Ex Dividends for the Week of 12/6/2020

There are a number of key dividend stocks going ex-dividend this week. Here's a list of the ones I like with their yield, 5 year dividend growth rate, and a projected 10 year yield on cost given their current yield and growth rate. CompanyTickerYieldDGR510yr YOCHewlett Packard Enterprise Co.HPE4.27%29.7%52.4%Ameren Corp.AEE2.52%4%3.96%CME Group IncCME3.21%9.92%8.26%Medical Properties Trust *MPW5.25%4.2%7.9%PPL CorpPPL5.8%2.8%7.63%Automatic … Continue reading Ex Dividends for the Week of 12/6/2020

Guest Post: Turbocharge Your Dividends with Covered Calls

From time to time, I'll be inviting other creators to share posts on their unique strategies. Chris, aka BusinessFamous, is one of the funniest and knowledgeable people on dividend Twitter. He's worth a follow on merit. But he's also written a guide on covered calls. I sold my first covered call in my early twenties … Continue reading Guest Post: Turbocharge Your Dividends with Covered Calls

Dividend Stock Analysis: Pembina Pipeline Corporation

Periodically, I will be posting analysis on various dividend stocks. The goal is to get a slightly deeper dive into a stock without repeating a company's annual or quarterly reports. Today I'm covering Pembina Pipeline. Business Overview Pembina Pipeline Corp. engages in the provision of transportation and midstream services. It operates through the following segment: … Continue reading Dividend Stock Analysis: Pembina Pipeline Corporation

Ex Dividends for the Week of 11/29/2020

There are a number of key dividend stocks going ex-dividend this week. Here's a list of the ones I like with their yield, 5 year dividend growth rate, and a projected 10 year yield on cost given their current yield and growth rate. CompanyTickerYieldDGR510yr YOCLockheed MartinLMT2.78%9.7%6.99%Tiffany & Co.TIF1.76%8.8%4.10%Coca ColaKO3.11%4.6%4.86%Key BankKEY4.53%29.6%60.55%Goldman SachsGS2.12%24.4%18.79%Home DepotHD2.17%25.4%20.87%BlackrockBLK2.03%13.0%6.86%Nvidia Corp.NVDA0.12%4.6%0.19%OpenTextOTEX1.80%9.8%4.57%PepsicoPEP2.83%8.3%6.26%Waste ManagementWM1.83%7.7%3.85%Kimberly ClarkKMB3.03%3.8%4.41%NikeNKE0.82%10.8%2.29%Genuine … Continue reading Ex Dividends for the Week of 11/29/2020

Choose your Dividend Payout Ratio Wisely: Free Cash Flow vs Income

One of my pet peeves as an investor is the financial media's love of "earnings" or "net income". Earnings are not a good way to measure a business' success. They are often volatile and manipulated by management for short term gain or saving face. In fact, as a finance student, the first thing you learn … Continue reading Choose your Dividend Payout Ratio Wisely: Free Cash Flow vs Income

Calculating Cost of Equity with the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)

I recently wrote an article on the Art and Science of Valuation. There's several components to it so I wanted to break down how to calculate a company's Cost of Equity. Why would you want to know Cost of Equity? Because the cost of equity is used to discount a company's future cash flow into … Continue reading Calculating Cost of Equity with the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)

The Art and Science of Stock Valuation

In Finance 101, the first thing that you learn about is the "Time Value of Money". Essentially, it means that a dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow. The rest of the course of Finance 101 is to determine how to value different types of securities. Let's do a quick overview into valuing … Continue reading The Art and Science of Stock Valuation