Saturday, August 26, 2017

Weekly Links: August 26, 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 18, 2017
- Topping off My Retail Holdings.
- Sequence of returns matters in retirement planning
- AMZN earnings play
- Calavo Growers

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 6 Rainy Day Dividend Stocks
- Is Ebay Fairly Priced?
- Apple: A Growth or Dividend Growth Stock?

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Diverse Dividend Stocks With 6%-Plus Payouts
High-yield dividend stocks sometimes exists because of a deterioration in the fundamentals of a company that puts downward pressure on the stock price, but sometimes such instances of overly negative pressure offer up an opportunity where the underlying business can be purchased at a lower price. More importantly for those seeking income, in addition to a lower price and thus higher margin of safety, these opportunities are accompanied by a hefty yield. And they can be found across industries. Below are dividend stocks from retail, healthcare and oil & gas...

This 8.7%-Yielding Monthly-Paying REIT Should Be In Everybody's Dividend Portfolio
This REIT makes a compelling value proposition. It has grown NOI and FFO per-share at a good clip, largely thanks to acquisitions. The REIT has good dividend coverage for a high-yielding REIT. The REIT’s shares go for less than 10x 2017e core FFO. An investment in it yields 8.7 percent...

3 Dividend Stocks That Could Double Their Yield in 2017
Now, I personally cannot predict the future, nor do I have access to insider information, but history is a great teacher when it comes to making more informed decisions. That’s why you want to look at companies that have increased their dividends by 100% or more in a year. The businesses’ balance sheets and cash flows are also quite important. There are many different types of dividend stocks, such as high-dividend stocks or stocks that pay out a certain percentage of earnings each quarter. Which type best suits you will depend on your investment goals. That said, I believe that dividend growth stocks are the ideal income stock for anyone, because the investment will grow, which every stockholder should desire...

Billionaire T. Boone Pickens Owns This 11.1% Dividend Stock
T. Boone Pickens has made several fortunes in the oil patch. First, he did it as a small-time wildcatter during the 1950s and 1960s. Then he took on “Big Oil” as a shareholder activist in the 1970s and 1980s. More recently, he has become an evangelist for American “energy independence.” For this reason, I always pay attention to his thoughts on the business. And in recent quarters, Pickens has started placing huge bets on pipeline stocks. He has also quietly boosted his position in a new company...

6 of the Best Dividend Growth Stocks for Safety and Income
Dividend growth reflects a sustainable business model, a long track of profitability, rising cash flows, good liquidity, a strong balance sheet and some value characteristics. All these superior fundamentals make dividend growth stocks quality and promising investments for the long term. Further, a history of strong dividend growth indicates that hike is likely in the future. Though these stocks have a long history of outperformance compared with the broader stock market or any other dividend paying stock, it does not necessarily mean that they have the highest yields. Here are 6 stocks that fit the bill...

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

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