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The dividend kings list includes the most elite dividend growth companies in the US. A dividend king is a company that has managed to increase its dividends to shareholders for at least 50 years in a row. This is a testament to the endurance and resilience of those businesses over the past 50 years. This great track record make each dividend king an excellent case study on what makes for a... To ...
Posted: Jun 14 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Over the past week, there were two companies that raised dividends to shareholders. For my review, I included only those companies which have managed to grow dividends for at least a decade. The next step involves reviewing the trends in fundamentals and dividends, in order to determine if they are sustainable. Last but not least, we also review valuations, in order to determine if the companies... To read the whole article, please ...
Posted: Jun 11 2018 @ 7:00 AM
The other day, I shared with you a list of four attractively valued consumer staples for further review. The companies had attractive valuations, a record of dividend and earnings growth, and well covered distributions. Today, I will share with you a short list of a few consumer staples with good track records of dividend growth and solid earnings growth. Unfortunately, these shares are... To read the whole article, please click on the ...
Posted: Jun 07 2018 @ 8:34 AM
The consumer staples sector has been hated by investors over the past year or two. There are several headwinds that appear to have depressed the share prices for many quality consumer staples with reliable dividend payments. Some of these headwinds include slowing growth, threats of product obsolescence, rising interest rate and a general decrease in investor demand for these securities. I... To read the whole article, please click on the article ...
Posted: Jun 04 2018 @ 7:00 AM
I just learned that David Fish, who was the creator of the Dividend Champions, Contenders and Challengers list, passed away last month at the age of 68. This is a link to his obituary. David Fish was a generous and kind man, who shared his research with dividend investors. He created, updated and freely shared the CCC list for over a decade, without expecting anything in return. Updating the... To read the ...
Posted: Jun 03 2018 @ 8:25 PM
For your reading enjoyment, I have highlighted several articles that the readers found of particular interest this month. I have included the article title, as well as a short description. 38 Dividend Champions To Consider As part of my investing process, I screen the list of dividend champions every month, looking for companies to add to my dividend portfolio. In this article, I discussed the... To read the whole article, please click on ...
Posted: May 31 2018 @ 7:30 AM
I review the list of dividend increases weekly, in order to monitor existing holdings and review companies on my list for accumulation at the right price. This exercise is part of my monitoring process. It is helpful to check the rate of dividend growth relative to the historical average. In addition, it is helpful to see the earnings performance over the past decade. Looking at these two... To read the whole article, ...
Posted: May 29 2018 @ 7:00 AM
In order to succeed in dividend investing, you need to have a long-term focus, follow your strategy by making investments at regular intervals and by diversifying your exposure. I believe that the ability to sit tight for a long period of time is underrated, because short-term noise usually gets in the way by scaring off the inexperienced into mindless trading action. I also believe that the... To read the whole article, please ...
Posted: May 24 2018 @ 7:00 AM
As part of my monitoring process, I review the list of dividend increases every week. I use this exercise to check up on my holdings, and to get a feel for the rate of dividend increases for companies I may be interested in at some price point. I try to focus on companies that have raised distributions for at least a decade. I have found that the ten year ...
Posted: May 21 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide. The company provides clinically-proven medical products and pharmaceuticals and cost-effective solutions that enhance supply chain efficiency from... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above. ...
Posted: May 18 2018 @ 7:00 AM


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