Published Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:41:29 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
Investment Thesis Over a 50-year span, immediate income investments will generate greater total income than the highly hailed S&P Dividend Aristocrats. Many investors place wealth in these reliable stocks to their long-term detriment - they see less gains in income.
A Simple Definition Due to previous confusion, whenever I write concerning immediate income investing, I feel it is necessary to define what I'm speaking of when doing so. I define immediate income investing as: Investing with a taxable account seeking immediate high return via dividends.
Due to this focus, I am not concerned with total return or overly focused on capital appreciation. I am a long-term buy and hold investor who is willing to sell if necessary. I often explain you can milk your cows or slaughter them to unlock value - I'd rather milk them.
S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Vs. Immediate Income Darlings For sake of open comparison, I decided to generate two evaluations for both categories.
S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats are those stocks in the S&P 500 who have raised their dividends for 25 consecutive years. Within this grouping, I took three representative stocks and averaged their yields and 3-year average dividend growth. I also took one exchange-traded fund, ETF and used that as the other simple comparison in this group since many investors would rather simply invest in one simple reliable ETF.
Three S&P 500 Representative Stocks - AKA "Safe... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|OXFORD LANE CAPITAL||10.42||0.0||0.00||1.62||15.41|
|EAGLE POINT CREDIT||17.37||10.7||1.63||2.40||13.62|
|CAPITAL PRODUCT PARTNERS||2.70||0.0||-0.14||0.32||11.64|
|ALLIANCE RESOURCE PARTNERS L.P.||19.55||6.7||2.90||2.10||10.78|
|KNOT OFFSHORE PARTNERS LP||20.51||7.1||2.90||2.08||10.20|
|PROCTER & GAMBLE||92.41||24.2||3.82||2.87||3.14|
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