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  • Oil & Gas Royalty Trusts - Opportunities Or Value Traps? [View article]
    NDRO is also a perpetual trust who are exploring and expanding with new finds.
    Mar 26 12:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Enduro Royalty Trust Pays Solid 10% Distiribution [View article]
    Thanks, Doug. Bookmarking.
    Mar 25 11:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Enduro Royalty Trust Pays Solid 10% Distiribution [View article]
    Doug,

    Appreciate the response.

    I was hoping to find some tutorial so as not to have to plow thru a prospectus, but it's probably the best place to start.

    Thanks again.
    Mar 25 04:45 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Enduro Royalty Trust Pays Solid 10% Distiribution [View article]
    Author/Commenters,

    Where can one find out more information on these trusts? I'd like to get involved, but also get more educated beforehand.


    Thanks.
    Mar 25 03:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn Energy Just Can't Catch A Break [View article]
    It does seem as though everyone is out to get poor LINN/LNCO.

    On the other hand, VNR, with a very similar business model, along with the debt and lack of profitability, seems to be hanging in there, pps-wise. Go figure.
    Mar 25 11:14 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Safety, Stability And High Income For The Retired Dividend Growth Investor [View article]
    Bob,

    I like your portfolio, especially since I own some of the same stocks in each sector, but I am not as widely diversified as you within these sectors.

    In my case, capital appreciation is not my primary objective, but preservation of same is important while drawing a decent dividend. Any capital growth is a bonus. I think your portfolio achieves these requirements.

    Thanks for your continuing series of interesting articles.
    Mar 25 11:07 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ares Capital builds energy team [View news story]
    Brucej..........

    As an ARCC shareholder, I'm with you and not sure I like this move.

    I think you have to ask, what kind of oil and gas companies will be coming to a BDC for financing? There are an awful lot of one rig Charleys out there operating in a boom or bust cycle.

    Going to watch this closely with an itchy sell button finger.

    Thanks.
    Mar 24 10:21 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Dividend Investing History Lesson - Pfizer And FirstEnergy Corporation [View article]
    FE is a conglomeration of mediocre utes, all of whom had poor track records. To REALLY research this company, investors have to dig back into the old Ohio Edison (OHE) days to find out what a dog this one actually is. I think it would be fair to say that they are neck in neck with EXC for the electric utility Hall of Shame.
    Mar 24 10:16 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BDC Pricing For Q1 2014 [View article]
    Interesting, Buzz.

    When taking just a cursory look, MAIN always appears grossly overpriced. But, when other metrics are applied, value for the company is right up there. Still, being cheap, I'm waiting for a pullback. If it goes under 32, it will be verrrrrry interesting.

    Thanks.
    Mar 24 10:08 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Selecting Stocks For My Second Quarter Watch List [View article]
    Hi Bob,

    I like ESV better than SDRL and I own it. Lower p/e, less debt, better fundamentals all around. Understand that by your criteria it didn't make the list, however. ESV only started paying a significant dividend in '10 (unless you consider a dime prior to that significant).

    I've been watching TAL for a while now, but the sector scares me a little. A lot of moving parts have to all mesh together, and is very dependent on macroeconomic conditions. I agree that it's undervalued.

    Regarding the utes, take a look at NEE also. I own it and SRE for over 20 years. Both are overvalued and due for a split so that they will look more attractive to the retail investor.
    Mar 23 05:21 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • I Love My 'Magic Pants' And My Partners Wear Them Proudly [View article]
    This thread has gone on even longer than some of Chuck's articles! LOL

    Just kidding, Chuck (is he smiling?).
    Mar 21 04:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • I Love My 'Magic Pants' And My Partners Wear Them Proudly [View article]
    "I have posted it many times for years". (presume meaning your portfolio)

    Where? I think most of us have missed it. Could you please share it with us and post it again? A link would be fine.

    Thanks.
    Mar 21 04:08 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Abbvie Inc. Dividend Stock Analysis [View article]
    Not sure it's germaine to be doing fundamental analysis on ABBV only a year after the spinoff. The dividend history you are using must be from when ABT/ABBV were one company?

    Was long the old combined ABT @$46. held both after the spinoff . Sold ABT at a nice profit because of the small dividend and middling results. Kept ABBV, and the paper profit is double and then some.

    An aging population need medicines. ABBV is as good as any of the big pharmas and I plan to hold it for a long time.
    Mar 20 04:52 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Lawyer appeals ruling that blocks U.S. collection of award in Chevron case [View news story]
    Shakespeare wrote in Henry the Sixth, "First thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers".

    Just quoting the Bard. Opinions expressed by him are not necessarily those of the writer.
    Mar 19 01:53 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • March Dividend Madness - How Are You Positioned? [View article]
    Oh yeah, agree. Same with eREITs, BDCs and the like.

    Thanks.
    Mar 19 11:56 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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