Month: July 2022

NGG is a steady UK utility option for the dividend growth investor

Dividend investing

Steady as she goes with NGG I enjoy putting my money to work in companies where I will be able to sleep well at night (SWAN) such as many utility stocks. It is these investments that I have found work for me and my family; it avoids the turmoil and wild swings of the growth…

Should a dividend growth investor look at WEC energy?

Dividend investing

Looking for steady utility income? Yes, thanks – I do enjoy the income flowing in from utilities. The sector often is characterized by government requirements (e.g., no ability to hike prices beyond a particular point) and high capital investments. Here, we look at WEC Energy’s historic approach to dividends and whether this may be a…

Investing into utilities for the average dividend growth investor

Dividend investing

Series introduction – looking at utilities for dividend growth investing I like utilities. We all need them. They are not going to disappear. They often pay high dividends and represent a good source of income and possible low but steady returns. They are NOT a bond replacement, in my mind, as they retain significant price…

Will a dividend growth investor see good value in buying Utz brands today?

Dividend investing

Utz Brands for the careful dividend growth investor While UTZ is a recent arrival to the stock market (via a SPAC), the company has been rocking for many decades and has a stable of fabulous snacks and strong brands. How, then, does this stack up for a dividend growth investor looking for long-term appreciation and…

Church and Dwight – is this a good dividend growth investing buy?

Dividend investing

Background This is a small firm (22B market cap) that focuses on the household products sub-category of GICS. They have a range of strong and loved brands, mostly in the cleaning (fabric and home care), personal care, and health segments. These are all requirements that most people are not going to shift from. Most consumers…