All posts tagged "dividends"

  • Antero Midstream
    Antero Midstream Added to the SMA Portfolio

    Antero Midstream Corporation (AM) was added to the SMA Portfolio today at a price of $7.

    • Posted October 4, 2019
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  • Bill Gross - PIMCO
    Bill Gross Believes in High Quality Dividend Paying Stocks for the Long Term

    Bill Gross, co-founder of PIMCO, and considered one of the foremost experts on the markets, told CNBC’s Futures Now host Jackie DeAngelis stocks and bonds should do well in the current environment. The Fed is writing checks...

    • Posted October 17, 2012
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  • Mario Gabelli - Gamco Investors
    Mario Gabelli Talks About Some of His Favorite Stocks

    Long-time market observer and chief investment officer of Gamco Investors, Mario Gabelli, was recently interviewed on Bloomberg Television’s “In the Loop” and shared his views on the economy and stocks with Betty Liu and Dominic Chu. Gabelli...

    • Posted January 13, 2012
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  • Where the Yields Are

    Andrew Bary has written an article for Barrons focused on indentifying ETFs with above average yields.  Most of the funds mentioned have fairly mundane yields between 2-4%, but there are several reporting surprisingly generous payouts. The iShares FTSE Nareit Mortgage-Plus Capped...

    • Posted July 19, 2011
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  • Option Grants Embezzle Investor Wealth Gradually

    Brett Arends, financial reporter for The Wall Street Journal, has written an article regarding the dismal dividend yields offered by stocks currently.  Arends proceeds to debunk one of the myths justifying the pathetic yields; that stock buybacks...

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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  • The History of High Dividend Stock Performance

    Investing in stocks with high dividends is very popular currently with interest rates plunging to new lows. InsiderMonkey, “The Smartest Monkey on Wall Street,” looks at the history of stocks paying high dividends compared to the broader...

    • Posted October 23, 2010
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  • High Dividend Payout Ratios Not Always Bad

    Morningstar’s Josh Peters explains why companies that pay out a large percentage of their earnings as dividends are not necessarily poor investment choices. He comments on competitive position, debt levels, and capital re-investment requirements needed to keep...

    • Posted August 14, 2010
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  • The Trend in Dividends is Up

    Paul Lim, at the N.Y. Times, writes about how, after a devastating recession, changes in dividend payments are finally on the right track: Since January, 136 companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index have either increased...

    • Posted June 27, 2010
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  • Reasons Why Equities Could Have a Decent Decade Ahead

    Richard DeKaser, Contributing Economist, The Kiplinger Letter, writes why he sees good returns in the coming years from equities, which he says investors avoid at their peril. This past decade, of course, wasn’t an especially good 10-year...

    • Posted May 4, 2010
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  • Does the Current Environment Favor Bonds Over Stocks?

    SurlyTrader attempts to answer this question. Right now, the IShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD) earns an indicated yield of 5.05% with an average maturity of over 12 years. On the equity side, the WisdomTree Dividend...

    • Posted March 8, 2010
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