4 Undervalued Dividend Stocks Starting to Rally

4 Undervalued Dividend Stocks Starting to Rally

After moving up 10% since the end of January, this dividend stock sub-sector and the four stocks recommended today are perfect options to buy in this market. And, with possible double-digit dividend increases on the way in February, you can buy now before the stocks rise even higher. The value of most shares in REITs […]

3 Stocks to Buy Before They Announce Earnings Beats

3 Stocks to Buy Before They Announce Earnings Beats

Once investors see their powerful earnings growth they will flock to these three stocks, so buy shares now before they report earnings and watch their stock prices jump. Stocks hit a new low last week before rallying at week’s end on the strength of oil prices and the belief (in some circles) that equities are […]

Coke vs Pepsi: Which Is the Better Investment?

Coke vs Pepsi: Which Is the Better Investment?

Coca-Cola has long been thought to be the go-to investment in the soda industry. But, Pepsi is rising fast and could overtake Coca-Cola and become THE soda company to own for growth and dividends.  Everyone loves a good debate. That’s part of the reason we’ve already seen 14 presidential primary debates to determine who will […]

2 Safe-Haven Dividend Stocks with Double-Digit Yields

2 Safe-Haven Dividend Stocks with Double-Digit Yields

Every income investor needs to be sure their dividend stocks will not cut payments as prices continue to fall and yields continue to climb. If you have a stock keeping you up at night, you can replace it with either of these two safe-haven stocks that have double-digit yields and plenty of free cash flow […]

3 Small Cap Biotechs Ripe for a Takeover

3 Small Cap Biotechs Ripe for a Takeover

Big biotech is about to go on a shopping spree to replenish their pipelines as many small cap biotechs are selling for lows not seen since 2011. Here are three likely candidates that might get snatched up soon for big premiums. Few sectors of the stock market have been hit harder in 2016 than the […]

7 High Yield REITs to Watch

7 High Yield REITs to Watch

Tim Plaehn has tracked these seven IPOs for a year and some have the marks of becoming winning investments. See which stocks Tim thinks you should be adding to your watchlist and which you should be avoiding. For income-focused investors, real estate investment trusts (REITs) offer the attractive combination of moderate to high yields and […]

5 Stocks Unlocking Value on Breakup Pressure

5 Stocks Unlocking Value on Breakup Pressure

Spinoffs have historically been great investments, and right now a number of companies are feeling the pressure to break apart to unlock more value. These are the stories you should be buying and selling. With the S&P 500 now down nearly 5% over the last year, companies are looking to unlock value any way they […]

5 REITs Upping Their Dividends in March

5 REITs Upping Their Dividends in March

A big dividend increase that sends a share price rallying is just what your portfolio needs to remedy this ugly and volatile market. See which five stocks Tim Plaehn has chosen as his five most likely candidates to raise their dividends in March. As a dividend-focused investor, I put less emphasis on short-term share price […]

Sell These 5 Stocks on the Verge of Bankruptcy

Sell These 5 Stocks on the Verge of Bankruptcy

These stocks have serious red flags and are ticking time bombs in your portfolio. Several companies from our 2014 and 2015 watchlists are already bankrupt or very close, and the companies profiled this year are likely on the same track. Dump these losers immediately. Bankruptcies — no one likes to talk about them, but they’re […]