Saturday, March 24, 2018

Weekly Links: March 24, 2018

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:

- A 40% Dividend Increase From Ross Stores
- Dividend Income February 2018
- How Do I Pay Off My Mortgage and Invest at the Same Time?
- Progress Report – February 2018
- Dividend Increase: WSM

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Dividend Growth Stocks Are My Conviction
- Are Walmart Figures So Bad That You Need To Sell The Stock?

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Dividend Stocks That Are Minting Money
Five hundred and sixty million dollars. That's a lot of money -- and it's how much the U.S. Treasury prints on a daily basis. There are three companies that, combined, generate free cash flow on an average day that isn't too far behind that amount. And they use a nice chunk of that cash flow to reward shareholders with attractive dividends...

3 Dividend-Paying Stocks to Help Income Investors Survive the Next Recession
Things look pretty good for income investors at the moment. The economy is booming, corporate profits are soaring, and the new tax reform has led to quite a few dividend increases. However, we shouldn’t forget that the economy always moves in cycles. And for income investors with a long-term horizon, it’s important to own not just the highest-yielding stocks, but also ones that can keep making dividend payments when everything else is deep in the doldrums...

8.29% Yield REIT Undervalued, But Carries Material Risk
Leverage for this company is temporarily distorted higher. It has quality properties and the renovations so far have been living up to the billing. The company carries a material amount of risk. More risk-averse investors may want to stay away...

Buying This 8.5%-Yielding CRE Company Is Still A No-Braine
This company remains a "Strong Buy". it has interest rate upside in a rising rate environment. The dividend has a good margin of safety as the company has a moderate core earnings payout ratio. Shares sell for less than eight times run-rate core earnings. An investment in the stock yields 8.5 percent...

2 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 5%
As an income investor, you're probably allured by high-yield dividend stocks. There's nothing wrong with that, except that the stock picks would be better poised to make you money if those high yields are backed by steadily growing earnings and dividends...

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

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