Brett Owens

Brett Owens is the Chief Investment Strategist at Contrarian Outlook.

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5 Ways To Find The Best Long-Term Dividend Stocks

5 Ways To Find The Best Long-Term Dividend Stocks

| November 30, 2022

We love dividend stocks because they pay us now. But hey, I’m greedy. And when I research income plays, I want more than just those payouts. I’m looking for price gains, too. Give me a dividend with a stock that could potentially double, and we’re talking. These types of stocks are rare, but they’re not impossible […]

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2 Cheap Dividends (Growing 275%) Insiders Are Buying Hand Over Fist

2 Cheap Dividends (Growing 275%) Insiders Are Buying Hand Over Fist

| October 19, 2022

We have plenty of cheap dividend stocks to buy today. But which ones are really bargains—and which are cheap for a reason? The P/E ratio won’t tip us off. We’re heading into a recession. That “E” stands for earnings. Profits can disappear quickly if we’re not careful. Let’s look past the vanilla headline metrics and instead search where almost […]

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How To Grow Your Income By 10%-50% Every Year

How To Grow Your Income By 10%-50% Every Year

| October 5, 2022

Bear markets are great for calculated contrarian investors like us. We have many dividend growers in the bargain bin. I mean, it’s rarely this stuffed. We have lots to sort through today. Specifically we’ll talk about 43 dividend payers that are about to announce their next payout hikes. Most of these stocks are cheaper than they were at the start of the year. […]

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This Dividend Catalyst Creates Safe 15% Yearly Returns

This Dividend Catalyst Creates Safe 15% Yearly Returns

| September 19, 2022

Why chase the market when we can let 15% per year—every year—come to us? This is the perfect time to buy what I call “hidden yield” investments. These are stocks that dish out dividends today. But, more notably, they have an important catalyst coming in the year ahead that will help boost their stock prices. This trigger is so powerful […]

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Our Plan To Ride The “Biden Buyback Tax” To Big Gains (And 1 Ticker To Buy Now)

Our Plan To Ride The “Biden Buyback Tax” To Big Gains (And 1 Ticker To Buy Now)

| August 31, 2022

There’s a group of dividend stocks out there that are set to skyrocket as the new “Biden buyback tax” rolls in. These “dividend moonshots” are hiding in plain sight. Most people miss them because they’re looking at the wrong numbers: they’re obsessed with “first level” measures like dividend yields, P/E ratios or whatever. But we […]

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This Gimmicky Dividend Strategy Will Cost You Money (Do This Instead)

This Gimmicky Dividend Strategy Will Cost You Money (Do This Instead)

| July 27, 2022

These days, everyone is looking for safety—and that’s got some folks pondering some pretty, er, unusual strategies that seem secure but are in fact anything but. One such strategy is known as dividend capture, which sounds like a way to bag a company’s quarterly cash dividend without taking the risk of owning the shares. I don’t like the name because […]

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Beat The Bear With 3 Tools: Dividends, Dividends And Dividends

Beat The Bear With 3 Tools: Dividends, Dividends And Dividends

| July 11, 2022

It’s not easy to be upbeat in a bear market. This goes for people—and especially dividend stocks. (And hey, who has time for feelings? We are looking to get paid without losing our entire portfolios. We’ll share emotions when the bear is done.) For contrarians like you and me, it’s a time to be optimistic. We should be thinking […]

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Where To Find 10% Yields At 20%-30% Discounts

Where To Find 10% Yields At 20%-30% Discounts

| June 20, 2022

Get your dip-buying lists ready, because it’s almost time to pounce. Just recently, I explained to investors that, as a contrarian, we only want to fully dive into the market when we have a clear edge—the kind of edge you get when Wall Street has fully capitulated: “We only want to fully invest when the regular investor has […]

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Dirt-Cheap Dividends: 5 Payouts Yielding 4%-11%

Dirt-Cheap Dividends: 5 Payouts Yielding 4%-11%

| May 25, 2022

Thanks to the market’s selloff, we finally have some dividend deals out there. In a moment, I’ll highlight a five-pack of sweet-paying dividend stocks (as in, 4.0% to 11.3% yields) that are cheap cash cows. It’s important that we focus on value, cash flow and yield as we cherry pick the bargain bin. More pain is likely […]

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These 7%-12% Dividends Are In The Bargain Bin

These 7%-12% Dividends Are In The Bargain Bin

| May 11, 2022

Mid-cap dividend stocks are the best bargain on the board right now. I love them because lame income investors don’t consider them. They fixate on: Large-cap stocks: For dividend safety. Small-cap stocks: For dividend growth. Meanwhile many great under-the-radar mid-cap stocks sit between $2 billion and $10 billion in market capitalization. They sit in a “sweet spot” that accommodates […]

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