Today’s article highlights a high-yielding dividend stock that could benefit from “one of the big, sparsely covered parts of President Trump’s plan to overhaul the government”. Specifically, this investment idea is related to the administration’s plan to get mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out from under government control (where they have been since the financial crisis) and back in the public space. For the high-yielding stock that could benefit greatly from the unleashing of Fannie and Freddie, CLICK HERE.
When it comes to dividend stocks, the author of today’s article observes that too many investors fixate on a company’s past record of payouts, rather than focusing on a company’s prospects to continue increasing its payout well into the future. He proceeds to highlight five dividend aristocrats that he believes have years – and even decades – of dividend growth ahead, noting “We’re better off focusing on companies that are generating sales and profit growth organically. From there, we choose the firms that are financially fit enough to dish an increasing amount of their profits back to their shareholders every year.” For more, 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.
Telecom stocks? Real-estate investment trusts? High-yield U.S. (or European?) dividend stocks? Master limited partnerships? Which yield sectors might be the best income plays for the incoming year? Today’s article assesses – and ranks – ten income sectors (including the aforementioned) for the new year. Which income plays have the most appeal headed into 2018, which might struggle in the new year – and why is the worst performing income sector from this year the top income choice for next year? CLICK HERE.
The firm that invented the automatically dimming rearview car mirror (and now controls about 90% of that global market), a leading investor in the infrastructure underlying clean energy projects, and a leading supplier of niche surgical products are the three companies highlighted in today’s article which seeks to identify little-known small-cap dividend stocks that income investors may want to become acquainted with. For more on these three dividend stocks – and why they may be worthy of the income investor’s consideration – 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.
How do you like your dividend stocks? If you like them to offer the juiciest yields possible, today’s article may not be for you. But for those who like their dividend stocks to be cheap and offer consistently rising yields, the author highlights ten such stocks, noting that “companies that are focused on growing dividends tend to be higher quality, cash-rich businesses that hold up well in down markets, participate in up markets, and are capable of excess returns over a full market cycle.” To find out what these ten stocks are – and for analysts’ take on three singled out for special attention – CLICK HERE.
Today’s article identifies the ten highest-paying dividend stocks on the S&P 500 – with dividend yields ranging from 4.9% to 9.7% – and attempts to determine whether any of them are worth buying now. The author highlights three stocks from the list that he believes are worth buying. To see what these three stocks are – two real estate investment trusts and an automaker – as well as why the author believes that the highest-paying stock on the list is not a smart buy, CLICK HERE.
While the broader market is hovering around record highs, the same cannot be said for the three “hated” dividend stocks highlighted in today’s article. The reason? Each is in an industry that is currently out-of-favor. Despite this, the article suggests that these stocks may be buys worth considering for long-term investors. Why? They each have yields towards the high end of their historical ranges, rising dividends, and are faring better than many of their peers in the same industries. To find out what these stocks are, CLICK HERE.
“High yielding dividend stocks are an appetizing part of any portfolio… But sometimes a juicy high yielding dividend stock isn’t all it’s cracked up to be and unwary investors snap up the bait only to realize their mistake after it’s too late.” Today’s article identifies four “high yielding stocks that look like their dividends could be in trouble with high payout ratios and a slow enough growth rate that makes it impossible for earnings to catch up” – including a toy maker, an energy firm and a communications company. To see which four stocks the author believes are due for dividend slashes – as well as one stock he believes will avoid this fate despite the appearance of challenges ahead – CLICK HERE.