Submitted by Dividends4Life on Wed, 2017-11-22 07:05
On December 11, 2003, I purchased my first dividend stock. Granted my motives were not pure, nor did I have a clue as to what I was doing. Prior to that I had always been an aggressive growth investor. During my investing years, I have learned many things. However, I would rank these 5 lessons as the most important...
Submitted by Dividends4Life on Mon, 2017-11-20 07:19
Dividend growth investing is a long-term strategy. A growing dividend is a sign that the company is becoming more valuable. Companies that consistently increase dividends tend to have steadily rising share prices and the best way to benefit from this is to buy and hold the stocks. Diversification and a focus on blue-chip stocks provides insurance for the few companies that don't pan out.
Here are several companies compounding their shareholder's wealth with increased cash dividends...
Submitted by Dividends4Life on Thu, 2017-11-16 07:16
Linked here is a detailed quantitative analysis of Raytheon Company (RTN). Below are some highlights from the above linked analysis:
Company Description: Raytheon Company, the world's fifth largest military contractor, specializes in making high-tech missiles, advanced radar systems and sensors, defense electronics, and missile-defense systems...
Submitted by Dividend Growth... on Wed, 2017-11-15 09:19
You probably heard the news that General Electric is cutting dividends for the second time in a decade. The previous time when General Electric cut distributions was in 2009, during the financial crisis.
The dividend cut was not surprising, given the fact that the conglomerate had a high payout ratio amidst a stagnant trend in earnings per share.
Submitted by Dividends4Life on Wed, 2017-11-15 07:14
New income investors naturally focus on yield, but the highest yielding stocks aren't always the best investments. To find the very best dividend growth stocks an investor must identify companies that will not just sustain their dividends, but increase them every year. To find these jewels in the rough, there are two very important things the investor must look for...