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Invesco International Dividend Achievers ETF: Risks To Consider

Seeking AlphaETF AnalysisInvesco International Dividend Achievers ETF: Risks To ConsiderSep. 19, 2020 6:17 AM ET|| About: Invesco Exchange-Traded Fund Trust - Invesco International Dividend Achievers ETF (PID)by: Vasily ZyryanovVasily Zyryanov Long/Short EquitySummaryPID has ~$598 million in AUM with 59 holdings; its 12-month distribution rate is 4.76%.
The fund is predominantly focused on Canada and the U.K., which account for 50.65% and 7.53% of holdings, respectively.
PID did not deliver alpha in the last ten years, as currency headwinds dented its returns.
Investors should carefully consider all pros and cons and act with caution.
The essential investor takeaway from the recent Fed press conference is that bond yields are not about to climb higher at least until 2023,... more


Corporate Office Properties: A Safe 4.7% Yield From A Defensive Play

Seeking AlphaREITsCorporate Office Properties: A Safe 4.7% Yield From A Defensive PlaySep. 19, 2020 5:37 AM ET|| About: Corporate Office Properties Trust (OFC)by: Gen AlphaGen Alpha Long Only, Value, Growth, Growth At Reasonable PriceSummaryCorporate Office Properties Trust is focused on owning and acquiring properties that are leased to the U.S. government and its contractors for defense/IT purposes.
The company has a recession-resistant business model, as evidenced by its steady FFO/share and occupancy metrics.
I see the shares as being undervalued, with a safe and covered dividend.
It's been more than three months since I last wrote about Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE: OFC), and since then, the shares have posted a total return of -12.3% (including dividends). In... more


ConocoPhillips: Strong Assets, But Dividend Coverage Could Be Flakey Long Term

Seeking AlphaConocoPhillips: Strong Assets, But Dividend Coverage Could Be Flakey Long TermSep. 19, 2020 4:08 AM ET|| About: ConocoPhillips (COP)by: FluidsdocFluidsdoc The Daily Drilling Report40 years of oilfield and analyst experience to work to find you winners.SummaryConocoPhillips has great assets in key shale plays.
Low oil prices have hurt profitability and forced write-downs that have hit the balance sheet.
We think the company is a little richly valued and investors should wait for better opportunities to take or add to positions.
This time we are writing up a company formed by two companies that date from the earliest days of oil exploration and production companies in the U.S. ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) formed in the 2002 merger of these independent... more


Boston Properties Declares Regular Quarterly Dividends

Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP), the largest publicly-traded owner and manager of Class A office properties in the United States, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.98 per share of common stock for the period July 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020 payable on October 30, 2020 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 30, 2020.... more

BusinessWireStock symbol(s): BXP

50 Billionaire Holdings, 27 Pay Dividends, 2 To Buy In September

Seeking AlphaDividend Quick Picks50 Billionaire Holdings, 27 Pay Dividends, 2 To Buy In SeptemberSep. 18, 2020 1:54 PM ET|| Includes: ABBV, ADT, AIG, BMY, C, CI, CPB, GD, GS, JPM, PG, RTN, RTXby: Fredrik ArnoldFredrik Arnold The Dividend Dog CatcherSimple, straightforward 7-step analysis that finds lucrative income stocks.SummaryKiplinger Investing publishes opportune stock and fund lists for investors online. This Billionaire List by Dan Burrows, first published 9/4/20, was updated 9/16/20.
27 of 50 billionaire-loved stocks pay dividends. As of 9/16/20, the top ten ranged 2.3%-5.26% by annual yield and ranged 0.74%-189.02% per broker-estimated price-target upsides.
Top ten big gaining billionaire-loved dividend dogs, JPM, CMP, GS, BMY, ABBV, RTX, AIG, CI, ADT, and C ranged 18.56%... more

SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ABBV,ADT,AIG,BMY,C,CI,CPB,GD,GS,JPM,PG,RTN,RTX

Solar Capital: Solid 9.5% Dividend Yield

Seeking AlphaDividend Ideas | Financials Solar Capital: Solid 9.5% Dividend YieldSep. 18, 2020 2:08 PM ET|| About: Solar Capital (SLRC)by: Bashar IssaBashar Issa SummaryAt 19% discount on NAV, SLCR is an attractive entry point to a 9.5% dividend yield stock.
Temporary disruptions in earnings are spooking investors, pushing the stock below its NAV/Price averages, and opening an opportunity for long-term investment strategies.
Excellent portfolio management is reflected in historically tight NAV/Price gap.

Investment Thesis

Solar Capital (SLRC) showed resilience during the pandemic. The company's portfolio had ZERO non-performing loans in FQ2.
The quality of SLRC's portfolio will enable the company to maintain its dividend distributions, which currently yield... more


Graco Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 17.5 cents ($0.175) per common share, payable on Nov. 4, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 19, 2020. The Company has approximately 167.4 million shares outstanding.... more

BusinessWireStock symbol(s): GGG

Enbridge: A Midstream Survivor, An 8% Yield, And New Solar/Gas Project

Seeking AlphaDividend Ideas | Basic Materials | CanadaEnbridge: A Midstream Survivor, An 8% Yield, And New Solar/Gas ProjectSep. 18, 2020 1:03 PM ET|| About: Enbridge Inc. (ENB), Includes: EBBNF, EBRGF, EBRZF, ENBBF, TMLPX, TTP, XLEby: Michael FitzsimmonsMichael Fitzsimmons Technology, ETFs, Renewable Energy, Oil & gas, GoldSummaryEnbridge recently announced a unique project in New Jersey that pairs renewable solar power generation with gas transmission.
A week ago, the company announced the restart of its Line-5 pipeline's east segment across the Straits of Mackinac.
Enbridge's 8% yield is safe and super attractive given the current negative real interest rate environment.
That's even more the case considering Fed Chief Powell said yesterday that interest rates... more


WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund: An Expensive Way To Get Mid-Cap Exposure

Seeking AlphaETF AnalysisWisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund: An Expensive Way To Get Mid-Cap ExposureSep. 18, 2020 9:50 AM ET|| About: WisdomTree MidCap Dividend ETF (DON), Includes: IWS, VO, VOEby: Michael RemesMichael Remes Dividend Investing, ETF investing, ValueSummaryWisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund pays a 3.19% dividend and offers diverse mid-cap exposure.
The strong yield looks to have underlying weaknesses based on the index it tracks facing headwinds.
DON has lagged broader mid-cap indices, as well as comparable mid-cap ETF in price appreciation and total returns.
The dividend does not make up for the capital loss.
Several other funds offer mid-cap exposure with significantly stronger returns, albeit a lower dividend yield.
Investment Thesis
I recently wrote an... more

SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): IWS,VO,VOE

Oregon Bancorp Announces Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Oregon Bancorp, Inc. (OTCBB: ORBN), parent company of Willamette Valley Bank, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share. The dividend is payable on October 14, 2020 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2020.... more

BusinessWireStock symbol(s): ORBN