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Forbes Dividend Investor

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Forbes Dividend Investor

The FDI portfolio of 28 stocks gained 0.51% this week. Two of our top performers are both in the chemicals business: LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB +5.96%) and Kronos Worldwide (KRO +4.51%). Insurance adjuster Crawford & Co. (CRD.B +5.03%) was also up more than 5% on the week. → Read More

Finding Value In 3M: Forbes Dividend Investor

With a 4% dividend yield, 3M pays shareholders a decent return while they wait for the market to value the stock more in line with history. If 3M traded at its 5-year average price-earnings multiple of 18.7, with $10.32 in expected 2022 earnings per share, it would be a $193 stock. → Read More

Use This Link To Access FDI Data On Google Sheets

The original link sent today to the Google Sheet with FDI data was restricted. Please click on the link inside. → Read More

Forbes Dividend Investor

This week’s Forbes Dividend Investor data can be found in Google Sheets. Last week’s portfolio gained 0.64% since last Friday, and the portfolio remains the same. → Read More

Forbes Dividend Investor

The Forbes Dividend Investor portfolio gained 1.54% this week, with strength in energy and international stocks helping our top two performers: energy transportation outfit Kinder Morgan (KMI +9.6%) and Chilean Coca-Cola bottler Embotelladora Andina S.A. (AKO.B +8.2%). → Read More

Forbes Dividend Investor

The 28 stocks in the Forbes Dividend Investor portfolio last Friday gained an average of 2.21% for the week. A positive earnings surprise propelled pigment and paint maker Kronos Worldwide (KRO +9.92%) substantially higher. Tax preparation firm H&R Block (HRB +9.81%) also gained nearly 10%. → Read More

Adding LYB: Forbes Dividend Investor

The best performance last week came from one of our new additions, firearm maker Sturm Ruger & Co. (RGR +2.60%). Our regional banks—NWBI, TRST, CZNC—were also outperformers. → Read More

Forbes Dividend Investor

The 25 stocks in last Friday’s Forbes Dividend Investor portfolio gained an average of 1.01% last week. The two biggest winners are beneficiaries of inflation: Arizona-based mining giant Southern Copper (SCCO +11.35%) and pipeline operator Kinder Morgan (KMI +10.37%). → Read More

Six Dividend Stocks For Sleeping Well At Night During Turbulent Times

Dividend-paying companies that have low levels of debt and consistent cash flow are the kinds that survive tumultuous times. Even if price appreciation is not immediate, you still earn a respectable stream of income and get paid to wait for capital gains. → Read More

Forbes Dividend Investor

Stock market action read like a Rocky script this week, with stocks playing the part of the pugilist, Balboa who was bloodied and dizzy, taking major hits on the ropes, but mounting furious comebacks against Creed, Lang, and Drago. → Read More

Into KMI, Out Of INTC, SID, STAG: Forbes Dividend Investor

Kinder Morgan yields 6.5%, and dividends of $1.08 per year are comfortably covered by $1.95 in free cash flow per share over the past 12 months. Dividends have grown at a 16.5% compound annual growth rate over the past five years. → Read More

Forbes Dividend Investor

The 27 stocks in the Forbes Dividend Investor portfolio gained an average of 0.72% over the past week. Our biggest gainer was Tyson Foods (TSN +10.99%), which jumped after the company reported better than expected quarterly and full-year results on Monday, thanks to higher beef and chicken prices. → Read More

Dropping GILD, NHI: Forbes Dividend Investor

Our biggest winner was H&R Block (HRB +6.63%), followed by Brazilian steel maker Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (SID +5.08%) and furniture maker Ethan Allen Interiors (ETD +4.08%). Hanging on to Intel (INTC +1.35%) last week proved to be a good idea. → Read More

Forbes Dividend Investor

The biggest drag on our returns last week was Intel (INTC -8.28%), despite the semiconductor giant reporting better than expected earnings and revenue in its quarterly report, and hiking its dividend by 5% to $0.365 per share. The ex-dividend date is next Friday, February 4. → Read More

Forbes Dividend Investor

Several stock market sectors and market averages are now in correction territory, particularly technology and growth stocks. Just shy of the 10% pullback that denotes a correction, the S&P 500 Index is now down 9.2% from its January 3 all-time high close. → Read More

Heading To Houston To Fire Up CenterPoint Energy Buy Write

On the buy write, if CNP closes above $28 in 29 days, you will be compelled to sell the stock at $28. If you earn the dividend on February 16, the total return will be $1.12 per share on $27.05 per share at risk, or 4.14%. That would be 52% annualized. → Read More

Buying Mayo, Paper, Copper And Insurance Adjusters: Forbes Dividend Investor

The 25 stocks in the Forbes Dividend Investor portfolio gained 0.73% on average last week, We’re adding four stocks that can benefit from inflation, or at least not have it ravage their business because they can pass higher costs on to customers: KHC, CRD.B, IP, and SCCO. → Read More

Adding H&R Block: Forbes Dividend Investor

The 24 stocks in last Friday’s Forbes Dividend Investor portfolio gained an average of 1.13% last week. Medical office and nursing home REIT National Health Investors (NHI +6.14%) and California auto insurer Mercury General (MCY +6.05%) both gained more than 6%. → Read More

Stocks Set To Ring In 2022 With Solid Gains: Forbes Dividend Investor

Last week’s Forbes Dividend Investor portfolio with an equal weighting of all 24 stocks surged by 2.40% through Friday’s close. For the year, the FDI portfolio returned 25.49%. Our top performer for the week and the year was distribution center REIT STAG Industrial (STAG +5.79%). → Read More