The S&P 500 is currently trading at a forward P/E ratio of 17.1. The current valuation of the stock market is well above the 5-year average (15.1) and its 10-year average (14.4) as well. That is making it difficult for dividend investors to find new potential candidates for purchase, especially after the election rally. Many stocks within the … Continue reading 2 Premier Healthcare Dividend Stocks
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
U.S. dividend investors should think outside the box in finding undervalued dividend stocks. Nearly one-third of our Top 100 stocks are located outside the U.S and trade as ADRs, or American Depository Receipts. Foreign stocks now provide higher dividend yields than their U.S. counterparts, especially in Europe. Although many of these ADRs have infrequent trading … Continue reading 3 Attractive French ADR Dividend Stocks
Foreign energy stocks, or American Depositary Receipts (ADR), have been on the minds of many investors over the last two weeks. Some of the biggest foreign energy players posted quarterly earnings last week, including Total S.A. and BP. Additionally, OPEC lowered its crude oil production by 890,000 barrels per day to 32.14 million from December to … Continue reading 3 High Yield Energy ADRs to Consider
Novartis' (NYSE:NVS) dividend was increased by 1%. Its overall yield is 3.80%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) is a large pharmaceutical firm based in Switzerland. Its shares trade on the NYSE as an American Depository Receipt, or ADR. The company was created by the merger of Sandoz AG and Ciba-Geigy AG … Continue reading Novartis (NVS) offers slight dividend increase, but future is bright.
The technology sector is a one of the better performing sectors over the last twelve months. The Technology SPDR ETF (NYSE: XLK) is up 23% over the last 12 months. This compares favorably to the S&P index 12 month gain of 18.28%. However, in the past three months the sector has underperformed the S&P 500 … Continue reading 9 Compelling Dividend Stocks in the Technology Sector
An American Depositary Receipt (ADR) is an issued certificate that represents shares of a foreign stock. While these certificates represent shares of foreign stocks, they trade on U.S. exchanges and are not subject to foreign taxes or fees. ADRs were first traded on U.S. exchanges in 1927.These investments help American investors invest globally easily by avoiding currency exchanges and … Continue reading 8 Top ADR Dividend Stocks