What Are Dividend Kings?

On August 26, 2016, in Blog, Dividend Growth, by The Dividend Guy

dividend kings are the most elite group of dividend growth companies. Many investors are familiar with the dividend aristocrats which are companies with at least 25 consecutives years of dividend increases. To date, the list shows a little bit more than 50 businesses. Over the past decades, many years this list has gone through the […]

 

Key Metrics for Dividend Growth Investors

On August 7, 2016, in Blog, Dividend Growth, by The Dividend Guy

When you start digging into the world of dividend growth investing, you could find almost a hundred fundamental metrics and ratios to follow. But in all honesty, if you go hunting and follow all the metrics there are, you will spend your life digging into data and will not have any time to make any […]

 

4 Losing Dividend Stocks to Boost Your Portfolio

On October 16, 2014, in Blog, by The Dividend Guy

Let’s just say September wasn’t the most profitable month for the market this year. There are several reasons why investors are nervous these days. While some investors are tempted to cash out their profit from the past three years and want to avoid the next crash by all means, there are other investors piling up […]

 

A Case Against High Dividend Yield Stocks

On July 30, 2014, in Blog, by The Dividend Guy

As you already know per my investing strategy, I’m not a big fan of high dividend yield stocks. At DSR, we even penalize stocks paying over 5% for our Rock Solid Ranking. After sending one of my newsletters, a reader answered me back telling me, once again, that I wasn’t picking stocks with high dividend […]

 

US DSR Portfolios Review – How we Beat our Benchmark

On July 16, 2014, in Blog, by The Dividend Guy

  Since the beginning of our portfolios, we had to compete in a very bullish environment. Some people will tell you it’s easy to do well in a bull market as everything is going up. I disagree with that. They should rephrase it and say: it’s easy to show positive returns during a bullish market, […]

 

The 10 Best US Dividend Stocks

On July 7, 2014, in Blog, by The Dividend Guy

After an amazing year for the markets (2013), many of us were worried about the potential downfall of such a great bull market. After some mild results at the beginning of the year, the S&P500 was down by more than 5% in February. The US stock market is now up by almost 6% and by […]

 

How Many Stocks to Hold

On June 20, 2014, in Blog, by The Dividend Guy

Hold too little and you are at risk due to concentration Hold too much and you are at risk due to “diworsification”   What is your magic number? How many stocks you hold in your portfolio? Is it related to the size of your portfolio? To the time you have to manage your fund? To […]

 

The Right Time to Sell

On June 9, 2014, in Blog, by The Dividend Guy

I recently discussed my dividend growth model on this blog. As explained, I separate my portfolio into two different segments: a core portfolio where I want to keep my stocks for a long time and a dividend growth stock portion where I keep a few stocks for a shorter period like 1 to 3 years […]

 

The 10 Best Canadian Dividend Stocks for the Next Decade

On May 30, 2014, in Blog, by The Dividend Guy

This article is not about the 10 hottest Canadian dividend stocks today, but the Top 10 Best Canadian Dividend Stocks for the NEXT DECADE. The idea was to give you ten companies that should do well for a very long time. We believe these stocks will outperform the overall market and their dividend peers. This […]

 

My Dividend Growth Model

On May 16, 2014, in Blog, by The Dividend Guy

If you are going to spend money on an investing website, it’s only normal that you read about the guy behind it, right? This is why I suggest you read my about page to know more about my financial background. And if I was you, I would like to know what my dividend growth model is. Call it […]

 
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