4 Dividend Growth Stocks Worth Adding Here

Summary

  • The two juggernauts in telecom, AT&T and Verizon offer investors a 5%+ dividend yield
  • Public Storage is the leader in self storage units and has phenomenal financial flexibility
  • Realty Income is a perennial investor favorite and “The Monthly Dividend Company”
  • All four companies offer investors attractive dividend growth opportunities at currently depressed levels

With the stock market seemingly hitting new all-time highs every week, the common narrative is there are no good investing opportunities left.  As a dividend growth investor I am always scouring for stocks that represent a good value to the overall market.

I present four dividend growth stocks worth adding here.

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Dividend Portfolio Update For June 2017

Dividend Portfolio Update

This is my dividend portfolio update article series.  I like to highlight a few facts and figures from the month.  I’ll share my income, any portfolio changes, any dividend increases (or cuts) and anything interesting that I feel to talk about.

Highlights

  • I collected  $760 in dividend income during June
  • I made 7 trades during the month; 4 sales and 3 buys
  • At the end of the month I held 51 stocks
  • Read The Intelligent REIT Investor
  • Big change to Custom Stock Alerts!

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My Dividend Portfolio Update For May 2017

Dividend Portfolio Update

This is my dividend portfolio update article series.  I like to highlight a few facts and figures from the month.  I’ll share my income, any portfolio changes, any dividend increases (or cuts) and anything interesting that I feel to talk about.

Highlights

  • I collected  $373 in dividend income during May
  • I made 4 separate purchases during the month including two new holdings
  • At the end of the month I held 55 stocks, 49 of which pay dividends
  • I had wrist surgery and my appendix removed during the month!

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W.P. Carey Added To The Portfolio

Summary

  • I bought shares of W.P. Carey after reading some convincing analysis
  • The stock is trading below it’s historical P/AFFO level
  • Currently sports a 6.2% dividend yield that may grow substantially in the next few years

Introduction

 

W.P. Carey is a triple net lease REIT that I recently added to my portfolio.  Per investopedia,

A triple net lease is a lease agreement that designates the lessee, which is the tenant, as being solely responsible for all the costs relating to the asset being leased, in addition to the rent fee applied under the lease. The structure of this type of lease requires the lessee to pay the net amount for three types of costs, including net real estate taxes on the leased asset, net building insurance and net common area maintenance. This type of lease can also be referred to as a net-net-net (NNN) lease.

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J.M. Smucker Added To The Portfolio

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Summary

  • I bought shares of J.M. Smucker after liking what I saw with a deeper analysis
  • The stock is trading near it’s 52 week low and at a fair value based on adjusted earnings
  • The dividend will be increased soon, ballpark may be around 8%
  • The dividend has room to grow, a current yield slightly better than the S&P

Introduction

I like to give the TL;DR (too long, didn’t read) version at the top so you can just skim if you want but of course I encourage you too read on!

I have been working on a series of articles pertaining to the big food companies.  I’ve covered Kellogg, General Mills, J.M. Smucker and soon to be Hormel.  All four companies have been trading near their 52 week lows, offer a steady business model and pay dividends.  This is an intriguing combination and had me wanting to dive deeper to see if they were worth investing in.

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