Sunday, May 15, 2016

Weekly Links: May 15, 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:

- The Answer to a Investing in a Bubble Peak
- At A Crosroads
- Investing for higher returns in peer to peer lending platforms
- Cardinal Health
- Dividends of (B & B) -> Bayer & BASF

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 8 Select High-Yield S&P 500 Dividend Stocks
- 6 Top Dividend Growth Stocks With Yields Over 4%
- Passive Income Update – March 2016
- The Market is High, is it Time to Invest More?

Articles from D4L-News:

41 Years Of Dividend Increases And 12% Growth To Come
The company's CAGR of 12% is high and will give you good growth going forward and keep you well ahead of inflation. The dividend is average at 2.5%, that the company has increased for 41 years making it a dividend growth choice, an aristocrat. As interest rates rise and the labor force increases slowly, The company will prosper and earnings will grow. The company's total return unperformed the Dow average for the 39.5-month test period by 3.83% but was still positive at 30.31%...

3 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Above 5%
Investing in high-yield dividend stocks can be a great way to generate strong long-term returns. A stock with yields greater than 5% can be a marvelous thing, if you can find a stock that can maintain that high payout over the long term. That is trickier than it seems, because paying out that much quarter after quarter takes an efficient use of capital in an industry that generates loads of free cash flow. With this in mind, three that fit the bill of stocks with more than 5% today and have a reasonable chance of maintaining that dividend payment are...

Top 5 Dividend Stocks for Higher Returns
In order to eliminate the risk of picking overvalued stocks, one should look for favorable value criteria such as low price to earnings (P/E) and PEG ratios. Moreover, the addition of favorable Zacks rank for screening stocks increases the possibility of high returns irrespective of the market environment. Here are 5 stocks...

Yield To These 23 Dividend Stocks If You’re Looking For High income
In this seemingly eternal period of historically low interest rates, stocks have become increasingly popular as income-seeking investors have been forced to take on more risk. Last year, the S&P 500 Index set a record for dividend payouts, though dividends increased at their slowest pace since 2011. Still, we have identified a group of stocks, listed below, that appear to be well-positioned to increase dividend payouts considerably. We checked to make sure the companies hadn’t cut their dividends over the past five years. Some may have cut dividends during the last recession, and some started paying dividends or resumed paying dividends over the past five years. This left us with 23 companies. Here they are...

Niche High-Dividend Stock Yields 10%, Will Grow Dividend By Over 14% In 2016
This stock yields over 10%, and management is targeting 1.29x coverage in 2016. It dominates its niche industry, which has numerous tailwinds, and is the industry's major integrated low-cost producer. It has an average of eight years remaining on its long-term contracts, and plenty of opportunity for more growth. Ever think about wood chips? Sure, they're not a particularly hot item at cocktail parties, but, to paraphrase an old western saying, "there's gold in them thar chips!" Or rather, we should say pellets, wood pellets to be exact...

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

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