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Searching For Big Juicy Dividends In The USA.

Published Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:48:11 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

As my regular readers will know I am a fan of growing dividends (VIG) and also big dividends (VYM). My dividend stock portfolio approach is split between the dividend growth model and that higher yield or big juicy dividend factor. My Canadian companies are more high yield by way of my Canadian Wide Moat 7, whereas for my US holdings I skim the Dividend Achievers Index. Here's an article on that adventure with Buying Dividend Growth Stocks Without Looking.
For ease and simple diversification investors may go the ETF or Exchange-Traded Fund route. Two of the more popular funds in the higher yield area are the previously mentioned Vanguard VYM fund and the Schwab (SCHD). One of the most-read dividend focused authors on Seeking Alpha, David Van Knapp, has selected SCHD as his dividend fund of choice as the fund is closest to the criteria that he would use when selecting individual stocks. Of course we all have to practice that same discipline; knowing our goals and then matching the investments to those goals. Here is a very nice evaluation where David compares SCHD to (SPHD).
Both VYM and SCHD slant toward the higher yield; toward those big juicy dividends. That said, some investors might not consider the 3.2% yield of VYM and the 3.0% yield of SCHD to be all that juicy. But that is the environment that we live in today when we ask for a dividend growth history and a more generous yield. SCHD tracks the Nasdaq 100 US Dividend Index. That index demands companies have at... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
ALTRIA GROUP 52.40   16.0 3.28 3.20 6.06
FORD MOTOR 9.83   12.6 0.78 0.60 6.02
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM 53.47   10.1 5.31 3.12 5.91
SCHLUMBERGER 37.00   25.3 1.46 2.00 5.22
DOMINION RESOURCES 77.72   37.0 2.10 3.67 4.75
IBM 132.28   14.0 9.48 6.48 4.75
EXXON MOBIL 74.10   17.1 4.34 3.48 4.61
SOUTHERN COMPANY 54.35   16.6 3.27 2.48 4.58
VALERO ENERGY 76.22   11.6 6.55 3.60 4.48
GENERAL MOTORS 35.12   5.6 6.29 1.52 4.28
DUKE ENERGY 88.81   21.6 4.11 3.71 4.22
VERIZON COMM 59.32   15.3 3.88 2.41 4.07
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 95.85   18.3 5.24 3.84 3.94
CVS CAREMARK 53.07   0.0 -0.44 2.00 3.72
QUALCOMM 66.21   35.0 1.89 2.48 3.58
PFIZER 41.95   21.5 1.95 1.44 3.43
3M 166.09   17.6 9.43 5.76 3.39
ISHARES DOW JONES SELECT DIVIDEND INDEX FUND 97.08   0.0 0.00 3.29 3.36
VANGUARD HIGH DIVIDEND YIELD ETF 85.34   0.0 0.00 0.00 3.06
EMERSON ELECTRIC 62.53   17.0 3.67 1.96 3.03
HOME DEPOT 193.59   19.5 9.92 5.44 2.88
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 105.06   19.1 5.51 3.08 2.88
INTEL 44.57   10.1 4.42 1.26 2.86
PEPSICO 129.50   14.6 8.86 3.82 2.85
PROCTER & GAMBLE 106.69   25.4 4.20 2.98 2.80
LOCKHEED MARTIN 338.78   17.3 19.57 8.80 2.58
SPDR S&P DIVIDEND ETF 98.70   0.0 0.00 2.42 2.44
WAL-MART STORES 102.67   35.5 2.89 2.12 2.07
UNION PACIFIC 172.17   21.0 8.18 3.52 2.02
ADP 161.85   36.8 4.40 3.16 1.93
VANGUARD DIVIDEND APPRECIATION ETF 110.75   0.0 0.00 0.00 1.84

ALTRIA GROUP - MO
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