Cash Back For Shareholders

To pay dividends or not to pay dividends? That is the question. Companies such as Hershey’s, Proctor & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson pay out healthy dividends which allow investors to purchase more shares or receive cash distributions. While companies such as Google, Amazon and Apple eschew paying dividends in order to reinvest earnings back into their businesses. […]

5 Good Dividend Plays

With the recent run up in the stock market, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find solid dividend plays. Below is my list of some of the best high yielding stocks. AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ) – These two telecommunications giants both yield over 6%. Verizon currently trades at $32 per share and has a robust dividend of $1.90 […]

Solid Buys

I picked up additional shares of Bank of America(BAC) and General Electric(GE) this week. Both stocks were trading in the $14 range and still seem undervalued on a long term basis. I also added shares of the Rogers International Commodity Index ETN(RJI). I think that commodities such as oil, gold and agricultural products have a lot more […]