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When Do You Sell A Stock Paying 18% That’s Tripled in Price?

What a difference a vaccine makes! I am talking, of course about how my Dividend Hunter readers—the ones getting an average of 9% yields on our portfolio holdings—feel about their income-focused, stock market investments in light of the good news last Monday about an effective coronavirus vaccine. The news lit a fire under share prices […]

NRZ Doubles It’s Dividend and Looks to Increase Again

NRZ Doubles It’s Dividend and Looks to Increase Again

At the start of the pandemic-triggered economic crisis, a large portion of stocks in the high-yield sectors slashed or suspended dividend payments. For example, Hoya Capital Real Estate reports that 31 of 42 mortgage real estate investment trusts (REITs) cut or suspended dividends from March through June. Other sectors, such as equity REITs, business development […]

Three Dividend Payers Hitting New Highs During the Pandemic

Three Dividend Payers Hitting New Highs During the Pandemic

The shutdowns ordered by city and state officials had the perverse effect of labeling brick-and-mortar businesses as either essential or non-essential. An essential business designation allowed those businesses to remain open. Non-essential companies were forced to close their doors; those companies whose employees could not do their jobs from home soon found they were furloughing […]

Dividend Increases Up to 25% Could Be in the Cards for These Energy Stocks

Dividend Increases Up to 25% Could Be in the Cards for These Energy Stocks

Before the energy commodity and stock sector crash in 2015, energy midstream stocks paid steadily growing dividends that income investors loved. The steady stream of dividend increases propelled share higher. It was a strategy that worked for years, buy energy midstream stocks with attractive yields and growing dividends to generate great total return year after […]

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These Stocks Are Expected to Raise Dividends with February Earnings Reports

The stock market is an interesting world. Stocks trade every business day. Analysts and financial writers publish numerous opinion pieces every day. For popular stocks, you can find new things to read every day. Even less popular companies are reviewed and rated several times a month. Conversely, publicly-traded corporations typically release “real news” financial information […]

Look For These 5 Energy Stocks to Raise Dividends in January

Look For These 5 Energy Stocks to Raise Dividends in January

Now that the book is closed on 2019, next up for the stock market will be individual company earnings reports for the fourth quarter and full year. I recommend dividend-paying stocks based on the fundamental strengths if the underlying businesses. Earnings reports are the four times a year when investors get to see real results, […]

These 5 REITs Are Expected to Raise Dividends in December

These 5 REITs Are Expected to Raise Dividends in December

We are almost at the end of another year, and I hope your dividend income stream has marched steadily higher throughout 2019. Tracking your dividend income and managing your portfolio to grow that income makes it easier to go through market corrections as we saw in the final quarter of last year. (If you’re having […]