Dividend Growth

Buy These 5 High-Yield Stocks That Just Raised Dividends

Buy These 5 High-Yield Stocks That Just Raised Dividends

For the income stock focused investor, what could be more appealing than a high current yield combined with steady dividend increases? For the last three years, the energy infrastructure services sector (also called energy midstream) has gone through significant financial restructuring, resulting in no dividend growth, and even dividend rate reductions. The period of restructuring […]

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 […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Contrarian Stocks for Income and Gains

Buy These 3 High-Yield Contrarian Stocks for Income and Gains

Investing in stocks with strong dividend growth has historically proven to be a powerful total return strategy. Mathematically, for a stock to stay at a certain yield, the share price must increase at a rate that equals the annual dividend growth rate. Long term results show that dividend growth stocks produce average annual returns that […]

Buy These 3 Global Dividend Payers to Beat the Market

Buy These 3 Global Dividend Payers to Beat the Market

In the current stock market, the stocks that look to be the best place to hide are those conservative, dividend-paying stocks. But here’s something about dividend stocks that you may not know, even though I’ve written about this subject before… Dividend growth is much faster overseas than here in the United States. US Dividend Growth […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Raising Dividends in October

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Raising Dividends in October

I always look forward to the start of a new calendar quarter. Within a few weeks stocks with policies of quarterly dividend increases will start to declare the next dividend rates. It is an interesting market effect that the investing public doesn’t take into account that some companies grow dividends every quarter. The market acts […]

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3 High Growth Dividend Stocks Paying Over 6%

It can be very difficult for investors to generate consistent returns in the stock market. Picking the direction of share prices can feel more like gambling. Not a comfortable feeling when putting your life savings at risk. When I give talks at different investor conferences, I like to discuss a stock selection strategy that will […]