Sunday, October 2, 2016

Weekend Reading Links - October 2, 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:

- Being a Millionaire at the age of 43
- Dividend Reinvestment – Automatic versus Manual
- If I Had 10 Years to Build a Dividend Portfolio
- Recent Option Transaction
- Ethan Allen Interiors

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 10 Stocks That Have Paid Dividends For Over 100 Years
- 3 Top Dividend Stocks For A Buy Consideration
- Passive Income Update
- Create Your Own Dividend ETF With Motif Investing

Articles from D4L-News:

A Steady Yield Over 8% On A Forgotten Preferred Share
This security is sliding along at relatively low prices in a sector that is heating up. The lower yield reflects investors getting an extra 8 months of call protection. It has about 11 months of call protection, solid coverage from the common equity, and the mREIT has a conservative agency portfolio. The 4.9 coverage ratio is solid. This isn't the highest in the sector, or even close to it, but there are several mortgage REITs with a coverage ratio below 4, some are even below 3 or below 2...

3 Cheap Dividend-Paying Stocks to Buy Now
Buying stocks that pay market-beating dividend yields can give your annual performance some extra pop, but not every company with a high dividend yield deserves to be in your income portfolio. The dividend yield of some companies are high because their businesses are struggling. Rather than risking owning a high-yield/high-risk stock, income investors might be better off buying industry titans with solid balance sheets that are trading at reasonable valuations. For example, these three companies could be the perfect addition to income portfolios right now...

Five Dividend Stocks You Should Look Into
In this low interest rate environment, dependable, wide-moat dividend stocks are in high demand. Not only can dividend stocks yield more than bonds, but also they can deliver superior capital appreciation at around the same level of risk in the long run (given that the short run is sentiment-driven, dividend stocks will have higher volatility and risk in shorter time frames)...

This 8% Yielder Has Room To Grow
Since interest rates are hardly going to go up at the Federal Reserves' policy meeting at the end of September in light of weaker-than-expected August employment data, yield-starved income investors relying on steady dividend income have no other choice, really, but to turn to the high-yield sector. This company remains a compelling income alternative for REIT investors. It covers its dividend with core earnings and is selling for less than eleven times run-rate Q2-16 core earnings. An investment in it yields 8.09 percent...

5 Dividend Stocks to Put on Your Shopping List
Finding a high-quality company that pays a dividend is easy. The hard part is finding one that offers exceptional value, with an above-average yield and an attractive valuation. With the market near all-time highs, finding attractive dividend stocks has become more difficult. Thankfully, we're here to help...

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

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