No matter how great a company is, it may present a reason to sell its stock.
3M, Proctor & Gamble, Colgate-Palmolive, DuPont, and Stanley Black & Decker are dividends I would own for the next century.
The latest move from my Special Situations portfolio
Now that the market prices of high quality preferred stocks have returned to their pre-QE2 levels and dividend yields are back to their 7% long-term average, preferred stock investors have many more choices to pick from.
The company pays better yields than Exxon, but it trails Conoco, BP, Shell, and many other global oil giants.
With investors flustered at the end of a 30-year-plus bull market in bonds, alternative income investments are needed to confront -- and crush -- impending inflation. Shareholder-friendly companies with a commitment to relentlessly raising dividends are, in my opinion, your most lucrative and safe bet.
Reasonable price versus valuation, healthy balance sheet, well-covered and growing dividend.
The 25 highest-yielding dividend stocks in October.
The selling points for dividend yields used to be security, cashflow, and in some cases better returns. They’re now a labyrinth of turns and wrong turns, and a dividend investment strategy needs real thought.
The company's about to be bought out, and its shares pretty well reflect that buyout premium. Here are two reasons to consider continuing to hold.