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New York Times Company NYT Q4 2009 Earnings Call Transcript
Earnings Call Transcripts by Morningstar Inc.
Wed, 10 Feb 2010
Good day and welcome to The New York Times Company Fourth Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call. Today's call is being recorded. A question-and-answer session will follow today's presentation. (Operator Instructions).
Westwood's Susan Byrne says the shop's funds have balanced lower-volatility health-care stocks with inflation-resistant energy names, while banking on a good history of dividend increases in both sectors.
Although the economy needs to improve before the Fed raises key rates, some dividend payers might act as good hedges amid higher rates, while others have something to lose, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.