5 Rules For Winning Dividend Stocks

I am frequently asked by Dividend Money readers how I choose my best Dividend stocks. I outlined my method in an article called How to Choose Dividend Growth Stocks, but this isn’t the only way to invest for dividends. Benjamin Graham, one of the best value investors of all time, developed a few rules that helped him consistently outperform the market. In his 1934 book, Security Analysis, Graham established five

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Dividend Growth Investing At Work

If one is a dividend growth investor, they are probably considered (or should be) the longest of the long-term investors.  To the absolute amazement of other investors, once the stock is purchased, the dividend growth investor may not care what the price of that stock is as long as the dividends continue to grow. The substantial gains that are reaped by re-investing the growing dividends from our favorite stocks lies

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Spectra Energy Increases Dividend

Growing Dividend As a spin-off of the successful Duke Energy, Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE:SE) has had a rather successful first 16 months in business and has recently declared an 8.7 percent increase in its quarterly cash dividend on its common stock, from $0.23 to $0.25 per share. The dividend is payable September 15, 2008, to shareholders of record at the close of business August 15, 2008. Spectra has what appears

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Are Dividend Investors Idiots?

In a recent article by John Heinzl (Globe and Mail) he asks himself if, as a dividend growth investor, he and all other dividend investors are idiots? Heinzl outlines the feelings that we typically have every so often as dividend investors. That is, missing out on the “multibaggers” that everyone is talking about around the water cooler at work. Here is a quote that sums up how us dividend investors

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