Sunday, August 9, 2015

Weekly Links: August 9, 2015

Each Sunday I highlight any notable articles that I came across over the past week. Though I may not always agree with each of the articles highlighted, they will often provide an interesting argument for their position. We can take some concepts that may or may not align with our vision, then apply them to our framework, and voila, a new idea is born.

Articles you might find interesting:

- The Past 5 Years is Blinding Dividend Growth Investors
- Negative Investor Sentiment Abounds
- Money in the Trough – Averaging Down
- My Stock Watch List for August 2015
- Baxter and Baxalta Dividends

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 8 Select High-Yield S&P 500 Dividend Stocks
- 7 High Yielding Qualitity Income Stocks
- Recent Buy – Toronto-Dominion Bank
- Create your own dividend ETF with Motif Investing

Articles from D4L-News:

Best Dividend Stocks to Buy When Rates Rise
The quantitative researchers at Morgan Stanley are crunching numbers to figure out which dividend stocks are likely to do best when rates rise. But high dividends can be a sign of a weak equity performer or a slow grower — a stock investors buy mainly for the dividend yield, but then sell when bond rates perk up. The analysts came up with a list of favored stocks for each cohort of dividend payers. But below is the favorite stocks with dividend yields close and below the 10-year yield...

3 BDCs to Buy for Double-Digit Yields
Investors can think of BDCs as publicly traded private equity or venture capital firms. Many midsized firms are too small to launch a full corporate bond issue and are too large to go their local bank branch and request a loan. Finding sources of capital can actually be quite difficult. BDCs will step in a loan those firms the needed money — often at very advantageous rates and with an equity kicker. Here are three quality BDCs to buy with double-digit dividend yields...

5 Dividend Stocks That Give You Consistent Raises
Dividend aristocrats include companies that have raised their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years, giving an indication of their financial prudence. Typically these are large, mature companies that grow revenue and earnings slowly. Keep in mind that investing in conservatively managed companies such as these comes with a little more risk than investing in a savings account or CD, but it also provides the potential for a higher yield and small capital gains to boost your future income. Let’s take a look at five companies that consistently give their shareholders raises...

5 High-Yield Tech Stocks Gurus Are Buying
GuruFocus provides a High Yield Dividend Stock page for income investors. This feature allows you to sort stocks by business predictability, or whether gurus are currently holding the stock. Further, you can narrow companies down by sector and market capitalization. The following are five high-yielding companies in the technology sector that gurus are buying...

7 Best Dividend Aristocrats to Buy Now
Dividend aristocrats are stocks that have increased in their dividends at least once a year for the last 25 years. And given that the last 25 years spans both the dot-com bust and the financial crisis, being a member of this elite group of dividend stocks is certainly saying something. I recently dug into the list of dividend aristocrats and looked for the best potential among this group of income investments, zeroing in on seven top stocks that I think offer investors both stability in their share price, as well as a robust dividend. If you’re looking for the best dividend aristocrats to buy now — for both current yield, share potential and future dividend growth — I’ve identified seven worth a look. Here they are...

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There are some really good articles here, please take time and read a few of them.

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