Tag: High yield stocks

These Popular High-Yield Stocks Will Crush Investors When The Recession Starts

These Popular High-Yield Stocks Will Crush Investors When The Recession Starts

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Not all high-yield stocks are created equal. Investors looking for yield sometimes forget or are not aware that the same yield does not indicate the same relative safety from stocks in this group. If the economy continues to grow, the majority of high-yield companies will continue to pay the current dividends. The financial news outlets […]

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Dump These 3 High-Yield Stocks Fast As The Yield Curve Flattens

Dump These 3 High-Yield Stocks Fast As The Yield Curve Flattens

| May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a decade of zero percent short term rates, in 2016 the Federal Reserve Board started to increase its Fed Funds Rate, which is the rate that drives all short term interest rates. That rate is now effectively 2.5%. Over the same period, rates at the longer end of the yield curve have not risen […]

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Why Income Investors Should Avoid Amazon And Buy Tech Dividend Stocks

Why Income Investors Should Avoid Amazon And Buy Tech Dividend Stocks

Growth stocks are typically purchased for their high rate of revenue and EPS growth. When everything goes according to plan, shareholders can earn excellent returns through a rising share price. Amazon (AMZN) is among the top growth stocks in the entire market. In the past five years, Amazon has produced annual returns of 39%, compared […]

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Buy These 3 High-Yield Contrarian Stocks For Income And Gains

Buy These 3 High-Yield Contrarian Stocks For Income And Gains

| January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Investing in stocks with strong dividend growth has historically proven to be a powerful total return strategy. Mathematically, for a stock to stay at a certain yield, the share price must increase at a rate that equals the annual dividend growth rate. Long term results show that dividend growth stocks produce average annual returns that […]

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Dump These 3 High-Yield Turkeys Now

Dump These 3 High-Yield Turkeys Now

| November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Turkey is the traditional Thanksgiving fare, and I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like to sit down to a full-spread Turkey dinner on the holiday (OK, my sister the vegetarian is an exception. She just wants her dinner to taste like turkey). However, what we don’t want are turkeys in our stock portfolio. In the case of […]

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5 Dividend Mutual Funds For Volatile Markets

5 Dividend Mutual Funds For Volatile Markets

Taking a more conservative approach may be warranted, as interest rates rise and there are threats of a global trade war Unless you invested in select areas of the markets — like the Internet giants and cloud operators — it’s been challenging year. Note that the return on the S&P 500 has been a mere 3%. Now […]

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Sell These 2 Popular Finance REITs Entering The Danger Zone

Sell These 2 Popular Finance REITs Entering The Danger Zone

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

After a decade of zero percent short term rates and 2.0 to 2.5% long term Treasury rates, the interest rate yield curve has started to make dramatic shifts. The financial news coverage seems to shift daily between the dangers of a flat yield curve and the dangers of a rising yield on the 10-year Treasury. […]

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3 Brazen Insiders Buying Their Own 7% To 9% Yields

3 Brazen Insiders Buying Their Own 7% To 9% Yields

| March 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Insider buying can be a useful tool in identifying stocks that may be ready to move. I typically don’t put much weight into analyst recommendations because they don’t have any skin in the game. But when CEOs and other executives – who know more about the company than you and I – put their money […]

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How To Build An Optimal Dividend Portfolio

How To Build An Optimal Dividend Portfolio

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Building a successful dividend portfolio has significant benefits over the long-term. I LOVE the prospect of investing in high-quality stocks at reasonable valuations and getting PAID to wait until valuations have approached market value. By building an optimal dividend portfolio, you combine both the prospects of residual income and long-term capital appreciation through an increase […]

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3 High-Yield Stocks To Buy Trending On 2018’s Economic Drivers

3 High-Yield Stocks To Buy Trending On 2018’s Economic Drivers

| February 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

When a new year starts it is common for investors and even financial experts to take what happened last year and extrapolate those results into their expectations for the new year. It’s human nature to view events as linear, when the reality is that they move in cycles. 2017 was the year of tech stocks, […]

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