My 3 Favorite Hold Forever Dividend Stocks Today

My 3 Favorite Hold Forever Dividend Stocks Today

This is a guest contribution by Ben Reynolds at Sure Dividend.  Sure Dividend helps individual investors build high quality dividend growth stock portfolios for the long run. There are hidden costs involved with selling stocks.  Brokerage fees, slippage, and capital gains taxes add up quickly. When you invest for the long-run frictional costs are minimized.  More … [Read more...]

Abbott Labs: Emerging Market Health Care Dividend Aristocrat

Abbott Labs: Emerging Market Health Care Dividend Aristocrat

Abbott Labs (ABT) is one of the oldest and largest health care businesses in the world.  The company was founded back in 1888. Today, Abbott Labs has a market cap of $56 billion, making it the 20th largest publicly traded health care stock available in US markets based on market cap according to Finviz. Abbott Labs could be much bigger today than it is… The company … [Read more...]

McDonald’s (MCD) Is Back

McDonald’s (MCD) Is Back

McDonald’s stock has risen 39% over the last year. The S&P 500 is down 1% over the same time period. These are not the excellent results one would expect from a well-established business in a ‘boring’ industry. McDonald’s is not a trendy investment. The company has been serving cheap fast food since 1955. The company may not be trendy – but it does have a long history of … [Read more...]

3 Reasons to Consider Adding Dividend Growth Stocks to Your Portfolio

3 Reasons to Consider Adding Dividend Growth Stocks to Your Portfolio

There are a lot of different ways to slice and dice stocks. You have growth, value, momentum, blue chips, small caps, sectors, industries… The list goes on and on. Dividend growth stocks aren’t mentioned enough. Most people talk about growth or value. Dividend growth is a combination of looking for high quality, fair or better prices, future growth, and a shareholder … [Read more...]

Why Dividend Growth Investing Works

Why Dividend Growth Investing Works

Dividend growth investing is not for everyone.  It is a specific style of investing that focuses on finding high quality businesses that have the ability to increase dividend payments year after year.  Dividend growth companies increase investors passive income as the company grows.  Dividend growth investing generally appeals to long term investors who see the benefit of a … [Read more...]

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