Recent Stock Purchase – October 2014

Finding relative bargains in the stock market used to be a real challenge in months past as nearly every stock and asset class was deemed overvalued by historical measures. Sure, certain sectors presented better values than others as financial stocks, including many bank and insurance stocks, presented relative bargains. Even some energy names popped up … Read more

Filtering Great Dividends

Investing In Pollution Control Systems Companies   Pollution control systems companies are serious businesses that engage in the design, development and implementation of consumer and industrial pollution control products such as air and water filtration systems, dust collectors and various scrubbers. While the business at first glance might scream boredom they do provide very essential … Read more

Dividends Delivered In Thirty Minutes Or Less

Investing In Pizza Industry Dividend Stocks   The U.S. pizza industry is large by most measures accounting for over $36 billion in annual sales. Surprisingly, it is the independent pizza restaurants that collectively account for the largest slice of the sales pie controlling about 40% of the market. The big three pizza chains Pizza Hut, … Read more

Dividend Income Update – September 2014

The start of every month is exciting for all dividend income investors as we look back at the previous month and see how much passive dividend income our portfolios generated. This update brings me to a happy milestone as I broke through $2,000 in dividends between my brokerage and ROTH account. The last couple of … Read more

October Stock Considerations

As the month of October begins, dividend growth investors all over the world check up on their portfolio health and scout new investment opportunities. With recent market declines and an overall shakiness to the major averages it would seem that several stocks are going on relative sale these days offering better pricing from all time … Read more

Do You Sell After A Dividend Cut?

As dividend income investors we ultimately choose our investment thesis primarily based on the state of the dividend payments that a particular company distributes. We check for sufficient current yield, dividend growth, sustainability and history of dividend distributions before we make an actual investment. Once we finally do pull the trigger and initiate a dividend … Read more

Are These Dividend Stocks Solid As Concrete?

Investing In Cement Industry Dividend Paying Stocks   By any standard the worldwide cement industry is enormous. Last year total revenues exceeded an eye popping $250 billion. Though a highly polluting and energy intensive business, the cement industry is important for virtually every economy on the planet. Besides for manufacturing and distributing cement, many companies … Read more