Ever since the broad market indexes entered into bear market territory, I have been checking the dividend champions list for bargains. I came up with the following dividend stocks list, using my screen criteria:
1) Company has consistently increased dividends for more than 25 consecutive years
2) The P/E ratio is less than 20
3) The Dividend Payout Ratio does not exceed 50%
4) The dividend yield is equal to or higher than the dividend yield on the S&P 500
Using the criteria above I came out with the following list:
As usual this list is just a starting point. Before you leap into buying these stocks always check out at least the ten year financials trends in order to determine how your potential investment has performed over time. I would like to finish this post with two quotes from the legendary investor Warren Buffett:( Source Wikiquote)
“What doesn’t work is when you start doing things that you don't understand or because they worked last week for somebody else. “
"There are all kinds of businesses that Charlie and I don't understand, but that doesn't cause us to stay up at night. It just means we go on to the next one, and that's what the individual investor should do."
- Warren Buffet - The richest investor in the World
- My Current Watchlist
- Dividend Conspiracies
- Dividend Champions Watchlist
The first week of this year has been brutal for many investors. It is during times like these that you see who really is a long-term invest...
It is nice to have a diversified income stream . While many seem to look for a focused method, I look for a diversified method of generating...
ConocoPhillips (COP) just announced that it is cutting its quarterly dividend from 74 to 25 cents/share. This comes after management consta...
In the first two weeks of this year, the stock market has been down a lot . For someone who invests for dividends, I am relatively agnostic ...
Today marks the eight year of Dividend Growth Investor website . I wanted to thank all of you who follow my humble site. I didn’t really exp...
Warren Buffett is one of the best investors in the world . He is skilled in the art of capital allocation. I have always suspected that the ...
Most readers know me as a person that buys a stock in a company I like, and then I keep building a position as long as valuation and allocat...
I posted my goals for 2016 a few weeks ago. After some changes that I became aware of subsequent to posting the article, I have some change...
Most of my money is invested in a portfolio of companies that have a track record of regular dividend increases . I have found that dividen...
To be honest, I didn’t do much investing wise in January. Of course, I didn't panic and I stayed the course . Per my earlier article I s...