Dividend stock company Pfizer Inc.(PFE) announced that its board of directors has approved a new $10 billion share buyback program. The board also said that Pfizer will buy back an additional $3.9 billion in shares from a previous share repurchase program. New York-based Pfizer Inc. declared its next quarterly dividend, the company will pay out 24 cents per share to shareholders with an ex-dividend date of July 31.
Pfizer shares were up 36 cents, or 1.28%, this past Friday. The stock is up 12.36% year-to-date.
Shares of Pfizer (PFE) have a dividend yield of 3.41% based on Fridays closing price of $28.18 and the company’s annualized dividend payout of 96 cents per share.
Our trading Calculator puts PFE in our trading radar with 92% rating or a 9 out 10 for the dividend capturing strategy. Why hold the stock all year when 9 times out of ten you can collect the dividend and sell it off with a small profit. Move on to the next profitable company and rack up some sweet ROI's.
Yep, it's time to consider dividends more than ever! Even the gurus are stepping up. Dividends can take your portfolio and put you on the next level.
So, think about it some more if you want, but when it comes right down to it, dividends are a solid place to put your money, and can add substantially to your bottom line.
Dividend investing made easier by just a little book. Can it really be that easy? What makes a great dividend stock and why should you be reading this book? Why are you wanting to invest in dividend stocks in the first place? Some investors buy stocks for monthly cash flow from the dividend checks they receive while others look for capital appreciation. What is the most appealing attribute to your stock acquisition? Top dividend stocks covers the best stocks and why they should be included into your portfolio. Is the stock yield the most important thing you consider when choosing a stock? How about the price trend? Profit and loss, PE ration? What is your deciding factor when it comes to buying dividend stocks? Consistent healthy yields are a great precursor to choosing a good stock, however the consistency can be scrutinized a little bit when you want the very best. 10 years of consistently increasing dividends will warrant the companies stock to be upgraded to an exclusive dividend stock list. 15 years of consistent dividend increases will move the company up the ladder to a more exclusive list just a bit. 25 years of increasing dividends or more whittles down the list of prestigious stocks to just 54 this year... That list is called the Dividends Aristocrats. Only one list will trump the Aristocrats when it comes to dividend payers, that would be the Dividend Kings. 50 years minimum of increasing dividend payouts and then the company will make this elite list.That is 5 decades of increasing yearly payouts. Dividend investing just got a little easier
The absolute best dividend stocks would be the Dividend Kings. These stock companies have increased their dividend payouts for 50 years or more. Imagine fifty years ago, buying a stock from a reputable company. Every 90 days you get a check, a dividend check. 200 checks, each one getting bigger and bigger. That is one reason people buy dividend paying stocks in the first place. For the dividend investor, a consistent return on investment is one main goal, the other maybe stability or longevity . Year after year, always increasing pay outs. So who are these companies and why should you invest in them? Investing for cash flow is the main reason most investors buy dividend stocks in the first place, why not invest in the best? With consistently growing returns on quality stocks... how can you go wrong?
A ten minute trading strategy that works like a charm. Finding a trading strategy or system that works well in any market condition would be a rare find indeed. Let's look at what people are looking for from their online trading.
Profitable... easy to understand... easy to use... and safe or risk free. Most people just want to do better than what the street is offering.
When people decide to start investing their own money by ways of an online brokerage account, they want to do better than their previous money manager. Whether that was a mutual fund manager, banker or financial adviser, over the last few years the public has lost faith in these professions and many of people are starting to look online for a better way to invest their money themselves.
There are hundreds of investing websites and brokerages that say they are the best or they have exactly what you are looking for. When I question people that are looking to invest I have to admit I never had some one that had a clue. I mean every client I ever spoke with, had no idea what they wanted. "I just want to do better", "What can you get me", "What is a normal return" and other nonspecific answers.
I always tell potential clients to work the equation backwards and choose a simple easy strategy that meets your needs.
What do I mean by that? There are certain things you know and a bunch of things you don't. Most people have an idea when they want to retire, They know how much money they have to work with. They know what their monthly expenses are. Most people have a slight idea of what their ideal retirement plan is.
Now let's look a some key factors that most people don't know that will directly effect their investing plans. The pros and cons to having a financial adviser tend to their money. Giving up control of your cash. Investment knowledge. Time, to learn ... time to invest, time as a compounding component, time in relation to retirement and time to commit to you investing. Risks... risk of doing nothing, risk of bad decisions, risk of loss, risk of being taken advantage of. Investment budgeting... paying yourself first is one thing that people almost never do. Whether it is 5%-15% of every paycheck, you need to pay yourself before anyone one else. Stop putting your future in the back seat, your retirement is coming whether you plan for it or not... pay yourself first. Make a tight home budget and invest the difference. Find a strategy that is easy and become an expert at it.e learned and understood in less than 5 minutes and trading it takes less than 10 minutes a day... as for risk, if you spread out your funds to an easy and managable amount
With the stock market drop last week, how were dividend stocks effected by this movement?
There is a huge misconception about the stock market in general... the stock market has little to do with any of the companies that have their shares traded at the stock market. The price of a companies stock may go down. The stock price may go up... it may go no-where at all. The price of a companies stock is tied to the performance of the company... it has little to do with the stock market. When the market drops, that action causes some stocks to go down in "perceived value". Not actual value.
The employees are going to continue to come to work, the company is going to continue to function and operate business as usual. The decrease in the stock market we saw just the other day has nothing to do with wether or not the company is going to pay out dividends and continue "business as usual".
To some it all up, The drop in the stock market does not effect the companies willingness to share the profits with their investors.
Dividends, Calculators and a New Trader (Guest posting)
Many people are not numbers people, and I happen to be one of them. Numbers are definitely not my thing. Words, artistic stuff, things that are tangible....those are my things. Things I find enjoyable. Numbers are one of those things that make me cringe, although they are a necessity in life. Everything comes down to numbers. So, when I decided I needed to learn something about making more out of my money, I found James' websites. I knew I needed extreme simplicity and when I saw that James had taught his young teen daughter how to make money in the stock market, I figured I wasn't going to find anything much more simple.
The system he's developed is the easiest thing out there. Even better than just collecting dividends, he's taken steps forward to make expanding on the dividend collecting as simple as following a recipe in the kitchen. And......you can choose to add onto collecting in a few different ways. Dividends on Steroids is an extent simple yet powerful way to increase returns exponentially. I've chosen to use this method myself. The only thing I was still unsure of was how to choose which stocks to use, as some days the list is extremely long. Then James came up with the Dividend calculators. All I have to do is pop the symbols into it and the information I'm given makes it simple to choose. Why wouldn't you buy a stock that had shown by its history that 95-100% of the time the stock moves a certain way at a certain time? Life itself is a risk, we know that. But when history tells you what has happened over and over, then we can ascertain that the probability of it happening again is pretty high. By using these methods, I've increased my returns fantastically and I would highly recommend that others do as well. The best part, and I hadn't foreseen this, is that James makes himself available to talk to when things aren't crystal clear. Whether it be by phone or email, you can just contact him and he will help clear up any issues you may be having. How many other websites can you say have given you access to the guy who has put the stuff together?
Let's add some options to our trading strategy and see if they can bring in some more money. Our 10 minute trading strategy is all about collecting dividend checks, as many as we can. Although dividends may be small, alot of them will add up over the coarse of the whole year. The world of options is relatively new (started in the early 1970's) but there are so many combinations I don't think anyone knows them all completely. We are going to stick to the basic option strategy that compliments the dividend stock. A covered call is the simplest and one of the safest option strategies out there. So safe is the covered call, you can do them in your IRA if you wanted to.
As you are buying stocks to collect some dividend check you already own them. Now in order to collect some more profits you sell a "call" option for the closest strike price that you just paid for the stock. This way you get to collect the dividend and a cash premium to some one that wants to buy the stock from you someday in the future. Let me briefly explain. Let's say you buy F (ford) for the current price of $15.66... the dividend was $.40 you collect that... thank you very! Instead of selling the stock for a small profit, you sell the option for someone else to buy the stock from you for a premium of $.20 for this Fridays (4 days away) for some more profit. you just added to your bottom line with very little effort. This example was very short and simplified. Options when combined with the right dividend stocks can increase your profits
Dividend trading in just 10 minutes a day, an old strategy, dusted off and revamped for the new millennium. Dividend capturing has been around for centuries. A few new twists has been added to make it more profitable and safer. The main reason dividend investor have kept his on the back burner or ignored it completely was uncertainty. Investor were uncertain that the stock they just purchased was going to retain it's value long enough to to make a profit and jump to the next stock.
Dividend capturing is when you buy a dividend stock before the ex-date hold long enough to qualify for the dividend, sell just after date of record at a small profit. However the the ex-date is the last day the stock trades before the dividend is removed, subsequently causing the stock to drop in price. The internet and computer software has allowed this old timer to be revamped to increase it profitability Should I say that some proprietary software has been designed just for this strategy. Could this new software be just what the investor doctor ordered to put some new life in a very old strategy?
Trading dividends for profits now and not having to wait all year to collect a dividend check can be very important to some people. People living on a fixed income, counting on their investments to give them a better return than current CD rates or bond rates. Dividend Capturing has been around for centuries, 1602 is the oldest dividend stock I could find that was available to the general public. Before that collecting profits from business ventures was limited to aristocracy and governmental officials. The old shares that I found were limited and not available to the public date back to the 1200th century. However it was in 1607 that the current model of the stock market we have today first took shape.
How do you invest for monthly dividend checks and ultimately monthly cash flow, Cash flow that is better than any banker can offer! As you can see there are over 6400 stocks to choose from. Which ones are the best for monthly cash flow? Which ones offer the least amount of risk? What is the best trading strategy for your situation? All of these are valid questions and all do need to be examined before deciding to invest in any stock or investment strategy.
Dividend Capturing is a simple strategy where you buy the stock before the ex-date and sell for small profit after the date of record. This way you collect the dividend and some small profit to boot.
I must warn you not to jump in without a game plan and a
Just out of high school I decided to be self employed, after running a successful manufacturing business I had a problem of making more money than I knew what to do with. I started investing, after 23 years of investing I now want to share my strategy with a select few that want an extra edge in their own investing.