Accelerating Dividends

Buy These 3 Stocks Paying Over 7% in the Best High-Yield Sector for Conservative Investors

Buy These 3 Stocks Paying Over 7% in the Best High-Yield Sector for Conservative Investors

High yield stocks come out of a range of different business sectors. You may be aware of business development companies (BDCs), real estate investment trusts (REITs), and master limited partnerships—MLPs. Also, on high yield investor radars will be closed-end funds (CEFs) and leveraged ETFs. For an attractive yield combined with a high level of safety, […]

Buy This 8.4% REIT That’s Raised Dividends Every Quarter

Buy This 8.4% REIT That’s Raised Dividends Every Quarter

Back in April I added TPG Real Estate Finance Trust (NYSE: TRTX) to the Dividend Hunter recommendations list. TRTX is a finance REIT focused on commercial mortgage transition loans. The commercial loan REITs are especially attractive with interest rates on the rise. Background TPG is a private equity firm with $79 billion under management. The […]

Buy These 3 High-Stocks with Positive Earnings Surprises

Buy These 3 High-Stocks with Positive Earnings Surprises

Earnings season is in full swing, with a large portion of the high yield stock universe reporting in the first half of August. Predicting what will happen with individual company earnings is a tough sport and guessing how share prices will react is more like wagering on sports events. However, earnings is the time when […]

3 BDCs to Pick Up from Rules Changes Benefiting Investors

3 BDCs to Pick Up from Rules Changes Benefiting Investors

Business Development Companies (BDCs) are the Jekyll and Hyde of the high yield stock universe. My analysis shows most of these stocks as not safe places to hunt for dividends. However, there are a handful that are attractive, high yield income stocks. The Small Business Credit Availability Act passed earlier this year loosened the leverage […]

Fake News Puts These Two Solid High-Yield Stocks on Sale

Fake News Puts These Two Solid High-Yield Stocks on Sale

In my focus area of high yield stocks, I am regularly reminded how committed to losing money are many high-yield stock investors. Any whiff of bad news has them running for the exits, which drives down share price, which causes more fear based selling, which further drives down the share price. You get the picture. […]

3 High-Yield Stocks Increasing Dividends in August

3 High-Yield Stocks Increasing Dividends in August

When interest rates start to go up, investors worry about the value of their higher yield dividend stocks. A defense against higher interest rates is to own dividend stocks that will grow the dividend payments. The challenge is to know in advance which stocks will make a higher dividend announcement before the rest of the […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks With Oil About to Spike

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks With Oil About to Spike

As the current stock market bull market starts to look long in the tooth, I have broadened my search for income investments that are not directly tied to company business results and share prices. Direct commodity exposure provides one way to diversify a portfolio that is loaded with dividend paying stocks. Yet, I want all […]