A dividend is the payment that a company distributes to its shareholders as a percent of earnings. Management can decide whether to pay a dividend, how much it is, and the frequency of payments. Dividends are often distributed quarterly and are quoted as the amount of dividend per share. Companies that issue such payments are called dividend paying stocks and are attractive for investors seeking income in addition to capital appreciation.
Best Dividend Paying Stocks 2015 was last modified: April 14th, 2015 by admin
To find the best dividend-paying stocks in 2015, it might be a good idea to see what the 20th century’s greatest investor is holding…
Warren Buffett: World’s Wealthiest InvestorForbes just released its 2015 ranking of the world’s wealthiest 500 people. For Wall Street, the most interesting ones are those investors who have.
In case you’re wondering, yes, dividend-paying stocks are still a must for today’s investor.
With Dow Jones Industrials, the S&P 500, and the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index flat on the year, dividend-paying stocks continue to be a portfolio necessity.
What has developed this year is market leadership from the NASDAQ 100;.
This is a tough market. So why is it worth considering some of the best dividend-paying stocks at a time when the market is at its high?
Well, for starters, it’s very difficult in a super-low interest rate environment to generate a rate of return greater than inflation. Some stocks offer this in the form of dividends.
And for a market already.
Realistically, for a stock market that’s already gone up with big sovereign debt problems in most Western economies, as well as an upcoming change in the interest rate cycle, dividend-paying stocks may be the only returns available from equities.
I find it difficult to envision capital gains from the broader market near-term. A lot.
Should you have high dividend-yielding stocks in your investing portfolio? Issues in Greece have turned the markets red and show how vulnerable the global stock market is-and by extension, your retirement portfolio.
To help stomach ongoing market volatility, many investors like to include a number of solid dividend-yielding stocks.
Immediate term outlook:
The bear market rally in stocks that started in March 2009, extended because of unprecedented central bank money printing, is coming to an end. Gold bullion is up $1,000 an ounce since we first recommended it in 2002 and we are still bullish on the physical metal.
Short-to-medium term outlook:
World economies are entering their slowest growth period since 2009. The Chinese economy grew last year at its slowest pace in 24 years. Japan is in recession. The eurozone is in depression. With almost half the S&P 500 companies deriving revenue outside the U.S., slower world economic growth will negatively impact revenue and earnings growth of American companies. Domestically, America’s gross domestic product grew by only a meager 2.3% in the second quarter, which will negatively impact an already overpriced equity market.