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Five Dividend Stocks Hedge Funds Love

Oil baron and America’s first billionaire John D. Rockefeller once said, ‘do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to......(read more)
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Best of the Best Monthly Dividend Stocks: Realty Income Corp (O) (The Monthly Dividend Company)

I recently published an article entitled “The Best Monthly Dividend Stocks” where I evaluated 17 C-corporation stocks that pay dividends monthly.......(read more)
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Best of the Best Monthly Dividend Stocks: LTC Properties Inc (LTC)

I recently published an article entitled “The Best Monthly Dividend Stocks” where I evaluated 17 C-corporation stocks that pay dividends monthly.......(read more)
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Four Reliable Dividend Payers Boosting Distributions

My retirement strategy is focused on building a dividend portfolio of high quality blue chips, which are reliable dividend payers. For my dividend portfolio......(read more)
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Five REITs That Hedge Funds Love

Given the low interest rate environment where the 10 year yield is under 1.9%, it isn’t surprising that REITs are a popular investment choice for......(read more)
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Dividend Growth Case Study: How McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Generated a 15.6% CAGR Over 2.1 Years

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has been a great investment for a very long time… $1 invested in McDonald’s stock would be worth $606.67 by......(read more)
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Compelling Valuation, High Dividend Yield: Consider Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Most dividend investors look for low price-to-earnings multiples, high yields, safety, and growth. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) offers all of......(read more)
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The Best of the Best Monthly Dividend Stocks: Chatham Lodging Trust (CLDT)

I recently published an article entitled “The Best Monthly Dividend Stocks” where I evaluated 17 C-corporation stocks that pay dividends monthly.......(read more)
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Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Top Dividend-Paying Stock Picks

Billionaire Warren Buffett is considered one of the greatest value investors of our time, which is why Berkshire Hathaway‘s equity portfolio contains......(read more)
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The Best of The Best Monthly Dividend Stocks: Stag Industrial Inc (STAG)

I recently published an article entitled “The Best Monthly Dividend Stocks” where I evaluated 17 C-corporation stocks that pay dividends monthly.......(read more)
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What Can We Learn from Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) in the 1980s and 1990s

Oil and gas prices are cyclical in nature. The recent downturn in energy prices that started in 2014 has pushed energy stock prices, earnings and dividends......(read more)
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Warren Buffett’s Best High-Yield Dividend Stocks – May 2016 Update

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway outperformed the S&P 500 by 11.1% per year from 1965-2015, generating an overall gain of 1,598,284% compared......(read more)
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Phillips 66 (PSX) Is Even More Attractive After Price Decline

Lower gasoline and distillate margins have impacted on the financial results of U.S. refiners in the first quarter of 2016 and caused their shares to......(read more)
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Warren Buffett’s Billion Dollar Apple Inc. (AAPL) Investment

Warren Buffett’s newest 13F filings were recently released… The Oracle of Omaha has invested in another tech company. This is only Buffett’s 2nd......(read more)
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AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Is Even More Attractive After Earnings

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) is one of only 2 insurance stocks in the Dividend Aristocrats Index. The company is the global leader in cancer insurance......(read more)
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3 Monthly Dividend Stocks with Yields up to 7% From Canada

This is a guest post from The Dividend Beginner. Hello readers, I am The Dividend Beginner, a 22-year old Canadian dividend growth investor from Montreal......(read more)
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Eaton Corporation (ETN): Manufacturing Safe Dividends Since 1923

Eaton Corporation, PLC Ordinary Shares (NYSE:ETN) shares several characteristics with some of the companies we hold in our Top 20 Dividend Stocks portfolio......(read more)
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Energy-Focused Wexford Capital Reveals Top Stock Picks Dominated by MLPs

Wexford Capital LP is an investment firm with $2.7 billion of assets under management founded by Charles Davidson and Joseph Jacobs in 1994. Wexford currently......(read more)
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Paying Your Phone Bill with AT&T Inc. (T) Dividend Income

This is a guest contribution from Liquid at Freedom 35 Blog. Liquid is an avid investor in the North American financial markets and blogs about financial......(read more)
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Noteworthy Insider Buying and Selling at MiMedx Group, Aetna & Others

It is generally believed that insider buying and selling metrics can provide clues about companies’ future stock price direction. While a vast number......(read more)
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Small-Cap Equity Specialist Royce & Associates Reveals Top Stock Picks for Q2

Royce & Associates LP, a widely-known small-cap equity specialist, was founded by highly-regarded mutual fund manager Charles M. Royce in 1972. The......(read more)
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The Best Monthly Dividend Stocks

While most dividend paying stocks that trade on exchanges in the US pay quarterly, there are some stocks that pay their dividends on other schedules.......(read more)
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Three Companies with Prominent Insider Buying and Two Companies Registering Massive Insider Sales

Most market participants usually perceive insider buying much more informative and important than insider selling, and rightly so. While directors and......(read more)
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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): A High-Yield Telecom For Current Income

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) provides communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental......(read more)
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Pzena Investment Management’s Top Stock Picks Ahead of Q2; Two Leading Oil and Gas Companies Among Top Holdings

Pzena Investment Management is a value-oriented investment management firm founded by Richard S. Pzena in 1995. The firm’s investment philosophy solely......(read more)
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Chevron Corporation (CVX): Delivering Dividends, Attractive Entry Point For The Patient Investor

The stock of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) – the 2nd largest United States oil company is still attractive despite reporting a significant loss in......(read more)
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Eclectic Mix of Stocks Added to WCG Management’s Portfolio

Quarterly 13F filings are required to be submitted with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission within 45 days following the end of each fiscal quarter......(read more)
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Noteworthy Insider Trading Activity Witnessed at Beazer Homes USA Inc. (BZH) and 4 Other Companies

Last week’s dollar value of insider purchases decreased significantly from the massive volume of insider buying recorded during the week prior to that......(read more)
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Real Estate-Focused AEW Capital Management’s Biggest Q1 Moves

Jeffrey Furber‘s AEW Capital Management focuses on real estate and its latest 13F filing disclosed an equity portfolio worth $4.87 billion, 92%......(read more)
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Can The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Growers Continue Their Rapid Dividend Growth?

The ten S&P 500 companies that have increased their dividend payout by the highest average annual rate during the last five years are analyzed in......(read more)
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Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM): Get 3.1% Dividend Yield While Waiting For Commodity Prices to Recover

In my view, despite another quarter with disappointing results, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM)’s stock, is still attractive. Archer-......(read more)
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CMS Energy Corporation (CMS), Boeing Co (BA) and Sykes Enterprises (SYKE) Had Executives Offload Shares This Week

With an increase in the usage of equity-based compensation, company executives and Board members sell shares for a variety of reasons beyond just their......(read more)
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Top 10 Financial Ratios for Successful Dividend Investing

Dividend investing is part art, part science. Financial ratios make up most of the science behind investing. What exactly are financial ratios? For the......(read more)
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Noteworthy Clusters of Insider Buying Witnessed at XL Group plc (XL) and 2 Other Companies

Some retail investors track insider trading behavior as part of their broader stock selection and analysis process, and rightly so. Past research concludes......(read more)
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Sohn Conference: Jeff Smith Pitches Depomed (DEPO), Westrock (WRK)

Insider Monkey was in attendance at the Next Wave Sohn Conference in New York today and we have all the details from Jeffrey Smith‘s presentation......(read more)
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Top Executives at Seagate Technology PLC (STX), Infinera Corp. (INFN) and Tempur Sealy International Inc. (TPX) Are Loading Up on Shares

Although much research concludes that securities purchases on the part of insiders tend to beat broader market benchmarks by a wide margin, there is little......(read more)
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Marten Transport Ltd (MRTN), Amgen Inc. (AMGN) and Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH) Witness Striking Insider Selling

There are various reasons why corporate insiders might sell shares of their own companies. For instance, they may seek to diversify their holdings, buy......(read more)
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Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) and Two Other Companies Highlight Slow-Escalating Insider Buying

The aggregate dollar value of insider buying in April was lower than the value recorded in any other month in the past year or so, mainly owing to the......(read more)
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Why Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Could Be the Next Great Dividend Aristocrat

The Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of companies that have increased their dividends for 25 years or more. The list is a great starting point......(read more)
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Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) and Two Other Giant Companies with Intensive Insider Selling

There aren’t so many things that can spur more anxiety among investors than witnessing their high-conviction stock picks register massive insider selling......(read more)
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Top-Tier Insiders at Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) and Two Other Companies Are Jettisoning Shares

Does it make sense to track insider selling activity? It depends! (One of the most commonly used answers in economics). The increased usage of stock-based......(read more)
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107 Profound Warren Buffett Quotes: Learn To Build Wealth

This article contains 107 Warren Buffett quotes to teach you to build wealth and become a better investor. Warren Buffett is arguably the greatest investor......(read more)
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Warren Buffett’s Best High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway outperformed the S&P 500 by 11.1% per year from 1965-2015, generating an overall gain of 1,598,284% compared......(read more)
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National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV): A Lesson on Dividend Safety

National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) surprised many dividend investors with its decision to slash its dividend by 90% on April 11. Income investors......(read more)
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Deere & Company (DE): Warren Buffett is Buying More of this High Quality Dividend Stock

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) is one of Warren Buffett’s top dividend stocks and has increased its dividend 12 times since 2004. Falling crop prices......(read more)
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Manhattan Associates Inc. (MANH), Linear Technology Corporation (LLTC) and Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW) Had Insiders Sell Shares This Past Week

The investment community is well-aware that corporate insiders can sell shares in their own companies for a wide variety of reasons, so insider trading......(read more)
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Intel Corporation (INTC) and PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) Among Companies with Notable Insider Selling Activity

Although no one knows how many investors pay close attention to insider trading behavior when making investment decisions, there is good reason to believe......(read more)
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Billionaire Dan Loeb’s Top Picks Register Disappointing Returns

Billionaire Daniel S. Loeb founded activist hedge fund Third Point LLC in 1995. The $17 billion New York-based firm lost 1.4% in 2015, which was not necessarily......(read more)
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Billionaire Eric Sprott Betting on Healthcare; Apple Inc. (AAPL) Among Top Holdings

Sprott Asset Management is a Toronto-based alternative asset manager founded by billionaire Eric Sprott, a widely-knowninvestor usually  bullish on the......(read more)
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Murray Stahl Slashes Portfolio but Remains Bullish on These Five Stocks

Murray Stahl founded Horizon Asset Management LLC, an investment firm under the umbrella of Horizon Kinetics LLC, in 1994. Mr. Stahl serves as the portfolio......(read more)
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