Saturday, September 23, 2017

Weekly Links: September 23, 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:

- Stocks to watch week 37
- Smashing Goals and Shopping Spree
- Stocks to watch week 37
- Smashing Goals and Shopping Spree
- Micron Technology

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Are Defense Stocks Good Defensive Stocks?
- My Favorite Pick Right Now

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Healthcare REITs for Supercharged Yields
They already have been, in fact. A number of healthcare REITs have been sporting mouth-watering dividend yields over 7%. Compared to 10-year U.S. Treasury Notes yielding just over 2%, these opportunities look mighty fine — especially with the healthcare industry demand and supply so skewed in the supplier’s favor. Take this statistic in for measure: In 2010, the number of seniors in the U.S. totaled 40 million, representing 13% of the population. By 2030, the number is expected to reach 71 million, or 19.7% of the population. Many will not be able to be completely independent, rendering precisely the need that healthcare REITs fill...

9% Yielding Utility Pays Monthly, 7 Straight Hikes, Big Growth Coming In Q3, Major Deal Closed In July
Looking for defensive high-yield stocks? Since we're soon to enter one of the worst months for the market (September's historic average return is -1.1%), you may want to take a look at the utilities sector, which has led all others over the past month, and is also among the leading sectors over the past quarter, six months, and year to date. The yield is 8.95%, with a 59% payout ratio. Management has raised the monthly payout for seven straight quarters. It just closed a deal that should grow EBITDA and DCF by 59%...

A Covered 8.7% Yield And Promising Upside
This company has strong dividend coverage stats, and a high degree of dividend visibility. It could increase its quarterly cash dividend if NII rises in an environment of higher interest rates. An investment in the company yields 8.7 percent...

3 High-Yield Dividend Aristocrat Stocks
High-yield dividend stocks can produce exceptional returns on capital. At the same time, these stocks can also present unacceptable levels of risk for average investors. One way to lower your exposure to the inherent risks associated with high-yielders, however, is to comb through the landscape of elite income stocks like Dividend Aristocrats. These three high-yield dividend stocks may be worth checking out right now...

An Overlooked Real Estate Income Play Yielding 7.7%
For the most part of the last decade, investors have been searching for yield in the stock market. One sector that is of particular interest to income investors is real estate. With stable and predictable cash flows, real estate investment trusts (REIT) have become a staple in many income investors’ portfolios. With increased investor enthusiasm towards the sector, real estate stocks have generally gotten more expensive. And since a company’s dividend yield is calculated by dividing its annual payout by its share price, higher prices often translate to subdued yields...

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

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