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Reader Favorites And Rogues July 8 To August 7 Peg 30 Ripe Dividends For Picking

Seeking AlphaDividend Quick PicksReader Favorites And Rogues July 8 To August 7 Peg 30 Ripe Dividends For PickingAug. 14, 2020 1:03 AM ET|| Includes: ABBV, ACP, AGNC, AINV, ARR, BCE, EDF, EDI, ENB, EPD, FRT, HMLP, KNOP, MO, ORC, PBB, PBC, PSEC, SCM, XOMby: Fredrik ArnoldFredrik Arnold The Dividend Dog CatcherSimple, straightforward 7-step analysis that finds lucrative income stocks.SummaryJuly 6-August 7: Readers of Fredrik Arnold articles mentioned 50 equities in their comments. Some lamented bad news, so bad news investments (rogues) mixed with (mostly) favorites.
Ten analyst-target-estimated top net gain reader favouries and rogues (ReFa/Ro) Exxon Mobil, Federal Realty Investment Trust, AbbVie, Altria, BCE Inc., Enbridge, Stellus Capital Investment, Enterprise Partners, Hough LNG... more


2 Dividend Growth Winners From My Monthly Buy List

Seeking AlphaDividend Quick Picks | Consumer 2 Dividend Growth Winners From My Monthly Buy ListAug. 13, 2020 8:04 PM ET|| Includes: CDNAF, CDNTF, VFCby: The Dividend GuyThe Dividend Guy Dividend Growth RocksA service focused on stocks doubling their payouts within 10 years.SummaryVFC ended the first quarter of fiscal 2021 with inventories up 2 percent and approximately $2.8 billion of cash and short-term investments.
The company will go through a rough period (2020 and 2021), but we expect the company to pursue further acquisitions at cheaper prices.
With its low payout ratio, CTC has enough room to stick to a generous course with shareholders.
Each month, we issue The Mike's Buy List for our DSR members. They get our best ideas for both U.S. and Canadian dividend stocks. The... more

SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): CDNAF,CDNTF,VFC

3M Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

The 3M Board of Directors (NYSE: MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of $1.47 per share for the third quarter of 2020. The dividend is payable September 12, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 24, 2020.... more

BusinessWireStock symbol(s): MMM

Medical Properties Trust Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.27 Per Share

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (the “Company” or “MPT”) (NYSE: MPW) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of common stock to be paid on October 8, 2020, to stockholders of record on September 10, 2020.... more

BusinessWireStock symbol(s): MPW

Dow declares quarterly dividend of 70 cents per share

Dow (NYSE: DOW) has declared a dividend of 70 cents per share, payable September 11, 2020, to shareholders of record on August 31, 2020.... more

BusinessWireStock symbol(s): DOW

CONMED Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

CONMED Corporation (NYSE: CNMD) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share, payable on October 5, 2020 to all shareholders of record as of September 15, 2020.... more

BusinessWireStock symbol(s): CNMD

The Retirees' Dividend Portfolio: John And Jane's July Taxable Account Update

Seeking AlphaRetirementThe Retirees' Dividend Portfolio: John And Jane's July Taxable Account UpdateAug. 13, 2020 3:44 PM ET|| Includes: AAPL, ABR, ABR.PA, ABR.PB, ABR.PC, ADM, APLE, BP, BPAQF, C, C.PK, C.PS, CAGR, CAH, CARR, CLX, CMI, CPRJ, DIS, DOV, EAFAX, EMR, EPD, EPR, EPR.PC, EPR.PE, EPR.PG, ET, GIS, HON, HP, HRL, IRM, LEG, LTC, MCD, MIND, MINDP, MO, MSB, NRZ, NRZ.PA, NRZ.PB, NRZ.PC, O, ORI, OTIS, PH, PSXP, R, RTX, SKT, SLB, SO, SOJA, SOJB, SOJC, SOJD, SOLN, SPG, SPG.PJ, T, T.PA, TBB, TBC, TXN, UTX, VFC, VZ, WASH, WLKP, WPC, XOMby: Matthew UteschMatthew Utesch Dividend investing, dividend growth investing, long only, REITsSummaryThe Taxable account generated $1,337.01 of dividends in July of 2020 compared with $1,030.43 of dividends in July of 2019.
The Taxable Account had... more


4 Dividend Increases For The Week Of August 16th

Seeking AlphaDividend Quick Picks4 Dividend Increases For The Week Of August 16thAug. 13, 2020 12:21 PM ET|| Includes: HCSG, HSY, TGT, WBAby: Dividend DerekDividend Derek Dividend growth investing, long only, long-term horizon, dividend investingCustom Stock Alerts.cls-1{fill:#024999;}SummaryAll stocks have at least five fiscal years of dividend growth history and come from the U.S. Dividend Champions List.
Four increases for next week (down from eight last week).
An average increase of 2.46% and a median increase of 2.61%.
Dividend King Target extends its 53+ year streak of annual increases.
This article series is designed to keep investors informed of upcoming dividend increases. Any company can increase its dividend, but these companies have a history of annual increases.... more

SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): HCSG,HSY,TGT,WBA

Why Pfizer's 4% Yield Is Your Best Covid-19 Vaccine Play

Seeking AlphaDividend Ideas | Healthcare Why Pfizer's 4% Yield Is Your Best Covid-19 Vaccine PlayAug. 13, 2020 12:24 PM ET|| About: Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Includes: ARCT, AZN, AZNCF, BNTX, DVAX, INO, JNJ, MRK, MRNA, MYL, NVAXby: Robert & Sam KovacsRobert & Sam Kovacs Long only, dividend investing, dividend growth investingSummaryI demonstrate why Pfizer is the best choice for dividend investors playing the Covid-19 vaccine theme.
The worries about a dividend decrease from the Upjohn spinoff are overblown.
What will be left will be a lean, high growth, biopharmaceutical company.
Written by Robert Kovacs
Back in May, I wrote an article in which I suggested that “with or without a Covid-19 vaccine”, Pfizer (PFE) was a buy.
Since then the stock... more


DVY Vs. DGRO: Balancing High Yield Against Dividend Growth Using DIVCON Scores

Seeking AlphaETF AnalysisDVY Vs. DGRO: Balancing High Yield Against Dividend Growth Using DIVCON ScoresAug. 13, 2020 11:22 AM ET|| About: iShares Select Dividend ETF (DVY), DGRO, Includes: AAPL, JNJ, LEAD, MSFT, PG, VIG, VYMby: Tariq DennisonTariq Dennison Long Run IncomeRobust income-increasing ideas tested through timeSummarySeeking Alpha's "Let's Talk ETFs" podcast recently highlighted Reality Shares' "DIVCON" scores of US dividend quality.
These DIVCON scores are published quarterly by a rules-based, multi-factor model meant to score the relative probability of future dividend hikes vs. cuts of over 700 US dividend-paying stocks.
In this article, I compare the DIVCON scores of the holdings of two of the largest dividend-focused ETFs, one focused... more

SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): AAPL,JNJ,LEAD,MSFT,PG,VIG,VYM