Published Mon, 19 Oct 2020 10:00:00 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
Seeking AlphaRetirementRetirement Strategy: What Does Dividend Growth Investing Actually Mean?Oct. 19, 2020 10:00 AM ET|| Includes: CL, JNJ, KO, MO, NLY, PG, XOMby: Regarded SolutionsRegarded Solutions Portfolio strategySummaryThe true definition of dividend growth investing is quite clear, but I am finding plenty of folks here really do not understand it.
There are enough new investors here that I thought I would offer my own definition of what dividend growth investing actually is - to me anyway.
I am not trying to convince anyone how they should invest, but a concise definition might clear up some misconceptions.
There are so many different roads that an investor can use to become financially secure that, even if I actually knew them all, it would take days to list them all! I do know that there are a handful of approaches that most people choose, so I will just list them:
Stock picking based on the fundamentals of a company, or the technicals that many day traders use Momentum trading, which means to me when a stock is on a hot streak, investors hop on for the ride Day trading, which means never investing in a stock, but picking one that fits a particular trend and buying and selling within each day. Following the herd investing, which to me means it happens to be a popular stock, or an IPO, or a strong sector; tends to be trend investing, not for the long term Contrarian trading, which to me is going against conventional wisdom and buying stocks for large rebounds and short-term gains I left off dividend growth investing because that is the approach I am focusing on. So I will go into more detail, in my own simple way, for folks to understand how I define it.
Dividend Growth Investing
The popularity of this long-term buy-and-hold strategy has lots of traders calling it a "cult," and in some ways it might be! I know I wouldn't invest any other way, and I have tried them all over the last 50 years. So I am part of the... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT||8.60||0.0||-3.32||1.20||14.00|
|JOHNSON & JOHNSON||130.43||21.6||6.03||3.80||2.93|
|PROCTER & GAMBLE||122.77||90.3||1.36||2.98||2.49|
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