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Income Investing and Dividend Stocks

Income Investing and Dividend Stocks

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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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These five shareholder yield stocks could outperform the S&P 500 by two times in the year ahead.
10/22/14 12:11PM
Looking for safety and high yields, we find five of the largest energy master limited partnerships, with a focus on companies most leveraged to potentially lower energy prices.
10/22/14 10:00AM
If you're looking for dividend yields, it pays to look at MLPs, or master limited partnerships. Many have traded down with the decline in oil prices.
10/20/14 1:49PM
Dividends still matter in this market, and these five could be about to get bigger.
10/17/14 3:12PM
After a prolonged period when it seemed that every dip was worth buying, we have run into a dip that isn't.
10/15/14 1:20PM
Here are 10 of the top dividend stock holdings in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway portfolio.
10/9/14 9:55AM
Transocean still dominates ultra-deepwater drilling, despite what the stock might indicate.
10/7/14 1:30PM
Shares of the offshore driller present a buying opportunity despite bears' concerns.
10/7/14 6:10AM
These dividend stocks look ready to increase their payouts to shareholders in the next quarter.
10/3/14 9:05AM
Energy company ONEOK’s master limited partnership is going forward with new plans to grow its presence in North Dakota and Wyoming, and it’s just the tip of the iceberg.
10/3/14 6:00AM
Shares of Synnex Corp. (SNX) closed up after the company approved the initiation of a quarterly cash dividend to shareholder of its common stock.
9/30/14 4:54PM
Here's why the stock's decline since July may present a good buying opportunity.
9/29/14 11:35AM
AT&T (T) shares are up after the company declared a 46 cent quarterly dividend.
9/26/14 2:29PM
These dividend stocks look poised to increase their payouts to shareholders in the next quarter.
9/19/14 9:05AM
These stocks offer healthy dividends as well as some safety in what could be a down market.
9/10/14 10:06AM

Ex-Dividend Date Announcements

The ex-dividend date for Cigna (NYSE:CI) is Monday, March 10, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $79.20 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.1%.
3/7/14 10:11AM
The ex-dividend date for Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 42 cents per share. At a price of $74.86 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.3%.
3/6/14 10:12AM
The ex-dividend date for PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $20.57 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 1%.
3/6/14 10:12AM
The ex-dividend date for FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $136.42 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.4%.
3/6/14 10:11AM
The ex-dividend date for Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 48 cents per share. At a price of $74.58 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.6%.
3/6/14 10:11AM
The ex-dividend date for American International Group (NYSE:AIG) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $51.16 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 1%.
3/6/14 10:11AM
The ex-dividend date for Semgroup (NYSE:SEMG) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $67.85 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.3%.
3/5/14 10:14AM
The ex-dividend date for Talisman Energy (NYSE:TLM) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $10.31 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.6%.
3/5/14 10:14AM
The ex-dividend date for Dunkin Brands Group (Nasdaq:DNKN) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $51.84 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.8%.
3/5/14 10:14AM
The ex-dividend date for Terex (NYSE:TEX) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $45.33 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.5%.
3/5/14 10:13AM

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