Saturday, September 30, 2017

Weekly Links: September 30, 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 September 22, 2017
- Performance of Dividend Payers versus Non Dividend Payers in S&P 500
- Since You've (I've) Been Gone...
- My Best Advisor is Me

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 6 Higher-Yielding Consumer Stocks With A History of Rising Dividends
- Stocks With Over $700 Bn Cash on Hands

Articles from D4L-News:

The Secret to 24% Yearly Gains — With Safe Blue Chip Dividends
The best time to buy a dividend grower is usually any time – if you’re holding period is long enough, that is. But, what if you don’t have years to wait to get rich? Today, I’m going to show you a simple dividend growth “timing formula” that will help you accumulate great wealth with shareholder-friendly stocks. I’m talking about gains up to 40% per year, which means your money will double every two years. Worse case, you might have to settle for 24% annually – which means your money will take three years to double! How’d we do it? How are their portfolios already on pace to double in value by this time next year, just two years into their investments?...

High-Yield CRE Stock Yields 10.3%, Dividend Upside, Discount From BV
The biggest catalyst for high-yielding real estate investment trusts with a variable asset base is the Federal Reserve. Banks and REITs that hold a large percentage of floating-rate assets on their balance sheet will continue to benefit from a more hawkish Fed that moves along the interest rate curve. This company has dividend and capital upside. The CRE firm’s valuation is attractive since shares continue to sell for a discount to BV. Upside is tied to the CRE market remaining stable and interest rates rising. An investment in thestock yields 10.3 percent...

3 Stocks That Pay You
Other than the obvious reason that investors like the steady stream of income that comes from investing in dividend-paying stocks, the stability it conveys about a particular business provides a certain peace of mind to income investors. Of course, companies do get into financial trouble and cut or suspend their dividend payments, but management is often loathe to take such a course given the impact that doing so will have on its stock price...

The Most Overlooked High Dividend Stock Yielding 9.1%
Usually, when a company has a dividend yield of as high as 9.1%, there could be some concerns about its dividend safety. This is because, if the company is solid, yield-seeking investors would rush to buy it, bidding up its price and lowering its yield. So, when a stock’s yield stays at an elevated level, it could be a sign of trouble. Today’s high-dividend stock, however, is an exception...

Buy These 3 Dividend Stocks To Hedge Your Bets
Of course, there is the question of the amount of dividend, because what if the company pays out less in the following year? In most cases, this fear is unfounded because companies that pay dividends usually try to maintain a steady flow, failing which there can be a negative impact on share prices. Moreover, dividend paying companies are generally well established and generate steady cash flows quarter upon quarter, which is what we need to check out when looking for good dividend stocks. So here are a few that look like attractive investments right now...

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

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