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2 Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy And 3 To Avoid

Published Mon, 12 Mar 2012 16:51:38 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Monthly dividend stocks are popular with many dividend income investors. I personally prefer monthly dividend stocks to match my monthly bills. My cable, car loan, mortgage, health insurance, and Apple 4S iPhone all require monthly payments. I do try to reinvest the dividends to increase my monthly stream through the power of compounding. In this article I will address Atlantic Power (AT) and 4 other stocks with yields ranging between 4.8% and 10.4%. Overview Atlantic Power is a power generation and energy services company with operations in the U.S. and Canada. Atlantic Power directly or indirectly manages and operates 31 power generation facilities in multiple states for a total production of 2,140 MW ranging from its 400 MW Gregory facility in Texas, to a small 6 MW facility in British Columbia. Its energy operations primarily use natural gas for power generation but also include biomass, coal, hydro and wind. 95%... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
BAYTEX ENERGY TRUST 1.44   0.0 -0.14 0.00 65.28
GABELLI GLOBAL GOLD NAT RES & INC TRUST 4.44   0.0 0.00 0.00 13.48
WHITESTONE REIT 13.84   25.2 0.55 1.14 8.62
ATLANTIC POWER 2.43   10.6 0.23 0.00 3.66
ENERPLUS RESOURCES FUND 7.31   5.3 1.37 0.09 1.26