Saturday, August 12, 2017

Weekly Links: August 12, 2017

Each weekend 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 Increase Announcements for the Week Ending August 4, 2017
- August Account Happenings
- Dividend Growth Investing Promotes Long-Term Thinking
- Why Selling (Tech) Stocks Now Based On Valuation Is Foolish
- Corindus Vascular Robotics

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 5 Big-Name Dividend Stocks Crushing The S&P 500
- 4 Best Consumer Dividend Growth Stocks
- Packaging Corp of America rising ever higher, is it still the time to buy some?

Articles from D4L-News:

Best Dividend Stocks to Buy Now – 122 Years Of Big Payouts
The key to long-term success involves finding the best dividend stocks to buy now with strong management teams, consistent and growing cash flows, safe debt levels, and dividend-friendly corporate cultures. A popular strategy for low risk investors is to screen for quality by looking to dividend kings, or the best dividend stocks that have proven themselves capable of growing over many years. Taht includes different economic, political, and interest rate environments — all while rewarding dividend investors with steady payout growth. Let’s take a look at...

A 12.1% Yield Backed By “Uncle Sam”
Today’s chart highlights my favorite place to find safe seven percent, nine percent, and even 12% yields: mortgage real estate investment trusts (REITs). Mortgage REITs work like a virtual bank. They borrow money from savers and lend out funds to homeowners. Because “Uncle Sam” backs many of these loans, investors prize these businesses for their safe income...

Earn a 5.52% Yield from This Monthly Dividend Stock
Whether you are saving for retirement or just want to have an extra source of income, monthly dividend stocks can be a great help. Unlike most dividend-paying companies that distribute every quarter, these stocks are rewarding investors every month. In this article, we are going to take a look at a monthly dividend stock that’s currently yielding 5.52%...

3 Dividend Stocks to Buy
With cheap gasoline comes higher demand, and higher demand is just the ticket for the top refining stocks. With shale producers continuing to keep production at high levels, and OPEC members frustrated with quotas, there is a good chance that oil stays range bound between $40 and $50 for the next couple of years, barring an all-out Middle East war. We screened the Merrill Lynch research database and found three top companies that are rated Buy and pay solid dividends. They all make sense for growth and income accounts looking for energy exposure, but wary of crude price swings. All three have solid upside to the Merrill Lynch price targets as well...

7 Safe High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy
Yields can rise in one of two ways: An increase to the dividend, or a cut to the share price. Thus, you often get high-single-digit and even double-digit yields not because the company is shelling out a ton of cash it can afford, but simply because the stock has been beaten to the ground, reflecting a poor financial situation — one that typically will result in a dividend cut, or worse, a dividend suspension. The following seven high-yield dividend stocks boast payouts mostly between 7% and 10%, and feature stable (and at times, even growth-oriented) businesses that help fund secure quarterly income checks you can depend on...

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

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