Trading dividend stocks to gain some weekly cash flow may not have been at the top of your list when sitting down with your financial adviser. Most advisers look at investing as an annual return and cannot or should I say are not educated in the possibilities of anything other than yearly returns let alone weekly or monthly returns.
Can the average investor really make some good returns with weekly trading of some dividend stocks? I say yes. How you may be thinking right now. Ex-dates are the last day a stock is traded before the dividend is paid out. Many stocks drop in price the day after, usually equal to the amount of the dividend. Many stocks do not drop in price and keep on trading as if it the dividend payout didn't happen. Meaning they don't drop in price which would allow you to buy, collect and resell for profit. Or on the the other hand... some of these dividend players drop in price the day after Ex-date and then proceed to move up past pre-Ex-date pricing. Again this situation puts you into a profitable situation yet again. Now i'm pretty sure you are wanting to know how to find these trading gems... right? Over the 20 plus years of investing I have come up with my own Dividend Stock Calculators that help me pick my trades.
You may want to stick with the tried and true Dividend Aristocrats or another quality stock list. The dividend aristocrats are stock that have been consistently increasing their dividend pay outs for more than 25 years... but hey that's another subject. For now dividend investing for weekly cash flow can be what you 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.