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June 2016



Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) Dividend Stock Analysis

June 30, 2016 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: OXY , DD , XOM

Linked here is a detailed quantitative analysis of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY). Below are some highlights from the above linked analysis:

Company Description: Occidental Petroleum Corporation is one of the largest oil and gas companies in the U.S., OXY has global exploration and production operations. Its subsidiary, OxyChem, is one of the largest U.S. merchant marketers of chlorine and caustic soda... Continue Reading »   [more]



The 2016 Elite Dividend Stocks List

June 29, 2016 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: BEN , CINF , GPC

As investors in Dividend Growth Stocks, we want to limit our purchases to only the very best stocks. Our first step is to look at published lists of dividend companies such as S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, US Broad Dividend Achievers™ Index and The U.S. Dividend Champions.

These lists are used to narrow the population of all publicly traded companies down to the very best dividend stocks. When these lists are combined, as I did with the Stock Ideas list, it is still a large and daunting collection of over 250 unique companies. So, how do we find the Elite companies on this list? ... Continue Reading »   [more]



8 Dividend Stocks Heating Up Their Yields

June 27, 2016 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: O , KR , WPC

When it comes to selecting dividend growth stocks, one of the most important items to look for is consistency in raising dividends. Sure it is easy to increase dividends when the economy is booming and business is good, but to be consistent a company has to persevere and continue to increase dividends during the tough times.

Below are several companies that have recently increased their cash dividends to shareholders:

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Phillips 66 (PSX) Dividend Stock Analysis

June 23, 2016 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: PSX , MPC , VLO

Linked here is a detailed quantitative analysis of Phillips 66 (PSX). Below are some highlights from the above linked analysis:

Company Description: Phillips 66, spun off from ConocoPhillips in 2012, is one of the largest independent refiners and marketers of petroleum products in the U.S... Continue Reading »   [more]



7 Dividend Stocks With A Good Yield And Growth Balance

June 22, 2016 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: TXN , CBRL , JCI

Growth or yield? In a perfect world, income investors would want both from their investments and are not interested in investments that offer neither. This is where the common ground ends, and the debate begins. Without the benefit of a perfect world, we are left with the middle ground which is a balancing act between growth and yield. How much yield are you willing to give up for growth at a certain level, and how much growth will you sacrifice for a higher yield? ... Continue Reading »   [more]



Apple Inc. (AAPL) Dividend Stock Analysis

June 16, 2016 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: AAPL , MSFT , ORCL

Linked here is a detailed quantitative analysis of Apple Inc. (AAPL). Below are some highlights from the above linked analysis:

Company Description: Apple Inc. is a prominent provider of hardware including iPhone smartphones, iPad tablets, Mac computers, wearables and iPod digital media players... Continue Reading »   [more]



May 2016 Progress Report

June 10, 2016 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: GD , RTN , CL

Once again it is time for a goals/progress update. I am pleased to report that annualized dividend income increased in January, extending the streak to 44 consecutive months of increases. As noted in the June 19, 2015 post, in July 2015 I changed to reporting on total dividend income instead of just income from my Dividend Growth Portfolio.

Since I began tracking my total income progress, annualized dividend income has increased in 44 of the last 44 months... Continue Reading »   [more]

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