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Warren Buffett’s Top 5 Dividend-Paying Stocks for 2015

By Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Invest Like a BillionaireTo 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 figured out the Street. At #85 is Abigail Johnson ($13.4 billion); #31 is Carl Icahn ($23.5. Read More

Target Corporation Announces 7.7% Dividend Increase and $5.0 Billion Expansion of Share Repurchase

By Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Target CorporationTarget Corp. (NYSE/TGT) announced an increase to its dividend and share buyback program, a sign that the struggling retailer may finally be turning around. (Source: Target, June 9, 2015.)Target’s board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 56 cents per common share, a 7.7 % increase from the prior quarterly dividend of 52 cents. The company also announced that it is doubling its share buyback program to $10.0. Read More

Dividend-Paying Stocks for a Market at its High

By Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Dividend-Paying StocksI still feel that dividend-paying stocks have the edge going forward. The stock market has already gone up tremendously and there’s no reason why it shouldn’t experience a material price correction.At the beginning of 2013, investors threw caution to the wind and just started buying stocks after two years of price consolidation.Investors chased the market’s safest names—safe in terms of earnings reliability and the certainty of quarterly dividends.. Read More

These Dividend-Paying Stocks Your Best Bet Right Now?

By Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Dividend-Paying Stocks Your Best Bet Right NowThis is still a good environment in which to be a dividend investor. Strong cash balances, low capital costs, and continued unwillingness on the part of large corporations to make bold new investments makes rising dividends a reality in a slow-growth environment.Top Companies Continuing to Increase DividendsCountless brand-name corporations have been increasing their dividends over the last several years. And total returns with dividends reinvested provided stellar returns.. Read More

Off-the-Radar Company Delivering Attractive Earnings

By Monday, October 13, 2014

One Off-the-Radar Company with Attractive ResultsOn the day that the DOW, S&P 500, and NASDAQ Composite dropped two percent on global growth worries, once again, several companies reported very good numbers.But investors are paying less attention to corporate results and more attention to economic news from around the world that suggests that the only mature economic engine running at any positive speed currently is the U.S. economy.PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) had another good quarter.. Read More

The Stocks to Watch as Small-Caps Stall

By Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Stocks to Watch as Small-Caps StallDespite the choppy trading action before the end of the third quarter, a lot of the market’s best stocks are still ticking higher. And the positive trading action remains especially prevalent with large-caps and dividend-paying blue chips.Big investors want earnings reliability and dividend income in a slow-growth environment. It’s a trend that began with the stock market’s breakout at the beginning of 2013 and it still has legs right. Read More

Eight Stocks to Beat the Street

By Friday, September 5, 2014

How Investors Can Beat the StreetCountless stocks are pushing new highs and a lot of them are still blue chips. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is lagging the other indices this year, but this is not unusual.The fact that many blue chips are still slogging higher is further indication of a bull market, despite all the shocks, risks, and the fact that stocks haven’t experienced a real correction for a number of years now.. Read More

Where You Can Find Value in Stocks Right Now

By Wednesday, September 3, 2014

These Stocks Offering Best Value in Current Stock MarketAs incredible as it may be, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) recently spiked above $600.00 a share and is now closing in on $700.00. This position could no doubt benefit from a share split.The stock is trading with a forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of approximately 40, and the company’s earnings estimates for this fiscal year and next continue to tick higher.A more aggressive portfolio of stocks is typically. Read More

The Boring Stock That Pays, Pays, and Pays

By Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Boring Stock That PaysTop wealth creators don’t have to be the fastest-growing companies. In an environment where institutional investors are buying earnings safety and dividend income, consistency and reliability are top financial attributes.And there actually aren’t a lot of companies able to provide consistency in business growth, especially among mature enterprises that throw off excess cash in the form of dividends.One company that has proven to do so is Airgas, Inc.. Read More

What Sets This Company Above the Rest

By Monday, August 25, 2014

Old Stock Is Worth Your TimeThere are lots of companies that are one-time wonders. They experience explosive growth (or the expectation of it), plateau, and very often collapse on the weight of an overly aggressive business plan.The marketplace is full of these types of businesses, but what’s not in great supply is a business that provides consistency—both in terms of operational growth and investment return to stockholders.One business that falls into the category. Read More

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From: Michael Lombardi, MBA
Subject: Golden Opportunity for Stock Market Investors

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