Author Archive: Tim Plaehn

Tim Plaehn is the lead investment research analyst for income and dividend investing at Investors Alley. He is the editor for The Dividend Hunter, an investment advisory delivering income investments with double digit growth in share price and dividend payments, and 30 Day Dividends, a specialty income service that takes advantage of opportunities for relatively fast, attractive profits around potential dividend payouts.

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Pay Your Holiday Bills With These Monthly Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Soon

Pay Your Holiday Bills With These Monthly Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Soon

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The general practice among dividend paying U.S. corporations is to declare and pay dividends quarterly, or four times a year. This contrasts with how we pay our bills and expenses. The credit card, mortgage, power, and other bills show up every month. For an investor using dividend income to pay living expenses, this mismatch makes […]

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A Steady 7% From 3 Stocks For Investors Who Don’t Want Drama

A Steady 7% From 3 Stocks For Investors Who Don’t Want Drama

| November 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the universe of higher yield stock investing, often no news is good news. Income stock investors want to own shares that pay steady dividends from companies that can be counted on to earn enough to cover the dividends quarter after quarter. Stock market drama usually leads to share price volatility, which is something that […]

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One Way For High-Yield Energy Midstream Stocks To Boost Share Prices

One Way For High-Yield Energy Midstream Stocks To Boost Share Prices

| November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The midstream energy sector has been a scary place for investors. Despite high dividend yields, it seems that no kind of news will stop the relentless slide in share prices. It has been tough for investors to stick with their energy midstream stock investments, with share values dropping 10%, 20%, or more, even as the […]

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3 High-Yield Buyout Candidates To Pad Your Portfolio

3 High-Yield Buyout Candidates To Pad Your Portfolio

| November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

I remain intrigued by what I see as an investor hatred of stocks of companies that own infrastructure assets, primarily assets that support the energy sector. Despite solid earnings reports, and growing cash flow coverage of dividends, share prices in the group remain low and fall even farther on any piece of perceived negative news. […]

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Get A Raise Every Quarter With These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Get A Raise Every Quarter With These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

| October 30, 2019 | 1 Comment

Before the energy sector bear market that started in late 2014, which still lingers in the minds of investors, most energy midstream companies increased their dividends every single quarter. The crash in energy commodity prices and stock valuations forced many Boards of Directors to rethink their balance sheet practices and dividend policies. The number of […]

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These Stocks Give You Twice The Yield Of The Dividend Aristocrats

These Stocks Give You Twice The Yield Of The Dividend Aristocrats

| October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

With the near term potential of an economic recession at the front of investor’s minds, I see more and more recommendations to invest in “Dividend Aristocrat” types of stocks. These are companies that have paid growing dividends for years and give investors faith that their stock market investments will emerge relatively unscathed after the stock […]

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Is It Time To Jump On The High-Yield, Hated Mall REITs?

Is It Time To Jump On The High-Yield, Hated Mall REITs?

| October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

It may be time to make a high-risk bet on the loathed and downtrodden shopping mall real estate investment trusts (REITs). A record number of retail store closings in 2019 have investors fearing a Retail Apocalypse 2.0 and running away from the mall REITs. I realize that the mall owners face serious challenges, but I […]

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These REITs Are Expected To Increase Dividends In November

These REITs Are Expected To Increase Dividends In November

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

2019 has been volatile, but so far into the year, a positive one for income stock investors. If you look at the Vanguard REIT Index Fund (VNQ), you see that 2019 has produced a steady increase in REIT values. After a great first nine months of the year, the market is showing signs of strain […]

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Dividend Growth Stocks For Investors Who Like Monthly Dividends

Dividend Growth Stocks For Investors Who Like Monthly Dividends

| October 2, 2019 | 2 Comments

If you invest for income you likely know that most of the thousands of dividend-paying stocks listed on the U.S. exchanges pay quarterly dividends or once every three months. Quarterly dividends are nice, but most of us pay our bills monthly, so it would be convenient to have investments that pay attractive yields and pay […]

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Three Oil Stocks To Pick Up The Slack From The Loss Of Saudi Production

Three Oil Stocks To Pick Up The Slack From The Loss Of Saudi Production

| September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, September 14, Saudi Arabia’s largest crude oil processing facility at Abqaiq, was attacked by at least 30 drones and cruise missiles. The attack shut down about one-half of the country’s oil production capacity, which is 5% of the world’s daily production and consumption. When trading markets opened on Monday, crude oil prices jumped […]

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