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  • 5-Star Dividend Dogs Showed 8% To 18% April Upsides And 12% To 21% Gains [View article]
    Thanks, smurf, this article is dense. Not you. This has strong stocks with proven records tested in the market. Whether you like dividend stocks or growth, this list puts those pieces together.
    Apr 24, 2015. 11:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Top 3/20/15 REITs: Yield To 18.03%, Upside To 27.7%, Gains To 42.8% [View article]
    Thanks for our note of caution, Matthew Waterman. These are not recommendations as stated in the article. They are what bubble to the surface in a process of review by current yield and 1 year future upside and net gain as graded by the wizards of Wall Street. There are those who believe these are mostly contrarian suggestions.
    Apr 19, 2015. 09:05 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 10 Top Dividend Aristocrat Dogs Do 5% To 16% April Upsides But 4 Flop [View article]
    Thanks for your defense of the dog catching process long_on_oil. It's not hard to catch a wave of interest when I write about Dow dogs and S&P500 Aristrocrats. They are the top dogs. I like your suggestion of comparing the top dogs with current sector under performers as verification step.
    Apr 12, 2015. 10:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 10 Top Dividend Aristocrat Dogs Do 5% To 16% April Upsides But 4 Flop [View article]
    LarryMelman, you're back! Thanks for the click. You are quite correct. I'm not sure what or which or wherefore is my first language. Whatever it is I'm sure it is not so intense as this future past tense the Seeking Alpha editorial staff recommended. You too are a candidate fro the upcoming guide book to dividend dog catching. I appreciate your mentoring.
    Apr 12, 2015. 10:25 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 10 Top Dividend Aristocrat Dogs Do 5% To 16% April Upsides But 4 Flop [View article]
    Thanks for your efforts on behalf of the process presented, David Baird. As of May I'll have only been refining this process 4 years. Give it another year and try again. I hope to have a guide book published in the next 12 months that will train, license, and deputize dividend dog catchers. You are a candidate.
    Apr 12, 2015. 10:20 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Top Dividend Monthly Pay Dogs: April Listings [View article]
    Thanks Istahler, for the heads up. Full Circle's press release February 23 announced new monthly dividend payouts of $0.035 per month to begin in May. Future lists will reflect the new rate.
    Apr 9, 2015. 06:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Hot MLPs In April: 29% Yield, 57% Upside, 72% Net Gain [View article]
    As you well know, Scooter-Pop, there is no restraint on any company (save the firm's own integrity) to prevent it from reducing or curtailing any distribution or dividend. They keep their own books.
    Apr 3, 2015. 05:48 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Hot MLPs In April: 29% Yield, 57% Upside, 72% Net Gain [View article]
    Thanks you or your note of caution, MattZN2. The thin data presented in the ranking system above is provided by the Wall St. analysts tasked with guesstimating 1 year target prices for these MLPs. In truth most should be targeted at amounts well below their current prices. Negative numbers, however, are rare events in the target price game. Look for follow-up articles to come.
    Apr 3, 2015. 05:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Hot MLPs In April: 29% Yield, 57% Upside, 72% Net Gain [View article]
    I've danced this distribution vs. dividend nomenclature dance before and understand that an MLP, like a REIT, distributes a portion of profits to unit holders for tax purposes. As you observe, the term "dividend" is used generically in this article to describe any payout to share holders.
    Apr 3, 2015. 05:36 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Hot MLPs In April: 29% Yield, 57% Upside, 72% Net Gain [View article]
    Thanks for the heads up, cubeless. per BBEP press release of 4/1 their monthly distribution will drop to $.04166 of $.50 per share annually. It drops the yield from nearly 13% to under 6.5%. Since dogs are ranked by yield it's half the dog. Of course if price falls, too it may still climb into the top ten.
    Apr 3, 2015. 05:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 REITs Have 29.03% Edge As Highest-Yield, Lowest-Price, March 27 Dividend Dogs [View article]
    Thanks DAVE22Q for your observation. I agree that the source data may be flawed. It comes directly from assumptions published by the wizards of Wall Street who are (perhaps) paid to rigorously vet all these stocks. In fact, these recommendations should be regarded like weather forecasts that could in fact result in six inches of "partly cloudy" rain or snowfall descending instead.

    I draw your attention to the caveat: "Analysts have historically been 20% to 80% accurate on the direction of change and about 0% to 20% accurate on the degree of the change."
    Apr 2, 2015. 11:38 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 6 Solid Monthly Pay Dividend Dogs Drill 33-118% End-O-March Upsides [View article]
    Thanks Norman Tweed for your comment on PSEC. In general, select monthly paying dividend stocks may be the best contrarian stock plays of 2015.
    Apr 1, 2015. 08:48 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 9.84% Edge For 5 Technology High Yield, Low Price Stocks In March [View article]
    Thanks for asking about PT, Mr_Pete;
    I'm always doubtful including any stock priced under $1. However, the stock is listed and shows up at the top by yield in the tech group every month. PT is probably an issue for reference only until more solid info can be obtained.
    Mar 30, 2015. 04:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alpha 7 Basic Materials Dogs Bear 30% To 80% March Upsides [View article]
    Thanks DrT for your observation. You may find the term ironic. However, the conclusions are actionable. Each conclusion provides an opportunity for action. Any action to be taken is up to the reader. I'm not telling anyone what to do.
    Mar 29, 2015. 09:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 Fab Monthly Pay Dividend Dogs Drum 51%-118% Late March Upsides [View article]
    Thanks for the suggestion, CPM! if only HTS paid monthly, it would be listed. I see it as a Qpay.
    Mar 22, 2015. 08:23 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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