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

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

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

Dividend Stocks are NOT the Best Investment

This article originally appeared in InvestmentTalkk's newsletter. He is a professional securities analyst and I highly recommend following him on twitter and getting a copy of his book on financial statement analysis. I am an affiliate because his analysis is sound and he's a Liverpool supporter. We are bound by blood to suffer a delayed … Continue reading Dividend Stocks are NOT the Best Investment

March 2020 Dividend Income

As dividend growth investor we are focused on generating passive income. And what better way to do that than to share income generated? March is my lowest month for dividend income. There just aren't that many companies that hit my stringent criteria, and I feel like a few of these companies were a stretch as … Continue reading March 2020 Dividend Income

Intro to Too Much Money

I've written a book on Dividend Growth Investing that covers my strategy and tactics for setting up a brokerage account, researching companies, automating income, and waiting for dividend income to roll in. It's called "Too Much Money". In the intro excerpt below I explain why I called it that and more on why I think … Continue reading Intro to Too Much Money

Money Mindset: How to Have AT&T Pay your Wireless Phone Bill

This is a mindset post that challenges how you interact with daily occurrences in your life. What is a ubiquitous part of most peoples' lives these days? That phone in your pocket. Without a wireless service provider like AT&T, Verizon, or your country's local providers they are useless outside of your wifi network. So we … Continue reading Money Mindset: How to Have AT&T Pay your Wireless Phone Bill

New Purchase: Texas Instruments

With the market falling like a rock, I was able to make a purchase I've been wanting to make for a while, but didn't properly fit into my income strategy; Texas Instruments. TXN is a semiconductor company that has a strong history and is financially very stable. While it has a relatively low yield (for … Continue reading New Purchase: Texas Instruments