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Dividend Stocks

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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)
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Three Dividend Kings Raising Dividends For 60+ Years

A dividend king, is a company that has managed to boost dividends to shareholders every single year for at least 50 years in a row. There are 19 dividend......(read more)
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Enhancing Your Income Portfolio With Dividend Growth ETFs

Investors who have entered the retirement phase of their life cycle or place great importance on income often have tunnel vision for high yield investments......(read more)
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How to Invest in Business Development Companies (BDCs)

Over the past few years, Business Development Companies, or BDCs, have proven very popular with yield-starved income investors. Given their sky-high yields......(read more)
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Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS): Double-Digit Dividend Growth Stock Or Value Trap?

Since the depths of the financial crisis, plenty of big banks such as Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C), and JPMorgan Chase &......(read more)
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Nike Inc (NKE): A Quality Dividend Growth Stock Down Over 20%

Since its founding in sleepy Beaverton, Oregon, in 1964, Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) has grown into the world’s most dominant sports apparel supplier, and 18th......(read more)
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Avoiding High Portfolio Ownership Of Successful Investments

I have been investing in dividend growth stocks for the past decade. There have been hundreds of other fellow dividend investors, who have also invested......(read more)
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November 2016 Stock Considerations

As we near the home stretch of 2016 it seems like Mr. Market wants to give us some better buying opportunities compared to the recent months that have......(read more)
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StoneMor Partners L.P. (STON): Another Lesson On Dividend Safety

StoneMor Partners L.P. (NYSE:STON) was the latest master limited partnership (MLP) to shock investors with a distribution cut (learn about the main risks......(read more)
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Four Dividend Champions On Sale

I usually look at dividend growth stocks and their dividend increases every week, as part of my portfolio monitoring process. In this weekly review,......(read more)
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Recent Stock Purchase II October 2016

I always end my ‘Recent Buys’ posts with the caveat that Mr. Market can always spring up some new opportunities not outlined in my monthly considerations......(read more)
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Recent Sell: Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT)

Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria, IL. CAT manufactures construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural......(read more)
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Citigroup Inc (C): Speculative Megabank Or Future Dividend Growth Machine?

Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) more than tripled its quarterly dividend earlier this year, but few people can forget the terror of the 2008-2009 financial crisis......(read more)
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What Dividend Investors Need To Know About AT&T Inc. (T)’s Time Warner Inc (TWX) Acquisition

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) recently agreed to acquire Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX), and this deal has a number of implications for dividend investors. AT&......(read more)
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One More Home Run!

Almost two years ago, I wrote about the San Francisco Giants beating the Kansas City Royals in game 7 of the World Series, the annual championship series......(read more)
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Keeping Cool With HVAC Dividend Stocks

Investing in boring industries rarely gives your portfolio a “shot in the arm” in terms of dramatic capital appreciation but what it can do is provide......(read more)
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5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks With Worrisome Payout Ratios

Dividends are an investor’s best friend. Not only do the payouts provide many investors with some much-needed income, but they also keep the management......(read more)
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Starbucks Corporation (SBUX): One Of The Best Dividend Growth Stocks In The Market

Since its founding in Seattle in 1985, Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has grown into the world’s largest coffee empire and the 67th most valuable......(read more)