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Dividend Stocks

Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Five Dividend Kings to Buy Based on Billionaire Investors’ Sentiment

Dividend investing offers an opportunity to benefit from a steady inflow of payments that allow investors to diversify their portfolio, while waiting......(read more)
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Duke Energy Corp (DUK): A Reliable High-Yield Dividend Stock

Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) is a favorite high-yield dividend stock for income investors, and it’s no wonder why. The company has paid uninterrupted......(read more)
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Insider Buying at Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NWL) Ahead of Merger, Plus 2 Other Companies

I am a great believer in corporate insiders’ ability to outperform broader market benchmarks and I am not the only one in this camp. Insider trading......(read more)
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The 10 Best Dividend Stocks For Retirement

Retirees want their portfolios to provide safe, consistent, reliable income that grows faster than the pace of inflation. Retirees want investments that......(read more)
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA): A Healthcare Dividend Aristocrat Growing Through Acquisitions

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) has steadily grown its dividend for 40 straight years and has an operating history that dates back more than......(read more)
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Southern Co (SO): Uninterrupted Dividends Since 1949 and a 4.4% Yield

 Yield-starved investors should familiarize themselves with Southern Co (NYSE:SO), a highly dependable business that has paid dividends every quarter......(read more)
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ConocoPhillips (COP) and 2 Small-Cap Companies Are Targets of Insider Buying

U.S. equities closed sharply in the green on Friday, marking the fourth consecutive week of strong gains for the major U.S stock indexes. The S&P......(read more)
REIT Stocks Northstar Realty Finance NRF

Hedge Funds’ Most-Favored REITs This Quarter

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) should reside the equity portfolio of each long term-oriented investor. As a general rule, investors of all types......(read more)
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Billionaires Love These 5 Dividend Aristocrats

Most investors think that to generate significant wealth from the stock markets, one needs to routinely hit home runs by finding multi-bagger stocks......(read more)
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PepsiCo Inc. (PEP): Continues to Lead The Coca-Cola Co (KO) in Hedge Fund Sentiment

Hedge funds and other investment firms run by legendary investors like Israel Englander and Ray Dalio are entrusted to manage billions of dollars of accredited......(read more)
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C R Bard Inc (BCR): Over 40 Consecutive Years of Dividend Growth & Recession-Resistant Products

C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) is a member of the dividend aristocrats list that has nearly doubled the market’s performance over the last decade. The company......(read more)
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HCP, Inc. (HCP) is a Dividend Aristocrat with a 7% Yield. Is the Dividend Safe?

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) is the only real estate investment trust (REIT) in the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index. With a dividend yield in excess of......(read more)
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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): Dividend King Loses Some of its Hedge Fund Subjects

It is generally believed that equity investing is the best way to save capital for long-term goals. Renowned investor Warren Buffett has been buying and......(read more)
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Five Dividend Aristocrats Hedge Funds Are Bullish On

Amid the latest market volatility, dividend investing is one of the safest bets on the equity markets. Large investors select dividend stocks not just......(read more)
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McGraw Hill Financial Inc (MHFI): Famous S&P Brand Supports This Dividend Aristocrat

McGraw Hill Financial Inc (NYSE:MHFI) owns one of the most important brands in the financial services market and has grown into a powerhouse provider......(read more)
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Is McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) A Good Stock To Buy?

Several news stories in the media recently discussed the performance of the “VIP” stock list compiled by Goldman Sachs, which includes the......(read more)
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AbbVie Inc (ABBV): A Cheap Dividend Aristocrat Yielding Over 4%

AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) is one of the more controversial dividend aristocrats for several reasons. As a relatively new spin-off (2013), the company has......(read more)
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Fresh Insider Selling at PPG Industries Inc. (PPG), Atmel Corporation (ATML), and Pinnacle Foods Inc. (PF)

All major U.S stock indexes posted big gains on Tuesday, after fresh data alleviated worries and concerns about the strength of the U.S economy. The......(read more)
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Warren Buffett’s 4 Favorite Dividend Aristocrats

Warren Buffett looks for great businesses trading at fair or better prices suitable for long-term holding. “It’s far better to buy a wonderful company......(read more)
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Two High-Yield Dividend Stocks and One Uranium Stock Register Noteworthy Insider Buying

U.S equities closed in the red on Monday, pushing both the NASDAQ and the S&P 500 into negative territory for the month of February. The two indexes......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Love These Five Energy Stocks

Both small- and large-scale investors continue to seek bargains in the energy industry, as energy stocks have plummeted significantly over the past year......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Billionaires Like These Five Dividend Stocks

At Insider Monkey, we track around 730 hedge funds and other institutional investors as part of our small-cap strategy (see more details here). Among......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Billionaire Mario Gabelli’s Top Dividend Picks

It is commonly known that investors pour capital into stocks for two principal reasons: annual income and long-term capital appreciation. Numerous public......(read more)
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The Walt Disney Co (DIS): A Premier Dividend Growth Stock

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) is the type of business we like to own in our Top 20 Dividend Stocks portfolio. The company has some of the highest scores for......(read more)
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HCP, Inc. (HCP): Is The Dividend Safe?

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) released its 4th quarter and full year results on February 9th. The market did not like the results. HCP stock fell from $34/share......(read more)
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Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B): Serving Higher Dividends for over 30 Straight Years

Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B) owns one of the most iconic alcoholic beverage brands in the world – Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey. The company......(read more)
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Chubb Ltd (CB): A Conservative Dividend Grower in the Insurance Industry

Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) is one of the best managed insurance companies in the world. Prior to the merger of CB and ACE, these companies had raised their dividends......(read more)
Warren Buffet, is Warren Buffet success personified, Suzanne Woolley

A Look at Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Notable Bets and Top Moves for 2016

Of course, most individual investors and larger investors dream of becoming billionaires one day, but the harsh truth is that only a few will manage to......(read more)
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Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW): A Dividend Aristocrat Painting High Returns

Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) has annually increased dividends since 1979 and outperformed the market by nearly 14% per year over the last decade. Watching......(read more)
Air Products and Chemicals APD

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD): A Dividend Aristocrat Distributing Higher Dividends for 38 Straight Years

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has rewarded shareholders with 38 consecutive years of dividend increases and is in the process of spinning......(read more)
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Pentair plc. Ordinary Share (PNR): 40 Consecutive Years of Dividend Growth

Pentair plc. Ordinary Share (NYSE:PNR) is a lesser known dividend aristocrat that most recently boosted its dividend by 5%, representing its 40th consecutive......(read more)
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Is BHP Billiton plc (ADR) (BBL)’s Dividend Safe? Dividend Cut Risk Examined

BHP Billiton plc (ADR) (NYSE:BBL) is the largest publicly traded mining corporation in the world.  The mining behemoth is one of Australia’s top dividend......(read more)
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4 Consistently High Paying Dividend Stocks With Growth Potential

The ‘holy grail’ of dividend growth investing is to find businesses that offer: – Growth potential – High dividend yields – Consistent......(read more)
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Dividend Cut Risk of The 6 Oil Super Majors

Oil prices have collapsed from highs of ~$120 per barrel to lows of ~$30 per barrel. Source: Finviz Tumbling oil prices have caused real problems for......(read more)
Warren Buffet, is Warren Buffet success personified, Suzanne Woolley

Buffett Buys Even More Phillips 66 (PSX), Steve Cohen Buys Some Energy Shares of His Own, Plus Two Other Bullish Moves

2015 was not a great year for hedge funds in terms of performance, but it wasn’t too bad either. The hedge fund industry as a whole lost less than 1......(read more)
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PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG): A Free Cash Flow Machine With 44 Straight Dividend Increases

PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has warded its investors with higher dividend payments for 44 consecutive years. The company’s dividend appears to......(read more)
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Leggett & Platt, Inc. (LEG): 44 Consecutive Years of Dividend Increases and a 3.1% Yield

Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE:LEG) is a blue chip dividend stock that has rewarded investors with 44 consecutive dividend increases. With operations......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Warren Buffett’s 3 Cornerstones of Sound Investing

Warren Buffett is worth over $60 billion. He knows a thing or two about investing. True geniuses tend to make things simpler, not more confusing. Buffett......(read more)
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ConocoPhillips (COP) Cuts its Dividend: How to Avoid These Riskier Stocks

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) is one of the biggest oil producers in the world and the newest case study regarding the dangers of chasing yield (the stock......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 50: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

The image below shows the 10 year cumulative returns of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and the S&P 500 (SPY): Source: Data from Yahoo! Finance $......(read more)
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McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC): Uninterrupted Dividends Since 1925 and a 30 Year Growth Streak

McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) has increased its dividend for 30 consecutive years and paid uninterrupted dividends since 1925. While......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 52: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) generated revenues of $484 billion over the last 12 months. If Wal-Mart were a country (assuming revenue is about equal......(read more)
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Cintas Corporation (CTAS): 32 Consecutive Years of Dividend Growth

Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) is one of the highest scoring dividend stocks in our database for Dividend Safety (98) and Dividend Growth (99). The......(read more)
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Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF): Over 50 Consecutive Years of Dividend Growth and a 3.4% Yield

Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) has increased its dividend for 54 consecutive years, an impressive streak that only eight U.S. public companies......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 51: AT&T Inc. (T)

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is the largest telecommunications company in North America based on its $281 billion market cap. The company’s high dividend......(read more)
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Hormel Foods Corp (HRL): The Newest Dividend King

Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL) is the most recent dividend king to be crowned. The company recently raised its dividend by 16%, marking its 50th consecutive......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 49: The Coca-Cola Co (KO)

Reading headlines about The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO), you would think the company will be shutting its doors soon. Articles Like: – The End of the......(read more)
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Nordson Corporation (NDSN): Dispensing Higher Dividends for 52 Straight Years

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) has the 14th longest dividend growth streak among U.S. public companies with 52 consecutive years of increases, but......(read more)
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Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK): 139 Consecutive Years of Dividend Payments and Powerful Brands

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) has paid its dividend for 139 consecutive years and increased it for the past 48 consecutive years. In two......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 48: 3M Co (MMM)

3M Co (NYSE:MMM) has paid dividends for 99 years without interruption. The company has paid increasing dividends for 57 consecutive years. The company......(read more)
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