Saturday, September 29, 2018

Weekly Links: September 29, 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:

- Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Dividend Stock Analysis
- Lifestyle Creep
- Recent Sell: W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW)
- I Need My Coffee

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Why Dividend Growth Stocks Are Evil
- Recent Buy – FNV
- Ten Dividend Stocks for September

Articles from D4L-News:

Record Earnings, Rising Guidance, 20% Distribution Growth, And A Well-Covered 7.5% Yield
Looking for distribution growth in the midstream high-yield space? The yield is 7.5% with 1.17X trailing coverage, with 1.28X coverage in Q2 '18. Revenue grew 65%, EBITDA rose 63%, and net income rose 200% in Q2 '18. Management committed to 20% annual distribution guidance through 2021, and raised its guidance for EBITDA and for distribution coverage...

Top-Shelf Energy Company Yields 4.1%, Excellent Dividend Growth, Upside
This company makes a promising value proposition for DGI investors. Oil prices remain in a bullish recovery setup. It pulls in a mountain of free cash flow, limiting downside risks for investors. the company's shares are sensibly valued and have upside potential in a rising oil environment. An investment in the stock yields 4.1 percent...

The Second-Highest-Yielding S&P 500 Stock Now Pays 9%
The S&P 500 index is one of the most widely followed indices of the U.S. stock market. The index is made up of some of the largest companies in the world. These companies often have entrenched positions in their operating markets, and many of them can afford to establish regular dividend policies. However, the problem is that because everyone knows about the index, its components are always highly sought after. Due to the inverse relationship between dividend yield and stock price, S&P 500 companies are not really known as high yielders....

7 Elite Dividend Stocks to Consider Now
If you have some money to invest and you’re not totally convinced that now is the time be stocking up on popular growth stocks, then take a look at these seven elite dividend-paying stocks. They are in industries that should do very well in coming quarters, so you’ll be part of the economic growth that continues. But they also throw off some very impressive dividends. You get the best of both worlds with these dividend stocks. You get a hedge from a potential correction of growth-only stocks and you still get a growth kicker as well as a solid dividend. Bottom line, these are great total return plays that are priced well...

5 Enticing Dividend Stocks Primed for Long-Term Growth
These stocks need to achieve the right balance between dividend payment and the re-investment of profits. This ensures that the dividend is sustainable from a long-term perspective. Here I used TipRanks’ new stock screener to source five top-rated dividend stocks. All five of these stocks score have a “Strong Buy” consensus rating from the Street’s top analysts. And that’s not all. These stocks are also perfectly primed for long-term gains- making them a win-win prospect. Let’s take a closer look 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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