According to the editor of one top-performing newsletter, “the low-and-declining interest-rate environment is setting the stage for attractive returns, especially for dividend stocks with value characteristics”. As such, he performed a special screen of the dividend stocks held by his newsletter’s portfolios, selecting for yield, value and quality. For the 25 dividend stocks that passed this screen, CLICK HERE.
When it comes to reliable income, the author of today’s article notes that “utilities have provided that for decades” – and he proceeds to highlight a group of ten utility closed-end funds (CEFs) that offer more generous payouts than the Utilities SPDR ETF. Moreover, all but one of these CEFs “have impressive long-term annualized returns of over 6%, with 4 delivering double-digit returns over the long haul”, and all but two are currently available at a discount to their net asset value. For these ten utility CEFs, CLICK HERE.
“Once the industry’s darling, McDonald’s Corp. is now struggling to find favor with investors,” states today’s article about the burger giant, whose shares have lost almost 4% in the last three months. After providing an overview of the factors that have been hurting the company, the article points out that the restaurant industry as a whole has been doing quite well of late, and that sales are projected to rise even further in the coming months. As such, the authors highlight four restaurant stocks that – with solid Zacks Ranks and Value/Growth/Momentum scores – they believe “have better prospects than McDonald’s…and are poised for growth.” To see what these four stocks are, CLICK HERE.