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6 Steps To Fast 60% Returns From Safe Dividend Stocks

6 Steps To Fast 60% Returns From Safe Dividend Stocks

| November 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

This week we’re going to get a bit greedy (responsibly, of course) and discuss fast double-digit gains from safe dividend stocks. Many of you probably sat back and enjoyed Arbor Realty Trust’s (ABR) “parabolic” move to the upside in recent weeks. Since we purchased Arbor for our Contrarian Income Report portfolio in July 2018, we’ve enjoyed epic 60% total […]

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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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7 Troubled Dividend Stocks With Yields Too Good To Be True

7 Troubled Dividend Stocks With Yields Too Good To Be True

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

These stocks have mouth-watering dividends, but also all the risks that come with them When something looks too good to be true, it probably is. How many times have you heard that saying? The real question is, how many times was it accurate? Usually, there’s a trade-off between great rewards and great risks. And the […]

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10 Yields Up To 15.4%: Can You Spot The Safe One?

10 Yields Up To 15.4%: Can You Spot The Safe One?

| November 11, 2019 | 3 Comments

Most stocks that pay more than 10% are, honestly, trash. Their yields usually look big because their stocks have split once or twice “the wrong way.” Take Tupperware Brands (TUP), for example. The party ended abruptly for these shareholders. I feel bad for anyone who was mistakenly holding these shares “just for the dividend.” The yield […]

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6 Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy

6 Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy

| November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

These six stocks offer monthly payouts and potential upside [Editor’s note: “6 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy” was previously published in Sept. 2019. It has since been updated to include the most relevant information available.] Most dividend stocks pay their shareholders quarterly, but a few dividend-yielding stocks offer monthly distributions. The group is small: less than 100, with […]

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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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Is This $4,424 Monthly Dividend Paycheck For Real?

Is This $4,424 Monthly Dividend Paycheck For Real?

| November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

I recently illustrated the dangers of trusting the Dividend Aristocrats to take care of your retirement needs. Their average yield of 2.4% is a fraction of what you’ll need to retire on dividend income alone, and their payout growth—while long-standing—isn’t rapid enough to get you where you need to be when it’s time to call it a […]

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7 Safe Dividend Stocks For Investors To Buy Right Now

7 Safe Dividend Stocks For Investors To Buy Right Now

| November 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Worried about recent market volatility? These seven dividend stocks will help calm your nerves. After several years of people favoring growth names over value and dividend stocks, sentiment has switched gears. That’s because people are looking for sources of yield again. With the Federal Reserve cutting rates once more, the safe sources of fixed-income yield […]

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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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A 64-Year Dividend Increase Streak: Buy, Hold Or Sell?

A 64-Year Dividend Increase Streak: Buy, Hold Or Sell?

| October 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dividend yields are so low today that dividend growth is actually becoming cool. Income investors are combing over “Dividend Aristocrats”–stocks that have raised their payouts for 25 straight years–in desperation to find any meaningful yield. Problem is, these stocks are so popular and richly valued that they don’t pay much today. Nor will they yield much more tomorrow, […]

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