Every quarter, companies report their earnings. And every quarter new investors ask what to look for in earnings reports from dividend stocks. Most companies follow a calendar quarter, so I will be digging through a flood of third-quarter earnings reports over the next four weeks. While I review hundreds of company earnings reports, I focus […]
I regularly host webinars for subscribers to my Dividend Hunter and Dividend Hunter Insiders services. Over recent months, I have fielded numerous questions about a coming potential market crash. I know many investors believe a crash is imminent and are scared about the values of their portfolios. I want to share my thoughts on the […]
One of the most popular ETFs to trade is the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM). The widely-used ETF tracks small cap stocks and is one of the most heavily traded index ETFs in the world. Recently, a trader made a large covered call trade on IWM using at-the-money options. The strategy, with options expiring next […]
In November 2020, I added AT&T (T) to my Dividend Hunter recommendations list. At the time, a 7.2% yield with potential for annual dividend increases seemed like too good of a deal to pass up. For the next six months, I looked like a smart stock picker, as the AT&T share price appreciated by 13% […]
My friend Tim Plaehn never ceases to amaze me with his research. He recently wrote about stocks with a declared dividend, plus a variable dividend on top of it. Sounds cool…but…. I called him to share a bad experience. Right after the 2008 bailout, a mining company offered a guaranteed dividend increase based on gold […]
What are dividends, and how can you incorporate them into your investment strategy? This guide will explain key terminology and other tips.
In 2020, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) managed over $7 trillion worth of assets. The investment strategies for ETFs range from simple stock market trackers to niche themes, so there is something for any kind of investor. Dividend ETFs are one of the more popular strategies. In this post, we’ll explore what dividend ETFs are, how to […]
As Investopedia explains: “…a dividend is a distribution of a portion of a company’s earnings, decided by the board of directors, to a class of its shareholders. Dividends can be issued as cash payments, as shares of stock, or other property.” What makes dividends even more attractive is the fact that reliable dividend paying companies pay […]
Investing in companies that pay out cash dividends can set you up for substantial passive income earnings. Learn all about it here.
A dividend investing strategy can help you build an investment portfolio. Learn five important steps to begin your investment strategy.