These three CPG companies pay cold, hard cash.
The consumer goods giant needs a rebound in these key operating metrics for shares to keep climbing.
P&G's business can't turn the corner until organic sales growth picks up.
Its products are finding less space on Wal-Mart's shelves and seeing more competition from the retailer's in-store brands.
Buying rock-solid dividend stocks in times of economic uncertainty tends to be a winning strategy over the long term.
Investors have a chance to buy a blue-chip stock ahead of its expected sales and profit rebound, but they're also signing up for a bumpy ride.
The key trends that will drive P&G's stock returns over the next five years.
The stock is getting more expensive but could still make a good investment right now.
When two conglomerates battle, the balance sheet and the dividend act as the tipping point.
Putting this Dividend Aristocrat's $7 billion payout to the test.