If you’re looking for a source of income in your portfolio, but all of the dividend growth stocks you like seem expensive, then you may want to consider selling put options. For those of you inclined, this article details five specific dividend-growth stocks (Bank of America, Gilead, IBM, Verizon and Goldman Sachs) that currently offer attractive put option premiums for income-focused investors.
If you are looking for low-risk low-reward dividend stocks, this article is NOT for you. However, if you’re looking for higher income yields, and risks that are tilted in your favor, then you may want to consider the ideas highlighted in this article.
After a strong 2015, health care stocks are leading the way lower in 2016. And it’s been an even uglier year for biotechnology company Gilead, which is down 25.2% (Note: our complete sector/industry performance rankings are available here). This article provides a review of why we believe owning Gilead is a high risk Hail Mary pass (i.e. Gilead’s growth prospects are not good), and we then review three stocks we consider more attractive.
Artificially low interest rates have pushed many investors out of traditional fixed income categories and into high-dividend low-volatility stocks such as AT&T. But as many of these stocks start to look expensive, some investors are now reaching into covered call strategies to eke out some extra income. In this article, we highlight five big income options that we like more than AT&T covered calls.
Donald Trump again bragged on Twitter recently about his financial disclosures, so we decided to take a closer look at the stocks he owns. He has a very diversified portfolio of mostly blue chip stocks that pay dividends. And we believe some of them, in particular, are very attractive. Without further ado, here is the list of ten Donald Trump stocks worth considering.
Donald Trump has a big position in Gilead. And like many of his other holdings, Gilead is an attractively priced, blue chip, with a healthy growing dividend. We believe Gilead is worth considering because of its ability to defend its profit margins, its track record of generating new growth, its strong cash flows, and its discounted price.