Saturday, June 9, 2018

Weekly Links: June 9, 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:

- Five Consumer Staples to Consider On Dips
- RCI Hospitality and Bombshells
- Another Outstanding Dividend Increase From Lowe’s Companies
- May 2018 Independence Fund Update
- Dividend Income Report – May 2018

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 26 Income Securities For A Well-Rounded Asset Allocation
- 3 Recent Buys – BIP, CU, FIH
- BHP Billiton: Interesting yield with some volatility

Articles from D4L-News:

A 12% Yield, Just Reported Major Growth In Q1, With Much More Growth Due In 2018
The yield on these common units is 12.36%, with 1.18X trailing coverage. Revenue was up 20%, EBITDA grew 30%, and DCF grew 29% in Q1 '18. This LP has multiple long-term growth projects which are coming online in 2018. Management also just announced a major Permian pipeline project. There's also a new preferred series selling below its $25 call value...

Best-In-Class Dividend Stocks
These stocks are a safe bet to increase your portfolio value as they provide both steady income and cushion against market risks. A large part of investment returns can be generated by dividend-paying stock given their role in compounding returns over time. Here are other similar dividend stocks that could be valuable additions to your current holdings...

Warren Buffett’s Best Dividend Stocks
There’s more to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B, NYSE:BRK.A) than just its stock. Berkshire owns a collection of operating companies and plenty of financial assets ranging from bonds to synthetic securities and, of course, lots of cash. But it also buys stocks just like any individual investor or fund manager might do. And thanks to a rule of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), anyone can look up what Warren Buffett and his minions have bought in a prior quarter. These three dividend stocks inside Berkshire Hathaway have good strategies...

This 13.3% Yield Is No Joke
In the bond market, the highest yielders are usually considered junk bonds. Therefore, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that, in the stock market, investors tend to have second thoughts about putting their money in companies with ultra-high dividend yields. The thing is, though, if you decide to ignore high-yield stocks altogether, you could be missing out on some serious income opportunities....

This Stock Yields 8.7% (and Growing)
In recent posts, I’ve told you all about my favorite place for safe, outsized yields: cash cows. These firms represent mature businesses. Because they have less in the way of growth potential, owners milk these firms for extra-large income. Cash cows don’t come with a “cool factor.” These stocks, however, have quietly beaten the market for decades. And it’s not rare to find yields of up to 21%...

3 High-Yield Stocks to Hold Forever
Tracking down a stock that pays a high yield is easy enough to find, but selecting ones that are worth holding onto for decades to come is quite another thing. Not all high-yield stocks are stable enough, or have enough cash coming in to keep payouts flowing...

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

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