Tag: dividend growth stocks

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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Twelve Dividend Growth Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With A Raise

Twelve Dividend Growth Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With A Raise

As part of my monitoring process, I look at the list of dividend increases every single week. I then narrow the list down by focusing on companies that have raised distributions for at least ten years in a row. The next step of the process includes a quick evaluation of company fundamentals, along with valuation […]

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17 Quality Dividend Stocks For 2017 (And After)

17 Quality Dividend Stocks For 2017 (And After)

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the advantages of being a dividend investor is that I invest in businesses that meet a certain qualitative and quantitative criteria. This allows me to focus on quality compounding machines with established track records. This discipline also allows me to avoid overpaying for those companies. Even the best company in the world is […]

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4 Dividend Stocks You Need To Sell Now

4 Dividend Stocks You Need To Sell Now

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s a classic death spiral. I’m talking about the flight to dividend-paying—and dividend-growing—stocks in the past eight years. It’s easy to see what triggered it: US Treasuries don’t offer pay enough to cover inflation, and despite President-Elect Trump’s inflationary policies—more on those below—that won’t change anytime soon. That’s prompted income-starved investors to pile into higher-yielding […]

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These Stocks Will Hike Their Dividends 20%: Buy Now

These Stocks Will Hike Their Dividends 20%: Buy Now

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

With valuations stretched and earnings sagging—a forecast 7.9% drop for S&P 500 companies in the first quarter—it’s getting tougher to find reliable dividend growers at bargain prices. You won’t find much comfort in the latest research from FactSet, either: in the fourth quarter, S&P 500 dividend per share (DPS) growth came in at 9.5%. That’s […]

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2 Stocks With Attractive Yields And Growing Dividends

2 Stocks With Attractive Yields And Growing Dividends

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

An increasing dividend combined with an attractive yield will produce a growing cash income stream and capital gains that are an unmatched tool for increasing your wealth. These two stocks are perfect starting points for investors looking to earn an accelerating income stream and market-beating returns. To call the stock markets “choppy” so far in […]

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Beat Wall Street With These 6 Dividend Payers

Beat Wall Street With These 6 Dividend Payers

| March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

As we approach tax time, many investors open their brokerages statements for the first time in a year. Those that “outsourced” their investing decisions to fund managers are often disappointed. On the whole, these vehicles tend to underperform the broader market. Of course there are exceptions. For example, the Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM) […]

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