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Dividend Strategy 2018: Time To Curb Your Enthusiasm?

Published Sat, 30 Dec 2017 13:38:10 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Following a two year hibernation, stocks have roared back to life with a vengeance following the 2016 election. While many were probably surprised by the 8% "Trump rally" of late 2016, another 20% on top of that (S&P 500) in 2017 has probably left those naysayers further dumbfounded.
A pro-business agenda has inspired investors to an extent, although clearly waves of cyclical technological and industrial enthusiasm/profit have played a large part in the rally as well. Gains for both the Nasdaq 100 and DJ Industrials have both eclipsed the S&P in 2017, with returns of 30% and 25%, respectively. Try as he may, Mr. Trump is not allowed to take credit for everything.
Meanwhile, credit markets appear to remain skeptical of economic growth sustainability, with further flattening of the yield curve transpiring during the year. Central bankers raised rates 25bps three times over the past twelve months, bringing to five the number of total tightenings since their mini-spree began a little over two years ago.
Bond traders have consistently seemed to ignore what the Fed has been selling, with Treasury yields ending the year about where they started. And they're only a bit higher than where they were following the first move in 2015. The 10-year Treasury chart below points to each Fed move, and also illustrates the relative yield non-response or inverse response seen throughout the duration.

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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
MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCTURE 39.63   34.2 1.16 4.00 10.04
GAMING AND LEISURE PROPERTIES 38.48   24.7 1.56 2.72 7.02
CEDAR FAIR LP 54.70   18.4 2.98 3.70 6.69
OMEGA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS 41.16   32.4 1.27 2.64 6.57
SIX FLAGS ENTERTAINMENT 57.30   17.8 3.21 3.28 5.71
BLACKROCK 434.75   16.5 26.34 13.20 3.08
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES 113.27   12.9 8.80 3.12 2.46
SPDR S&P 500 ETF 301.29   0.0 0.00 5.42 1.82
MICROSOFT 137.52   27.1 5.07 1.84 1.35
WALT DISNEY 137.50   17.3 7.93 1.76 1.30
AIR LEASE 44.88   9.2 4.89 0.52 1.20

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


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