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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)
Chuck Royce

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)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

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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Battered Performance Sports Group Ltd (PSG) and Two Strong-Performing Companies Witness Insider Buying

According to fresh data from CNBC, the dollar value of all insider purchases in April has been the lowest in the past 11 months or so. Meanwhile, the......(read more)
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BlackRock Inc. (BLK) and Two Other Companies Register Noteworthy Insider Selling

Most insider trading watchers believe that insider buying is much more informative than insider selling, and rightly so. Officers and directors can sell......(read more)
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8 Potential Bargain Dividend Stocks Down 15%+ In The Last Year

A lot of people like to “cheer” for higher prices in the short-term. Yet for the long-term net buyer, it’s lower prices that can provide the ultimate......(read more)
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Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (OHI): A High-Yield Healthcare REIT

Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) with a high dividend yield over 6%. The company operates in the healthcare......(read more)
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Kohl’s Corporation (KSS): Will This 2nd Tier Business Generate 1st Tier Returns?

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) is what I would classify as a “second tier” type of investment. It doesn’t have that quality aspect of your......(read more)
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Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NYMX) and 2 Banks Witness Notable Insider Buying

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is on track to reach a new all-time high after registering the worst five-day start to a year in its history. The Dow......(read more)
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Real Estate Fund AEW Capital’s 13F Holdings Boast Solid Gains

Founded in 1981, Boston-based AEW Capital Management is one of the leading real estate funds on the Street today. For the last 15 years, the fund has......(read more)
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Value Investing Guru Donald Yacktman Propelled to Strong Q1 by Top Picks

Some analysts and investors believe that value investing will achieve a comeback in the foreseeable future, as growth stocks have outperformed value stocks......(read more)
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‘Cluster Selling’ at Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW), Plus Light Insider Selling at 2 Other Companies

Officers and directors of publicly-traded companies have two means of buying or selling their companies’ shares: on the open market, or via pre-arranged......(read more)
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JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Is A Compelling Long-Term Investment

When you’re talking about dividend paying companies (and specifically dividend growth), you’re likely to think about the normal host of characters......(read more)
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Adobe Systems (ADBE) and Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) Witness Insider Selling, While This Pharmaceutical Company’s CEO Just Bought Shares

Insider trading activity has been relatively weak this week, as the first quarter earnings season kicked off on Monday. With most companies having quiet......(read more)
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Intel Corporation (INTC): A Technology Monopoly Paying Safe, Growing Dividends

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is one of the most dominant and pervasive technology companies in the world. The business essentially operates as a monopoly......(read more)
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Stage Stores Inc. (SSI), Bazaarvoice Inc. (BV) and EVINE Live Inc. (EVLV) Register Striking Insider Buying

A Securities and Exchange Commission rule requires corporate insiders to report their securities transactions within 48 hours, but the interpretation......(read more)
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