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SWK – Down but an opportunity for the dividend growth investor

Dividend investing

Down but not out – SWK for long-term investments SWK has been a wonderful investment for a dividend growth investor. It has a long track record (more than 50 years) of raising the dividend that they pay to investors. This is 50 years through thick and thin. Recessions? Raise the dividend. War? Raise the dividend.…

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…

Investing in consumer staples and FMCG for dividend growth investing

Dividend investing

A new series – consumer staples and FMCG for dividend growth investing One of my favorite sectors to invest in is the consumer staples – particularly focusing on the household products that we all need all of the time. In my mind, this turns into a good investment as the sales are enduring and there…

REIT real estate stocks and why to invest in REITs

Dividend investing REITs

Why invest in REITs? This is not an article about what REIT stocks to buy, but it does give an idea of why REIT real estate stocks are a good choice for a portfolio. They provide relatively higher cash flows or dividends than investing in other stocks. If we compare the yield on the average…

Dividend growth investing – Snap-On is good for a dividend growth investor

Dividend investing

When I look for long-term earnings-growing, compounding, companies to invest in, I still do not want to over-pay for my dividend growth stocks. As a result, I am looking for firms that are trading at a reasonable valuation and below some measure of intrinsic value. Ideally, they will pay me dividends so that I am…