Expected Dividend Increases in April 2020 (Hopefully)

My oh my.  What a difference a month makes.  In last month’s article, we discussed how dividend growth slowed and there may be an economic slowdown.  This month, it is a completely different story.  The coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic has spread and the economic impact has been unlike anything I have ever seen.  The impact on individuals, small business and corporations is changing on a daily basis.  For many companies, they are rethinking their 2020 strategic visions and changing their dividends & capital strategies on the fly.  It will be tough to predict the expected dividend increases in 2020; however, we will highlight the companies that have historically announced dividend increases in April.

dividend increases, dividend increases in February, Dividend Aristocrats

Continue reading

The Impact of Dividend Increases through June of 2019

When talking about dividend increases, this is us talking about dividend investing, at it’s finest!  Given the second quarter-end had recently passed, I wanted to reflect on what occurred over the last 6 months.  This is not any old reflection, but specifically about dividend increases and their impact on my portfolio this year.  Now that tax reform was 2018 news, how are the dividend increases stacking up this year?

Person Touching Macbook Pro Continue reading

Lanny’s Stock Purchases October 8th through October 31st

The dividend stock purchases machine keeps rolling!  Yes, this is yet another round of dividend stock purchases, covering the last three weeks of activity in October.  I am going to start doing this now, from an article standpoint, as my dividend stock purchases are becoming more frequent, due to certain life events and brokerage changes.  The stock market has continued it’s roller-coaster ride, creating value on dividend stocks I currently or have wanted to own.  Therefore, I made a few stock purchases over this time period and let’s dive in and find out what I bought!

Continue reading

Lanny’s November Dividend Stock Watch List

Here we go!  The final two months of stock market action for 2018 and it wouldn’t be the same without releasing what is currently on my radar, at the moment.  A few easy one’s that most are looking at, right now, but hopefully a fresh new look at a company or two, in the mix.  I know the stock market has been significantly all over the place, what an investor still can do is evaluate a company based on their financial statements and stock price and make a decision to buy or not to buy.  Always remember, price is what you pay and value is what you get.  I have been saying that to so many people lately, they think I’m crazy.  Without further-ado here is my November dividend stock watch list!

Continue reading

Bert’s September Dividend Stock Watch List

The calendar turns and I am ready to put some extra capital to work.   Over the last month, I have been busy initiating positions in Tyson, WestRock, and Illinois Tool Works.  The market has been interesting over the last few weeks.  There haven’t been too many buying opportunities out there, at least compared to the previous months.   Still, I run a stock screener each week (sometimes daily) to see what opportunities may be out there.  It has been a while since I have published my dividend stock watch list.  I figured this was a perfect month to do so.  Here is my September Dividend Stock Watch List!

Continue reading

Expected Dividend Increases in April 2018

After taking a month off, it is time to for the next installment of our monthly article summarizing every dividend growth investor’s favorite topic…DIVIDEND INCREASES!  For those of you that are new followers, each month we try to summarize as many companies that are expected to announce a dividend increase in the coming month as we can.  Why?  Because it gives us something to look forward to and there is a chance it may impact someone’s investment decision! This is going to be an exciting month because there are some big names in the investing community that are set to announce an increases.  Now, it is time to roll up our sleeves and see which companies are expected to announce a dividend increase in April 2018.

Continue reading

Bert’s September Stock Watch List

After seeing such incredible numbers posted in our latest edition of our monthly dividend income summary from other bloggers in the dividend growth  investing community, I am extremely motivated to invest some extra capital and help push my dividend income forward.  Even though I am working hard to earn extra cash via side hustles to try to pay down our debt as fast as possible, I decided that there was a little room to still invest on the side.  How could I resist buying a potentially undervalued dividend growth stock after all?  This month, I’ve targeted four companies for my September stock watch list.   Let’s see who I am keeping my eye on!

Continue reading