Sunday, June 26, 2016

Weekly Links: June 26, 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:

- Don't be ordinary, be extraordinary... Part 1
- Dividend Growth Stock Overview: Flowers Foods, Inc.
- Sell: COP
- Blogger Interview 2 – Amber Tree Leaves
- How to get dividend investment ideas

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 3 High-Yield Dividend Achievers With 25 Years of Increases
- My Favorite Dividend Growth Stocks With Yields Over 4%
- Multipronged Approach to Investing
- Seaspan Corporation – High Yield, Tough Earnings Growth

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Dividend Stocks That Grow Their Payouts Like Weeds
The only thing better than passive income is growing passive income and there’s no better way to do that than with dividend stocks. Dividend investors are constantly on the prowl for companies that can consistently increase their payouts. While the Dividend Aristocrats Index and list of Dividend Kings are popular places to look for reliable income stocks, we found three quality companies that have recorded extreme dividend growth in recent years. The following three dividend stocks have boosted their payouts by at least 30% per year over their last five fiscal years...

Buy This 8% Yielding Healthcare REIT For Income And Growth
Healthcare real estate investment trusts have earned their rightful place in the portfolios of income investors, for good reason: The population in the U.S. is growing, but also aging, which makes for attractive long-term investment potential. This company is an interesting healthcare REIT with an equity value of ~$2.3 billion. The healthcare REIT is playing the SNF market, and has potential to grow its valuation through acquisitions. It sells for ~9.3x this year's estimated normalized FFO. An investment in the company yields 8.48%...

Top 4 Dividend Stocks to Ride out an Unpredictable June
June has predominantly been the worst month of the year in the last decade. As more volatility is in the cards, adding top-notch dividend stocks to your portfolio will be a prudent decision. Companies that pay consistent dividends put a ceiling on market declines. These companies are financially stable and generate consistent cash flows irrespective of market conditions...

3 Stocks to Buy for Big Summer Dividend Hikes
The dog days of summer are here, and you may be tempted to put your portfolio on autopilot and check out for the next three months. That would be a big mistake, though, because you could miss out on some of the year’s biggest dividend hikes. Case in point: the four companies below, all of which are getting set to juice their payouts this summer—but I only see three as buys right now...

Outperforming Unique High Dividend Stock Yields 10%, With Estimates Rising
This stock IPO'd just over 1 year ago and is the first of its kind. It yields over 10%, with steady dividend coverage from long-term contracts. Its major new acquisition just started to contribute to earnings this month. Own any Telecom stocks? They're very popular with income investors due to their high dividend yields. This article provides an update to a newcomer in the Telecom world...

Click Here For More Dividend News

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

D4L-Premium Services Updated:
The D4L-Dashboard, Analytical Reports, D4L-Data, and The D4L-Newsletter have been updated and are now available. Not a subscriber? Click here for  more information on the benefits of the D4L-Premium Services, sample reports, pricing and subscription information.

(Photo: Sachin Ghodke)