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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 32.47   14.1 2.30 2.59 7.99
TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS 19.06   43.3 0.44 1.42 7.57
IRON MOUNTAIN 35.84   28.2 1.27 2.44 6.90
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO 39.32   0.0 0.00 2.68 6.75
KIMCO REALTY 17.75   17.4 1.02 1.12 6.56
MAGELLAN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS 61.37   10.5 5.83 3.99 6.45
ENBRIDGE 37.83   32.6 1.16 2.22 5.95
ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS 29.22   15.3 1.91 1.75 5.93
ALTRIA GROUP 54.71   14.9 3.68 3.20 5.86
VODAFONE GROUP 17.97   0.0 0.00 1.07 5.82
ABBVIE 78.67   22.0 3.58 4.28 5.48
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL 84.45   17.1 4.95 4.56 5.41
ONEOK 70.03   25.3 2.77 3.46 4.92
DOMINION RESOURCES 76.29   20.4 3.73 3.67 4.91
BROOKFIELD INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERS LP 41.64   70.6 0.59 2.01 4.86
LAZARD 37.59   9.3 4.05 1.76 4.76
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP 178.15   22.6 7.87 8.20 4.72
TRANSCANADA 47.73   15.8 3.03 2.25 4.72
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES 90.59   7.6 11.97 4.00 4.35
CARDINAL HEALTH 46.58   0.0 -0.08 1.91 4.21
EXXON MOBIL 81.76   16.8 4.88 3.28 3.96
CVS CAREMARK 52.93   0.0 -0.55 2.00 3.81
BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB 44.62   14.7 3.03 1.64 3.63
LEGGETT PLATT 42.90   19.0 2.26 1.52 3.55
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES 314.33   21.2 14.80 10.60 3.37
CYRUSONE 56.39   704.9 0.08 1.84 3.28
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 53.47   10.0 5.32 1.76 3.25
FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST 133.12   41.9 3.18 4.08 3.15
QUALCOMM 86.83   55.0 1.58 2.48 3.03
BLACKROCK 480.17   18.1 26.55 13.20 2.84
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 118.43   21.5 5.51 3.08 2.68
HOME DEPOT 206.72   21.2 9.73 5.44 2.66
3M 219.08   24.6 8.90 5.76 2.64
CITIGROUP 68.83   10.0 6.87 1.80 2.61
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 156.81   20.6 7.60 4.00 2.54
AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL 144.00   10.1 14.20 3.60 2.52
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 68.86   25.0 2.75 1.72 2.47
GENERAL DYNAMICS 180.73   16.2 11.19 4.08 2.30
THOR INDUSTRIES 69.28   15.9 4.36 1.56 2.28
SNAP-ON 169.93   13.9 12.22 3.80 2.26
TD AMERITRADE HOLDING 51.86   14.6 3.55 1.20 2.24
HORMEL FOODS 39.81   22.8 1.75 0.84 2.08
BANK OF AMERICA 30.02   11.2 2.69 0.60 2.00
AMERICAN TOWER 193.23   69.8 2.77 3.60 1.87
LOWES COMPANIES 113.97   40.7 2.80 1.92 1.69
AO SMITH 56.23   21.8 2.58 0.88 1.57
FEDEX 197.86   14.6 13.56 2.60 1.33
LEMAITRE VASCULAR 28.16   0.0 0.00 0.34 1.24
VISA 161.49   34.8 4.64 1.00 0.62

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