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Dividend Investing Is Not A Black Or White Process

Published Wed, 15 Feb 2012 05:26:54 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

My investment strategy is all about finding the right dividend growth stocks that fit my entry criteria, including stocks for as many sectors as possible, and then reinvesting dividends selectively. Some readers have expressed concerns with this strategy, particularly since to many investors, dividend investing is synonymous with chasing high dividend yields. Dividend investing is more than just including a few quantitative indicators about a certain stock or sector. It is also about understanding the big picture. Some novice investors focus exclusively on yield, which leads to investment decisions that do not take into account risks that the investor might face. I have written several articles on the dangers of chasing yield here and here. I see several dangers of focusing on just one quantitative indicator. I used yield as an example for this article; however, focusing only on dividend growth and projecting it into the future without understanding whether...

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Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
COCA-COLA 42.00   25.4 1.65 1.40 3.39
MCDONALDS 121.26   22.9 5.29 3.76 3.14
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 39.20   43.1 0.91 1.04 2.70

COCA-COLA - KO  


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