Tag: Dividend Yield

AT&T Stock Should Be In Everyone’s Portfolios

AT&T Stock Should Be In Everyone’s Portfolios

| October 13, 2021

An update from AT&T’s CEO should spur optimism towards T stock, which has fallen far enough already Telecommunications giant AT&T (NYSE:T) should be a darling of the markets, but it’s not. For the past five months, T stock has been “dead money,” temporarily robbing investors of their wealth. In my view, AT&T is a company with staying […]

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These Three High-Yield Dividend Paying ETFs Give You Income And Diversification

These Three High-Yield Dividend Paying ETFs Give You Income And Diversification

| October 4, 2021

One of the best ways to gain exposure to dividend stocks is with an exchange-traded fund (ETF). ETFs are defined by Investopedia as “a type of security that tracks an index, sector, commodity, or other asset, but which can be purchased or sold on a stock exchange the same way a regular stock can.” Not […]

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7 Dividend Stocks To Buy With Yields Over 4%

7 Dividend Stocks To Buy With Yields Over 4%

| September 20, 2021

Each of these dividend stocks ranks as a “B” or better in Dividend Grader Dividend stocks are an important part of every portfolio. Those dividend payments provide a regular income that can be spent, or re-invested. Ideally, you gain through the growing value of the stock as well. Typically, companies that pay dividends to their […]

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3 Undervalued Dividend Stocks To Buy For High Total Returns

3 Undervalued Dividend Stocks To Buy For High Total Returns

| August 23, 2021

These deep value dividend stocks come with solid, reliable yields When it comes to selecting dividend stocks to buy, investors can take their pick: high yield stocks, blue chip stocks with safe payouts, stocks with high dividend growth rates, value stocks; the list goes on. But selecting undervalued dividend stocks is particularly advantageous for a variety of […]

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Dividend Yield Ratio: The Metric Every Investor Should Know

Dividend Yield Ratio: The Metric Every Investor Should Know

| August 18, 2021

The stock market jargon often looks like it’s made up just to confuse new investors. Ratios are particularly scary, especially for those who aren’t fans of math. Yet, dividend yield ratio is one of the key terms that any investor should know. This financial metric is not that hard to calculate, and it can help […]

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3 REITs Yielding Over 7% You Can Take To The Bank

3 REITs Yielding Over 7% You Can Take To The Bank

| August 16, 2021

Did you know that over 36% of US publicly traded REITs either cut or slashed their dividends during the pandemic? This combination of dividend cuts and demand from yield-hungry investors has led to bottom-of-the-barrel yields across the industry. The Vanguard Real Estate ETF (VNQ), which is a solid proxy for the REIT market, now pays only […]

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4 Safe, High-Yield Stocks To Buy To Combat Inflation

4 Safe, High-Yield Stocks To Buy To Combat Inflation

| August 9, 2021

These high-yield stocks will help conservative investors combat inflation Inflation has definitely penetrated the U.S., as the June U.S. producer price index jumped 7.3% year-over-year and 1% month-over-month. The YOY surge was the highest on record. Investors looking for a conservative way to combat the inflation, which will probably stay elevated for at least the next year, […]

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Turn Any Stock Into A Source Of Steady Income

Turn Any Stock Into A Source Of Steady Income

| July 12, 2021

My email inbox regularly fills with questions about how to reach a certain level of monthly retirement income. The notes typically come from retired or nearly-retired individuals who realize their retirement savings at the financial advisor-recommended 4% annual withdrawal rate will not produce the amount of income wanted or needed. I want to share one […]

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7 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy In 2021

7 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy In 2021

| June 28, 2021

Passive income is in fashion again, and these dividend stocks can provide a high monthly payout Speculation is running rampant in the market, and while the future isn’t certain, chances are the phenomenon will end. It really comes down to the scarcity argument. If everyone’s bidding up real estate and cryptocurrencies, for instance, very few […]

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This Safe 5-Stock Healthcare Portfolio Yields 5.5%

This Safe 5-Stock Healthcare Portfolio Yields 5.5%

| June 21, 2021

Healthcare—along with consumer staples (“buying stuff”) and utilities (“keeping the lights on”)—provide portfolio stability. Plus, they usually pay dividends, too! Of the three safety sectors, healthcare is a steady growth market, too. Consider these stats from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: National health spending is projected to grow at an average annual rate of 5.4% […]

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