“You’re looking at a group of profitable enterprises with staying power,” states the author of today’s article in regards to the eleven dividend growth stocks he proceeds to highlight as worthy of further consideration. Specifically, each of these companies has a track record of at least ten years of annual dividend increases – and each just recently raised its dividend again. For the author’s assessment of the attractiveness of each of these companies, taking into consideration this most recent dividend increase, dividend record, valuation and track record, CLICK HERE.
Dividend-paying stocks outperform the market – and companies that initiate or increase their dividends outperform steady payers. As such, the author of today’s article advises that “investors should pay attention to companies that can continuously grow their dividends, as that improves the probability that they can outperform the market.” He proceeds to highlight his top dividend growth stock for investors to consider this month – a midstream master limited partnership with 22 straight quarterly dividend increases and which, thanks in part to a dramatic transformation in the past year, is positioned to continue raising payouts for years to come. CLICK HERE.
With the belief that “if you are investing in growth stocks or dividend growth stocks – valuation should always be a primary consideration”, the author of today’s article has been screening for dividend growth stocks that are currently fairly-valued. In today’s article, he identifies ten higher-yielding dividend growth stocks that he believes are fairly-valued. For these ten higher-yielding dividend growth stocks, the author’s case for why each is fairly-valued, and which type of portfolio or investor they may be most appropriate for, CLICK HERE.
For most investors potential capital gains take precedence over often seemingly paltry dividends, but the author of today’s article argues that these investors are ignoring the “hidden yield” that dividend stocks – specifically dividend growth stocks – offer. What is the “hidden yield” associated with dividend growth stocks – and what three stocks does the author highlight as prime plays right now to benefit from it? CLICK HERE to find out.
Today’s article acknowledges that “investing in a portfolio of the best dividend growth stocks for the long-term, especially when those dividends are reinvested, is one of the most powerful methods to achieve a secure, stable financial future. So, when it comes to dividend growth stocks, which can an argument be made for as being the best on the market today? The author screened for U.S.-based companies with average 5-year dividend growth rates that matched or surpassed the S&P 500, and highlights three that he identifies as the best dividend growth stocks of the year. To see what these stocks are and why the author believes that their growth is set to continue beyond 2016 – despite the fact that two of the three are currently weathering storms – CLICK HERE.