Big Dividend Investing

I recently read a great book on dividend investing called The Little Book of Big Dividends. Its a must read for every dividend investor. It has something for everyone looking to learn more about great dividend stocks.

One of the best things about this book is that it’s up to date! It was just released two months ago so the author, Charles Carson, covers the decline of 2008 and the slight recovery of 2009. It serves as a refreshing option to the dated books on the market. Read more

Value Dividends

When investing in a dividend stock you don’t base your decision to invest on the yield alone. Value plays an important role because after all, we want that stock to go higher while we own it. That’s what makes dividend investors rich, stocks that go higher and pay out dividends as they go.

The P/E ratio, or price to earnings ratio, is a great indicator of value. It represents the price paid per share compared to the net income of the company. According to the Wall Street Journal, the average P/E ratio of stocks in the Dow is 17.19. The Nasdaq average is 16.71. Read more

Dividend Stocks With Lots Of Cash

We all like a good dividend paying stock, but we want to know that the company has the profits and the cash to keep paying their dividend each month or quarter. Since the downturn in the economy, companies have been trying to raise cash to improve their balance sheets and attract investors. These 3 stocks have a high cash to share ratio and all pay a dividend over 7% annually. I’ll talk about the dividend history of these companies and the growth each company is experiencing now. Read more

Stocks with a Annual Dividend of $4 or more

Stocks that pay a high dividend are always of interest to dividend investors. The annual dividend doesn’t always mean its a good stock to buy, but its appealing to many investors to know that they can be earning $4 or more for each share they own annually. Read more