Bob Ciura

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Bob Ciura is an independent equity analyst. Since 2012, he has written for various investment research companies, including The Motley Fool and Seeking Alpha. He joined Wyatt Investment Research in April 2015. His articles focus on dividend stocks across a wide range of sectors, including technology, energy and consumer goods. Bob holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from DePaul University, as well as an MBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.

Are Railroad Stocks Signaling Economic Trouble Ahead?

America’s railroads are often seen as bellwethers for the broader economy. This reputation is well-deserved, because the ra

Why Texas Instruments Is a Top Dividend Stock

There are plenty of technology stocks that pay dividends these days. That wasn’t always the case, but in the post-financial

A Hidden Health Care Gem for Dividend Income

The health care sector is booming, due to the aging population in the United States. But there’s a subsector within health

Where’s the Bite in McDonald’s Turnaround Plan?

McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) can’t seem to get anything right these days. The fast food giant had a terrible year in 2014, mark

Is Intel Still a Top Dividend Stock?

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is one of the most well-known dividend stocks. There’s good reason for this, since Intel’s nearly 3%

An 8% MLP Dividend Yield Almost Too Good to Be True

Right now, it might seem crazy to suggest investing in a coal company. After all, both the public at large and federal regula

Chevron Earnings No Match for Exxon Mobil

Expectations were low heading into Big Oil behemoth Chevron's (NYSE: CVX) quarterly earnings report, released May 1. The

Exxon Mobil Earnings Blow Away Expectations

Investors were bracing for the worst when Big Oil entered earnings season. Of course, there was ample reason for this fear, s

Pfizer Earnings Get Whacked by Strong Dollar

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: The strong U.S. dollar is hurting corporate profits. It’s a familiar theme throug

Apple Dividend Spikes 11% After Monster Quarter

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) did it again. The technology giant reported another monster quarter on Monday. It easily beat analyst