Sunday, April 2, 2017

Weekly Links: April 2, 2017

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:

- Trading Diary #2 (LULU) got crashed
- The Charles Schwab Corporation
- My road to financial freedom
- Setting Aside Opportunity Money
- Dividend Success Story with Abbott Labs: A Dream Come True

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- My 4 Largest Dividend Growth Stock Positions Have Double-Digit Lifetime Returns
- 5 High Income Opportunities To Consider
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- Five Myths About Index Investing
- Dividend Growth Investing at Work - Getting In On The Ground Floor

Articles from D4L-News:

3 High-Yield Stocks of 14%-Plus: Are They Safe?
The danger of a high yield that is, in fact, too high is that it may suggest the stock price has fallen dangerously low for a reason. Super-high-yield stocks whose prices have fallen precipitously because of some major problem within the company may herald that the yield is going to be cut back. The company may have liquidity problems. So here’s a look at the three stocks with the highest dividend yield to see if they are safe to invest in. Note that I exclude royalty trusts and shipping companies as these have special circumstances as securities...

4 Top Warren Buffett Dividend Stocks
Airline operators are no longer trying to undercut one another to death in the name of expansion. Instead, they’re now attempting to add value through strong profitability, robust cash flows, and healthy capital returns in the form of dividends and share repurchases–things that Buffett has always adored. Of course, those are also qualities that I constantly advise our Income Investors readers to look for in a company. So with that in mind, let’s take a glance at each one of Buffett’s airline purchases for possible dividend stock opportunities...

2 Stocks to Buy with Dividends Yielding 5% or More
Once you get past the somewhat higher-than-average dividend-yielders, however, the risk level among dividend stocks generally increases. That's certainly true in the 5%-plus-yielding territory. However, there will always be some stocks among this group that are less risky than many of their brethren. Two such stocks that are worth buying -- or at least putting on your radar -- that have beaten the market over the last 10 years are...

Niche High-Dividend Stock Yields 8%, Pays Monthly In U.S. Dollars, Reports Record Revenue And EBITDA
Remember the good old days of your youth, when you took the bus back and forth to school? "We had to wait in all kinds of weather, not like these spoiled kids today, whose moms schlep them back and forth in the latest fancy SUVs. Get off of my lawn you kids, and NO, you can't have your @#$% soccer ball back!" (OK, mean old Mr. Wilson from Dennis the Menace, that's enough out of you...) This niche industry stock yields 7.87% with a conservative 40% dividend payout ratio. Its contracts average three to eight years, with a 95% renewal rate. It reported record revenues and EBITDA in its most recent quarter.Analysts are forecasting consensus EPS growth of 16.7% for fiscal 2017 and 71% EPS growth for fiscal 2018...

Earn Up to a 5% Yield with These Top Dividend Stocks
While U.S. banks dropped like flies, these guys kept paying out dividends to shareholders. In fact, these “Forever Assets” have paid out dividends for over a century. The oldest one on this list hasn’t skipped a dividend since 1829. You could own these companies today and hold them for the rest of your life. Longtime investors have made a fortune. These wonderful, entrenched businesses crank out oversized profits year after year and many of them have paid out distributions for decades. They top my list of the ultimate Forever Assets for a handful of reasons...

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

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