Brett Owens

Brett Owens is the Chief Investment Strategist at Contrarian Outlook.

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5 Dividends Growing Up To 20% Per Year

| September 14, 2021
5 Dividends Growing Up To 20% Per Year

Dividend Aristocrats are popular. Too popular, if you ask me. I’ll concede that the surest, safest way big stock market gains is dividend growth. Over time, stock prices are literally pulled higher by their payouts. Their dividends act as magnets that pull their shares higher and make their shareholders rich. The Aristocrats have delivered plenty of wealth. […]

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3 Huge Monthly Dividends Set To Soar (One Yields An Incredible 7.6%)

| July 1, 2021
3 Huge Monthly Dividends Set To Soar (One Yields An Incredible 7.6%)

When it comes right down to it, we dividend investors really only need three things: Bargain stocks with … High current yields and ideally … Monthly payouts—so we can line up our income with our bills and reinvest our dividend cash without having to wait for three long months. I know—this list is cute, but it sounds […]

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The Simplest, Safest Way To Earn 14.6% Per Year From Stocks

| May 20, 2021
The Simplest, Safest Way To Earn 14.6% Per Year From Stocks

Let’s chat about making some real money in stocks. I’m talking about 14.6% returns per year, every single year. I know, my 14.6% annual number sounds pedestrian in a world where peddlers are hawking virtual (pretend?) coins with pups on the cover. But my returns are real—and spectacular for investors who are patient. With this method we can double […]

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These “Great American Reset” Stocks Will Create Fortunes

| February 11, 2021
These “Great American Reset” Stocks Will Create Fortunes

Another hand went up. I pointed for the next question. When you consider dividend investments, Brett, what is more important in your opinion: The current yield and value of the stock itself, or The “engine” that is driving the business and the profits? “Great question,” I replied. “The business engine. Always consider where the cash flow is coming from, […]

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The Beautiful, Boring Secret To Landing 7% Dividends

| January 19, 2021
The Beautiful, Boring Secret To Landing 7% Dividends

As Wall Street loses its mind over a long bond that pays a lousy 1%, we level-headed income investors are going to stay calm. And 7.7% on. Yes, we “prefer” (hint, hint) dividends that are 7X the weak 1% yield the wonks are clamoring about. I’ll get to the specifics on these retirement makers—which we can […]

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My Personal “Set-It-And-Forget-It” Plan For 10% Dividends, 100% Upside

| December 10, 2020
My Personal “Set-It-And-Forget-It” Plan For 10% Dividends, 100% Upside

The mainstream crowd has gotten way too greedy—which means we could be in the teeth of a stock-market selloff within weeks. Most folks hear the word “selloff” and gasp. But not us contrarian dividend hounds! We know that volatility is our friend. It’s easy to see this just by looking at what the market’s done in the […]

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3 Preferred Pretenders (And “Real Deals” Yielding 10%)

| November 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
3 Preferred Pretenders (And “Real Deals” Yielding 10%)

Wall Street can have its casino. We’re going to look past the suits’ “common shares” and instead dial in some steady dividends—up to 10%!—that, for whatever reason, aren’t widely talked about on financial news channels and websites. We income investors could care less what the S&P 500 or, heaven forbid, glue-sniffing NASDAQ, did in their daily session. […]

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3 Dividend Traps Tempting Investors With 8%-10.5% Yields

| October 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
3 Dividend Traps Tempting Investors With 8%-10.5% Yields

We can’t take every dividend we see at face value. Especially when we’re talking about 8%, 9% and even 10% yields. Bull markets, government stimulus, money printing and the scent of all-time highs might give the impression that any stock is safe. Unfortunately that isn’t the case. Even in a bull market, there are dividend traps paying 8% to […]

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5 Dividends Up To 10.8% To Buy On This Dip

| September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
5 Dividends Up To 10.8% To Buy On This Dip

Are you trying to grind out a livable retirement on dividends alone? It’s possible, and it doesn’t require millions and millions already in the bank. (Even today, with interest rates in the tank.) However, we must step outside the mainstream to achieve this. After all, why mess around with a standard $15,600 a year in retirement income […]

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These 3 “Perfect” REIT Dividends Are Still On Sale

| August 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
These 3 “Perfect” REIT Dividends Are Still On Sale

The economy is a mess—and that’s presenting quite the opportunity for these landlords, and contrarians like us. Tenants are still paying, but these stocks are priced like a few are flaking. That’s not the case. Plus, one firm is about to take advantage of a weak 2020 market to go shopping and secure future cash […]

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