Sunday, May 22, 2016

Weekly Links: May 22, 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:

- Recent Buy: Apple Inc
- Are you focusing on the wrong things
- April 2016 Investment Income
- Dividend Growth Stock Overview: SCANA Corporation
- ARLP Div Cut

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Income Annuities vs. Dividend Stocks
- 5 High Yielding Stocks With 50 Consecutive Years Of Dividend Growth
- Omega Healthcare Dividend Increase
- 5 Steps To Retire In 12 Years

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Stocks We're Ready to Buy Again
Stocks have been on a wild ride so far this year, because of the confluence of falling oil prices and the ongoing U.S. presidential election. Our Foolish contributors, though, think that this volatility has created some compelling buying opportunities for patient investors. Read on to find out which three stocks they're buying again, and why they're doing so...

3 Odd-Ball Dividend Stocks That Pay Through Retirement
These dividend stocks represent the ultimate safe haven, since a company that’s able to manage its capital so efficiently for so long is highly unlikely to be crippled. Instead of offering the traditional dividend stocks for retirement, though, I’m going outside the box while still remaining on the list. Here are three odd-ball dividend stocks that will pay through retirement...

High-Dividend Stock Yields 9%, 11 Straight Dividend Hikes, Big Cash Flow Growth
This company grew its distributions by over 33% in 2015 and has 11 straight hikes. It yields over 9%, with 1.5x coverage. Revenue grew 64%, EBITDA grew 76% and distributable cash flow grew over 175% in 2015. Have you taken any road trips lately? Chances are, you probably try to time your pit stops to coincide with some eats as well. It seems that gas stations have been upping their culinary offerings for some time now due to the fact that more attractive food offerings bring more repeat customers...

4 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks to Buy Regardless of Earnings Season Mania
Earnings season can make the stock market feel like a casino more than anything else, because investors who demand outperformance every single quarter concentrate on the short term. Long-term investors turn to buying high-quality dividend stocks trading at fair or better prices. These are stocks like the 50 Dividend Aristocrats, which have 25 or more years of increased dividend payments. Let's look at four rock-solid dividend growth stocks that are good buys regardless of short-term earnings season mania...

Warren Buffett’s 3 Safest Dividend Stocks Yielding 3% or More
Warren Buffett needs no introduction as arguably the world’s greatest investor. With his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A, NYSE:BRK.B) portfolio valued at more than $130 billion, Buffett has more than proven his ability to successfully pick the best blue-chip stocks. However, many investors don’t realize that the majority of Warren Buffett’s stock picks pay dividends, including nine of his 10 largest positions. Even better, almost a third of Warren Buffett’s dividend stocks offer a high-yield dividend in excess of 3%. We studied each of Buffett’s high-yield dividend stocks and identified the three that offer the most reliable payments...

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

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