Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs)

3 High-Yield Oil Stocks Paying Over 6%

3 High-Yield Oil Stocks Paying Over 6%

Recently there have been two big, interrelated news stories coming out of the U.S. energy sector. The first is that the U.S. crude oil production continues to grow, and the U.S. has become the world’s largest producer of energy liquids. This growth has been led by the Permian Basin play in West Texas. The parallel […]

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 […]

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 […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Restructured Energy Stocks

Buy These 3 High-Yield Restructured Energy Stocks

Energy infrastructure (commonly called midstream) companies have weathered a string of tough years since the energy commodity price crash of 2015. These were high flying stocks in the decade through 2014, with the master limited partnership (MLP) sector returning an average 18% per year from 2000 through 2014. MLPs were the energy infrastructure/midstream business structure […]

Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks About to Crash

Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks About to Crash

Turkey is the traditional Thanksgiving fare, and I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like to sit down to a full-spread Turkey dinner on the holiday (OK, my sister the vegetarian is an exception. She just wants her dinner to taste like turkey). However, what we don’t want are turkeys in our stock portfolio. In the […]