Sunday, June 19, 2016

Weekly Links: June 19, 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:

- 5 Things I did in my 20’s to Make More Money
- Dividend Growth Investing at Work - Real Estate to the Rescue
- Just for the record: Will the market (S&P 500) reach 2,400 this year?
- Cedar Fair is FUN
- 7 Dividend Increases: May 30-June 10, 2016

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 17 Investments That Pay Monthly Dividends
- 7 Great Dividend Aristocrats With Yields Over 3%
- Recent Buy – Seg Funds
- Discounted Cash Flow

Articles from D4L-News:

5 Cheap Dividend Growth Stocks With 25% Upside
Today I’m going to share my favorite retirement investment with you. Even with the stock market at elevated levels, I expect it to earn me 8-10% annually over the long haul. Last month my software company setup a 401K retirement plan through Vanguard. I had to select my funds – and that gave me instant pause. Sure, stocks for the long run… but the S&P 500 at 23-times earnings? Europe or Asia? Roll the dice on emerging markets? My answer was “none of the above.” Instead I piled my current and future contributions into the Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund (VDIGX) with a 100% allocation. Here are five good cheap dividend growth stocks to consider...

The 3 Best Dividend ETFs
The explosion in the number of exchange-traded funds is both good and bad. The good is obvious -- investors have more choice than ever before. The bad is that the boom has created hundreds of ETFs, some with just one twist that makes them ever so slightly different than another fund on the market. The boom is especially apparent in the hunt for dividend yield. To create the highest ETF yield, dividend stocks are becoming increasingly lumped together with no regard for quality. Dividend aristocrats are frequently combined with riskier alternatives. The best dividend ETF should offer a safe and reliable yield, like the funds below...

The Single Best Stock to Own Today
At any given time, there are some good stocks, some bad stocks, and an awful lot in between. The quality of the company is an important factor, as is growth potential. Price is also crucial, as overpaying for even the best company can lead to poor results. Given that all of these factors can change, the best stocks of yesterday aren't necessarily the best stocks of today. Simply looking at the past performance of a stock tells you exactly nothing about the future...

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks for Safe Retirement Income
The utility sector is one of the best sectors for reliable dividend income. Three of the most dependable, highest-yielding dividend stocks for income are found in the sector. Each of these regulated utility companies essentially operates as a monopoly in its service area and generates predictable earnings and dividend growth. Let's take a look at the three high-yield utility stocks that are paying out safe, reliable income...

This Dividend-Hiking Cash Flow Machine Should Be In Your Portfolio
This company generated $1.4B in adjusted FCF in the first nine months of the year. Falling interest expenses and lower integration costs will boost the FY 2017 cash flow by approximately $100M (without taking any growth into account). The free cash flow yield of 8% is appealing. Buying back stock is a great way to create more value for its shareholders. And the company can definitely afford to do so...

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

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