Sunday, October 25, 2015

Weekly Links: October 25, 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:

- Recent Buy: Exxon Mobil
- What would you do with $10,000,000?
- Lanny’s October Watch List
- Why I Keep Growing My Passive Income
- Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for October 23, 2015

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Dividend Growth Update – Third Quarter 2015
- Recent Buy of CenterPoint Energy (CNP)
- Coca-Cola 20% discount at $41
- Outlook for October 2015
- 7 Most Undervalued Stocks In Warren Buffett's Basket
- 4 Dividend Stocks For Healthy and Wealthy Retirement

Articles from D4L-News:

High-Yield Dividend Stocks You Can Trust
Trying to time when to jump in and out of dividend stocks will likely return no better odds than randomly flipping a coin. Instead, I'd suggest that an investor's best course of action would be to locate high-quality, high-yield dividend stocks and stick with them over the long run. Today, we'll briefly look at a handful of high-yield dividend stocks that I believe investors can trust. As always, consider this a jumping-off point for your own research instead of as a concrete signal to buy since stocks can move lower just as easily as they can move higher...

A Slow And Steady 6% Dividend Yield Can Win Lots Of Races
A stable dividend not expected to grow is more comparable with a fixed-rate bond and tends to decline in price as rates rise, just like fixed-rate bonds. Stocks particularly at risk are those whose dividend is not high enough to compare favorably with other high-yielding securities (either fixed income or equities), and those whose dividend is unsustainably high, as evidenced by a high payout ratio. A happy compromise is to find a company with an above-average dividend yield, a modest dividend payout ratio, and low-to-moderate dividend growth. One such company is...

7 Dividend-Paying Utility Stocks That Are Perking Up
The catalyst has been ongoing worries that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates for the first time since 2006 before the end of the year, combined with concerns about the upcoming Q3 earnings season and weak economic data (especially the regional manufacturing surveys).That in turn has put a bid under yield-sensitive utility stocks as investors seek safety in non-cyclical dividend payers. The sector is enjoying a surge of relative strength last seen in early August. Overall, this is a return to favor for utility stocks on a level that hasn’t been seen since January — ending a long period of listlessness between February and July. For those looking for picks in the sector, consider these seven utility stocks..

10 Dividend Stocks to Load Up on for the Rest of 2015
A portfolio of cheap dividend stocks with high and growing payouts will to allow you to realize a decent cash return while waiting for the market regain its footing. And if you reinvest your dividends, you automatically average in at lower prices. Today, we’re going to take a look at 10 dividend stocks to hold for the remainder of 2015, come what may in the market. All pay solid dividends, and most are dividend-raising champions...

Try These 4 Beaten-Up Medical Sector Dividend Stocks
The healthcare sector should be an important part of every dividend investor's portfolio. Healthcare spending as a portion of GDP in OECD countries is expected to rise steadily over the coming decades. In East Asia, healthcare spending will also rise relative to GDP, given the steep drop in fertility in that region over the last 20 years. An aging population is a very long-lived, secular trend, and so many well-positioned healthcare businesses have steady growth prospects as far out as the eye can see. Luckily for income investors, the healthcare sector includes many businesses that are stable, dividend-minded and have good balance sheets...

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

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