it. There is also plenty of room for growth as revenue has been pouring in constantly. It charges a small fee for its services, but in return makes 3 billion net income. BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) is one stock that seriously needs attention; it’s practically a gold mine.
Vodafone Group (NASDAQ:VOD) is a veteran in the market as far as telecommunications is concerned. The company has market cap of $93 billion, based in UK and some parts of Europe and Asia; the company is soaring in India especially. With such a large market and 436 million customers globally, Vodafone Group (NASDAQ:VOD) is one of those stocks that shouldn’t go past the investors’ eye without being noticed. Verizon acquired 45 percent of Vodafone Group (NASDAQ:VOD) for 130 billion dollars. Verizon is now working on expanding Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) for 4G coverage in Europe and 3G in small emerging markets. In the past half- year, Vodafone Group (NASDAQ:VOD) went up by 9 percent. Its dividends are as healthy as they can come. Vodafone Group (NASDAQ:VOD)’s stock is the sort that assures a healthy payout.
Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) being the world’s largest semiconductor company needs no introduction whatsoever. It is the largest provider of phone chips, application processors and other telecommunications related appliances (modems, connectivity chips etc). Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) earns by collecting 30 percent off of its patents and also two-thirds from operating profits and royalties. The company is under the spotlight of the authorities for its licensing practices. That doesn’t change the fact that the company’s sales of 3G and 4G LTE devices are growing by the minute. Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM)’s finances are protected; with 18 billion in the bag and other marketable securities on the side, Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) is one of the biggest fishes in the market and deserves attention from investors.
The investors can expect better returns on the capital, invested in either of these stocks.