With the market reaching all time highs lately, it is getting harder and harder to find under and fair valued stocks to purchase for your dividend growth portfolio.
When investing, the valuation we pay for a company’s stock is very important. If you make the mistake [...]
Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) is a world leading energy company. Their main business is in the exploration and production of crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products.
Owners of Exxon Mobil stock have enjoyed a long history of annual dividend increases dating back 30 years. Investors interested in owning oil companies oftentimes first give consideration [...]
The dividend growth investing strategy involves investing in companies that have increased their dividend payments year after year for many years in a row. The most dreaded event by dividend growth investors is the dividend cut. Back in 2008, the financial crisis hurt many dividend growth investors as [...]
When we talk about dividend growth companies there is lots of references to names such as Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Wal-Mart, Johnson & Johnson and Proctor & Gamble. However, one name you rarely hear about is Diebold Inc (DBD). But maybe you should have heard its name spoken before in dividend [...]
Last week, the Dow Industrials reached an all-time high. At the same time, the Fed has been keeping interest rates at all-time lows. This low interest rate environment has driven many investors looking for income toward dividend stocks.
With all the money flowing into the stock market and specifically dividend stocks, there is a threat [...]
There are few companies that pay a dividend who have managed to increase those dividends every year for at least 50+ years. These companies began increasing their dividend payments at least 5 decades ago and haven’t stopped since. They didn’t stop during the dot-com bubble. They continued right on through the Great Recession. Now they [...]
February was a good month full of dividend increases to keep the dividend growth investor happy. Quite a few companies on my watch list and in my dividend growth stock portfolio had nice increases that I am pleased with. Below I have highlighted some of the companies that grew their dividends this past February. These aren’t [...]
Aflac Inc. (AFL) is the world’s largest underwriter of supplemental cancer insurance. Aflac insurance products pay cash benefits directly to the insured to help protect against income and asset loss when a specific health event causes financial challenges. They are the number one provider of voluntary insurance products at the work-site in the United States [...]
Below you’ll find a info graphic I’ve seen being shared around the social media sites showing the well known brands of the worlds largest consumer packaged foods and consumer products companies. Many of these companies are great dividend growth investment candidates so I wanted to share the picture with my readers. If you own shares [...]
Last Thursday January 24, 2012 shares of Apple stock (AAPL) dropped 12.36% after announcing quarterly earnings that failed to meet analyst expectations. I’m going to admit that I was very interested as I watched all of this unfold because I suspected the market was greatly over reacting. After the large drop, Apple stock was trading [...]