Sunday, September 27, 2015

Weekly Links: September 27, 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:

- 6 Stocks Providing A Growing Income With Increased Dividends
- Eliminating My Investing Mistakes
- Dividend Increase – Philip Morris (PM)
- Thor and Winnebago
- The dilemma of the US Federal Reserve
- Monthly Review: August 2015

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Dividend Stock Analysis
- 5 High Yielding Dividend Income Machines
- Recent Buy – Canadian National Railway
- Two Recent Dividend Increases from my Dividend Machine
- IDA Corp Stock Analysis
- Freedom Fund Update – September 2015

Articles from D4L-News:

Buy Now for Huge Discounts and Dividends
For the office REITs, only one thing matters. Jobs. After another recent bullish jobs report, the purveyors of cube farms and other office buildings are now finally hitting their stride. Hiring is up and the July jobs report marked the 65th consecutive month of private sector employment growth. Analysts are now pegging that unemployment should hit 5.2% by the end of the year. So for investors looking for REIT values, office building owners provide an optimal blend of attributes...

Plug Your Portfolio Into These Utility Stocks Before It’s Too Late!
one sector was presenting a low volatility “buy” signal that we’re still acting on, utility stocks. Investors started throwing utility stocks away last year on fears that interest rate hikes would affect their attractiveness to yield investors. The sector posted a 10% stealth rally in July and August as the rest of the market went the other way. Now, after less than a week of selling, utility stocks are in position to rally another 10% over the short run, with another potential 10% to follow as investors adjust to the possibility that interest rates may remain contained for longer than anticipated. Here are the best ways to play the upcoming rally in utility stocks. Utility Stocks to Buy...

Forget Procter & Gamble: Here Are 3 Better Dividend Stocks to Buy
Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is a dividend champ, having boosted its payout for an incredible 59 consecutive years. However, the consumer-goods giant hasn't impressed income investors lately. Its 3% hike this year was the smallest in recent memory, and its payout ratio is now well above two-thirds of earnings. With those stumbles in mind, we asked a few dividend-loving Motley Fool contributors for a stock that they prefer over P&G right now...

5 High-Yielding Strong Dividend Growth Stocks For The Long Haul
There is nothing wrong with focusing on underpriced, strong companies with solid, cash-rich business models that pay strong and growing dividends, provided that such dividends are generated organically and backed by healthy balance sheets and future streams of free cash flow. Here are five of our favorites that fit such a profile...

6 High Yielders That Are Going on Sale
Unfortunately, valuations have been wiped out here over the past three weeks while U.S. Treasury yields have been pushing higher. On the surface, this is curious: Odds of a September interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve have been dropping amid market turmoil. In response, here are six utility stocks with yields between 3.5% and 5.5% that are under heavy pressure, at risk of falling under multiyear support levels (if they haven’t already)...

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

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