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5 Stocks Building A Higher Yield On Cost With Increased Dividends

|Includes: DDR, Ford Motor Company (F), FLY, LSI, SE

Most casual income investors focus on current yield, which is important. However, if your objective as an income investor is to build a portfolio of securities with increasing income, then Yield on Cost is an excellent metric to measure your progress. Yield on Cost is simply the annual dividend rate times number of shares owned divided by what you paid for the investment (basis). As companies increase their dividend, your yield-on-cost goes up...

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