Chloe Jensen is the chief analyst of Cabot Dividend Investor, an income-focused advisory for investors thinking about or planning for retirement. She is also the architect of Cabot's proprietary Individualized Retirement Income System, or IRIS. Previously, Ms. Jensen was the editor of the Dick Davis Investment and Dividend Digest, and before that she covered loan and bond markets for Institutional Investor and distressed debt as a financial reporter at Debtwire (a division of the Financial Times).
Utilities are the textbook example of safe income stocks, with their reliable income streams leading many to have increased their dividends every year for decades, asserts Chloe Lutts Jensen, income expert and editor of Cabot Dividend Investor.
It may feel like the sky is falling. But not everything is going down. Here are three great safe investments that have actually gone up over the past month, asserts Chloe Lutts Jensen, editor of Cabot Dividend Investor.
Utilities have long been considered “widow and orphan stocks” for their slow, steady returns and low volatility, and can do well when the rest of the stock market is doing poorly, explains Chloe Lutts Jensen, editor of Cabot Dividend Investor.
Hormel Foods (HRL) is a dividend aristocrat that started a new uptrend just a few months ago and just hit a new 52-week high, asserts income expert Chloe Lutts Jensen, editor of Cabot Dividend Investor.