Sunday, April 3, 2016

Weekly Links: April 3, 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:

- Oil Ups and Downs
- Focused Dividend Investing: Pros and Cons
- 20 Strong Dividend Growth Stocks – Rock Solid Ranking Free Report
- PepsiCo: Too Pricey?
- Dividends from Novo-Nordisk, Black Rock and Royal Dutch Shell

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- The Most Important Thing To Consider When Selecting A Dividend Stock
- 4 High-Quality Dividend Growth Stocks With Initial Yields Over 3.5% To Buy And Hold Forever
- Bank of Nova Scotia Dividend Increase
- Procter & Gamble: Don’t Get Fooled by the High PE Ratio; This Company Has Potential
- Margin of Safety Example:

Articles from D4L-News:

Warren Buffett's 4 Favorite Dividend Aristocrats
The Dividend Aristocrats Index is comprised of 50 businesses with 25+ years of dividend payments without a reduction. A business must have a strong and durable competitive advantage to pay increasing dividends for 25+ consecutive years. Warren Buffett puts his money where his mouth is. He has invested in 4 Dividend Aristocrats. This article takes a look at Warren Buffett's 4 Dividend Aristocrat holdings...

6 Cheap Dividend Stocks You Can’t Afford to Ignore
You don’t want to overpay for yield, so you want to identify cheap stocks. After all, dividend stocks are best used as long-term holdings, and valuations tend to revert to the mean over time. That means shares with high price-to-earnings multiples are in danger of having a day of reckoning. Cheap stocks, however, can get a boost from multiple expansion. With all that in mind — and it’s a lot — we scoured the S&P 500 for cheap dividend stocks that you should be piling into. Here are six of the best...

Unique High-Dividend Stock Yields 11%, Goes Ex-Dividend Soon, Estimates Rising
Looking for something new and unique in the high dividend stocks world? We're taking a break from the energy-related companies we've covered in our recent articles, and going for, in the words of Monty Python, "something completely different." This stock yields 11% and is the only one of its kind. Management expects to close an acquisition in April which will be immediately accretive to earnings. It has steady revenue and cash flow from long term contracts and industry tailwinds. Even though it's up over 30% in the past month, it's still 27% below analysts' mean price target...

3 Healthcare Dividend Stocks With 200% Upside
The 65+ population will double and 85+ will triple in the coming years. And the longer we live, the more likely it is that we’ll need care. By 2024, national healthcare expenditures are projected to climb to $5.43 trillion, or about 20% of GDP. Here are three firms set to capitalize on these trends, and dish increasing demographic-driven dividends to their shareholders. These stocks are good long-term buys no matter what happens between now and this November...

Love Dividends? 3 Stocks You Might Want to Buy
Everybody loves dividend stocks, and for solid reasons: Investing in high-quality companies that make regular and growing quarterly payouts is one of the most powerful strategies for obtaining superior long-term returns from your portfolio. If you are looking for attractive opportunities among dividend stocks to buy right now, consider candidates such as...

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

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