Tag: dividend yields

The Secret To Safe 7% Dividends (With Upside) In 2020

The Secret To Safe 7% Dividends (With Upside) In 2020

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

I’m annoyed with this bubbly stock market. It’s making it nearly impossible for regular people to find decent dividends. Sure, we’ll always take upside, and despite overdone drops due to the coronavirus, the market has handed us a 4% total return since the New Year, building on the 31% it delivered last year. But where the heck do we […]

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5 Steps For 15% Per Year (Whether Bull Or Bear)

5 Steps For 15% Per Year (Whether Bull Or Bear)

| January 24, 2020 | 1 Comment

Will this bull market actually die of old age this year? The macro picture is dicey and stock valuations are pricey, but we must stay invested. The stock market goes up about two-thirds of the time. Permabears miss out on compounding and it’s not as easy to be a part-time bear as it sounds. To illustrate this let’s consider […]

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Dogs Of The Dow For 2020: Dividend Bargains, Or Yield Traps?

Dogs Of The Dow For 2020: Dividend Bargains, Or Yield Traps?

| January 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

The New Year is here, which means it’s once again time to revisit a contrarian (and income) investing tradition: The “Dogs of the Dow.” This simple yet famous dividend strategy involves buying the 10 highest yielders in the 30-component Dow Jones Industrial Average at the beginning of each year. It’s an income play, sure, but […]

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5 Cheap Dividend Stocks With High Yields And Annual Increases

5 Cheap Dividend Stocks With High Yields And Annual Increases

| December 16, 2019 | 1 Comment

These cheap dividend stocks have high yields, low P/E ratios and consistently raise their dividends each year When writing this article, I was looking for an ideal list of dividend-paying stocks that consistently raise their dividends each year. In addition, the dividend yields have to be higher than average. I used a cutoff of 4 […]

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One Way For High-Yield Energy Midstream Stocks To Boost Share Prices

One Way For High-Yield Energy Midstream Stocks To Boost Share Prices

| November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The midstream energy sector has been a scary place for investors. Despite high dividend yields, it seems that no kind of news will stop the relentless slide in share prices. It has been tough for investors to stick with their energy midstream stock investments, with share values dropping 10%, 20%, or more, even as the […]

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A 64-Year Dividend Increase Streak: Buy, Hold Or Sell?

A 64-Year Dividend Increase Streak: Buy, Hold Or Sell?

| October 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dividend yields are so low today that dividend growth is actually becoming cool. Income investors are combing over “Dividend Aristocrats”–stocks that have raised their payouts for 25 straight years–in desperation to find any meaningful yield. Problem is, these stocks are so popular and richly valued that they don’t pay much today. Nor will they yield much more tomorrow, […]

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These Stocks Give You Twice The Yield Of The Dividend Aristocrats

These Stocks Give You Twice The Yield Of The Dividend Aristocrats

| October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

With the near term potential of an economic recession at the front of investor’s minds, I see more and more recommendations to invest in “Dividend Aristocrat” types of stocks. These are companies that have paid growing dividends for years and give investors faith that their stock market investments will emerge relatively unscathed after the stock […]

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4 Market-Shattering Yields: 2 Contenders, 2 Pretenders

4 Market-Shattering Yields: 2 Contenders, 2 Pretenders

| October 7, 2019 | 1 Comment

A blue-chip dividend portfolio pays about 2% today. Put a million bucks into a bucket of these stocks and you’ll bank just $20,000 in yearly dividends. That’s barely extra change–on a million invested! There’s a better way. I prefer to focus on stocks and funds that simply aren’t as familiar as the big names to […]

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The Key To 734% In Red-Hot Gains Is … Dividends?

The Key To 734% In Red-Hot Gains Is … Dividends?

| September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

An “early alert system” for double-digit stock growth is hiding in plain sight. And right now, it is warming up for 50 stocks we’re about to talk about. I’ll share their names and tickers in a moment. This signal preceded 384% to 1,000%+ total returns for a pair of seemingly plain-Jane companies. Better still: It’s […]

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How Much Could You Make When Your Dividend Stock Pays An 18% Yield?

How Much Could You Make When Your Dividend Stock Pays An 18% Yield?

| August 21, 2019 | 1 Comment

I feel like we have moved into a Dr. Strangelove type of financial world. The economic data shows that the U.S. economy is doing fine. We have growth in the economy, low unemployment, and rising wages. Home prices continue to increase. In contrast, on the financial markets side of the universe, traders are pushing bond […]

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