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Dividends Provide a Tax-Efficient Form of Income
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Dividends Provide a Tax-Efficient Form of Income

A famous saying goes that there are two things certain in this world: death and taxes. While I am pretty sure I can’t escape death, I know that I can try to legally minimize taxes as much as possible. I hate paying more taxes than I have to. In a previous series of articles I discussed how...

Texas Instruments (TXN) Dividend Stock Analysis
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Texas Instruments (TXN) Dividend Stock Analysis

Our strategy to maximize free cash flow per share growth has three elements: • First, we have a great business model focused on analog and embedded processing products and built around four sustainable competitive advantages. In combination, our four competitive advantages provide tangible benefits, are difficult to replicate and ultimately separate us from our best...

T. Rowe Price Group (TROW) Dividend Stock Analysis
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T. Rowe Price Group (TROW) Dividend Stock Analysis

T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (TROW) is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides its services to individuals, institutional investors, retirement plans, financial intermediaries, and institutions. It launches and manages equity and fixed income mutual funds.  T. Rowe Price is a dividend aristocrat with a 35 year streak of consecutive annual dividend increases. The...

Dividend Aristocrats List for 2022
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Dividend Aristocrats List for 2022

The S&P Dividend Aristocrats index tracks companies in the S&P 500 that have increased dividends every year for at least 25 years in a row. The index is equally weighted, and rebalanced every quarter. To qualify for membership in the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index, a stock must satisfy the following criteria: 1. Be a member of...

Future Dividend Income is Not Cheap
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Future Dividend Income is Not Cheap

Last year was a record for dividend payments in the US. I obtained data from Standard & Poor’s that companies in the S&P 500 paid more than $500 billion in dividends to their shareholders. Dividend payments on S&P 500 index by 3.62% in 2021, from $58.28 to a record of $60.39. That’s the 12th consecutive...

Dividend Champions List for 2022
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Dividend Champions List for 2022

A dividend champion is a company which has a 25 year record of annual dividend increases. There are only 137 such companies in the US today. I believe that becoming a dividend champion is no accident, and it is a result of a strong business that has generated earnings growth for a long period of time. These...

Dividend Kings List for 2022
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Dividend Kings List for 2022

 A dividend king is a company that has managed to increase dividends to shareholders for at least 50 years in a row. There are only 37 such companies in the US, and perhaps a couple more in the rest of the world. It is not a small achievement to have been able to reward long-term shareholders...

Twelve Companies Rewarding Shareholders With a Raise
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Twelve Companies Rewarding Shareholders With a Raise

 I am a long-term dividend growth investor. I buy companies with a long streak of annual dividend increases, at the right valuation, and I hold them for as long as they do not cut dividends. I am a very patient buy and hold investor. My goal has always been to achieve a certain level of target...

Just Do It - Dividend Growth Investor
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Just Do It – Dividend Growth Investor

Investing is simple, but not easy. We all know that we should own great quality companies, which offer great products and services that consumer like. We also know to diversify, not trade too much, and keep investment expenses low. However, we also know that we should not overpay for quality companies as well. In addition,...

Sixteen Companies Spreading Holiday Cheers To Shareholders
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Sixteen Companies Spreading Holiday Cheers To Shareholders

 As part of my review process, I evaluate dividend increases every week. This process helps me to see how my portfolio holdings are doing. It also helps me to uncover and review new candidates for my portfolio. I look for dependable dividends from companies with a minimum ten-year streak of annual dividend increases, fueled by earnings growth....