Sunday, February 28, 2016

Weekly Links: February 28, 2016

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:

- Kimberly-Clark Co. (KMB) Dividend Stock Analysis
- Freedom Cash Flow Update
- Dividend Growth Investing at Work - Banking on Canadian Dividends
- Activation of your 1 & 1 complete connection
- 10 Dividend Growth Stocks for February 2016

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 6 Dividend Growth Stocks With Very Little Debt
- 14 High Yielding Dividend Investments Qualified As Safe Heaven
- Canadian National Railway Dividend Increase
- Three Primary Stock Valuation Methods

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade
You might do even better in your investing if you think of it more as "buy to hold" than "buy and hold." The difference reflects that you shouldn't just buy and forget what you own, instead keeping up with your holdings in case any of them suffer a significant change in their potential. So which stocks, exactly, can you buy to hold for a decade or more? Well, everyone's needs and preferences are different, but here are three portfolio contenders for you..

The 1 Dividend Stock I Want to Own in 2016
The most important question I ask about any investment is, "Would I want my wife to own this if I were dead." I have tough standards, but there's one company I've watched for years that passes muster with over 100 years of history behind it, a globally recognized and respected brand, an over 50 year track record of returning value to shareholders via annual dividend hikes, and a seat at the table of a global growth trend. I'm hoping that 2016 is the year that I get to own this giant. Here's what it is and why...

5 Dividend Stocks to Buy and Hold for a Rocky Market
This year’s rollercoaster action makes it tough to gauge what will happen next. With the S&P 500 down nearly 8% and gas prices and unemployment hitting decade lows, it’s also a market where value-hunting income investors want to have at least some exposure. After all, the economy was strong enough to earn a small interest rate hike at the end of last year. To enter this market with minimum risk, you need cheap stocks (from a valuation standpoint) that pay you, rather than the other way around. Yes, I’m talking about dividend stocks...

Merrill Lynch Has 4 Very Oversold Blue Chip Dividend Stocks to Buy Now
Needless to say, the stock market can be a very cruel mistress. Companies can report great numbers, but if the guidance is light? Look out! So what are patient long-term investors to do? The bottom line is stay with strong companies paying big dividends. If you do have to wait for fundamentals to resurface and come around, at least you have the comfort of consistent dividends coming in to help weather any temporary storm. We screened the Merrill Lynch research data base for stocks yielding at least 4% that have been oversold, and that are rated Buy at the firm. We found four that make good sense for investors now, and in the future...

3 Big Dividends To Buy Before The Market Rally
Rising markets usually need climb a “wall of worry” – and the proper concerns are now in place. While these indicators aren’t absolute guarantees of a market rally, they do show us that we’re probably closer to a short-term bottom than not. Which means now’s the time to go shopping for contrarian income – and use the pullback to load up on sizeable dividends that are safe (and preferably, likely to grow)...

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

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