Tag: Dividend Aristocrats

AT&T: Dialing Up Dividend Income With A 6%+ Yield

AT&T: Dialing Up Dividend Income With A 6%+ Yield

| August 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Investors looking for blue-chip dividend stocks should consider the Dividend Aristocrats, which have increased their shareholder payouts for at least 25 years in a row. These stocks have stood the test of time, thanks to strong competitive advantages and top brands. AT&T Inc. (T) is a Dividend Aristocrat, and has increased its dividend for over 30 […]

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5 “Cash Cow” Dividend Aristocrats Paying Up To 6%

5 “Cash Cow” Dividend Aristocrats Paying Up To 6%

| July 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats are great if you’ve already owned them for many years or decades. These stocks have raised their payouts for 25 straight years or more. Since share prices rise as their underlying dividends rise, these stocks have showered investors with 500% to 1,000% returns or better. BUT – if you’re looking for yield today, “Club […]

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5 Dividend Aristocrat ETFs For A Growing Retirement Income

5 Dividend Aristocrat ETFs For A Growing Retirement Income

These ETFs can provide both the income and the growth needed in retirement The average retirement lasts for 18 years in the United States. Hence, when investing for retirement, investors need to consider how inflation will affect their income. Allocations into retirement stocks should be set with income in mind. 401k investing will often limit […]

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5 Income Plays For 25 More Years Of Dividend Growth

5 Income Plays For 25 More Years Of Dividend Growth

| May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have you always wanted to buy a safe stock like Coca-Cola (KO) and get rich from it like Warren Buffett? It’s doable. But most investors “live in the past” and fixate on dividend track records rather than a payout’s forward prospects. And looking ahead is the key to yearly gains of 10%, 15% or even 20% or […]

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The Top 7 Dividend Healthcare Stocks Now

The Top 7 Dividend Healthcare Stocks Now

The healthcare sector has an abundance of dividend growth stocks. For evidence of this, look no further than the list of Dividend Aristocrats. The Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of 53 stocks in the S&P 500 Index, with 25+ consecutive years of dividend increases. There are currently 6 healthcare sector Dividend Aristocrats. You can download […]

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10 Can’t-Miss Dividend Hikes Coming This April

10 Can’t-Miss Dividend Hikes Coming This April

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

If the virtues and importance of dividend growth weren’t etched into your brain already, let’s consider February’s example. (Then we’ll outline ten imminent hikes coming in April.) About a month ago, shortly before the market reached full correction mode, I outlined the problem low-growth dividend stocks would have against rapidly rising Treasury rates – and why it’s […]

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5 Dividend Growth Stocks Raising Dividends By 10%+ In 2018

5 Dividend Growth Stocks Raising Dividends By 10%+ In 2018

| March 16, 2018 | 1 Comment

Investors looking for stable dividend stocks, should consider the consumer goods industry. As opposed to more volatile industries like technology or industrial manufacturing, the top consumer goods companies can keep earnings intact, in good economies and bad. Consistent profitability helps them sustain their dividends, and grow them on a regular basis. We have compiled a […]

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5 Reasons Why Dividend Growth Investing Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

5 Reasons Why Dividend Growth Investing Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

| January 15, 2018 | 1 Comment

Everyone knows the age old tradition of setting New Year’s Resolutions. There is evidence to suggest that this tradition has existed for over 4,000 years. Making a resolution that will change and better your life is easy. Following through with the resolution is the hard part. Only 8% of people successfully carry out their New Year’s resolutions – not […]

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5 Dividend Aristocrats That Can’t Even Keep Up With Inflation

5 Dividend Aristocrats That Can’t Even Keep Up With Inflation

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wall Street’s pundits love touting the Dividend Aristocrats as the crème de la crème of the income world. I get it. The ability to not only pay, but increase, corporate distributions uninterrupted for two-and-a-half decades is an impressive feat that clearly illustrates financial fortitude and sound fiscal management. But that doesn’t make all Dividend Aristocrats […]

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Why Dividend History Matters When Investing In Dividend Stocks

Why Dividend History Matters When Investing In Dividend Stocks

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dividends are an important part of shareholder total returns. The following chart compares the long-term price returns (excluding dividends) to the long-term total returns (including dividends) of the S&P 500 (approximated using the ETF SPY). The 10-year rolling total returns of the S&P 500 over the past 10 years have been, on average, 82% higher […]

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