Saturday, December 16, 2017

Weekly Links: December 9, 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:

- Trade with no emotions
- Summit Materials
- Graco Increases Dividend 10%, Declares 3-for-1 Stock Split
- I bought IOTAS
- Latest Independence Fund Additions

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- What's More Powerful Than Compound Interest?
- 2 Recent Buys – PAAS, ABCN
- Price-Earnings Ratio Expansion Explained – And Why You Should Care

Articles from D4L-News:

Best Rated NYSE Dividend Stocks
Dividend stocks can help diversify the constant stream of cash flows from your portfolio. Dividends play a key role in compounding returns over time and can form a large part of our portfolio return. I’ve made a list of other value-adding dividend-paying stocks for you to consider for your investment portfolio...

3 Stocks That Pay You to Own Them
Would you like to know which investors buy solid dividend-paying stocks? Just wait for the next market crash. They'll be the ones looking relaxed while everybody else is frantically checking the latest price of their growth stocks.Why fret over the next market crash? These three stocks should be able to keep raising the payouts they send you each quarter...

This 13.11% Yielder Could Be a Turnaround Opportunity
Why Income Investors Should Consider This High-Yield Stock. If you have been following the markets at all, you would know that the energy sector isn’t in the best of shape. With oil prices plunging more than 40% from where they were in the summer of 2014, many energy companies are still deep in the doldrums...

8% Yielding Preferred Is Trading At A Discount
Agency RMBS were accounting for 100% of the portfolio last quarter but have dropped to 94%. 6% of the portfolio is now in U.S. treasuries. Replacing the 15-year agency RMBS with 3-year U.S treasuries offered CYS higher interest income as a result of special financing. This change also gave them lower price volatility. This company runs a relatively safe portfolio. The preferred stock is currently trading at a discount to call value. My lower price targets for the preferred shares take historical prices into account...

3 Top Stocks With High Dividend Yields
One company offers a yield of nearly 11%. Dividend investors face a constant dilemma: They want to maximize the yield they receive from income stocks, but they also need to ensure that the companies they invest in have sustainable dividends and business models. Generally, the higher the yield, the greater the risk to the business model or dividend...

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

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