Author: Tim Plaehn

3 High-Yield REITs for Conservative Investors

3 High-Yield REITs for Conservative Investors

It has been a challenging start to 2019 for real estate investment trust (REIT) investors. At the start of the year, the REIT indexes zoomed higher. The last few weeks have investors wonder if the party is already over for the year. The financial media is placing blame in many places including trade wars, slowing […]

Pick Up These 3 High-Yield Stocks for Long Term Profits

Pick Up These 3 High-Yield Stocks for Long Term Profits

Earnings season for individual stocks has evolved into nothing more than a game. Analysts from the Wall Street firms put out their estimates for quarterly revenue and profits. Those estimates are averaged into a consensus estimate. When earnings come out the stock trading world looks to see whether individual companies “beat” or “miss” the earnings […]

Buy These 5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Div Next Week

Buy These 5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Div Next Week

I receive a lot of questions concerning dividend dates. Income investors can help their overall returns by understanding when shares must be owned to be entitled to receive the next dividend payment. Buying shares of a stock after it goes ex-dividend means you won’t receive the next declared dividend payment. You can quickly have cash […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks In a Beaten Down Sector

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks In a Beaten Down Sector

The last three years have been a period of angst and turmoil for the companies in the energy midstream and their investors. These are the pipeline, processing and storage companies that make sure crude oil and natural gas get from the wells to the end users. This historically cash flow stable sector was upended with […]

3 High-Yield REITs Raising Dividends in March

3 High-Yield REITs Raising Dividends in March

As a dividend focused stock analyst, I put less emphasis on short term share price fluctuations, and more on dividend yields and dividend growth prospects. When the market turns volatile, such as what we have experienced in the last several months, it is good to go back to the basics of dividend investing. One of […]