Dividend Stocks

Investing In Stocks For The Sake Of Cash Flow

Dividend Stocks Update

With the market rally off the lows in recent months, stocks are up and that includes several of our dividend stocks such as Microsoft, Philip Morris and Walmart. Interestingly, Walmart may have hit a turning point as it revealed US same store sales have rebounded and they might report their first quarterly increase in same […]

Microsoft Raises Its Dividend 25% To $.20 Per Quarter / $.80 Annually

This is why we invest in the stocks we invest in. Increasing dividend payments. Microsoft is one of our main holdings, and we capitalized on weakness in the stock over various times in 2011 to buy the shares at the $24/share level. With the new dividend yield, we’ve locked in a yield of 3.3% based […]

Market Update Aug 19, 2011

Volatility continued this week, but as you can see in the below chart, we haven’t hit new lows yet. If we break below 1100, we could definitely see the S&P 500 move towards the 1000 level. A bear market indeed. Let’s look at some of our dividend stocks we’re watching and how they have performed […]

Microsoft & Walmart On Dow Jones Contrarian Index

Two of our dividend stocks have been added to the Dow Jones Contrarian Index. This index is made up of market laggards that have underperformed peers but sport solid fundamentals. Here’s more from Barron’s: The two names join the Dow Jones U.S. Contrarian Opportunities Index, which is reviewed in January and July.  The latest review […]

Market Update July 27, 2011

The Dow got slammed 200 points today with most people pointing to the pending debt ceiling deadline on August 2nd.  As our politicians engage in political theater, all of a sudden the market is worried about debt? Please. The debt has been the same and continues to grow at the same pace. This current round […]

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