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Posts Tagged With 'dividends'

Posted by Martin February 29, 2016

Put selling against dividend paying stocks strategy: sold (ESV) April puts

Taking on the damage control from trading SPX spreads. I tried hard to get into SPX trading but I wasn’t able to make any profit. I actually lost everything I ever made selling puts against dividend stocks. I am not saying that I will never trade SPX again. Never say never. I might go back Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 24, 2016

Dividend Investor: DRIP or selective dividend reinvestment?

If you are new to dividend investing you are probably asking yourself a question: “Should I use DRIP (Dividend Reinvestment Program) to reinvest dividends or should I reinvest selectively into different stocks?” This question is actually quite easy to answer, but first lets take a quick look at what each strategy means:    · DRIP Continue reading →

Posted by Martin June 09, 2015

Stocks to buy in June 2015

May stocks I selected finished down -2.98% loss. The market is still driven by interest rate fear and oil pushed down by a price war. All will end one day however and the stock will go back up. For June 2015 I have a new selection but the change from the previous month is small, Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 03, 2015

Stocks to buy in May 2015

April finished surprisingly well and stocks I selected for April mostly rallied. If you bought those stocks at the beginning of April, you would end up with 7.32% profit. That’s not bad considering how volatile the market is these days and that investors are expecting the market to crash. I created a screener which browses Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 11, 2015

New purchase in ROTH IRA – ConocoPhillips (COP) for 4.60% dividend yield

UPDATE: (04/14/2015) Yesterday, ConocoPhillips price dropped a bit. That allowed me to lower my limit price lower to $67.55. Today, the trigger order fired and executed my limit order. I bought 16 shares of COP today!   In my ROTH IRA account I use a commission free ETF to save money for my next purchase. Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 17, 2014

New purchase – Legacy Reserves LP (LGCY) MLP with 17.80% dividend yield (ROTH IRA)

New purchase - Legacy Reserves LP (LGCY) MLP with 17.80% dividend yield (ROTH IRA)

A recent sell off of energy stocks provided excellent opportunity to add a few good dividend stocks to investors’ portfolios for great prices which may not repeat again. Well, I wouldn’t say that they wouldn’t repeat again as the opportunity of purchasing Legacy Reserves for this great price actually repeated again. I had a few Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 20, 2013

Commission free wealth building new trade RWX

Commission free wealth building new trade RWX

Another recent flow of trades I realized last week on Friday was a purchase of a commission free ETF SPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF (RWX). This trade is a part of my small money investing experiment. Thus on Friday I invested $91.18 to buy 2 shares of this dividend paying REIT. This ETF Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 16, 2013

Commission free wealth building – this time with REIT ETF

Commission free wealth building - this time with REIT ETF

If you ever wondered how to avoid fees on your retirement account or even taxable account or you only can afford invest small money, the commission free ETFs may be your solution as I wrote in my previous posts “How to invest with small money“, and “New Trade – SPDR EURO STOXX 50 (FEZ) in Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 11, 2013

How Do You Evaluate Dividend Payout Ratio?

How Do You Evaluate Dividend Payout Ratio?

Today I came across a post from a fellow blogger MMD and his article on his blog “Using the Dividend Payout Ratio to Help Evaluate Stocks“. The author is writing about looking at the payout ratio of dividend paying stocks and evaluating their ability to sustain their dividends or even their financial strength and profitability Continue reading →