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Forget FANG: 10 Big, Safe Dividends Worth Considering

Published Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:07:03 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

After being left behind during the Trump rally, dividend stocks have been quietly showing strength in recent weeks, as shown in the following table.

But despite the strong recent performance of "boring" dividend stocks (for example, utilities (NYSEARCA: XLU) and real estate (NYSEARCA: XLRE) in our table above), the news coverage is dominated by giant left coast Nasdaq companies (for example, Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Google (Alphabet) (Nasdaq: GOOGL), aka "FANG").
Before getting into the 10 big safe dividend ideas, we want to make a couple points about FANG stocks. First, we are not FANG-haters, and we fully understand these stocks can still (and probably will) go much higher in price. However, we also understand that many investors need steady income and they're not comfortable with higher volatility and uncertainty of aggressive growth stocks. Many investors prefer big safe dividend payments.
Second, we believe diversification is important. That means do not buy all aggressive growth tech stocks, but it also means don't buy all income and value stocks either. Despite our strong preference for value stocks over the long-term, we still have some exposure to FANG and other aggressive growth stocks via broadly diversified index funds that hold thousands of different stocks (for example, we have a small allocation to Vanguard's Total Stock Market ETF (NYSEARCA: VTI); it's one of our... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
GABELLI GLOBAL GOLD NAT RES & INC TRUST 4.44   0.0 0.00 0.00 13.48
ROYCE VALUE TRUST 14.16   0.0 0.00 1.51 8.84
OMEGA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS 41.16   32.4 1.27 2.64 6.57
ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS 28.68   12.4 2.31 1.76 6.13
VERIZON COMM 60.43   15.8 3.83 2.46 4.04
GILEAD SCIENCES 66.36   14.4 4.61 2.52 3.76
REALTY INCOME 74.49   56.9 1.31 2.72 3.69
POWERSHARES QQQ TRUST SERIES 1 193.23   0.0 0.00 1.49 0.78
AMAZON.COM 1843.55   76.5 24.10 0.00 0.00

GABELLI GLOBAL GOLD NAT RES & INC TRUST - GGN
GABELLI GLOBAL GOLD NAT RES & INC TRUST - GGN  


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