“The biggest mistake dividend investors make is confusing a high-yield stock for a growing-yield stock,” advises a chief investment officer cited in today’s article. In order to separate out strong dividend growth stock picks from “accidental high-yielders”, the author screened for stocks sporting higher yields than the S&P 500 and with better forecasted dividend growth. For six dividend stocks that met these criteria, CLICK HERE.
For dividend investors looking to achieve financial independence, the author of today’s article notes that the key is reaching the dividend crossover point – “The magic point…where the dividend income exceeds the expenses of the dividend investor”. Reaching the dividend crossover point isn’t easy, however, and the author identifies the key ingredients to doing so, as well as some rules to follow “in order to create s sustainable dividend producing machine, which would produce dependable income for decades.” For more, CLICK HERE.
The stock highlighted in today’s article already boasts an attractive 4.8% dividend yield – more than double the average yield of S&P 500 stocks. However, if that weren’t enticing for income-seekers, the company has plans to increase its payout by 20% per year through 2022 – leading the author to designate this “a dream stock for dividend investors.” For the company in question (a pipeline master limited partnership) and how it plans to achieve this “high-octane” dividend yield growth (while maintaining a conservative financial profile) CLICK HERE.
Despite the fact that the two dividend-paying companies highlighted in today’s article both have durable competitive advantages, their stocks are often overlooked by dividend investors because their yields (both of which are under 3%) fall short of what many income-seeking investors are looking for. However, the author proceeds to make the case as to why income investors might be wise to stop overlooking these two dividend stocks. For more, CLICK HERE.
Avoiding dividend cuts is a critical component for most dividend investors in meeting their objectives – building a safe income stream and preserving their capital. As such, the author of today’s article outlines a number of factors to consider when it comes to assessing the safety of a given company’s dividend – and identifies some specific dividend paying companies that exhibit these features (and some that don’t). For more, CLICK HERE.