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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 9.73   0.0 0.00 1.62 16.65
EAGLE POINT CREDIT 16.14   0.0 -1.13 2.40 14.64
USA COMPRESSION PARTNERS LP 16.59   0.0 -0.10 2.10 13.04
ALLIANCE RESOURCE PARTNERS L.P. 15.86   4.5 3.49 2.16 12.95
CAPITAL PRODUCT PARTNERS 10.66   0.0 -8.42 1.26 11.72
KNOT OFFSHORE PARTNERS LP 18.65   12.0 1.55 2.08 11.07
SUNOCO LP 31.35   20.8 1.51 3.30 10.51
3M 170.58   20.6 8.28 5.76 3.41
GENUINE PARTS 97.52   18.1 5.38 3.05 3.14
EMERSON ELECTRIC 64.71   18.4 3.52 1.96 3.02
FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST 135.76   40.4 3.36 4.20 3.00
COCA-COLA 55.11   33.6 1.64 1.60 2.94
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 130.43   21.6 6.03 3.80 2.93
NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS 72.03   30.5 2.36 1.90 2.72
VECTREN 72.38   30.4 2.38 1.92 2.66
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 159.85   21.5 7.45 4.28 2.54
PROCTER & GAMBLE 122.77   90.3 1.36 2.98 2.49
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 72.29   27.5 2.63 1.72 2.38
DOVER 99.67   24.4 4.08 1.96 2.02
ABM INDUSTRIES 36.85   27.5 1.34 0.72 2.00
CINCINNATI FINANCIAL 113.24   15.3 7.41 2.24 2.00
PARKER HANNIFIN 181.60   15.8 11.46 3.52 1.94
HORMEL FOODS 44.00   24.3 1.81 0.84 1.92
LOWES COMPANIES 113.88   35.6 3.20 2.20 1.91
STANLEY BLACK & DECKER 147.12   31.3 4.70 2.76 1.87
LANCASTER COLONY 146.18   26.8 5.46 2.60 1.79
CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP 54.31   44.2 1.23 0.79 1.49
AMERICAN STATES WATER 90.79   44.1 2.06 1.22 1.37
NORDSON 146.80   26.7 5.50 1.52 1.05
STEPAN 98.17   21.9 4.48 1.00 1.02
TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES 37.68   0.0 0.00 0.36 0.99
WINDSTREAM 0.33   0.0 -55.88 0.00 0.00

OXFORD LANE CAPITAL - OXLC
OXFORD LANE CAPITAL - OXLC  


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