For mature companies without significant growth opportunities to fund, and with shareholders to please, there are two standard ways to use excess cash: distribute said cash directly to shareholders in the form of dividends, or use it to buy back shares. But which of these approaches is better for investors? Today’s article examines this question – including looking at the tax implications of each approach for investors. For more, CLICK HERE.
While dividend-paying stocks can be reliable sources of income from strong companies, the author of today’s article argues that “the dividend stock landscape has changed somewhat, and investors should consider a variety of factors when hunting for returns.” What might income investors want to consider when it comes to the valuation, business performance and management outlook, and tax implications of dividend-paying stocks in this new landscape – and what three dividend stocks does the author highlight as strong picks? CLICK HERE.