5 Fantastic Blogs for Dividend Investors

For a lot of dividend investors, it is always great hearing the ideas of others. Investing can be a great dinner conversation (for some families), or it can be a great topic among friends or colleagues. The internet has brought us many things, including access to a lot of investing and dividend information. It has … Continue reading 5 Fantastic Blogs for Dividend Investors

7 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

These are my highlights from the week from other dividend blogs, investing sites, and white papers. Dividend Investing In The Face Of Fed Rate Hikes;  https://www.forbes.com/sites/adamsarhan/2017/03/14/dividend-investing-in-the-face-of-fed-rate-hikes/#3d941ea6ea38   Higher Interest Rates Impact MLPs: What Dividend Investors Need to Know;  http://www.simplysafedividends.com/higher-interest-rates-impact-mlps/   Does it Matter that Treasuries Yield More than Dividend Stocks?  http://blogs.barrons.com/incomeinvesting/2017/03/20/does-it-matter-that-treasuries-yield-more-than-dividend-stocks/   Here's How to … Continue reading 7 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

Expedia (EXPE) hikes payout by 8%, but offers a low 0.92% dividend.

Expedia's (NYSE:EXPE) dividend was increased by 8%.  Its overall yield is 0.92%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2010. Expedia is one of the largest internet travel firms in the world. It operates several key brands including Expedia.com, Trivago.com, Hotwire.com, Hotels.cm, Orbitz.com, and HomeAway.com  The firm, through its prominent website, books for its clients hotels, car … Continue reading Expedia (EXPE) hikes payout by 8%, but offers a low 0.92% dividend.

Big-Name Earnings Reports to Watch This Week for 3 Dividend Paying Firms

We highlighted three well known dividend stocks last week, as they prepared for their quarterly earnings reports. Last week, companies reporting financial results included jewelry maker Tiffany & Co (NYSE: TIF), which beat estimates and reporting growth in Asia. Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) also reported earnings, which also beat analysts' projections and reported a 73% increase … Continue reading Big-Name Earnings Reports to Watch This Week for 3 Dividend Paying Firms

The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) increases dividend by 4% & has solid international operations.

Bank of Nova Scotia's (NYSE:BNS) dividend was increased by a solid 4%.  Its overall yield is now 3.88%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1892. The Bank of Nova Scotia is one of the largest banks based in Canada. It provides individual, corporate, and investment banking services. The large bank also offers mortgages, financial planning … Continue reading The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) increases dividend by 4% & has solid international operations.

20 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Philip Morris and Medtronic

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following three Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Seagate Technology, Philip Morris and Medtronic. Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend investors because one must own a stock on its ex-dividend date in order to be eligible to receive its next dividend. Any stock ranked by our team as … Continue reading 20 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Philip Morris and Medtronic

The Home Depot (HD) raises dividend by 29%, but doubling of stock price makes the firm less attractive.

Home Depot's (NYSE:HD) dividend was increased by 29%.  Its overall yield is 2.41% considering the increase. The firm started paying a dividend in 1981. The Home Depot is one of the largest home improvement retailers in the world. It offers consumers home improvement products, gardening tools and plants, lighting, general tools, home appliances, flooring, cabinets, power … Continue reading The Home Depot (HD) raises dividend by 29%, but doubling of stock price makes the firm less attractive.

Dividends in Focus: AT&T vs.Verizon

Any dividend investor concerned with yield has probably come across high yield telecom companies, AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ). Both of these companies are excellent opportunities for dividend income, and are also great in Dividend Reinvestment Programs (DRIPs). Over the long term, these stocks have the potential to generate significant income for investors. … Continue reading Dividends in Focus: AT&T vs.Verizon

Feeling Lucky? Check out These 3 Irish Stocks That Pay Dividends

There is a lot more green in our lives this week (hopefully your dividend stocks are making it greener). This week, we will conclude the trading week with Saint Patrick's Day. This year, instead of celebrating by simply eating Irish potatoes or drinking Shamrock Shakes, consider a dividend investment in an Irish company. What many … Continue reading Feeling Lucky? Check out These 3 Irish Stocks That Pay Dividends

Aetna (AET) doubled dividend, but offers a yield below the market.

Aetna's (NYSE:AET) dividend was increased by an incredible 100%.  Its overall yield is now 1.54% with the new dividend increase. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. Aetna operates as a health care benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care … Continue reading Aetna (AET) doubled dividend, but offers a yield below the market.