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My Top-10 Must-Own Dividend Stocks

Published Mon, 11 Jul 2011 13:26:34 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

I have a fairly focused stock portfolio. On a regular basis, I review my holdings to sell, buy, add additional shares, or do nothing. My portfolio is based upon dividends. Thus I typically have incoming money to add to the portfolio. Here are the top-10 dividend stocks I currently own, in order of preference. 1. American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) American Capital Agency continues to outperform the S&P 500. Since 2008, AGNC has returned a total annualized rate-of-return of 27.5%. When compared to the S&P 500 return of .4% over the same time period, the differences are accentuated and crystal clear. AGNC's business model is to borrow Treasury Bills at low yield rates, and invest the proceeds in higher yield paying agency-mortgage obligations. Government Sponsored Entities (GSEs) include organizations such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Ginnie Mae. The business model has continued to shine as Treasury bill and Treasury... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
STONEMOR PARTNERS L.P. 1.39   0.0 -2.69 0.00 102.33
MV OIL TRUST 7.55   5.5 1.38 1.22 15.76
CVR PARTNERS 3.61   0.0 -0.01 0.56 15.30
CYPRESS SHARPRIDGE INV 6.32   6.0 1.05 1.00 15.15
GABELLI GLOBAL GOLD NAT RES & INC TRUST 4.44   0.0 0.00 0.00 13.48
ANWORTH MORTGAGE ASSET 3.39   0.0 -0.98 0.44 13.17
AMERICAN CAPITAL AGENCY 15.64   0.0 -1.54 1.92 12.21
COLLECTORS UNIVERSE 25.70   0.0 0.00 0.70 2.57
ENERPLUS RESOURCES FUND 7.31   5.3 1.37 0.09 1.26


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