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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4 High-Yield REITs Increasing Dividends In October

4 High-Yield REITs Increasing Dividends In October

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The power of a dividend focused investment strategy is the ability to build a portfolio with an attractive current yield and have the income stream grow over time. Many dividend stocks have histories of regular dividend increases. You can put some extra pop into your brokerage account values by purchasing shares of growing dividend stocks […]

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3 High Growth Dividend Stocks Paying Over 6%

3 High Growth Dividend Stocks Paying Over 6%

| August 24, 2018 | 1 Comment

It can be very difficult for investors to generate consistent returns in the stock market. Picking the direction of share prices can feel more like gambling. Not a comfortable feeling when putting your life savings at risk. When I give talks at different investor conferences, I like to discuss a stock selection strategy that will […]

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Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks With Positive Earnings Surprises

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks With Positive Earnings Surprises

| August 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Earnings season is in full swing, with a large portion of the high yield stock universe reporting in the first half of August. Predicting what will happen with individual company earnings is a tough sport and guessing how share prices will react is more like wagering on sports events. However, earnings is the time when […]

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3 High-Yield Dividend Funds Taking Advantage Of Market Volatility

3 High-Yield Dividend Funds Taking Advantage Of Market Volatility

| July 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Outside of the FAANG bubble, to date in 2018 the U.S. stock market has trended sideways. As you may be aware, that sideways direction has been punctuated by large daily moves in both directions – up and down. Increased market volatility can produce more attractive return opportunities for covered call option traders. However, you don’t […]

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Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Up Over 20% YTD

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Up Over 20% YTD

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The signs are that the energy infrastructure/midstream sector have set up for a multi-year bull market recovery from the declines of the previous two years. A handful of energy midstream companies have gotten a jump on their peers and have already put up nice gains to date in 2018. Even with the 20% to 30% […]

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How To Know If You Should Sell Or Buy More When A High-Yield Stock’s Share Price Drops

How To Know If You Should Sell Or Buy More When A High-Yield Stock’s Share Price Drops

| June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Last week a popular high yield stock was hammered after the release of the company’s first quarter earnings report. The background facts for this stock are very similar to another widely held high yield stock that crashed in July 2017. The lessons of a year ago provide good insight on whether the price decline is […]

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Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks As Energy Takes Off

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks As Energy Takes Off

| May 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Each day it becomes clearer that the recovery in energy infrastructure stocks is underway. This is a sector that has been out of favor with investors since the early months of 2015. The continuing North American growth of crude oil and natural gas production is starting to be realized in the values of those companies […]

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Sell These 2 Popular Finance REITs Entering The Danger Zone

Sell These 2 Popular Finance REITs Entering The Danger Zone

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

After a decade of zero percent short term rates and 2.0 to 2.5% long term Treasury rates, the interest rate yield curve has started to make dramatic shifts. The financial news coverage seems to shift daily between the dangers of a flat yield curve and the dangers of a rising yield on the 10-year Treasury. […]

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3 High-Yield Energy Stocks To Buy As Crude Oil Continues To Climb

3 High-Yield Energy Stocks To Buy As Crude Oil Continues To Climb

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

After two-and-a-half years of giving income investors false hopes of a recovery, the energy infrastructure sector is now ready to stage a sustained positive price trend. Investors are renewing interest in these sectors. Now is the time to buy into these companies for attractive current yields, dividend growth and price appreciation. Energy infrastructure (also called […]

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Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks For Quarterly Earnings Boosts

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks For Quarterly Earnings Boosts

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

In my dividend focused advisory services, I continue to stress the importance of investing for the long term instead of trying to “play” the stock market. This means building a portfolio that generates a growing income stream, and not trying to guess when to jump in and out of the market. That doesn’t mean however, […]

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