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Income Investing and Dividend Stocks

Income Investing and Dividend Stocks

Investment Ideas and Strategies

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Long-term investors may wish to consider dividend paying stocks as an alternative (or supplement) to fixed income investments. Dividend stocks can generate untold wealth for patient investors, and when reinvested, dividends offer investors a chance to exploit the miracle of compound interest. Unfortunately, the dividend yield of the S&P 500 is scraping along 120 year lows. More than ever, income investors must comb for opportunities in individual stocks, mutual funds, ETFs other investments with a margin of safety. We hope these articles and tools help you build a portfolio that provides sustainable income now, and into the future.


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2013 Dividend Stock Ideas

Both companies belong on investors' radar, especially before they go ex-dividend this week.
6/29/15 10:24AM
With GE's latest finance-business sales, the company has reached agreements to shed about $63 billion in assets, putting it more than halfway toward this year's goal of $100 billion.
6/29/15 9:41AM
You want dividends? JPMorgan Chase and Cisco are going ex-dividend Wednesday so you'd better buy soon.
6/28/15 7:12AM
Microsoft has been a slight drag on the Dow as investors expect the company to raise its quarterly dividend.
6/25/15 12:53PM
Whether in bear or bull markets, the "dividend capture" strategy can be a lucrative one.
6/25/15 7:23AM
Dividends are a big reason for buying Dow Chemical or Deere stock right now.
6/25/15 7:00AM
See the 4 brands that Coca-Cola has grown to reach $1 billion or more per year in sales in 5 years or less.
6/24/15 11:52AM
Microsoft, Philip Morris, Yum! and Cummins are dividend stocks that could be about to increase their payouts to shareholders.
6/24/15 10:49AM
It's no secret companies like Apple, Google and Pfizer are sitting on piles of cash. The question is what they plan to do with all that money.
6/23/15 9:00AM
Investors seeking safety should pick up these solid dividend payers, which are trading at attractive valuations, and will help diversify your portfolio to withstand any volatility the market may bring.
6/21/15 7:15AM
Aside from paying solid dividends, all three companies are solid picks to buy on any dip, allowing investors to create a valuable nest egg on which they can retire.
6/20/15 7:15AM
With a book-to-market ratio of 1.22, Superior Energy Services (SPN) is incredibly undervalued and ripe for a rebound.
6/19/15 10:23AM
The Dow Jones Industrial Average comprises 30 blue-chip businesses, and all of them pay dividends. But some are better investments than others.
6/18/15 2:20PM
Not all dividend stocks are created equal, and some have a history of. Here are 10 companies that have been paying dividends for years.
6/15/15 12:40PM
Aside from paying the above-average dividend yields income investors love, each of these undervalued stocks offers the growth potential craved by aggressive investors.
6/11/15 9:54AM

Ex-Dividend Date Announcements

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 is the ex-dividend date for Dow component (Nasdaq:CSCO).
6/30/15 11:00AM
IGA DX HEI are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
6/30/15 10:00AM
IAE FPL KYN are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
6/30/15 10:00AM
IID IDE IGD are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
6/30/15 10:00AM
IHD FSD CLI are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
6/30/15 10:00AM
FHY FCT KYE are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
6/30/15 10:00AM
IRR FIF FPF are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
6/30/15 10:00AM
FMY FAM FEI are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
6/30/15 10:00AM
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 is the ex-dividend date for Dow component (NYSE:AXP).
6/29/15 11:00AM
NCT RCII TMK are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Tuesday, June 30, 2015
6/29/15 10:00AM

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