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Societe Generale: Should We Forget About A 15% Dividend Yield?

Seeking AlphaDividend Ideas | Financials  | FranceSociete Generale: Should We Forget About A 15% Dividend Yield?Jul. 4, 2020 11:35 AM ET|| About: Societe Generale (SCGLF), SCGLYby: The Investment DoctorThe Investment Doctor European Small-Cap IdeasWe zoom in on capital gains and dividend income in European small-capsSummarySocGen is licking its wounds after a tough Q1.
If the bank's expectations on the impact of COVID-19 on its earnings is correct, 2021 and 2022 should see the return of a meaningful dividend.
While I'm not expecting SocGen to immediately return to a 2.20 EUR annual dividend, I do think 1.30 EUR is reasonable.
This would represent a 9% yield, but this is obviously fully depending on SocGen's correct estimates of the COVID-19 impact.
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Yield 10%-Plus From Recession-Resilient Preferred Stock: Global Partners

Seeking AlphaDividend IdeasYield 10%-Plus From Recession-Resilient Preferred Stock: Global PartnersJul. 4, 2020 9:45 AM ET|| About: Global Partners LP (GLP), GLP.PA, Includes: AMLP, BP, BPAQF, CAPL, PBF, RDS-A, RDS-B, RYDAF, RYDBF, SRLP, SUN, VLOby: Rida MorwaRida Morwa High Dividend OpportunitiesThe #1 Service for Income Investors and Retirees, 9-10% dividend yield.SummaryGLP has seen strong fuel demand decline during COVID-19 shutdowns.
Only three companies operate in its sub-sector, and GLP is the most diverse.
The common distribution cut was unnecessary but makes the preferred shares even more solid.
GLP preferred shares are a strong buy with a yield of +10%.
GLP issues K-1 tax forms.

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5 Safe And Cheap Dividend Stocks To Invest In (July 2020)

Seeking AlphaDividend Strategy5 Safe And Cheap Dividend Stocks To Invest In (July 2020)Jul. 4, 2020 9:10 AM ET|| Includes: ADP, AFL, BAC, CMCSA, EPD, ET, GD, GWW, HPQ, INTC, JNJ, MDT, PH, PRU, QSR, SPG, SPY, SWK, SWP, TD, TGT, TSN, VIAC, VIACA, WBA, XOMby: Financially Free InvestorFinancially Free Investor High Income DIY PortfoliosHigh-income, lower-risk portfolios suited for income-seeking investors.SummaryThis article is part of our monthly series, where we highlight five companies that are large cap, relatively safe, dividend paying, and are offering large discounts to their historical norms.
It's always a good idea to keep your wish list ready by separating the wheat from the chaff.
We go over the filtering process to select just five stocks from more than 7,500 companies... more


Growth Stocks With A 7% Yield: Liberty All-Star Growth Fund Sells At A Discount

Seeking AlphaClosed End FundsGrowth Stocks With A 7% Yield: Liberty All-Star Growth Fund Sells At A DiscountJul. 4, 2020 9:15 AM ET|| About: Liberty All-Star Growth Fund (ASG)by: Double Dividend StocksDouble Dividend Stocks Hidden Dividend Stocks PlusTarget 5-10% yields backed by solid earnings for better portfolio income.SummaryASG yields 6.85%, but may raise its upcoming distribution.
It's selling at a deeper discount to NAV than its one- and three-year average discounts.
It holds 34% tech and 23% healthcare, and concentrates on growth stocks.
Looking for growth with an attractive dividend yield? Any quick study of the "growthy" tech sector will have you thinking that maybe those two goals are mutually exclusive. Tech has one of the lowest dividend yields in the market, at... more


Kite Realty Group: A Dividend Cut, Now What

Seeking AlphaREITsKite Realty Group: A Dividend Cut, Now WhatJul. 4, 2020 7:43 AM ET|| About: Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG)by: Gen AlphaGen Alpha Long only, value, Growth, growth at reasonable priceSummaryKite Realty Group has transitioned to a higher-quality portfolio with a safer balance sheet.
However, like its peers, it has not been immune to the effects of the pandemic, which forced it to cut its dividend.
In this article, I model what the new dividend payout ratio could be and provide scenarios in which the dividend could be raised.
Heading into the current recession, I believe REITs in general are in a far better position from a balance sheet standpoint than they were heading into the last recession. The company that I'm focused on today, Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:... more


Dividends By The Numbers In June 2020 And 2020-Q2

Seeking AlphaDividend Quick PicksDividends By The Numbers In June 2020 And 2020-Q2Jul. 3, 2020 12:00 PM ET|| Includes: AHC, AMNF, ARI, BKE, CHMI, CIM, CNDCF, CRT, CXW, DX, FLXS, HCKT, HP, HST, IRT, IVR, KRG, MRCC, MTR, NLY, OFS, OXSQ, PBT, PLCE, PLYM, PVL, RC, RWT, SGA, SPG, TRTX, UBA, UBP, VTRby: Ironman at Political CalculationsIronman at Political Calculations Analyst, long onlyPolitical Calculations.cls-1{fill:#024999;}SummaryA total of 4,017 U.S. firms declared dividends in June 2020, an increase of 899 over the 3,118 recorded in May 2020.
A total of 71 publicly traded companies cut their dividends in June 2020, a decline of 43 from the 114 recorded in May 2020, but an increase of 57 over the 14 recorded in June 2019.
27 U.S. firms omitted paying their dividends in June 2020, a... more


Techniques To Avoid Dividend Cuts

Seeking AlphaDividend StrategyTechniques To Avoid Dividend CutsJul. 3, 2020 10:30 AM ET|| Includes: BNS, BPY, CM, ENB, HRUFF, ITPOF, LAZ, NHI, PWCDF, T, WFCby: The Dividend GuyThe Dividend Guy Dividend Growth RocksA service focused on stocks doubling their payouts within 10 years.SummaryWhen you see companies that are getting beaten down more than others, this is normally a sign that something is wrong.
Many companies that keep their dividend static will eventually cut it. If management can't increase its payout when the economy is growing, what will happen during a crisis? They will be among the first to cut their dividend.
The Dividend Triangle, composed of revenues, earnings, and dividends, is a very strong indicator when it comes to assessing the likelihood of a dividend... more


16% Yield, 23% Discount: BlackRock TCP Capital Corp

Seeking AlphaDividend Ideas | Financials 16% Yield, 23% Discount: BlackRock TCP Capital CorpJul. 3, 2020 9:15 AM ET|| About: BlackRock TCP Capital Corp (TCPC)by: Double Dividend StocksDouble Dividend Stocks Hidden Dividend Stocks PlusTarget 5-10% yields backed by solid earnings for better portfolio income.SummaryTCPC yields 15.95%.
It's selling at a 23.3% discount to NAV.
No debt maturities until 2022.
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp (TCPC) is a Business Development Corp., a BDC, specializing in direct equity and debt investments in middle-market, senior secured loans, junior loans, originated loans, mezzanine, senior debt instruments, bonds, and secondary-market investments. It seeks to invest in the United States. The fund typically invests between $10 million and $35 million... more


Global Dividend Update

Seeking AlphaFinancial Advisor | Dividend StrategyGlobal Dividend UpdateJul. 3, 2020 9:28 AM ET|| Includes: BA, PCGby: WisdomTreeWisdomTree Asset Management/ETF Provider, Currency, Global Equities, fixed incomeWisdomTree Blog.cls-1{fill:#024999;}SummaryDividend suspensions for large U.S. companies are typically rare events. Over forty S&P 500 companies have announced suspensions this year alone.
Despite the U.S. experiencing historic dividend cuts in just a few months' time, it has fared better than most major international markets.
Suspensions and dividend cuts that were announced in the first half of this year will weigh on S&P 500 dividends during the second half of the year.
, Senior Research Analyst
Dividend payouts have been under pressure globally.
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5 Reasons Why Dividend Investing Beats Capital Gains Investing

Seeking AlphaDividend Strategy5 Reasons Why Dividend Investing Beats Capital Gains InvestingJul. 3, 2020 8:59 AM ET|| Includes: AMZN, GPRO, SPY, T, VFC, WECby: Robert & Sam KovacsRobert & Sam Kovacs Long only, dividend investing, dividend growth investingSummaryWe haven't always been dividend investors, but since making the shift, we've been much more successful.
We believe dividend investing has a number of advantages over capital gains investing, some of which carry into retirement.
5 of these reasons are exposed in this article.
Written by Sam Kovacs
Robert & I share a lot of dividend analysis here on Seeking Alpha. We cover individual stocks, have a model portfolio & occasionally write a strategy piece.
We believe dividend investing is a... more

SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): AMZN,GPRO,SPY,T,VFC,WEC