High-Yield Investments

Four High-Yield ETFs Returning Value and Dividends to Investors

Four High-Yield ETFs Returning Value and Dividends to Investors

The stock market crash at the start of the so-called “coronacrisis,” was especially devastating to share prices in high yield sectors. I attribute the extra steep declines to what I have labeled a “liquidity event,” in which leveraged funds using the high yield investments were forced to sell, sell, sell, to avoid becoming leveraged into […]

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4 High-Yield Dividend Traps to Sell Now

I review a lot of high-yield investments. You likely are aware that an investment gets priced for a higher-than-typical yield because of the potential or possibility of a dividend rate reduction. The interesting part about a company’s decision to change its dividend is that it is a binary event. Either the dividend is cut, or […]

Avoid These Turkeys in your Stock Portfolio

Avoid These Turkeys in your Stock Portfolio

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 is turkeys in our stock portfolio. In the […]

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3 High-Yield Buyout Candidates to Pad Your Portfolio

I remain intrigued by what I see as an investor hatred of stocks of companies that own infrastructure assets, primarily assets that support the energy sector.    Despite solid earnings reports, and growing cash flow coverage of dividends, share prices in the group remain low and fall even farther on any piece of perceived negative […]

Get A Raise Every Quarter With These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Get A Raise Every Quarter With These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Before the energy sector bear market that started in late 2014, which still lingers in the minds of investors, most energy midstream companies increased their dividends every single quarter. The crash in energy commodity prices and stock valuations forced many Boards of Directors to rethink their balance sheet practices and dividend policies. The number of […]