Seeking Alpha

Fredrik Arnold

 
View as an RSS Feed
View Fredrik Arnold's Articles BY TICKER:
  • 10 Top Bad-Boy Dividend Dogs Hunt 14.5% To 65% October Upsides
    Yesterday, 6:08 PM COT, EROC, FCX 7 Comments

    Summary

    • Thirty top-yield "Bad-Boy All-Star" ("Bad-As") stocks from a selection of 50 notorious industry firms showed price upsides averaging 16.8% as of October 23 (per analyst 1-yr. targets).
    • A bear pursued ten Bad-Boy All-Star dogs (by yield) along with those of the Dow into October.
    • Analysts projected average 36.1% 1-yr. net gains from EROC, UAN, COT, FCX, NSU, SUSP, SXE, PSEC, TOT, & OCIP.
    • Consider these as starting points for your November stock purchase research into "bad-as" stocks.
  • How Top 5-Star Dividend Dogs Earned Their Stars
    Yesterday, 1:19 PM CWT, DFT, DLR Comment!

    Summary

    • A 5-star rank is earned by:(1) Yield; (2) Momentum; (3) Price Upside; (4) Net Gain; and (5) Dividend hikes for five consecutive years or longer.
    • Thirty candidates were screened and ranked one to thirty in each of the 5-star categories except years of hikes, which was truncated by ties to produce only 21 places.
    • Despite one three-way point total tie for seventh, 10 finished in the top ten: KMP, PEP, IRM, DFT, VGR, MO, PPL, KO, DLR, & NNN.
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your October 5-Star Top dog stock purchase research.
  • From 5 To 58 Years 5-Star Dividend Dogs Hiked Annual Dividends
    Thu, Oct. 23 CWT, DFT, DLR 4 Comments

    Summary

    • A 5-star rank is earned by: (1) Yield; (2) Momentum; (3) Price Upside; (4) Net Gain; (5) Dividend hikes for five consecutive years or longer.
    • A mixed-up mode struck the top ten (by yield) 5-Star dividend dogs, while dogs of the Dow retreated into October.
    • History claims these are the top ten longest-running, dividend-hiking, 5-star stocks: PG, VVC, KO, CWT, FRT, MO, SYY, LEG. PEP, ED & MGEE.
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your October 5-Star Top historic dividend increasing dog stock purchase research. (Two tied for fourth, so there are 11 listed.).
  • Top 5-Star Dividend Dogs Chase 4% To 10% Upsides And 5.5% To 13.1% Net Gains To 2015
    Wed, Oct. 22 DFT, IRM, KMP 3 Comments

    Summary

    • A five-star rank is earned by: (1) Yield, (2) Momentum, (3) Price Upside, (4) Net Gain, (5) Dividend hikes for five consecutive years or longer.
    • Ten 5-Star stocks representing four business sectors showed top upsides averaging 7% as of October 17, 2014.
    • Analysts' projected average 16% high or 7.1% median 1-yr. target net gains for upside stars: PEP, PPL, KMP, IRM, KO, DFT, PG, WR, SYY & LEG.
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your October 5-Star Top Upside dog stock purchase research.
  • 5-Star And Dow Analysts Give 9% Edge To Lowest-Priced High-Yield Stocks
    Wed, Oct. 22 CSCO, CVX, DFT Comment!

    Summary

    • Top ten 5-Star stocks by yield showed a 9.08% higher net gain from a $5k investment in the lowest-priced five than from an equal amount invested in all ten.
    • Top ten Dow stocks by yield showed a 9.94% higher net gain from a $5k investment in the lowest-priced five than from an equal amount invested in all ten.
    • Annual dividends divided by closing 5-Star and Dow 30 Industrials prices as of October 17 determined yields. Analyst 1-year mean targets were used to calculate gains one year hence.
    • The five lowest-priced high-yield stocks of the 5 -Star top ten were: VGR; DFT; IRM; NNN; UHT. The five lowest-priced stocks of the Dow Top ten were:
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your buy in October, sell in April (or hold one year) dividend investment research.
  • 10 Top 5-Star Yield Dogs Average 5.34%
    Tue, Oct. 21 DFT, DLR, HCN 1 Comment

    Summary

    • A five star rank is earned by:(1) Yield; (2) Momentum; (3) Price Upside; (4) Net Gain; (5) Dividend hikes annually for five consecutive years or longer.
    • Ten 5-Star stocks representing four business sectors showed top yields averaging 5.34% as of October 17, 2014.
    • Analysts projected average 16% high or 7.1% median 1 yr. target net gains for KMP, IRM, DFT, VGR, UHT, DLR, HCN, SAFT, NNN, and MO.
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your October 5-Star Top Yield dog stock purchase research.
  • 9 5-Star Momentum Dogs Did 10% To 20% Net Gains April To October
    Mon, Oct. 20 DFT, DLR, IRM Comment!

    Summary

    • A 5-Star rank is earned by: (1) Yield, (2) Momentum, (3) Price Upside, (4) Net Gain, (5) Dividend hikes annually for five consecutive years or longer.
    • Ten 5-Star stocks representing five business sectors showed positive momentum to the upside averaging 14.7% from April 1 to October 17, 2014.
    • Analysts projected average 19.6% high or 6.5% median 1-yr. net gains for KMP, IRM, DFT, PLOW, MO, IRM, NNN, WGL, SAFTA & MGEE.
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your October 5-Star Momentum dog stock purchase research.
  • 10 Monthly Pay SML Dividend Dogs Sport 46% To 94% Mid-October Upsides
    Mon, Oct. 20 ARP, ARR, BBEP 8 Comments

    Summary

    • 10 Basic Material sector monthly pay (MoPay) SML cap dividend dogs showed 1 yr. upsides averaging 65.8% as of October 15 (ranked by analyst targets).
    • Both MoPay SML & Dow top dividend dogs by yield were chased by bears into mid-October.
    • Analysts projected 1 yr. net gains averaging over 75% from ERF, NDRO, ROYT, PGH, LNCO, BTE, CPG, LINE , BBEP, & QRE.
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your mid-October MoPaySML dividend dog investment research.
  • CCC Dogs See 12.4% To 30.7% September Upsides
    Fri, Oct. 17 APU, EVEP, MCY 4 Comments

    Summary

    • 10 top-yielding dogs paying increasing dividends for over five years revealed upsides calculated from 1-yr. analyst target prices averaging 19% while one divi-hiker pup down-sided 9%.
    • Bears really ripped the composite group of champion, contender & challenger (CCC) dogs while those of the Dow index were mixed up as of October 10.
    • Analysts projected average 26.3% 1-yr. net gains for SDRL, EVEP, STWD, WPZ, TLP, PSEC, VNR, ORI, TGP, & TCAP; analysts saw a net loss of 6.2% for MCY.
    • Consider these stocks as likely starting points for your CCC Group dividend dog stock purchase or sale research.
  • 10 Dividend Champion Dogs Score 10.3% To 36.3% September Gains
    Thu, Oct. 16 BKH, BRC, CTBI Comment!

    Summary

    • 10 Dividend Champions (noted for 25 or more years of regular dividend increases) notched 1-yr. analyst targets averaging 18.4% higher as of October 10. One down dog swooned 9.16%.
    • All summer, Champion dogs alternated between bullish and bearish months. Dow dogs, however, have tended to a bull run all year. Still, it was not bullish through September.
    • Analysts projected average nearly 20% 1-yr. net gains for HP, BRC, ORI, MSEX, CVX, BKH, CTBI, SON, DBD, and STR. But MCY was lost 9%.
    • Consider these stocks as possible starting points for your Champion dividend dog stock long or short investment research.
  • 10 Contender Curs Count 11% To 38% September Upsides
    Wed, Oct. 15 APU, ARLP, BBL 1 Comment

    Summary

    • 10 Contender divi-dogs (with 10 to 24 years of regular dividend raises) charted husky 1-yr. analyst target price upsides averaging 23.5% as of October 10. One downsider sagged 17.35%.
    • A bear has plagued Contender dogs since May. However, Dow dogs have tended to a bull run all year.
    • Analysts projected average 25% 1-yr. net gains for BBL, WMB, ARLP, WPZ, TLP, GEL, TGP, PAA, BPL, and NHI. They sentenced TCP to lose 6.2%.
    • Consider these stocks as possible starting points for your Contender dividend dog stock investment research.
  • 10 Challenger Dogs Chivy 12.4% To 30.8% September Upsides
    Tue, Oct. 14 BBEP, EVEP, EXL 1 Comment

    Summary

    • 10 Challenger dividend dogs (attributed with 5 to 9 years of regular dividend raises) charted lusty 1-yr. analyst mean target price upsides averaging 19.6% as of October 10.
    • A bear has plagued Challenger dogs all year. However, Dow dogs have tended to be bullish.
    • Analysts projected average 27% 1-yr. net gains for SDRL, LXP, EVEP, EXL, STWD, TGH, PSEC, VNR, TCAP, and PMT.
    • Consider these stocks as possible starting points for your Challenger dividend dog stock investment research.
  • Lowest-Priced High-Yield Dogs Bested In MoPay Tests
    Tue, Oct. 14 AGNC, ARCP, ARP 1 Comment

    Summary

    • Both unrestricted and SML cap monthly pay dividend stocks by yield showed less net gain from a $5k investment in the lowest-priced five than from $5k invested in ten.
    • These results fly against the expectation that a "five-stock high-yield/low-priced portfolio" usually wins.
    • Annual dividends divided by stock closing prices as of October 7 determined yields. Analyst net targets were used to calculate gains one year hence.
    • Lowest priced: SGLRF; ARR; FULL; FSC; PSEC; HGT; ROYT. Higher priced: ROYT; OAKS; JMI; ORC; ARP; QRE; BBEP AGNC; LNCO.
    • Consider these stocks as likely starting points for your early October monthly pay dividend stock investment research.
  • Bear Attack Doubles Global Dividend Dog Monthly Upsides
    Mon, Oct. 13 APSA, BBVA, BP 3 Comments

    Summary

    • 10 Global SML dividend dog stocks showed unworldly 1-yr. analyst target price upsides averaging 20% August 29. By October 9, the average ballooned to 38%. Two averaged 22% down.
    • Top ten Global SML dividend dogs by yield continued to retreat while the Dow was mixed up in September.
    • Analysts projected average 39.8% 1-yr. net gains for 10 Global stocks August 29. One showed a 4% loss. October 9 gains averaged 42.3%, while two losers averaged 15.7%.
    • Consider SID; VALE; FLY; E; ESV; EC; TOT; GSK; CPL; BBVA; CIG as starting points for your Global SML dog dividend stock purchase/sale research for October.
  • Monthly Pay Dividend Dogs: Elite Lists For October
    Sat, Oct. 11 ARP, ARR, BBEP 24 Comments

    Summary

    • Elite September monthly paying dividend (MoPay) equities made three lists: Stocks by yield (30/66); Stocks by price upside (10/30); and Funds, Trusts & Preferreds (FTP) by yield (10/60).
    • Seven actionable conclusions drawn: MoPay vs. Dow; Top gainers; Next gainers; Last gainers; Best gainers; FTPs vs. Stocks; and FTP Risks.
    • Consider these lists and conclusions as possible starting points for your October MoPay dividend dog stocks, funds, trusts & preferreds purchase/sale research.
  • 2 0f 3 Russell Dividend Dog Indices Favor Lowest-Priced High Yielders
    Thu, Oct. 9 AGNC, AI, ARCP 3 Comments

    Summary

    • Two lists of Russell dividend stocks by yield showed more net gain from a $5k investment in the lowest-priced five than from an equal amount invested in all ten.
    • One list showed more gain from $5k invested in ten high-yield Russell stocks than from an equal amount invested in the lowest priced five.
    • Annual dividends divided by Russell stock closing prices as of October 1 and 3 determined yields. Analyst net targets were used to calculate gains one year hence.
    • Twenty stocks comprised the lists. Lowest-priced: ARR; RSO; NADL; NYMT; CYS; CIM; MFA; TWO;WIN; NLY. Higher-priced: WMC; IVR; MITT; MTGE; AI; ARCP; NRF; AGNC; STWD; SDRL.
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your early-October Russell Index dividend stock investment research.
  • Russell 1000 And 2000 Tussle To Tap Top September Dogs
    Thu, Oct. 9 ARCP, CCG, HLSS Comment!

    Summary

    • 7 Russell 2000 small cap dividend dogs saw 1 year analyst target price upsides averaging 37.3% as of October 3, while 3 Russell 1000 large-cap dogs fetched 34.6% average upside.
    • Ranked by yield, Russell 2000 dogs had 50% turnover in their top ten since August; Russell 1000 dividend saw only 20% top ten turnover.
    • Analysts projected average 45.9% 1-year net gains for VLCCF, NADL, SDRL, RESI, RAS, RSO, NRF, ARCP, CCG, and HLSS.
    • 3 large Russell dogs in the top ten showed 44.4% average net gains; 7 small Russell dogs showed 46.6% average net gains per analyst 1-year targets.
    • Consider these as starting points for your October Russell 2000 vs. Russell 1000 index dividend dog stock purchase/sale research.
  • 8 Russell 2000 Dogs Run 23% To 72% September Upsides
    Wed, Oct. 8 AI, ARR, BDCS 2 Comments

    Summary

    • Russell 2000 small cap dividend dogs saw 1 yr. analyst target price upsides averaging 32.24% as of October 3.
    • Ranked by yield, top ten Russell 2000 dogs mixed up, while top ten Dow dividend dogs got bullish in September.
    • Analysts projected average 42% 1 yr. net gains for VLCCF, NASL, RESI, RAS, RSO, CCG, HLSS, ARR, SFL, & AI.
    • Consider these as starting points for your October Russell 2000 index dividend dog stock purchase/sale research.
  • 7 Russell 1000 Dogs Rip 21% To 57% September Upsides
    Mon, Oct. 6 AGNC, ARCP, CIM 4 Comments

    Summary

    • Russell 1000 big-cap dividend dogs saw 1 yr. analyst target price upsides averaging 29% as of October 1.
    • Ranked by yield, top ten Russell 1000 dogs retreated very bearishly on a long-overdue corrected constitution of the 1000 list. Meanwhile, ten Dow dividend dogs celebrated bullishly since August.
    • Analysts projected average 36% 1 yr. net gains for SDRL, CLF, RRD, NRF, ARCP, SLM, GLPI, STWD, LPT, and AGNC.
    • Consider these as starting points for your October Russell 1000 index dividend dog equities purchase/sale research.
  • MoPay Dividend Dogs Show 7% Edge For Lowest Priced High Yielders
    Sun, Oct. 5 ARP, ARR, BBEP Comment!

    Summary

    • Monthly paying (MoPay) dividend stocks by yield showed nearly 7% more net gain from a $5k investment in the lowest priced five than from an equal amount invested in all.
    • Annual dividends divided by monthly dividend payers' closing prices as of September 26 determined yields. Analyst net targets were used to calculate gains one year hence.
    • Five lowest priced, highest yield stocks of the September MoPays were: ARR, HGT, FSC, PSEC, and ROYT. Five higher priced stocks of ten were: ARP, QRE, BBEP, HLSS, and LNCO.
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your early October MoPay dividend stock investment research.
  • 6 Nascent Nasdaq Dividend Dogs Bust 18% To 28.5% September Upsides
    Sat, Oct. 4 ADI, AMAT, CA 2 Comments

    Summary

    • 10 top yielding NASDAQ 100 dogs (of 51 paying dividends) showed 1-year upsides averaging 17.8% as of September 29. Two showed nearly 5% downsides.
    • Top yielding NASDAQ dogs ran from bears last month as those of the Dow charged boldly higher.
    • Analysts projected average 18.9% 1-year net gains for WYNN, MAT, GRMN, PCAR, XLX, CMCSA, ADI, AMAT, STX, and FAST. In the loss column were SPLS & KLAC.
    • Consider these stocks as possible starting points for your early October NASDAQ dividend dog stock long/short investing research.
  • S&P Aristocrat Analysts See 42% Merit In Lowest Priced High Yield Stocks
    Fri, Oct. 3 CINF, CLX, CVX 3 Comments

    Summary

    • S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats by yield showed over 42% more net gain from a $5k investment in the lowest priced five than from an equal amount invested in all ten.
    • Annual dividends divided by S&P 500 Aristocrats closing prices as of September 26 determined yields. Analyst net targets were used to calculate gains one year hence.
    • Five lowest priced highest yield stocks of the S&P 500 Aristocrats were: T; LEG; HCP; CINF; ED. Five higher priced stocks of ten were: TGT; MCD; CLX; KMB; CVX.
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your late September or early October S&P 500 Aristocrats investment research.
  • 5 Monthly Pay Dividend Dogs Tally 35% To 60.5% Late-September Upsides
    Thu, Oct. 2 ARCP, ARP, ARR 11 Comments

    Summary

    • 6 Basic Material and 4 Financial sector monthly pay (MoPay) SML cap dividend dogs showed 1-year upsides averaging 32.4% as of September 25 (ranked by analyst targets).
    • Top ten MoPay SML dogs by yield were mixed up as Dow dogs retreated bearishly into late-September.
    • Analysts projected 1-year net gains averaging over 40% from PGH, ROYT, NDRO, BTE, CPG, ARP, ARCP, LNCO, ARR, and HLSS.
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your late-September or early-October MoPaySML dividend dog buy/sell research.
  • S&P 500 Analysts Give 24% Edge To Lowest Price High Yield Stocks
    Wed, Oct. 1 CTL, ESV, FTR 5 Comments

    Summary

    • Top ten S&P 500 stocks by yield showed 24% higher net gain from a $5k investment in the lowest priced five than from an equal amount invested in all ten.
    • Annual dividends divided by closing S&P 500 prices September 26 determined yields. Analyst net targets were used to calculate gains one year hence.
    • Five lowest priced highest yield stocks of the S&P 500 were: FTR; WIN; TE; NE; RIG. Five higher priced stocks of the ten were: T; HCP; CTL; ESV; HCN.
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your late September or early October S&P 500 investment research.
  • 5 Aristocrat Dividend Dogs Do 12% To 17% September Upsides
    Wed, Oct. 1 ABBV, AFL, BMS Comment!

    Summary

    • 5 top S&P500 Aristocrat dividend dog price upsides showed double %digits as of September 26; 5 lagged (ranked by analyst mean targets) in single%'s; 2 were negative.
    • Aristocrats retreated barely bearish as the dogs of the Dow charged bullish.
    • Analysts projected average 11.6% 1 yr. net gains for AFL, ABBV, TROW, EMR, CVX, HCP, XOM, MKC, KO, and BMS.
    • Consider these stocks as possible starting points for your S&P 500 Aristocrat index dividend dog stock long buy/short sale research.
  • 6 S&P 500 Dividend Dogs Score 12% To 30.5% September Upsides
    Tue, Sep. 30 CTL, ESV, FTR 2 Comments

    Summary

    • 10 of 30 S&P 500 index dividend dogs showed an average 1 yr. upside of 16.16% as of September 26.
    • A big bear track on September's chart resulted from a reconstituted S&P 500 list while Dow dogs romped bullishly.
    • Analysts projected average 21% 1 yr. net gains for NE, MAT, ESV, PCL, KMI, PPL, RIG, RAI, VZ and WIN.
    • Consider these stocks as possible starting points for your S&P 500 index dividend dog stock purchase/sale research.
  • 8 Deft Dow Dogs Denote 11% To 20% September Price Surge
    Mon, Sep. 29 AXP, BA, CAT 3 Comments

    Summary

    • 10 Dow industrial dividend dogs stroked 1 yr. upsides of 8.85% to 19.96% as of September 24 but one was down 4.7% as bear bait (per analyst mean target prices).
    • Dividend dropped as price popped starting a bullish surge for top ten Dow dogs after August.
    • Analysts projected average 14.3% 1 yr. net gains for UTX, NA, GE, V, PFE, CVX, CAT, VZ, AXP, & JPM and augured a net loss of 5.4% for GS.
    • Consider these stocks as possible starting points for your September Dow dividend dog long or short investment research.
  • 10 Healthcare Dogs: 12% To 35% September Upsides, 1 Runt Hits 75%
    Sat, Sep. 27 ABBV, AZN, BAX 15 Comments

    Summary

    • 10 top Healthcare dividend stock 1-year upsides averaged 18.82% per analyst mean targets. Wizards said TRIB goes up 75%!
    • Top ten Healthcare dogs back to normal after a bearish August retreat; Dow charges ahead.
    • Analysts projected average 19.8% 1-year net gains for KND, SEM, GSK, CNMD, STJ, MSA, ABBV, BAX, VIVO & MDT. But 74% net gain for underdog TRIB harried the sector.
    • Consider these stocks as possible starting points for your September Healthcare dividend dog stock long/short research.
  • 10 New Nifty 2.0 Dividend Dogs Dish 11.25% To 35% Draws
    Fri, Sep. 26 CR, CTWS, GAS 4 Comments

    Summary

    • Ten top yield stocks from 50 chosen as similar to U.S state abbreviations, rebalanced by Seeking Alpha reader suggestions, (V2.0) showed big 11.3% to 35% price upsides (per analysts targets).
    • Alpha readers prompted 24 revisions: (1) No stocks under $10; (2) U.S stocks preferred; (3) State headquarters preferred; (4) No funds, stocks only; (5) No nanos.
    • A very bearish tumble propelled top ten newest nifty fifty dogs (by yield), while dogs of the Dow gave a mixed up signal as of September 22.
    • Analysts projected average 12.84% 1 yr. net gains from 30 of 50 state dividogs; and also averaged 24.5% from SDRL, VALE, NE, CR, UTX, IACI, HI, WAG, CTWS, and VTR.
    • Consider these as starting points for your late September stock purchase research into the newest nifty fifty state dividend dog stocks.
  • 2 MoPay DiviDogs Tally 51% & 55% Mid-September Upsides
    Thu, Sep. 25 ARCP, ARP, ARR 7 Comments

    Summary

    • 7 Basic Material & 3 Financial sector monthly pay (MoPay) SML dividend dogs showed 1-yr. analyst mean target price upsides averaging 30.5% as of September 19.
    • The top ten MoPay SML dogs by yield were mixed up as Dow dogs stayed on the bull path into mid-September.
    • Analysts projected 1-yr. net gains averaging nearly 38% from ROYT, PGH, CPG, BTE, NDRO, ARCP, ARP, LNCO, HLSS, & ARR.
    • Consider these stocks as starting points for your September MoPaySML dividend dog buy/sell research.
  • A Newer Nifty Fifty State Index: Replacements Rule!
    Wed, Sep. 24 AR, AZZ, KYTH 6 Comments

    Summary

    • Your input counted, crowd sourced modifications to the Nifty Fifty State Index were made. Still, 50 ticker symbols chosen for their similarity U.S. state abbreviations power the index.
    • Crowd rules determined 24 revisions: (1) No stocks under $10; (2) U.S stocks preferred; (3) State headquarters preferred; (4) No funds, stocks only; (5) No nanos.
    • After a weekend changeover, the newer Nifty Fifty States Stock Average was 966 points higher than the first one (51.32 vs. 41.66).
    • Your help selected alternative state ticker symbols and concluded no territorial abbreviations were needed.
    • The newer Nifty Fifty State index is beefier, balanced; better, bolder, bigger, and built. Buy it?
  • Earthlink Tabbed Technology Top Dog By 59.65% September Upside
    Mon, Sep. 22 BCE, CCOI, CHL Comment!

    Summary

    • 10 Technology sector dividend dogs ran to 1 yr. target upsides of 9.1% to 59.85% in September paced by ELNK.
    • Top Technology and Dow dogs both became bullish in September.
    • Wall Street Wizard analysis averaged 24.86% 1 yr. net gains for ELNK, NTLS, LMOS, CCOI, GRMN, QSII, BCE, STM, VIV, & CHL.
    • Consider these stocks as possible starting points for your September Technology dividend dog stock purchase/sale research.