Sunday, March 20, 2016

Weekly Links: March 20, 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:

- Why It Pays to Diversify Your Income
- Dividend Growth Stock Overview: Eversource Energy
- How can companies increase annual dividends by hiking them every two years?
- 8 Canadian Dividend Stocks that Are Buys Right Now
- Dividend Update February 2016

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 3 Powerful Concepts for Compounding Wealth with Dividend Stocks
- 5 Top Yielding Large Cap Cash Cows With High Potential To Boost Dividends
- Recent Buy – Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp
- Aflac – Steady As She Goes

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Dividend Growers Cashing in on the Mobile Payment Boom
The bottom line? Now is a great time to shop for these income-focused innovators, particularly with the selloff driving their prices down—and their dividend yields up. Here are three companies leading the mobile-payment race. All are boosting their dividend payouts and investing in the cutting-edge tech they need to dominate in a tap-and-pay world...

Billionaires Like These Five Dividend Stocks
With the current environment, many investors are uncertain which stocks to invest in, but most billionaires stuck to their strategies and remain bullish on companies that sport strong fundamentals. A good way to determine a solid investment is to follow dividend stocks and here is where imitating billionaires comes in handy. With this in mind, we have selected five stocks that sport a strong dividend yield and that billionaires in our database are collectively bullish on...

3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double
Using the payout ratio, or the percentage of profits a company returns in the form of a dividend to its shareholders, we can get a good bead on whether a company has room to increase its dividend. Ideally, we like to see healthy payout ratios between 50% and 75%. Here are three income stocks with payout ratios currently below 50% that could potentially double their dividends...

5 Best Utility Stocks for Dividend Growth
Utilities without the protective shelter of government regulation are experiencing the worst of both business worlds. Your grandpa had it right – invest in regulated utilities. We should do the same, and strive for 80% regulation or better. Here are 5 utility stocks candidates that boast strong protected business, with above-average growth prospects, too...

High-Dividend Stock Yields Over 17%, Sees Strong 2016 Cash Flow Growth, Reports This Week
This stock yields 17.55% and has long-term contracts which amply support its distributions. It recently made a new acquisition which will significantly increase distributable cash flow and strengthen distribution coverage, which is already 1.19x for the past four quarters. It’s up over 8% in the past month, but is still 37% below analysts' consensus price target, and reports Q4 earnings on Monday, February 29th...

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

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