Tag: Dividend investing

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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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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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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The Safe 12% Yield Dividend Stock For Every Investor

The Safe 12% Yield Dividend Stock For Every Investor

| April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

With a rock-solid dividend payment that pushes 12% and serious upside in its price over the next 12 months, if you don’t own this stock in your portfolio, you’ll be missing out. Don’t kick yourself later because you didn’t buy. Instead, earn an easy 12% return a year with this one stock.  The market goes […]

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Dividend Aristocrats List For 2017

Dividend Aristocrats List For 2017

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The S&P Dividend Aristocrats index is an elite group of companies, members of the S&P 500, which have managed to increase dividends every year for at least 25 consecutive years. To qualify for membership in the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, a stock must satisfy the following criteria: Be a member of the S&P 500 Have […]

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5 Can’t-Miss Dividend Hikes Coming This Spring

5 Can’t-Miss Dividend Hikes Coming This Spring

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

“If you’re not growing, you’re dying” is a well-worn phrase slathered all over the business and investment world, for good reason: It’s true. And it strikes a particularly loud chord when it comes to dividend investing. If your retirement portfolio is full of stocks that are paying the same dividend they did years ago, then, […]

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7 Tips To Grow Your Wealth Like The Best Dividend Investors

7 Tips To Grow Your Wealth Like The Best Dividend Investors

| March 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Dividend investing is one of the most actionable, repeatable methods of building wealth over time. Fortunately, there are many resources available to learn about dividend investing. Many of them are published by some of the most successful dividend investors in the business. These include books, websites, and even shareholder letters. One particular example is the portfolios of […]

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4 High-Yield Stocks Increasing Dividends In March

4 High-Yield Stocks Increasing Dividends In March

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Having multi-year track records of increasing dividends, these high-yield stocks represent some of the top-tier income investments that can be owned. Buying stocks with accelerating dividend payments is one of the most sure-fire ways for building long-term wealth.  As a dividend-focused stock analyst, I put less emphasis on short-term share price fluctuations and more on […]

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Top 3 Cheap Dividend Stocks To Buy For 2017

Top 3 Cheap Dividend Stocks To Buy For 2017

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Don’t overpay for growth and yield just because the market is trading at all-time highs. These three dividend stocks offer cheap entry valuations and the chance for both share price and dividend growth in the New Year.  Finding cheap stocks is tough these days. Add finding solid, relatively high dividends to that equation and it […]

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The Best Stock To Buy Right Now For Dividends

The Best Stock To Buy Right Now For Dividends

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Santa Claus just showed up early for dividend stock investors. Big changes at GE $GE mean the dividend investing landscape has changed in a big way. What’s up? I’ve been disgusted with GE for years.  And I’m hardly alone. When GE was trapped in the wreckage of a financial house of cards that tumbled down […]

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