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 Do You Sell After A Dividend Cut?

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 Are These Dividend Stocks Solid As Concrete?

Are These Dividends On Your Shopping List?

Shopping For Dividend Paying Stocks In The Grocery Aisle   As you know, I think that dividend investing does not have to be hard. If all you did was simply look around at the products in your home or where you shop on a regular basis, you would have found the basis for an investment … Read more Are These Dividends On Your Shopping List?

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

Can REITs Predict Interest Rate Moves

With all the recent chatter about the Federal Reserve tapering its bond buying program, coupled with the talk about interest-rate increases, I found that several of the large REIT ETFs have been under performing the market in recent times. Of course, REITs in general are all sensitive interest rate moves as higher rates translate to … Read more Can REITs Predict Interest Rate Moves