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The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy During The Strongest Job Market In 50 Years

Published Wed, 09 Oct 2019 09:03:12 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Due to reader requests, I've decided to break up my weekly "Best Dividend Stocks To Buy This Week" series into two parts.
One will be the weekly watch list article (with the best ideas for new money at any given time). The other will be a portfolio update.
To also make those more digestible, I'm breaking out the intro for the weekly series into a revised introduction and reference article on the 3 rules for using margin safely and profitably (which will no longer be included in those future articles).
To minimize reader confusion, I will be providing portfolio updates on a rotating tri-weekly schedule. This means an update every three weeks on:
My retirement portfolio (where I keep 100% of my life savings) The Best Dividend Aristocrats And Kings To Buy Now (based on the Dividend Kings valuation/total return potential model) My new "What I'm Buying Next" series, which explains what companies are on my immediate buy watch list, from which I make all weekly retirement portfolio buys. The Best Job Market In 50 Years Is Likely To Cool But Help the US Avoid Recession
Last week saw the ISM manufacturing PMI report below expectations and the composite reading came in at 47.8, the lowest reading since 2009. The new product component of the survey came in at 41, scary figures not seen since it bottomed at 36 at the peak of the Great Recession.

(Source: Tim Duy)
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Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO 37.99   0.0 0.00 2.68 6.64
CARNIVAL 49.62   11.7 4.25 2.00 4.03
CVS CAREMARK 63.90   17.9 3.57 2.00 3.14
LOWES COMPANIES 113.88   35.6 3.20 2.20 1.91