Dividend Stocks

I have a Mount Rushmore of failure for the last decade’s business leaders. It includes Virginia Rometty of IBM (NYSE:IBM), Brian Krzanich of Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Jeff Immelt of General Electric (NYSE:GE) and Randall Stephenson of AT&T (NYSE:T). And today we’re going to talk specifically about AT&T stock. Source: Roman Tiraspolsky / Shutterstock.com Their failures all
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Aug. 10, 2020 3:21 PM ET  About: Public Storage (PSA) Leo Nelissen Medium-term horizon, dividend investing, dividend growth investing Public Storage has been a t op performer in the past, but is currently stuck in a sideways trend. A high dividend yield, solid financials and a secular growth trend will continue to benefit long-term investors. This
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Many moving parts – including the novel coronavirus crisis, OPEC’s moves, the overall economy, demand for air travel, and the increased popularity of electric vehicles – will affect oil stocks, including Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) stock. I believe that Exxon Mobil stock will prove to be a good name for income investors over the medium term.
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Although some folks on Wall Street may deny it, I believe there’s overwhelming evidence of a disconnect between investment market valuations and the real economy. Still, that doesn’t mean you can’t profit from the irrational enthusiasm. Better to go with the train than against it. However, at some point, the ride will likely end. When
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Utility stocks have been relatively volatile in the recent past. However, most utility stocks have a low beta and have a stable cash flow visibility. Utility stocks should therefore be a part of the core portfolio as they reduce the portfolio risk. Mark D. Schild, assistant dean at the Stillman School of Business at Seton
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There are three sides to a credit card transaction, the merchant, the customer, and the bank. It’s the latter where Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) stock comes in. Source: Isabelle OHara/Shutterstock.com Companies that process transactions experience less volume during a recession. But they make out all right. Banks, however, have a problem. Everything you put on
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The U.S. has been using natural gas for two centuries, making natural gas stocks a source of profits for a long time. Prices of energy commodities like natural gas are important for consumers and investors alike. Earlier in the year, natural gas prices in the U.S. dropped to 25-year lows. As a result, in early
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Zacks Equity Research ZacksJuly 29, 2020 All investors love getting big returns from their portfolio, whether it’s through stocks, bonds, ETFs, or other types of securities. However, when you’re an income investor, your primary focus is generating consistent cash flow from each of your liquid investments. While cash flow can come from bond interest or
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Until the recent volatility, banks and energy stocks were among the darlings of Wall Street’s passive income-seeking investors. However, economic realities have made many of these companies reevaluate the sustainability of their high payout yields. As a result, boards of a wide range of businesses have either slashed or fully eliminated dividends. Today I’ll take a closer
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Here are the best dividend stocks to buy in a risky environment By Josh Enomoto, InvestorPlace Contributor Jul 24, 2020, 9:22 am EDT Source: Shutterstock [Editor’s note: “8 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now” was previously published in June 2020. It has since been updated to include the most relevant information available.] After the big shock in March,
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In terms of stock returns, the last 12 months has been unimpressive for defense stocks. This has resulted in most names trading at attractive valuations. These companies have robust cash flows and a healthy dividend payout. I therefore believe that it’s a good time to consider exposure to some quality names in the industry. Geopolitical
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McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) is a very stable quick-service restaurant company with good earnings upside. MCD stock is worth 18-to-20% more than today’s price and has good value and growth characteristics. Source: 8th.creator / Shutterstock.com For example, its dividend yield of 2.5% is well covered by this year’s expected earnings of $5.76 per share. Moreover, 35 analysts
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The transportation sector is critical for GDP growth and global supply chain. The broad sector includes airline, shipping, railroad, trucking and logistics. Amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic, many transportation stocks have witnessed headwinds. However, there are several names in the space with robust fundamentals, high dividend payouts and are trading at attractive valuations. We’ll discuss
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