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Dividend Yield Ratio: The Metric Every Investor Should Know

Dividend Yield Ratio: The Metric Every Investor Should Know

| August 18, 2021

The stock market jargon often looks like it’s made up just to confuse new investors. Ratios are particularly scary, especially for those who aren’t fans of math. Yet, dividend yield ratio is one of the key terms that any investor should know. This financial metric is not that hard to calculate, and it can help […]

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4 Safe, High-Yield Stocks To Buy To Combat Inflation

4 Safe, High-Yield Stocks To Buy To Combat Inflation

| August 9, 2021

These high-yield stocks will help conservative investors combat inflation Inflation has definitely penetrated the U.S., as the June U.S. producer price index jumped 7.3% year-over-year and 1% month-over-month. The YOY surge was the highest on record. Investors looking for a conservative way to combat the inflation, which will probably stay elevated for at least the next year, […]

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Load Up? This Cheap Stock Pays A Market-Smashing Yield And Is Rated A “Buy”

Load Up? This Cheap Stock Pays A Market-Smashing Yield And Is Rated A “Buy”

| June 30, 2021

The US stock market arguably looks expensive right now. However, that’s looking at the market as a whole. Many individual stocks within the market have already corrected. Some stocks, including the one I’m talking about today, are well into correction territory and look very buyable. For more on this high-quality dividend growth stock paying out […]

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No Rate Worries Here, Just Tax-Advantaged Yields Up to 7.8%

No Rate Worries Here, Just Tax-Advantaged Yields Up to 7.8%

| March 9, 2021

Does a rising 10-year Treasury yield mean we should move on from municipal (muni) bonds? We’ll talk muni strategy in a moment. First, let’s pay homage to these tax-efficient payers. Munis are superior to Treasuries two ways. First, they pay more. Even with the 10-year rate popping above 1.6% earlier this week, we can double […]

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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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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 | 0 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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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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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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4 Market-Shattering Yields: 2 Contenders, 2 Pretenders

4 Market-Shattering Yields: 2 Contenders, 2 Pretenders

| October 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

A blue-chip dividend portfolio pays about 2% today. Put a million bucks into a bucket of these stocks and you’ll bank just $20,000 in yearly dividends. That’s barely extra change–on a million invested! There’s a better way. I prefer to focus on stocks and funds that simply aren’t as familiar as the big names to […]

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Value Investing Returns To These High-Yield Stocks

Value Investing Returns To These High-Yield Stocks

| September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The decade long stock market bull market has been led by growth stocks. A few weeks ago, I listened to a podcast on Bloomberg with Chris Meredith, Co-CIO of O’Shaughnessy Asset Management. He noted that using the separate Russell value and growth indexes, that value had underperformed growth by 136% over the last 12 years. […]

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