Tag: dividends

Preferred Stock Income “On Sale” Right Now

| May 5, 2022
Preferred Stock Income “On Sale” Right Now

Stock market disruptions create opportunities for investors who can differentiate between investments that are in trouble versus those that are not. Lower prices provide the potential for great long-term returns, and with rising interest rates and stocks in correction territory, preferred stocks offer an excellent opportunity to lock in long-term high yields. Here are a […]

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25 Dividend Stocks That Have Broken Out To 52-Week Highs

| April 21, 2022
25 Dividend Stocks That Have Broken Out To 52-Week Highs

We contrarians don’t normally buy dividend stocks high. But when we do, we sell them higher. These 25 dividend stocks we’re about to discuss are hitting new 52-week highs. This is notable because the market-at-large is falling apart. Which means they are on the “right side” of one or more current trends. Considering the world […]

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3 Funds Paying Up To 12.5% In Monthly Income

| April 5, 2022
3 Funds Paying Up To 12.5% In Monthly Income

Volatility is high, stocks are shaky and there’s a major land war in Europe. So we’ll take a pass on the highflyers, thanks. Give us the monthly dividends instead. Of course, easy enough for us to say. We “retire on dividends” folks have spent years building up a nest egg that would last us forever. Now, […]

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3 Easy Ways To “Crash-Proof” Your Portfolio, Grab 7%+ Dividends

| March 1, 2022
3 Easy Ways To “Crash-Proof” Your Portfolio, Grab 7%+ Dividends

With the swift stock-market decline we’ve seen since the start of 2022, and now, you can be forgiven if your stomach tightens just a bit when you go to check your retirement account. So today I’m going to give you my three best tips for securing your hard-earned cash—and even better, locking in a dividend stream you […]

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Hit The Bull’s-Eye With These 5 Mid-Cap Dividend Growers

| February 8, 2022
Hit The Bull’s-Eye With These 5 Mid-Cap Dividend Growers

As contrarians, you and I make our profits from stocks that are under-loved and under-covered. And today, we’re going to discuss five “under the radar” names with the potential to return up to 34% per year, every year, no matter what happens with the broader markets. These stock prices have the potential to increase by […]

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How To Buy The Right Dividends In 2022 (For 53%+ Upside)

| January 20, 2022
How To Buy The Right Dividends In 2022 (For 53%+ Upside)

The last time the Federal Reserve tried to taper its money-printing ways, the S&P 500 dropped 20% in 11 weeks. I’m not sure if the sequel is going to be any kinder to “America’s ticker,” the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY). It’s time to prepare. The best time to sell speculative, profitless positions was last week. […]

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How To Work Today’s Inflation Fears For 6%+ Dividends And Big Upside

| November 23, 2021
How To Work Today’s Inflation Fears For 6%+ Dividends And Big Upside

I’m hearing from a lot of CEF Insider members who are worried about inflation these days, and there’s a good reason why: consumer prices raced up 6.2% in October from a year ago! The good news is that we’ve got an easy setup that lets us work inflation fears to our advantage, grabbing ourselves bigger dividends, and […]

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3 Punchy Preferred Funds Yielding 6.2%-6.9%

| October 26, 2021
3 Punchy Preferred Funds Yielding 6.2%-6.9%

Most income investors limit themselves to mere “common” dividends. But there’s no need for us to settle for 2% blue-chip yields when we can bank 6%+ payouts from the same companies. Let’s use Bank of America (BAC) as our example. The stock should keep sailing as the 10-year Treasury rate grinds higher. Common shares of BAC yield […]

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What To Look For In Earnings Reports From Dividend Stocks

| October 19, 2021
What To Look For In Earnings Reports From Dividend Stocks

Every quarter, companies report their earnings. And every quarter new investors ask what to look for in earnings reports from dividend stocks. Most companies follow a calendar quarter, so I will be digging through a flood of third-quarter earnings reports over the next four weeks. While I review hundreds of company earnings reports, I focus […]

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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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