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Dividend Stocks

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Two Big Reasons Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Still Needs Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

When Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) conducts its quarterly conference call in about a week, we will perhaps learn more about its plans for acquiring......(read more)
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Recent Stock Purchase January 2017

With two weeks of 2017 already in the books I am happy to announce my first purchases for the new year. I might have taken a bit longer to make my buys......(read more)
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Medtronic PLC (MDT) Dividend Stock Analysis

Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) manufactures and sells device-based medical therapies worldwide. This dividend champion has paid dividends since 1977 and increased......(read more)
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Two Wide Moat Dividend Stocks To Consider On Dips

I like to invest in quality companies, with an established track record of dividend increases. I want to acquire these quality companies at an attractive......(read more)
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Three Of My Favorite Dividend Stocks For 2017

This guest post has been written by Mike McNeil, passionate investor, founder of Dividend Stocks Rock and author of The Dividend Guy Blog. In the beginning......(read more)
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J M Smucker Co (SJM) Dividend Stock Analysis

The J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM) engages in manufacturing and marketing branded food products primarily in the United States, Canada, and internationally......(read more)
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Recent Stock Purchase III December 2016

As 2016 draws to an end I am succumbing to the ‘buying itch’ just one more time. As we have witnessed throughout the past year, incredible stock market......(read more)
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CVS Health Corp (CVS): A High Dividend Growth Machine To Consider

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS), together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services. It operates through Pharmacy Services and......(read more)
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Billionaire Druckenmiller’s Top Dividend Stock Picks

Stanley Druckenmiller was one of the fund managers for the Quantum Fund founded by George Soros. Ranked 128th on Forbes’ list of the richest people......(read more)
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Dividend Kings List For 2017

A dividend king is a company that has managed to increase dividends every single year for at least 50 years in a row. There are only 20 companies in the......(read more)
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Dividend Growth Stocks For Further Research

Each week I review the list of dividend increases as part of my monitoring process. This exercise is helpful in evaluating how my existing holdings are......(read more)
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Billionaire Leon Cooperman’s Top Dividend Stock Picks

Dividend Stocks attract investors due to their attractive yields and regular cash flows. Traditional fixed income instruments such as bonds and treasuries......(read more)
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Recently Announced Dividend Raises December 2016

Invest in high quality dividend paying companies that can manage their cash flow and payout ratio and be rewarded with constant dividend increases. A......(read more)
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Saratoga Investment Corp (SAR) CFO: Healthy Dividend, Lots Of Dry Powder

After speaking with the Chief Financial Officer (Henri Steenkamp) of Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR) for 40 minutes earlier this week, our main takeaway......(read more)
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PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP): A Top Dividend Growth Stock For Long-term Investors

PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) is one of the best dividend growth stocks in the market and a core holding in our Top 20 Dividend Stocks portfolio (1). The company......(read more)
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Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Dividend Stock Analysis 2016

The Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG), together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells branded consumer packaged goods. The company operates through......(read more)
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Top Money Transfers Stocks To Watch In 2017

The following is a guest blog post to DivHut: When people need to move money quickly, money transfer services are the go-to resource. The ease of access......(read more)
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Simon Property Group Inc (SPG): A Blue Chip REIT Down Over 20% Since July

Real Estate Investment Trusts, or REITs, are a great way for long-term income investors to gain exposure to real estate (1) without the hassle that......(read more)
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Five Consistent Dividend Payers Raising Distributions To Shareholders

Each week, I go through the list of dividend increases in order to monitor performance of existing holdings, and uncover hidden dividend gems. I then......(read more)
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Recent Stock Purchase December 2016

Well, it looks like I’m still in ‘buying mode’ after a pretty busy November for myself. I mentioned in my last ‘recent purchase’ post that the......(read more)
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The Walt Disney Co (DIS) Dividend Stock Analysis

The Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts......(read more)
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AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (APU): The Gold Standard Of Propane MLPs Is Still A High-Risk Proposition

Master Limited Partnerships, or MLPs have been an increasingly popular stock sector in recent years thanks to their preferential tax treatment that results......(read more)
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Closing Two Positions: BHP Billiton PLC (ADR) (BBL), Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP)

In my latest DivGro Pulse article, I reiterated my plans to sell three stocks. Today I’m reporting on selling two of these stocks. The third,......(read more)
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Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (OHI): Big Dividend, 3 Big Risks

Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) is an attractive, big-dividend (8.5%), real estate investment trust (REIT). Omega has delivered poor performance......(read more)
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December 2016 Stock Considerations

The final ‘stock considerations’ post of 2016 is finally at hand. At the beginning of the year it’s sometimes hard to imagine what the next twelve......(read more)
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Six Dividend Stocks Sending More Cash To Shareholders

Each week I review the list of dividend increases. This is helpful in monitoring existing dividend holdings, and monitoring the breadth of dividend increases......(read more)
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5 Best Dividend Growth Stocks With High Upside Potential: Part 2

Given that being able to consistently raise one’s dividend through good times and bad is one of the prime indicators of having a wide moat, Insider......(read more)
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5 Best Dividend Growth Stocks With High Upside Potential: Part 1

Given that dividends are an investor’s best friend and dividend growth can mean solid returns down the road, we at Insider Monkey have put together......(read more)
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A Look At Billionaire Julian Robertson’s Top Dividend Picks

Hedge fund legend Julian Robertson closed his hedge fund Tiger Management to outside investors way back in 2000 and has been using it as a vehicle to......(read more)
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The Coca-Cola Co (KO): A Safe Dividend King Trading At Its 52-Week Low

When it comes to long-term blue chip investing, it’s hard to go wrong with dividend aristocrats. Of course, the only thing better than a company that......(read more)
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Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD): How Safe Is This High-Yield MLP’s Distribution?

Over the last few years, record low interest rates have made Master Limited Partnerships, or MLPs, one of the hottest high-yield equity classes on Wall......(read more)
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DivGro Pulse: November 2016

This is the third edition of my new monthly article series in which I’m monitoring the health of DivGro, my portfolio of dividend growth stocks......(read more)
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Recent Stock Purchase III November 2016

Here’s an event that doesn’t occur often… my third tranche of buys in a single month. In fact, the last time I made three separate buys in any of......(read more)
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Six Dividend Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With A Raise

Each week, I go through the list of dividend increases in order to monitor performance of existing holdings, and uncover hidden dividend gems. I then......(read more)
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Bank Of America Corp (BAC): A Dividend Growth Stock That Benefits From Rising Interest Rates

Few investors will ever forget the terror of the financial crisis of 2008-2009, when the global financial system was on the verge of complete collapse......(read more)
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3 Low Volatility Dividend Stocks To Make Staying The Course Easier

This is a guest post written by Ben Reynolds at Sure Dividend. Sure Dividend helps individual investors build high quality dividend growth portfolios......(read more)
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Bill Gates’ Portfolio: Reviewing The Richest Man In The World’s Dividend Stocks – November 2016 Update

Bill Gates is the wealthiest man on the planet with a net worth in excess of $70 billion. Just like you and me, Bill wants to earn a return on his pile......(read more)
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Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Dividend Stock Analysis

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company initiated its dividend in......(read more)
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5 Reasons To Be A Dividend Growth Investor

As a dividend growth investor knows, it’s not exactly a secret that the U.S. stock market has been one of the greatest long-term wealth generators in......(read more)
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Recent Stock Purchase II November 2016

As the financial headlines and talking heads all discuss a “rotational shift” in the stock market, we are suddenly presented with new buying opportunities......(read more)
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CVS Health Corp (CVS) Dividend Stock Analysis

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS), together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services. It operates through Pharmacy Services and......(read more)
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Ventas, Inc. (VTR): A High-Yield, High Quality Healthcare REIT

Over the coming decades, the aging of the U.S. population is going be one of the largest demographic and economic megatrends, creating potential investment......(read more)
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Stag Industrial Inc (STAG), New York REIT Inc (NYRT): Biggest Q3 Moves Made by REIT Masters Forward Management

Forward Management, the California-based multi-strategy hedge fund that was acquired by Salient Partners last year, recently submitted its 13F filing......(read more)
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Recent Stock Purchase November 2016

Well, the unexpected happened, and I’m not talking about the U.S. election results. I’m talking about the wrong, wrong, wrong headlines “predicting......(read more)
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An Investment Plan Helps You Stay The Course

Over the past week, we have seen some crazy turbulence in stock prices. When I saw S&P 500 futures down by 5% on Election Day, I was not happy. However......(read more)
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CVS Health Corp (CVS): A Quality Dividend Growth Stock On Sale Or A Value Trap?

Despite the market’s recent pull back in recent weeks, the S&P 500 is still trading close its all-time high and at a historically elevated P/E multiple......(read more)
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Building A Core Dividend Growth Portfolio With These Eight Companies

This is a guest post by Mike, aka The Dividend Guy. He authors The Dividend Guy Blog since 2010 and manages portfolios at Dividend Stocks Rock. He is......(read more)
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My Take On HCP, Inc. (HCP)’s Dividend Cut

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) is a real estate investment trust that invests in properties serving the healthcare industry including sectors of healthcare such......(read more)
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Big Dividend BDCs: Ranking The Best And Worst

It’s been a choppy year so far for big-dividend Business Development Companies (BDCs). This has created some attractive buying opportunities as......(read more)
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Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC): Big Dividend, 3 Big Risks

Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) is an attractive big-dividend (9.9%) Business Development Company (BDC) trading at a discounted price. As shown......(read more)