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The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy In February

Published Mon, 04 Feb 2019 09:50:59 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Note that due to reader requests, I've decided to break up my weekly portfolio updates into three parts: commentary, economic update, and the new "best stocks to buy right now" series. This is to avoid excessively long articles and maximize the utility to my readers.
This week's commentary points out the 10 best dividend stocks you buy to profit from strong jobs growth.
Due to lack of interest, I will no longer be doing weekly economic updates.
Introduction
As I explained in my portfolio update 63, I'm now focused on paying down margin and thus won't be making changes to my real money portfolio for the foreseeable future. In fact, I've now realized the wisdom of Buffett's warning against using margin.
My partner Charlie says there is only three ways a smart person can go broke: liquor, ladies and leverage...Now the truth is - the first two he just added because they started with L - it's leverage... It is crazy in my view to borrow money on securities... It's insane to risk what you have and need for something you don't really need... You will not be way happier if you double your net worth." - Warren Buffett (emphasis added)
Now, as with all Buffettisms, this one needs clarification. Margin is not necessarily evil, it's merely a powerful financial tool that must be used with extreme caution. I know several investors who cap their leverage at 20% or maintain home... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
MPLX LP 27.10   11.8 2.30 2.67 10.08
TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS 14.64   19.0 0.77 1.42 9.59
IRON MOUNTAIN 31.49   26.2 1.20 2.44 7.98
ALTRIA GROUP 46.48   13.8 3.36 3.20 6.98
ENBRIDGE 33.62   19.1 1.76 2.24 6.83
ABBVIE 64.43   23.7 2.72 4.28 6.74
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO 36.73   0.0 0.00 2.68 6.74
ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS 28.42   12.3 2.31 1.76 6.30
MAGELLAN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS 66.59   11.1 5.99 4.05 6.21
KIMCO REALTY 18.67   23.3 0.80 1.12 6.08
LAZARD 33.12   10.8 3.06 1.88 5.88
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES 74.25   7.8 9.53 4.20 5.78
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL 84.91   16.9 5.03 4.56 5.47
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP 148.61   19.9 7.48 8.40 5.39
ONEOK 69.30   23.0 3.01 3.56 5.26
EXXON MOBIL 68.30   16.5 4.15 3.48 5.14
VODAFONE GROUP 18.34   0.0 0.00 0.91 5.08
DOMINION RESOURCES 76.86   52.6 1.46 3.67 4.87
TRANSCANADA 48.40   14.2 3.42 2.27 4.70
BROOKFIELD INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERS LP 44.82   1.0 0.03 2.01 4.55
CARDINAL HEALTH 43.19   9.6 4.51 1.92 4.54
LEGGETT PLATT 38.51   17.9 2.15 1.60 4.25
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES 273.78   33.8 8.11 10.60 3.90
3M 161.50   19.5 8.28 5.76 3.63
BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB 46.98   12.4 3.80 1.64 3.59
QUALCOMM 73.28   26.0 2.82 2.48 3.50
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 50.48   9.9 5.10 1.83 3.49
THOR INDUSTRIES 45.07   18.6 2.42 1.56 3.47
CVS CAREMARK 60.28   16.9 3.57 2.00 3.42
CITIGROUP 63.48   8.8 7.19 2.04 3.32
BLACKROCK 419.46   15.9 26.34 13.20 3.21
AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL 126.34   9.3 13.58 3.88 3.17
FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST 130.65   38.9 3.36 4.20 3.15
CYRUSONE 69.99   0.0 -0.69 2.00 2.88
TD AMERITRADE HOLDING 43.92   11.7 3.76 1.20 2.78
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 150.22   20.2 7.45 4.28 2.73
HOME DEPOT 203.65   20.5 9.92 5.44 2.70
SNAP-ON 147.42   12.0 12.32 3.80 2.60
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 122.82   22.4 5.47 3.08 2.55
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 72.28   27.5 2.63 1.72 2.44
LOWES COMPANIES 93.92   32.2 2.92 2.20 2.35
BANK OF AMERICA 27.03   9.6 2.80 0.72 2.27
GENERAL DYNAMICS 184.35   16.4 11.25 4.08 2.26
HORMEL FOODS 41.45   22.6 1.83 0.84 2.06
AO SMITH 46.27   18.6 2.49 0.88 1.96
AMERICAN TOWER 222.93   67.6 3.30 3.68 1.68
FEDEX 156.00   84.3 1.85 2.60 1.68
LEMAITRE VASCULAR 31.52   0.0 0.00 0.34 1.08
VISA 178.23   34.2 5.21 1.00 0.58

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