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 Recent Stock Purchase – October 2014

Recent Stock Purchase II – September 2014

With some extra cash sitting in a money market fund earning close to nothing and one free trade in my ROTH account setting to expire in a few days I re-visited my recent blog post, “September Stock Considerations” and decided to act as several stocks from that blog post were trading much lower than in … Read more Recent Stock Purchase II – September 2014

Recent Stock Purchase – September 2014

Finding bargains in the market today has become an ever increasing challenge as the months have been rolling by and the market as a whole kept marching to all time highs as well. With that being said, I find that several stocks in the financial sector, despite being near or at all time highs, still … Read more Recent Stock Purchase – September 2014

Recent Stock Purchase – August 2014

With the recent market gyrations from all time highs last month many new buying opportunities have presented themselves to dividend growth investors. Favorites of the dividend blogging community pointed to renewed interest in McDonald’s Corp. (MCD), AFLAC Inc. (AFL), Deere & Company (DE) and several energy plays as well as these stocks and oil have … Read more Recent Stock Purchase – August 2014

Recent Stock Purchase II – July 2014

For those that have been following DivHut the past couple of months, you already know my affinity for stocks in the financial sector. Quite simply, I find the financial sector to be loaded with the greatest number of relative bargains in the high priced market of the day. Sure, there are some hidden gems in … Read more Recent Stock Purchase II – July 2014

Recent Stock Purchase – July 2014

Recently, I wrote a post about my July stock considerations and was focusing on two sectors I felt represented the best value in the high priced market of the day. The first sector I was considering was the financial sector with AFLAC Inc. (AFL), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) and U.S. Bancorp (USB) being my … Read more Recent Stock Purchase – July 2014

Recent Stock Purchase – June 2014

Being a dividend growth investor I try to always focus on stocks that have a history of rising dividends and make my stock purchases accordingly while at the same time make consistent investments on a monthly basis. Of course, this is easier said than done in today’s market environment where PE’s and other traditional metrics … Read more Recent Stock Purchase – June 2014

Recent Stock Purchase – May 2014

Being a dividend growth investor I try to always focus on stocks that have a history of rising dividends and make my stock purchases accordingly while at the same time make consistent investments on a monthly basis. Of course, this is easier said than done in today’s market environment where PE’s and other traditional metrics … Read more Recent Stock Purchase – May 2014

My First Stock & Dividend

  On April 20, 2014, (my first article on DivHut), I wrote a blog post titled, “My First Dividend Purchase.” I thought that it was important for me to share with you how I was introduced to dividends and subsequently got “turned on” to the idea of getting checks in the mail every three months … Read more My First Stock & Dividend