Sunday, May 8, 2016

Weekly Links: May 8, 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:

- April 2016 Investment Income
- Dividend Growth Stock Overview: Casey’s General Stores, Inc.
- Dividends Earned – April 2016
- Dividend Income Update April
- Ten Dividend Growth Stocks That Keep Delivering For Their Shareholders

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 5 Tech Stocks With A History of Growing Their Dividends
- 10 Best Stocks To Start Your Dividend Growth Strategy
- Top Investment Picks for 2016

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 4%
The good news is that there are plenty of stocks yielding double that annual rate, and even if a market-thumping yield often involves some trade-offs, income investors don't have to give up profit or sales growth potential to achieve a 4% dividend yield. With that in mind, here are three growing businesses with hefty dividend payouts that you might consider adding to your watchlist...

5 Dividend Stocks Starting a Multi-Decade Bull Market
There are 10,000 boomers hitting retirement age every day. Over the past two years, more than 3 million each year have turned 65. This wave of new retirees will continue to grow every day, every year, for the next couple of decades (at least). What do 65+ folks spend money on? Medical care and living arrangements, for starters. Let’s talk about five (actually six) companies poised to rake in big business in these markets from boomer spending...

7 Best Dividend Stocks for a Rocky Market
One knock on dividend stocks is that they'll falter if interest rates turn up. Stocks bought mainly for their payouts become less attractive than bonds as rates climb, the argument goes, so the share prices must come down to bring their yields closer in line with those of fixed-income investments. And high-yield stocks tend to be more sensitive to that effect. But with the economy looking feeble, rates aren't likely to rise much this year. We chose five firms that are steadily boosting earnings and dividends along the way, measures that should help lift their stock prices, along with two high-yield stocks that seem worth the extra risk...

This Stock Yields 3% And Is Up 25% Since Early February
This company recently announced a dividend with an ex-date of April 27th and pay date of May 13th. The company has been increasing its dividend for the past 35 years and is poised to do so again in the future. The company can most certainly increase the dividend by double digits in October but it would be prudent to do something less at this point...

Niche High-Dividend Stock Yields Over 12%, Goes Ex-Dividend Soon, Estimates Rising
This stock yields 12.4%, and has solid 1.22x distribution coverage, via long-term contracts with strong counterparties. Management should declare the next distribution within the next few days, and it should go ex-dividend in the next two weeks. Earnings estimates have risen over the past month, but it still trades below book value. The nature of its niche market provides industry tailwinds in up and down cycles...

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

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