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 … [Read more...] about What Are Dividend Kings?
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 … [Read more...] about Key Metrics for Dividend Growth Investors
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 … [Read more...] about 4 Losing Dividend Stocks to Boost Your Portfolio
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 … [Read more...] about A Case Against High Dividend Yield Stocks
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 … [Read more...] about US DSR Portfolios Review – How we Beat our Benchmark
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 12% since the … [Read more...] about The 10 Best US Dividend Stocks