Tag: dividend payments

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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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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3 Safe High-Yield Stocks For Consistent Retirement Income

3 Safe High-Yield Stocks For Consistent Retirement Income

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Marrying safety and yield, these three stocks are perfect examples of the kinds of investments you will need in retirement. Their safe cash flows and large dividend payments mean that you can live off the income and not worry about the money running out. I recently read this quote in a retirement planning article aimed […]

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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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The 3 Stock Income Portfolio Earning A Safe 9.7% Yield

The 3 Stock Income Portfolio Earning A Safe 9.7% Yield

| February 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Don’t settle for small dividend payments that won’t even help you pay the bills. With yields of 11.9%, 8.4%, and 9.0%, these three stocks with rock-solid cash flow and big dividends should be owned in every income investor’s portfolio, but there’s a great chance you haven’t seen them on CNBC.  With the market setting new […]

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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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14 Dividend Growth Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With A Raise

14 Dividend Growth Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With A Raise

| February 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Every week I go through the list of dividend increases, as part of my monitoring process. I monitor the dividend increases from companies I own, and for companies I may be interested in the future. I find it helpful to see companies that I have bought almost a decade ago, still delivering consistent annual increases. […]

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