Tag: dividend growth

Four Dividend Paying Companies Raising Dividends. Which Ones Are Worth A Closer Look?

Four Dividend Paying Companies Raising Dividends. Which Ones Are Worth A Closer Look?

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

I review the list of weekly dividend increases as part of my monitoring process. Over the past week, there were several companies that raised dividends to investors. I am going to discuss how I came up with the list of companies that raised dividends this week. I will then also discuss the quick review process I go […]

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10 Dividend Stocks Growing Their Payouts By 20% Or More

10 Dividend Stocks Growing Their Payouts By 20% Or More

High current yield or not, these dividend growth stocks can deliver even larger, top-quality payouts down the road With thousands of dividend stocks trading in the market, investors have a number of flavors and income angles to consider. While many dividend investors are drawn to companies with higher yields — such as this list of […]

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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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5 Stocks To Buy For Double-Digit Growth And 20%+ Dividend Hikes

5 Stocks To Buy For Double-Digit Growth And 20%+ Dividend Hikes

| July 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

What do Exxon Mobil (XOM), Colgate-Palmolive (CL) and Walmart (WMT) have in common? Their dividend growth is running on fumes. Sure, they’re all still members of the Dividend Aristocrats – that social club of companies that have raised dividends for at least 25 consecutive years. But Exxon, Colgate and Walmart all have kept their streaks of dividend increases alive within […]

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Eight Dividend Companies Increasing Dividend Payouts And Returns To Investors

Eight Dividend Companies Increasing Dividend Payouts And Returns To Investors

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

As part of my monitoring process, I review the list of dividend increases every single week. I usually focus on companies that have raised dividends for at least a decade, in order to narrow down the list of companies to review. In order to be successful at dividend growth investing, you need to identify companies […]

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5 Bulletproof Dividend Stocks That Yield At Least 5%

5 Bulletproof Dividend Stocks That Yield At Least 5%

| June 19, 2017 | 2 Comments

The bear growl is rising. Hot-running tech stocks suffered a huge multiday crack after Goldman Sachs raised bubble worries. The “smart money” is increasingly sounding the risk alarm. Many analysts and prominent investors say the market could use a healthy pullback … but others are now concerning themselves with the potential for an outright crash. […]

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10 Best Dividend Stocks For The Market’s 10 Sectors

10 Best Dividend Stocks For The Market’s 10 Sectors

Diversification matters. So when you’re scouring the market for income, don’t throw all your money at just one or two sectors. I’ve been a big believer in piling money into the best dividend stocks, then staying there for a long time. Perhaps because the start of my career coincided with the nasty 2000-02 bear market, […]

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How To Find Bargain REITs With 7%+ Yields

How To Find Bargain REITs With 7%+ Yields

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today we’ll talk about how to value REIT (real estate investment trust) stocks. I’ll show you specifically how to lock in high current yields and leave yourself open to 250%+ price upside as well. A big thanks to my astute subscribers who have written in asking for this lesson. FFO in particular has been a […]

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Thirty Dividend Champions To Consider

Thirty Dividend Champions To Consider

| June 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

I have written about my dividend investing journey for almost a decade now. One of the most common question I get asks how I identify companies for further research. In today’s post, I will discuss the simple steps I use to obtain a manageable list of companies for further research. These are all used for […]

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8 Dangerous Dividend Stocks That Could Cut Or Kill Their Payouts

8 Dangerous Dividend Stocks That Could Cut Or Kill Their Payouts

Sooner or later, something’s going to have to give with these generous but unaffordable dividends In a tricky, geopolitically driven environment like the one pushing the market around right now, sometimes it’s just easier to park your idle investment dollars in dividend stocks and forget about out. Once all the dust settles and any impending […]

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