Sunday, July 10, 2016

Weekly Links: July 10, 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:

- Selling Three Winners
- Dividend Income - June 2016 Update
- June 2016 Investment Income
- 4 Things I Would Tell My 20-Something Self About Investing
- June Dividends 2016

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- The 2016 Elite Dividend Stocks List
- These 7 Dividend Kings Still Grow On Sales Basis While Others Shrink
- Disruptive Technologies & Exponential Growth
- Cummins
- Projected Growth Rate: How to Estimate Your Earnings

Articles from D4L-News:

2 Top Dividend-Growth Stocks to Buy Now
A study by C. Thomas Howard published in Advisor Perspectives in 2011 found that for every percentage point a stock's yield rises, its annual return increases by 0.22 percentage points if it's a large-cap, 0.25 if it's a mid-cap, and 0.46 if it's a small-cap. Even better, Howard found that dividend-growing stocks outperformed dividend cutters by 10 percentage points per year from 1973 to 2010 and beat both flat- and no-dividend stocks. With that in mind, here are two outstanding businesses that are likely to grow their dividends substantially in the years ahead...

3 Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks Taking The Lead
While plenty of high-yield opportunities exist, investors must always consider the safety of their dividend and the total return potential of their investment. It is not uncommon for a struggling company to suspend high-yielding dividends which could subsequently result in precipitous share price declines. The following pages contain our analysis of 3 stocks with substantial yields, that ultimately, we have rated "Buy"...

5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks
As interest rates remain near generational lows, more investors are turning to high-yield stocks to generate income from their investment portfolios. The stocks in the table below were selected for having a high dividend yield and a history of maintaining or growing their dividends over time. The table also notes which stocks pay a monthly dividend, which may be advantageous for income-oriented investors...

3 High-Yield Closed-End Funds That Won’t Leave You Dry
Closed-end funds, a tremendous fund-type has rolled around in recent years. Choose any form of investment, asset class and level of diversification … a CEF can get you involved in just about any form of security that exists. Close-ended funds are better than mutual funds. You don’t have to worry about the closing price because you can trade a CEF instantly. The disadvantage to closed-end funds is that their expense ratios may be high compared to their exchange traded fund cousins — around 1.45%. However, because we are looking at high-yield, closed-end funds, that expense becomes less important. Here are three of the best CEFs to choose from...

Undervalued High-Dividend Stock Yields 17%, Has Major Dividend, Revenue And Earnings Growth
This stock yields 17.70%, with a conservative 72% payout ratio based on EPS. It has three straight dividend hikes and raised its dividend by over 600% in the past four quarters. Revenue grew 99%, net income grew 211%, and EPS grew 240% in the past four quarters. This stock is undervalued by many metrics, and is still selling below book value. Looking for undervalued high dividend stocks with strong growth? Try these on for size - they're pretty dazzling...

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

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