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

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

Dividend Portfolio Sector Allocation

Several dividend investing bloggers have been asking me to highlight my sector diversification from my brokerage account and ROTH account. For those who are regular visitors to DivHut and have seen my portfolio, you already know that I do not own any REITs or MLPs. Not that I’m against those investment vehicles I just followed … Read more

Foolish Dividend Investing

A while back I wrote a couple articles highlighting my very first dividend stock that I owned along with some scanned images of the very first stock trade I placed back in 1988 along with my first dividend check received for $5.00 also in 1988. You’ll see a trade for 100 shares of Homestake Mining … Read more

Planting Dividend Seeds With Timber REITs

As dividend investors we are always on the lookout for future dividend growth opportunities as well as current income via relative high yield. Timber REITs are investment vehicles that can offer a current relative high yield while also being defensive in nature against rising inflation as it is a commodity based investment. A timber REIT … Read more

August Stock Considerations

It’s the start of another month which means August stock picks must be made. With the market in a seeming tailspin the last couple weeks or so many “old” stocks are presenting new and attractive buying opportunities. Some of my favorites such as McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) has dropped considerably from about $103 to around $93, … Read more