Monday, June 27, 2016

7 Dividend Stocks With A Good Yield And Growth Balance

Growth or yield? In a perfect world, income investors would want both from their investments and are not interested in investments that offer neither. This is where the common ground ends, and the debate begins. Without the benefit of a perfect world, we are left with the middle ground which is a balancing act between growth and yield. How much yield are you willing to give up for growth at a certain level, and how much growth will you sacrifice for a higher yield?


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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Weekend Reading Links - June 26, 2016

For your weekend reading pleasure, the articles listed below contain some of the best dividend and value investing insights found on the web. They were written by various members of the Dividend Investing and Value Network over the past week:


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Friday, June 24, 2016

Are Dividends the Best Retirement Planning Strategy?

Planning ahead, especially when it involves money is never easy to do. However, there comes a time when all the plans and savings you’ve made will decide your lifestyle. That time is called ‘retirement’. Statistics show that 6 out of 10 people have never even thought about what they’re going to do regarding money when they’re retired, and that is not the appropriate attitude. Therefore, if you’ve come to terms with the fact that your future depends on the decisions you make now, here’s a brief guide on what you need to know about retirement planning strategies. Also, we are going to discuss whether dividends are the best option for you or not.


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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Seaspan Corporation – High Yield, Tough Earnings Growth

Summary:

Seaspan is the world’s largest major shipping line company with alternatives to vessel ownership.
Investors benefit from a generous 8%-9% yield, why would you ignore it?
The company’s fleet is increasing in size leading to higher revenues, but earnings are not following.
Regardless a nice business model, the company will have to bring more cash flow to the table to become interesting.

DSR Quick Stats

Sector: Industrial
5 Year Revenue Growth: 15.00%
5 Year EPS Growth: -0.68%
5 Year Dividend Growth: 26.71%
Current Dividend Yield: 8.94%


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