Kiplinger Investing, offering "insights for investors" online, compiled a "World's Most Reliable" list of 99 in October 2018. Data updated 5/27/20 showed 10 dividends lost to COVID-19 economic constraints.
These most reliable dividend stocks on earth, also known as International “Dividend Aristocrats,” have raised dividends at least five straight years (Canadian firms), 10 years (EU-based firms) or 25 years (U.S. companies).
89 select dividend stocks ranged 0.54%-7.53% in annual yield and ranged -18.52% to 173.97% in annual price-target upsides per broker calculations 5/27/20.
Top ten Kiplinger most reliable long-term dividend stocks on earth boasted net gains from 15.57% to 34.92% entering June.
$5k invested in the lowest-priced five of ten... more
FCEL has emerged as a much stronger company after surviving a near-death experience in 2019.
The FCELB preferred stock provides a generous 14.7% yield and is a superior investment to the FCEL common stock.
FCEL now has a $450 million equity market capitalization, $74 million in cash and moderate balance sheet leverage.
FuelCell Energy Inc. (FCEL) had a near-death experience in 2019. The equity market capitalization fell below $50 million. Cash was dwindling and bank lenders were closing in. Numerous bank loan amendments were required in order to avoid default. I thought the end was quite near for FCEL in June 2019 when CEO Arthur Buttone was terminated and replaced with Hurron Consulting Services LLC. Laura Marcero from Hurron was appointed with the ominous sounding title of... more
CommerceWest Bank (OTCBB: CWBK) announced the approval of a quarterly cash dividend by its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.20 per common share, payable July 01, 2020 to shareholders of record on June 12, 2020.... more
Four Corners Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FCPT) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.305 per share (equivalent to $1.22 per share per annum) for the second quarter of 2020. The dividend is payable on July 15, 2020 to shareholders of record as of June 30, 2020.... more
The pandemic is leaving a trail of dividend destruction. Strong dividend growth records are laid to rest.
Not even the Dividend Aristocrats are safe.
Dividend health is a sign of fiscal health and the confidence of management.
All of my 7 Canadian holdings and 17 US companies have held or increased dividends.
Dividend health. It's a topic du jour for many investors in these pandemic times. Many self-directed investors embrace dividend growth strategies. They can use it to seek quality and long-term total return potential. Many investors will use that growing income to drive that total return.
And of course many retirees use the dividends as a key source of income.
A dividend cut signals that management either does not have the monies to pay increasing dividends or they... more
Omega Healthcare has a strong track record with market beating returns.
The current share price offers an attractive entry point with a strong going-in yield.
Management appears to be responding well to COVID-19 and has been operationally proactive.
An aging population and the new PDPM model provide strong tailwinds.
Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) has been somewhat of a battleground stock, with bears arguing that operators have tight coverage ratios and bulls saying that a tsunami of aging baby boomers will create surge in demand for their properties. The pandemic has added to these concerns with reports of COVID-19 breakouts in nursing homes, which contributed to the stock declining dramatically to a multi-year low of $13.33 before recovering to the... more
Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular cash dividend of 21.0 cents per share, payable June 30, 2020, to shareholders of record on June 15, 2020. The Company has paid a cash dividend every quarter for 64 years, and Donaldson was added to the S&P High-Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index in January 2016 after 20 consecutive years of annual dividend increases.... more
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First Keystone Corporation (OTC PINK: FKYS), parent company of First Keystone Community Bank, declared a $0.27 per share quarterly cash dividend to shareholders of record as of June 11, 2020, payable June 30, 2020.... more
Eagle Financial Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCQB: EFBI), the holding company for Eagle Savings Bank, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.05 per common share. The dividend will be paid on or about June 30, 2020, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on June 15, 2020.... more