Setting up trades for this up coming Monday we need to look at who is paying a nice dividend. Also important is how the numbers look... what numbers you ask? CYS is going to be yielding 13.75% this year and KBALB is only offering 1.91% yield. As you may think the yield is important but it is only one piece of the puzzle. There are other more important factors to take into consideration, some more important than the yield. How many payments are there going to be through out the year? Some companies pay dividends just once a year and others pay quarterly, biannually and a few pay every month. Payment schedule will have a direct effect on the monthly ROI but not the yearly, depending on your trading plan. Another important factor is how the stock price reacts to the upcoming dividend payment, this we find out by doing some research on historical charts or just let our dividend stock calculator tell how it has performed in the past. Cash flow, cash reserves, management and of coarse earnings. If all these numbers are favorable and keep moving in the right dirrection then
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