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3 SWAN REITs All Dividend Investors Should Still Buy Now

Seeking AlphaDividend Quick Picks3 SWAN REITs All Dividend Investors Should Still Buy NowJul. 7, 2020 1:31 PM ET|| Includes: FRT, IRM, Oby: Robert & Sam KovacsRobert & Sam Kovacs Long only, dividend investing, dividend growth investingSummaryREITs have been under fire in the past few months.
But as we sift through the rubble, a few gems shine bright.
I believe all dividend investors should own these, and not lose a second's sleep in the process.
Written by Robert Kovacs
Admittedly, my experience with REITs only goes back about 7-8 years. Before that, I hadn't really given much thought to the asset class, especially after the 2008-2009 real estate bust. But one day, I decided to learn more about the asset class, and then started selectively including them in my... more

SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): FRT,IRM,O

Aflac: Why I Am Rating This Dividend Aristocrat A Buy

Seeking AlphaDividend Ideas | Financials Aflac: Why I Am Rating This Dividend Aristocrat A BuyJul. 7, 2020 1:29 PM ET|| About: Aflac Incorporated (AFL)by: Kody's DividendsKody's Dividends Dividend investing, dividend growth investing, long-term horizonSummaryDespite the difficult operating environment, Aflac delivered its 38th consecutive annual dividend increase, raising its quarterly dividend/share by 3.7%, from $0.27 to $0.28.
Even with the negative impacts of COVID-19 toward the last few weeks of Q1 2020, Aflac managed to increase its book value/share by 5.3% YoY, from $34.90/share to $36.75.
Since I last covered Aflac in December, shares of the stock have plummeted 33% compared to the S&P's decline of 3%, which outlines the importance of... more


Q2 2020 Dividend Report

Seeking AlphaDividend StrategyQ2 2020 Dividend ReportJul. 7, 2020 11:42 AM ET|| Includes: ABBV, AWRRF, BAM, BCE, BEP, BIP, BIPC, BNS, CBYDF, CDUAF, CM, CNI, CP, CWSRF, DIS, ENB, FTS, GOOG, GOOGL, HRNNF, JNJ, KO, MA, MCD, MSFT, MTRAF, PEP, RCI, RIOCF, TD, TU, V, WM, WMT, YUM, YUMCby: Get Rich BrothersGet Rich Brothers Dividend growth investing, put writing, long-term horizon, special situationsGet Rich Brothers.cls-1{fill:#024999;}SummaryI once more hit a quarterly income record.
I received nine dividend increases amid four setbacks.
I am now earning roughly $500 per month in regular passive income.
My Background
Each investor faces a different set of circumstances. Now 33, I have been investing since I was 22 years old. My first investment in individual stocks was made in the... more


Introducing The Dividend Growth 30

Seeking AlphaDividend Quick PicksIntroducing The Dividend Growth 30Jul. 7, 2020 10:56 AM ET|| Includes: ABT, ALB, ATVI, AVB, AVGO, AVGOP, AXP, BAM, BAMGF, BAMKF, BEP, BMY, BMYMP, BRENF, CVS, DIS, EL, EPD, ESS, GD, HD, INTC, JNJ, MCO, MPW, MSFT, NKE, O, ORCL, PNR, RTX, SLG, SLG.PI, SPG, SPG.PJ, TCEHY, TCTZF, Vby: Jonathan WeberJonathan Weber Cash Flow KingdomThe Investment Community where "Cash Flow is King"SummaryWhat makes a good stock if the holding period is several decades?
Which companies will be able to grow, or at least maintain, their dividends for a very long period of time?
How I constructed this portfolio that has a market-beating yield.
What Is This Article About?
In this article, which will turn into a series of articles over the coming quarters and... more


Verallia: Result of the Option to Receive the 2019 Dividend Payment in New Shares

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BusinessWireStock symbol(s): VRLA.PA

Philip Morris: A 10%+ Medium-Term CAGR Return Potential Including A Robust 6.6% Yield

Seeking AlphaDividend Ideas | Consumer Philip Morris: A 10%+ Medium-Term CAGR Return Potential Including A Robust 6.6% YieldJul. 7, 2020 10:39 AM ET|| About: Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)by: Nikolaos SismanisNikolaos Sismanis Long only, Growth, growth at reasonable price, long-term horizonSummaryCigarette sales volume has been decreasing, but the pricing mix should delay EPS decline. IQOS should offset this, achieving growing sales.
The stock appears to have the potential for double-digit returns in the medium term.
Cash flows suggest shares have a 31% upside from their current price.
While some risks remain, Philip Morris remains an excellent stock for income-oriented investors.
High-yield dividend-paying stocks have been attracting major investor interest in these... more


AT&T: Call In To Receive 7% Yield From This Dividend Aristocrat

Seeking AlphaDividend Ideas | Tech AT&T: Call In To Receive 7% Yield From This Dividend AristocratJul. 7, 2020 8:35 AM ET|| About: AT&T Inc. (T), Includes: T.PA, TBB, TBC, TMUS, VZby: Rida MorwaRida Morwa High Dividend OpportunitiesThe #1 Service for Income Investors and Retirees, 9-10% dividend yield.SummaryOther sources of safe income provide safety but not high income.
The current environment is toward lower interest rates, thus making the dividends from blue-chip companies even more attractive.
Telecom companies have a very safe business given the current work from home and social distancing practices.
Co-produced with PendragonY
At High Dividend Opportunities, we love receiving a great dividend from our high-yield model portfolio. We always are hunting for... more

SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): T.PA,TBB,TBC,TMUS,VZ

Dividend Changes: June 27-July 3, 2020

Seeking AlphaDividend Quick PicksDividend Changes: June 27-July 3, 2020Jul. 7, 2020 9:30 AM ET|| Includes: ABBV, OZKby: FerdiSFerdiS Dividend growth investing, portfolio strategy, long-term horizon, valueDivGro.cls-1{fill:#024999;}SummaryThis article series provides a weekly summary of dividend changes, including dividend increases and dividend cuts or suspensions.
A summary table provides relevant data and key statistics of dividend increases.
A table of ex-dividend dates for the next two weeks is included, and we highlight an interesting candidate.
This article was co-produced with James Marino Sr. of Portfolio Insight.

We monitor dividend increases for stocks using Dividend Radar, a weekly automatically generated spreadsheet listing stocks with dividend streaks of... more

SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ABBV,OZK

Dividend Income Summary: Lanny's June 2020 Summary

Seeking AlphaDividend StrategyDividend Income Summary: Lanny's June 2020 SummaryJul. 7, 2020 8:40 AM ET|| Includes: DFS, NSC, O, PFE, RDS-A, RDS-B, TGT, TROW, XOMby: Dividend DiplomatsDividend Diplomats Large-cap, dividend investing, dividend growth investing, valueDividend Diplomats .cls-1{fill:#024999;}SummaryThe stock market continues to rise and dividend income keeps coming in.
In June, we set another record for dividend earnings and it shows proof that dividend income is one of the best passive income streams.
Despite the pandemic from COVID-19, dividend income continues to grow, due to additional investment and reinvestment.
The stock market continues to rise and dividend income keeps coming in. The uncertainty is still significantly high and the direction the stock... more

SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): DFS,NSC,O,PFE,RDS-A,RDS-B,TGT,TROW,XOM

Enterprise Declares Quarterly Distribution

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) (“Enterprise”) announced today that the board of directors of its general partner declared the quarterly cash distribution to be paid to our limited partners with respect to the second quarter of 2020 of $0.445 per common unit, or $1.78 per unit on an annualized basis.... more

BusinessWireStock symbol(s): EPD