Stock Spin Offs With No Yield

Almost three years ago I wrote a post titled, “Why I Love Stock Spin Offs.” I essentially discussed the typical “unlocked” values stock spin offs can provide for both the parent and offspring stock once the separation occurred. In general, many stock spin offs do offer great value and benefits to shareholders as the newly … Read more

Realty Income (O)… Is It Overvalued?

This is a guest post by Passive Income Dude Ah, Realty Income. The dividend stalwart that all dividend investors love. The company with 23 consecutive years of higher dividends. The safe haven that money flocks to when markets are volatile. The company that trademarked the slogan “The Monthly Dividend Company.” The company that has paid … Read more

Introducing A New Visual Way To Invest

When analyzing stocks we are constantly searching for new and innovative ways to gather information and gain insight into a potential buy. Typically, we scour through dozens of income statements and balance sheets while looking at historical charts and graphs all in an effort to make sense of the data collected. Wouldn’t it be nice … Read more

Is It Wise To Buy Stock After A Catastrophic Event?

Catching a Falling Knife – Buying Stock When Everyone Else Is Selling   Traditionally, the thinking is that dividend growth investing is a relatively safe endeavor as we proudly invest, most of the time, in mature companies that have a long track record of rising revenues and rising dividends. But even the safest investments can … 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