Dividend-News

Daily dividend news for investors in dividend stocks


The Best Dividend Stocks You Can Buy Today

Published Tue, 12 Feb 2019 03:43:34 -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 explains how I plan to not just protect my portfolio from the coming recession/bear market but actually profit from it.
Due to lack of interest, I will no longer be doing weekly economic updates (though I'll include economic analysis in other articles published on SA).
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... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
MPLX LP 31.38   13.6 2.30 2.63 8.20
TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS 18.06   21.0 0.86 1.42 8.01
IRON MOUNTAIN 31.31   25.9 1.21 2.44 7.73
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO 37.86   0.0 0.00 2.68 6.93
VODAFONE GROUP 15.99   0.0 0.00 0.91 6.76
MAGELLAN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS 62.38   10.7 5.82 4.02 6.39
KIMCO REALTY 18.18   18.9 0.96 1.12 6.17
ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS 28.34   13.7 2.07 1.75 6.11
ALTRIA GROUP 52.40   16.0 3.28 3.20 6.06
ENBRIDGE 37.47   23.3 1.61 2.20 5.92
LAZARD 33.27   9.1 3.64 1.88 5.51
ABBVIE 80.06   22.9 3.49 4.28 5.25
ONEOK 65.66   22.3 2.94 3.46 5.17
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES 77.93   7.0 11.05 4.00 4.96
BROOKFIELD INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERS LP 42.00   350.0 0.12 2.01 4.82
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP 171.33   22.4 7.65 8.20 4.78
DOMINION RESOURCES 77.72   37.0 2.10 3.67 4.75
EXXON MOBIL 74.10   17.1 4.34 3.48 4.61
TRANSCANADA 49.04   15.4 3.19 2.24 4.59
CARDINAL HEALTH 45.95   459.5 0.10 1.92 4.07
LEGGETT PLATT 37.19   17.4 2.14 1.60 4.05
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES 255.94   17.3 14.80 10.60 3.94
CVS CAREMARK 53.07   0.0 -0.44 2.00 3.72
QUALCOMM 66.21   35.0 1.89 2.48 3.58
BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB 46.81   14.8 3.16 1.64 3.44
3M 166.09   17.6 9.43 5.76 3.39
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 51.77   9.7 5.32 1.76 3.32
FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST 132.45   42.0 3.15 4.08 3.09
BLACKROCK 435.76   16.4 26.55 13.20 3.01
CYRUSONE 62.54   139.0 0.45 1.84 2.90
HOME DEPOT 193.59   19.5 9.92 5.44 2.88
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 105.06   19.1 5.51 3.08 2.88
HOME BANCSHARES 18.25   10.6 1.73 0.52 2.85
CITIGROUP 64.39   9.4 6.87 1.80 2.78
THOR INDUSTRIES 56.72   13.0 4.36 1.56 2.78
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 145.72   19.4 7.51 4.00 2.67
AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL 146.39   11.2 13.11 3.88 2.65
GENERAL DYNAMICS 164.03   14.8 11.10 4.08 2.41
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 71.20   26.6 2.68 1.72 2.40
SNAP-ON 158.30   13.0 12.22 3.80 2.38
TD AMERITRADE HOLDING 51.98   14.6 3.55 1.20 2.31
AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS 204.49   26.7 7.67 4.64 2.25
HORMEL FOODS 40.27   22.0 1.83 0.84 2.13
BANK OF AMERICA 28.18   10.5 2.69 0.60 2.11
AO SMITH 44.03   17.3 2.54 0.88 2.00
LOWES COMPANIES 95.37   32.7 2.92 1.92 1.96
AMERICAN TOWER 203.00   67.0 3.03 3.68 1.79
FEDEX 159.93   11.8 13.56 2.60 1.60
LEMAITRE VASCULAR 26.62   0.0 0.00 0.34 1.28
VISA 162.64   33.6 4.84 1.00 0.61

MPLX LP - MPLX
MPLX LP - MPLX  


Older articles featuring Mplx Lp (MPLX):
The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy In Today's Economy
May's 50 Top Proven Dividend Winners By Yield And Net Gains
The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy In This Risky Market
Dividend Increases: April 29-May 3, 2019
25 Upcoming Dividend Increases Including Apple, Exxon And One Dividend King
The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy As Earnings Season Heats Up
Income Investors: Get Ready For Another Cash Wave In May - 6% To 9% Yields
The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy In A Red Hot Market
The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy This Week: Now Featuring 'Fat Pitch' Blue Chips
The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy In April

More