Sunday, July 24, 2016

Weekly Links: July 24, 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:

- Dividend income: first half of July 2016
- Three Round Out Buys
- Our financial independence assumptions
- Dividend Growth Stock Overview: Costco Warehouse Corporation
- Blogger Interview 8 – The Millennial Budget

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- High-Yield Managed Distribution Policy Funds
- Dividend Kings: An Update Stocks With The Longest Dividend Growth History
- Recent Sell – The Big Reset Edition
- My options Strategy: Q2 2016
- Dividend Growth Model: How to Calculate Stock Intrinsic Value

Articles from D4L-News:

High-Dividend Stock Yields 9%, Just Won Major Contract, Estimates Rising
This stock yields over 9%, with strong coverage of 1.30x, and has major industry tailwinds. It just landed a major contract that will increase its EBITDA and distributable cash flow by over 35%. Analysts have raised earnings estimates and price targets over the past 30 days, but it's still 8% below analysts' lowest price target. With global warming heating up, many nations, especially in Europe, have passed much stricter guidelines for their power plants to drastically reduce their use of coal in the future, and replace it with cleaner, renewable fuels. These utilities are literally between "a lump of coal and a hard place," to paraphrase an old expression...

3 Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks To Check Out
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"...

3 Bargain REITs That Pump Out Dividends for Cheap
Like the overall economy and the stock market, REITs can be broken into sectors. You can invest in industrial, mortgage, office, retail, residential, hotel or specialized REITs. Some approaches involve having a solid understanding of each sector and rotating investments among them. I find that to be too complicated. I just don’t have the time. Generally, I stick with areas that I either understand, or can learn about fairly quickly. I’ve found three interesting REITs that are worth taking a close look at...

High Dividend Stock Yields 14%, Has Strong Customer Base, And Macro Tailwinds
Have you thought about compression lately? Probably not, but it has become a critical factor in the production of natural gas, particularly in "shale" production areas, which are where an increasing percentage of the action is. The EIA has sped up its US natural gas production level forecast by 17 years, from 2040 to just 2023, with shale gas volumes projected to grow over 2 times in this period. This stock yields over 14%, has good coverage, and has upped its distribution 9 times in the past 3 years. It has multi-year relationships with major industry players, and offers a critical service to them. Macro tailwinds should enable it to support its distributions for years to come...

Good Dividend Stocks Yielding Over 4%
In our quest to find good dividend stocks yielding 5% or more, two promising candidates fell just below the cutoff. One is a foreign drugmaker, and the other is a master limited partnership, or MLP, focused on shipping liquefied natural gas. Both deserve the attention of income investors due to their attractive dividends and solid business prospects...

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

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