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Is Now The Time For Philip Morris To Take Out Altria?
Article thesis With tax reform likely getting passed soon the probability of a merger between Philip Morris ( PM ) and Altria ( MO ) has increased. Due to the two companies' focus on new reduced risk products such as iQOS which require a lot of investments and due to cheap access to capital …
Retirement Strategy: Applying My Simple Strategy To The Dividend King Retirement Portfolio
Photo Source Since the Dividend King Retirement Portfolio is made up of mainly those companies that have paid and raised their dividends for at least 50 consecutive years. Having a strong foundation of these core stocks, which have performed during good times and bad, gives us the flex…
How To Retire Without Sucker Yields
I want to discuss the intelligent way for retirees to structure their portfolio. There are a few good options. However, there is also one terrible option. I want to begin by addressing the terrible option. Occasionally, I hear from investors demanding 14% or even 16% annual returns from their …
McDonald's: Dividend Increase For Income And Good Total Return
This article is about McDonald's ( MCD ) and why it's a buy for the dividend income investor that also wants some growth potential and good total return. McDonald's is one of the largest fast food restaurants in the world. MCD is a conservative investment for the income investor who also wants…
Altria is Back - Long Live the Tax Reform
Altria ( MO ), "Big MO", is back! Source: altria.com Well, not that it had ever disappeared for confident long-term investors but the short-sightedness of the market following the surprising FDA summer statement has sent the stock into the low $60s nevertheless. However, these bargain …
5 Dividend Stocks For 2018
2018 is coming to an end. I have several dividend stocks investors should think about holding onto or investing in for the coming year. Lets begin. Target Target ( TGT ) is a dividend champion. The market usually gives these companies some respect for their history. However, Ta…
Altria Vs. Brown-Forman: Battle Of Dividend Paying Sin Stocks
By Bob Ciura Altria ( MO ) and Brown-Forman ( BF.B ) are both manufacturers of vice products, and both have impressive dividend growth histories. Brown-Forman has increased its dividend for 34 years in a row. It is a Dividend Aristocrat, an exclusive group of 51 high-quality stocks w…
Retirement Security: Confessions Of A Serial Stock Predator
Subscribers to " Retirement: One Dividend At A Time " got an early look at this material via free instant text message trade alert and email alert. Time was when a woman not interested in a man's approaches might say, "Flattery will get you nowhere." In today's confusing world, flatt…
Top Champion Dividend Gainer Is Old Republic In Broker Sights For December
Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Cast 5.9% To 21.7% Net Gains For Ten Champion Dogs By December 2018 Three of ten top dividend-yielding Champion dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-year t…
Philip Morris: Good High Dividend Income, Poor Total Return
This article is about Philip Morris International ( PM ) and why it's a buy for the dividend income investor that also wants some growth potential. Philip Morris International is one of the largest companies that manufactures and distributes smoking products. PM is a conservative investment fo…
Dividend Champion Portfolio December Update
The High Yield Dividend Champion Portfolio is a publicly tracked stock portfolio on Scott's Investments . Its goal is to capture quality high yield stocks with a history of raising dividends. The screening process for this portfolio starts with the "Dividend Champions" as compiled by DRIP I…