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3 Bear Market Stocks to Buy Now for Recession-Proof Dividends

Note:  This article was originally titled ‘Bear Market Stocks:  The Dividend Investors Guide’.  It has been expanded and updated. Table Of Contents......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 26 of 52: Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX)

Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) was founded in 1897 and has increased its dividend payments for 43 consecutive years. The company’s longevity speaks......(read more)
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Is Crown Castle International Corp A Good Dividend Play?

Crown Castle International Corp (NYSE:CCI) owns, operates, and leases shared wireless infrastructure that allows mobile carriers to provide wireless data......(read more)
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Williams Companies Inc Is A Good Dividend Play

Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) is a midstream energy infrastructure company that owns and operates natural gas pipeline systems in Texas and in many......(read more)

Dividend Aristocrats Part 25 of 52: C R Bard Inc (BCR)

Consumer products companies have it easy. When you buy a box (or 4) of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) Kleenex, you and Kimberly-Clark both know you will......(read more)

5 Favored Dividend Stocks of Billionaire Activist Nelson Peltz

Trian Fund Management L.P., co-founded by Nelson Peltz, recently disclosed its equity holdings as of September 30 with the SEC. While Peltz maintains......(read more)
Third Point

Should You Follow Billionaire Activist Dan Loeb into His Dividend Picks?

Billionaire activist Dan Loeb mostly invests in companies that trade below their intrinsic value and try to push for changes in order to maximize the......(read more)

Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top High-Dividend Stock Picks

Most individual investors invest in dividend-paying stocks to benefit from the steady streams of dividend checks, but can also take advantage of stock......(read more)
Oil Natural gas Pipeline MLP

Dividend Aristocrats Part 24 of 52: Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED)

Aesop was born into slavery in Greece around 620 BC. His tremendous intelligence did more than earn him his freedom. He rose to become a respected advisor......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 23 of 52: Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (SIAL) [And Acquisitions]

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ:SIAL) is a diversified chemical, life science, and biotechnology company.  The company was founded in 1975 and now......(read more)

Dividend Aristocrats Part 22 of 52: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) is by far the largest farm products corporation in the world.  The company currently has a market cap of over......(read more)
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Walt Disney Co (DIS) Stock: Should Dividend Growth Investors Buy Now?

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) has grown its earnings-per-share at 14.0% a year over the last decade. Disney currently has a market cap near $200 billion,......(read more)
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RR Donnelley & Sons Co (RRD): 6.0% Yield & Value Creating Spin-Offs

The first thing that jumps out about RR Donnelley & Sons Co (NASDAQ:RRD) stock is its massive 6.0% dividend yield. RR Donnelley has paid steady or......(read more)

Dividend Aristocrats Part 21 of 52: W W Grainger Inc (GWW)

The last time I analyzed W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW), I was impressed by the company’s clear growth plan and strong expected total returns. The company......(read more)

Billionaire Ken Fisher’s Newest High Dividend Stock Picks

Billionaire Ken Fisher of Fisher Asset Management filed his latest 13F on October 20, revealing his holdings in U.S-traded equities as of September 30......(read more)

Dividend Aristocrats Part 20 of 52: Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF)

Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) is one of just 17 publicly traded businesses to have increased its dividend payments for over 50 consecutive......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 19 of 52: Chubb Corp (CB)

Chubb Corp (NYSE:CB) is one of the older insurance companies in North America. The company was founded in 1882 and has grown its dividend payments for......(read more)

Dividend Aristocrats Part 18 of 52: AFLAC Incorporated (AFL)

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) is the global leader in cancer insurance. The company sells supplemental life, health, and accident insurance. Elite hedge......(read more)
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What You Need To Know About International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Before Buying [Or Selling]

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) is in trouble.  Will it rebound, or is this the beginning (or middle) of the end? The stock is down......(read more)
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Five Favorite Dividend Stocks of Billionaire Mario Gabelli

As a renowned value investor, billionaire Mario Gabelli often invests in stocks that have a lot of intrinsic value and profits from value-maximizing developments......(read more)

Billionaire Leon Cooperman’s Favorite Dividend Stocks

Most investors enjoy receiving dividend checks and enjoy owning dividend-paying stocks. Although the share price of a dividend-paying company can follows......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 17 of 52: Cardinal Health Inc (CAH)

Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) is a large pharmaceutical and medical products distributor. The company generates sales of over $100 billion a year. Cardinal......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 16 of 52: SYSCO Corporation (SYY)

SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) is the largest food distributor in the world.  The company distributes food products to restaurants and stores throughout......(read more)
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The 5 Dow Stocks Billionaires Like The Most

Wondering which stocks to invest in? Follow the leaders of the finance world! Insider Monkey tracks more than 40 billionaire hedge fund managers, who......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

Dividend Aristocrats 15 of 52: McDonald’s Corporation (MCD)

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Systems (the precursor to McDonald’s Corporation) was founded in 1955 when Ray Kroc went into business with......(read more)
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Billionaire Leon Cooperman’s Top Dividend Picks

Hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman was a “bottom-fisher” during the recent market sell-off, asserting in an interview at the beginning of September......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 14 of 52: Clorox Co (CLX)

Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) was founded in Oakland California in 1913.  The company is still headquartered in Oakland, and currently employs around 7,700 people......(read more)
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Five Dividend Kings that Smart Money Likes the Most

Among the best dividend stocks that money can buy, dividend kings represent an elite group of companies that have been consistently paying out dividends......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 13 of 52: Target Corporation (TGT)

Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) is the third largest discount retailer in the United States based on market cap, behind only Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 12 of 52: Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN)

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) manages the Franklin and Templeton families of mutual funds. The company was founded in 1947 and has paid increasing......(read more)
Greenlight Capital

David Einhorn’s Three Favorite Dividend Stocks

David Einhorn is one of the savviest hedge fund managers in the world. Since founding Greenlight Capital in 1996, Einhorn has achieved annual returns......(read more)

Dividend Aristocrats Part 11 of 52: McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC)

McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) is a leading global provider of spices, seasonings, condiments, and flavors. The company was founded......(read more)

Dividend Aristocrats Part 10 of 52: Genuine Parts Company (GPC)

Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) is a parts distributor for the automotive, industrial, office products, and electrical industries. The company’s operations......(read more)
Tips for Successfully Selling on Etsy

Dividend Aristocrats Part 8 of 52: Hormel Foods

Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL) was founded in 1891 by George Hormel in the small town of Austin Minnesota. Today, Hormel has a market cap of $17.4 billion......(read more)
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Intel Corporation (INTC) Continues to Lead in the Internet of Things

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)‘s Internet of Things (IoT) business continued to shine in the third quarter of 2015 as the company posted revenue......(read more)

Billionaire Investors Love These Five Dividend Stocks

Billionaires represent a particularly interesting type of investor, mainly because they have much better skills at picking stocks and vast experience,......(read more)

Analyzing Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)’s Recent Stock Price Decline

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) stock has declined more than 11% this week. The stocks decline is due to recent growth projections from Wal-Mart’s......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 7 of 52: Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B)

Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) manufactures and sells alcoholic beverages globally. The business’ flagship brand is Jack Daniels. However, the......(read more)

Billionaire Steven Cohen’s New High Dividend Stock Picks

The 10-year U.S treasury bond yield went below the critical 2% mark recently, hitting a fresh 5-month low at 1.99%. With lukewarm consumer spending and......(read more)
Oracle ORCL

Now May Be The Time To Buy Oracle Corporation

Now could be a good opportunity to invest in the leading provider of database software. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has the unique ability to provide......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Bill Gates’ High Conviction Dividend Growth Stocks Revisited

Bill Gates, the richest person in the world, made his fortune by founding one of the world’s largest software companies (Microsoft Corporation (......(read more)
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5 Eye-Opening Dividend Quotes

Dividend investing is a robust investing style. Dividend stocks have outperformed non-dividend paying stocks over the last 85 years. The image below shows......(read more)

Who Knew Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS)’s Returns Were This High?

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has a market cap of $172 billion. PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP)’s market cap is $136 billion. By comparison, Dr Pepper Snapple......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

Analysts Love These Two Dividend Aristocrats but How Does the Smart Money Feel about Them?

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) are each up more than 1.4% in early morning trade on the back of analyst......(read more)

Billionaire Ray Dalio Likes to Invest in High Dividend Stocks; Should You Follow Him?

Dividend yield plays an important role in the process of identifying the next investment, especially for hedge funds, which usually acquire large stakes......(read more)
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Five Cheap REITs Under $10 that Hedge Funds are Bullish On

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) represent great investment opportunities, mainly because they pay most of their profits as dividends, which is why......(read more)
Keith Meister

Top Investor Can’t Stop Buying Shares of This REIT; Should You Follow Him?

A recently-amended 13D filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission disclosed that Keith Meister’s Corvex Management LP holds 80.61 million......(read more)
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Always The Coca-Cola Co (KO): 3.4% Yield & 53 Years of Dividend Increases

Have you lived your entire life in the wilderness Henry David Thoreau style with no connection to the outside world? If the answer to that question is......(read more)
Leon Cooperman Omega Advisors

Billionaire Leon Cooperman Is Aggressively Buying This Ultra-High Dividend Stock

According to a recently submitted filing with the SEC, Leon Cooperman‘s Omega Advisors has added nearly 1.27 million shares to one of its favorite......(read more)

5 High Dividend Stocks That Hedge Funds Are Fleeing

Although there is no conclusive evidence that a rise in interest rates negatively affects dividend stocks as a whole, research in the past has shown that......(read more)

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