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On Jan. 26, 2016, $MO granted 0.9MM shares of RSUs to eligible employees. Restrictions on these shares lapse in 1Q19. The market value per share was $59.03 on the date of grant. The company expects to maintain a dividend payout ratio target of approx. 80% of its adjusted diluted EPS. The current annualized dividend rate is $2.26 per common share.
$MCD stock rose more than 2% after it posted better than expected 3Q16 results, driven by global same-store sales growth. Meanwhile, earnings and revenue were lower than last year, hurt by refranchising efforts.
$RAI has received a $47 billion take over offer from British tobacco giant British American Tobacco! This is huge!
No better outlook on $MSFT. Even if the results beat a bit, the stock may move 4 to 6% higher, but won't go above $60.