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13 Companies Providing Shareholders More Cash Through Increased Dividends

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In the U.S. and Canada, most companies pay dividends quarterly. In other parts of the world, it is not uncommon for companies to pay an annual or a semi-annual dividend. That is not to say that North American companies sometimes choose not to pay quarterly dividends. For many years McDonald’s (MCD) paid an annual dividend. Since 2000, Walt Disney Co.

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Dividend Growth Stocks: Dividend Stocks vs. Dividend ETFs

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A frequent question that I get is 'Why do you invest in individual dividend stocks instead of income-based ETFs?' On the surface this seems like a reasonable question since most ETFs are indexed, tax efficient, easily traded, passive and have low expense ratios.

Dividend Growth Stocks: McDonald's Corporation (MCD) Dividend Stock Analysis

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McDonald's Corporation is the largest fast-food restaurant company in the world, with nearly 35,000 restaurants in 119 countries. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...

Dividend Growth Stocks: We Were Dividends, Before Dividends Were Cool

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For a while it seemed that every investing article ended with the same conclusion - you should be buying dividend stocks. They are all quoting studies citing the performance edge that dividends have enjoyed over the long-term and the value of a semi-fixed return generated from periodic dividend payments. However, you should beware of some of the information provided.

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Dividend Growth Stocks: 10 Dividend Stocks Delivering The Secret To Success

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We all want to learn the secret to success. Many get-rich-now infomercials have preyed on this desire while making the sellers wealthy at the expense of the buyers. I have good news for you, there really is a secret to success, and what is even better news is that the secret is not hard to discover. It has been right there in front of you all this this time.

Dividend Growth Stocks: 10 Dividend Stocks For A Rainy Day

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During this most recent economic downturn, many people lost their jobs at a time when companies weren't hiring. When things like this happen, those with an alternative income, including dividend growth stocks, are in a better position to deal with the circumstances thrust on them. Here are some things you can do today to prepare for your financial rainy day...

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Dividend Growth Stocks: Dividend Income Progress Update - December 2013

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Once again it is time for a goals/progress update. I am pleased to report that annualized dividend income increased in December, extending the streak to 42 consecutive months of increases after June 2010's decline. Since I began publicly tracking annualized dividend income in November 2007, it has increased in 71 of the last 73 months...

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ModernGraham Valuation: McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) | ModernGraham.com

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ModernGraham analysis of McDonald's Corporation based on an updated version of Benjamin Graham's requirements for Intelligent Investors.

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How to buy dividend stocks with as little as $10

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New dividend investors with only a few hundred dollars per month to invest had few options before. However, there is one new disruptive force for long-term investors, which is making it easy to start investing in your best dividend blue chips with as little as $10.

Dividend Growth Stocks: Income Annuities vs. Dividend Stocks

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I was born in 1962 which puts me on the tail-end of the Baby Boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964). We have been described by some as "the pig in the python." Over the decades, the sheer size of our group has redefined many aspects of society.

Dividend Growth Stocks: September 2013 Pocket Change Portfolio Performance

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The Pocket Change Portfolio (PCP) was first introduced on September 13, 2008 as a real money dividend income portfolio funded by the "pocket change" earned from my various online endeavors. Each month I report on the portfolio's progress and dividends earned. Total dividends received during the month were $1,170.44, consisting of...

How to read my stock analysis reports

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I usually try to analyze one dividend paying company every week. In a typical stock analysis report, I would outline the years of consecutive dividend increases along with the amount and timing of the latest dividend increase. I would then look at trends in stock prices, earnings per share, dividends, dividend payout ratios and returns on equity over the preceding decade. Right under earnings...

Long Term Dividend Growth Investing

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The only thing that is constant in life is change. The world of dividend investing closely follows this eternal truth as well. For example, in the past two decades investors have witnessed several implosions in large companies that have previously been considered blue chip stocks. Companies such as AT&T Corp had mostly lost its status as a widows and orphans stock after the split in 1984, cut...

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Six Notable Dividend Increases so far in September

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In this article, I have highlighted several notable companies, which have approved dividend increases in the month of September 2013. The thing that makes these companies notable is the fact that they have not only achieved a long streak of consecutive dividend increases, but also keep showing a tenacity to continue rewarding shareholders with higher distributions over time.

Performance - 09/20/2013

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Wrong! Wrong! Wrong! Wrong! I was completely wrong. I said last week that individual investors would take it up the whazoo because the Fed was going to implement the taper.



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