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Hey You, Dividend Investor, Are You Doing It Wrong?

Published Mon, 01 Oct 2018 12:10:17 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Investment Thesis Investing for Immediate income outperforms more conservative established investment within a 35 to 38-year time frame - longer than most find themselves actively investing or retired. I recast my projects and fine-tuned the process due to concerns about the previously included ETF.
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.
Three S&P 500 Representative Stocks - AKA "Safe Dividends"
For the three representative stocks, I used: Coca-Cola (KO), Procter & Gamble (PG), and Emerson Electric (EMR). Together, these three stocks have an average yield of 3.1% and a 3-year average dividend growth rate of 4.11%.
Sure Dividends - Dividend Kings
For this comparison redo, I decided against using a singular ETF like the ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF (NOBL) due to its history of cutting the dividend - meaning it itself failed the Aristocrat test. To replace it, I used the Dividend Kings listing from Sure... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
OXFORD LANE CAPITAL 10.37   0.0 0.00 1.62 15.34
EAGLE POINT CREDIT 17.60   0.0 -0.75 2.40 13.41
CAPITAL PRODUCT PARTNERS 10.19   0.0 -8.78 1.26 12.41
ALLIANCE RESOURCE PARTNERS L.P. 17.39   4.7 3.69 2.14 11.85
USA COMPRESSION PARTNERS LP 17.83   0.0 -0.75 2.10 11.84
SUNOCO LP 30.09   18.1 1.66 3.30 10.79
KNOT OFFSHORE PARTNERS LP 19.52   10.0 1.96 2.08 10.57
3M 166.09   17.6 9.43 5.76 3.39
COCA-COLA 49.61   31.6 1.57 1.60 3.22
FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST 132.45   42.0 3.15 4.08 3.09
GENUINE PARTS 98.59   18.3 5.39 3.05 3.05
EMERSON ELECTRIC 62.53   17.0 3.67 1.96 3.03
PROCTER & GAMBLE 106.69   25.4 4.20 2.98 2.80
NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS 69.82   30.5 2.29 1.90 2.72
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 145.72   19.4 7.51 4.00 2.67
VECTREN 72.38   30.4 2.38 1.92 2.66
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 138.85   25.7 5.40 3.80 2.59
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 71.20   26.6 2.68 1.72 2.40
CINCINNATI FINANCIAL 99.69   16.2 6.14 2.24 2.25
PARKER HANNIFIN 158.30   14.5 10.91 3.52 2.15
HORMEL FOODS 40.27   22.0 1.83 0.84 2.13
DOVER 90.90   25.0 3.64 1.92 2.06
LOWES COMPANIES 95.37   32.7 2.92 1.92 1.96
STANLEY BLACK & DECKER 132.80   31.2 4.26 2.64 1.95
ABM INDUSTRIES 37.10   29.7 1.25 0.72 1.89
LANCASTER COLONY 146.00   26.8 5.44 2.60 1.75
CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP 50.69   44.1 1.15 0.79 1.55
AMERICAN STATES WATER 74.30   41.7 1.78 1.10 1.48
STEPAN 85.54   18.6 4.59 1.00 1.15
NORDSON 127.97   23.3 5.49 1.40 1.07
TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES 40.06   0.0 0.00 0.36 0.89
WINDSTREAM 0.33   0.0 -55.88 0.00 0.00

OXFORD LANE CAPITAL - OXLC
OXFORD LANE CAPITAL - OXLC  


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