Tim Plaehn

Tim Plaehn is the lead investment research analyst for income and dividend investing at Investors Alley. He is the editor for The Dividend Hunter, an investment advisory delivering income investments with double digit growth in share price and dividend payments. Tim’s also editor of Weekly Income Accelerator, a covered call trading service, and Automatic Income Machine, a dividend growth service focused on growing your nest egg.

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Double Digit Dividend Yields And The Potential For 100% Stock Price Gains

| September 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
Double Digit Dividend Yields And The Potential For 100% Stock Price Gains

For the broader U.S. stock market, the pandemic-triggered crash has come and gone. In February and March, the S&P 500 stock index experienced a short-term bear market, dropping by over 35% from its early-February peak to the late-March bottom. The S&P 500 steadily recovered the losses and then some, with the index now up 11% […]

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2 Questions You Need To Ask If You’re Worried About More Dividend Cuts

| August 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
2 Questions You Need To Ask If You’re Worried About More Dividend Cuts

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy and business resulted in a stock market crash and severe business disruption for many companies. One impact of the economic slowdown/shut-in was that many companies were forced or chose to slash common stock dividends. For example, out of the 165 equity REITs tracked by Hoya Capital […]

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These Four High-Yield Stocks Make Value Investing Attractive To Investors

| July 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
These Four High-Yield Stocks Make Value Investing Attractive To Investors

The financial news focuses on the major stock market indexes. These are the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), the S&P 500, and the NASDAQ Composite Index (NASDAQ). However, the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on different sectors of the economy has these indexes painting an incomplete picture of what’s happening in the U.S. stock market. […]

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4 Reliable Dividend-Paying Companies That Sell To The Companies That Sell To You

| June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
4 Reliable Dividend-Paying Companies That Sell To The Companies That Sell To You

When most people think about publicly traded companies, a small number of companies come to mind. There are the hot tech stocks like Amazon, Facebook, and Tesla. You may also think of old-school companies like Johnson & Johnson, Walmart, and Bank of America. Yet, once people begin investing, many are surprised to learn there are […]

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These Three High Yield Stocks Get Bullish Analyst Ratings During The Bear Market

| May 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
These Three High Yield Stocks Get Bullish Analyst Ratings During The Bear Market

The pandemic-triggered stock market selloff has been incredibly tough on income investors, and the dividend-paying stocks they like to own. In the current market, investors have been drawn to big-name companies whose business was uninterrupted by the crisis. This group pays small or no dividends. Several factors have kept dividend-paying stocks down, but that means […]

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These Three Popular Dividend Stocks Might Have A Place In Your Portfolio

| April 16, 2020 | 0 Comments
These Three Popular Dividend Stocks Might Have A Place In Your Portfolio

The COVID-19 crisis-driven stock market crash has investors taking a different approach to stock selection. The economic shutdown has all of us taking a different look at different stocks, compared to what investors were most interested in before the market dived. Three Questions You Need to Ask First Here are some factors concerning individual stocks […]

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Recent Insider Buying Points To The High-Yield Stocks To Buy Right Now

| March 31, 2020 | 1 Comment
Recent Insider Buying Points To The High-Yield Stocks To Buy Right Now

During the week of March 15th to 20th, the high-yield sectors in the stock market crashed to unbelievably low stock price levels. The financial media gave their usual reasons for the share price drops including their “go-to” being that investors were afraid and selling their shares across the high-yield universe. They were wrong: the financial […]

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Pick Up These Three High-Yield Stocks While They’re Still On Sale

| March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
Pick Up These Three High-Yield Stocks While They’re Still On Sale

The spread of Coronavirus across the globe has led to a decimation of stock prices in the travel and vacation related stocks. With stock prices down so far, it is tempting to possibly pick up shares of an airline, cruise ship, or hotel stock. I caution against jumping in now and have an alternative idea. […]

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The Short Guide To Dividend Investing With Coronavirus Spreading

| February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments
The Short Guide To Dividend Investing With Coronavirus Spreading

China-centered Coronavirous outbreak has caused volatility and havoc in the financial and commodity markets. Last Friday’s 600 point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) pushed the weekly decline to 733 points. This decline was the worst drop for the U.S. stock market since August 2019, when recession fears gripped investors. At this time, […]

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These Stocks Are Expected To Raise Dividends With February Earnings Reports

| January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments
These Stocks Are Expected To Raise Dividends With February Earnings Reports

The stock market is an interesting world. Stocks trade every business day. Analysts and financial writers publish numerous opinion pieces every day. For popular stocks, you can find new things to read every day. Even less popular companies are reviewed and rated several times a month. Conversely, publicly-traded corporations typically release “real news” financial information […]

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