Tag: Common stock dividends

This Monthly Payer Is Restarting Dividends And Paying A 5.5% Yield

This Monthly Payer Is Restarting Dividends And Paying A 5.5% Yield

| August 4, 2021

The 2020 economic shutdown produced wildly different results for businesses, depending on their positions in the economy. Some sectors, such as technology, sailed through the shutdown without a scratch. Other economic sectors, such as travel and tourism, took a tremendous hit. Is now the time to shift from the 2020 winners into stocks that most […]

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This Stock Now Pays Half Of Each Quarter’s Profits As Dividends

This Stock Now Pays Half Of Each Quarter’s Profits As Dividends

| June 9, 2021

After a year that featured tech stocks as the big winner, many investors (and television talking heads) have expressed shock that the energy sector leads the way so far in 2021. With the price of crude oil rising higher, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) has gained 43% through the first five months of 2021. […]

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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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These Three BDCs Show Why You Need To Be Careful When Chasing Yield

These Three BDCs Show Why You Need To Be Careful When Chasing Yield

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Business Development Company (BDC) is a finance company operating under special pass-through laws and rules. Pass-through business structures allow companies to not pay corporate income taxes as long as the majority of net income is “passed through” to investors as common stock dividends. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are another well-known type of pass-through […]

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Three REITs Expected To Raise Dividends In August

Three REITs Expected To Raise Dividends In August

| July 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

July marks the start of the 2019 third quarter, and in a few weeks, earnings season starts, with a flood of quarterly earnings reports. With income stocks, quarterly earnings often are closely led or followed by dividend announcements. Common stock dividends are not sure things until they are announced. It’s even better when a dividend […]

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