SaaS Portfolio: C3.ai

In addition to my Dividend Portfolio, I'm going to start posting updates to my SaaS portfolio since I follow a barbell strategy of investing in value dividend stocks and high growth SaaS stocks. My most recent purchases have been post-IPO of Lemonade, Snowflake, and Unity. Yesterday I started a position in C3.ai, a couple weeks … Continue reading SaaS Portfolio: C3.ai

Guest Post: Paying off your Debt does more for your Mindset than it does for your Finances.

From time to time, I'll be inviting other creators to share posts on their unique strategies. Jeremy, aka Hipster Finance, is one of my favorite people on Twitter. Hipster dishes out hot takes on debt, investing, and other personal finance topics. His main claim to fame is budgeting though. Today he talks about the psychological … Continue reading Guest Post: Paying off your Debt does more for your Mindset than it does for your Finances.

Ex Dividends for the Week of 12/15/2020

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 YOCUniversal Health Realty Income TrustUHT3.99%1.5%4.63%SynovusSNV4.07%35.7%86.34%Sempra EnergySRE3.27%8.6%8.26%Chubb LimitedCB2.03%2.8%2.68%PrologisPLD2.38%8.1%5.17%Broadcom *AVGO3.55%47.2%Absurd%J&J Snack FoodsJJSF1.51%11.0%4.30%Western UnionWU4.07%7.7%8.56%* … Continue reading Ex Dividends for the Week of 12/15/2020

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