Tim Plaehn is the lead research analyst for income and dividend investing at Investors Alley, a subsidiary of Financial Answers. He is the editor of The Dividend Hunter, Weekly Income Accelerator, and Monthly Dividend Multiplier. Mr. Plaehn was formerly in the US Air Force serving as an F-16 fighter pilot and instructor. Several times a year he offers live training courses on income investing, covered call trading, and portfolio management.
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With over 20 years of experience, Investors Alley delivers high quality and actionable investing ideas tailored to the needs of individual investors. Areas of expertise include dividend and income investing, growth oriented stocks, options trading, and options education.
Commodities are an excellent place to look for investment ideas in this economy, suggests Tim Plaehn, editor of The Dividend Hunter — and a participant in The MoneyShow Las Vegas on May 9-11.
It is tough to find Business Development Companies (BDCs) that meet my criteria for the safety of dividend payments and growth prospects; however, in recent months, I have shifted more focus to Hercules Capital Inc. (HTGC), notes Tim Plaehn, income specialist and editor of The Dividend Hunter.
I added Arbor Realty Trust Inc. (ABR) as a recommended stock in October 2017. Back then, it was a small-cap, $500 million market cap company; it has since grown into a $2.8 billion market value finance REIT, explains income expert Tim Plaehn, editor of The Dividend Hunter.
ONEOK (OKE) is an energy infrastructure company strictly focused on natural gas and NGLs; I see it as the highest quality company and stock in the energy midstream sector, asserts Tim Plaehn, income expert and editor of The Dividend Hunter.
When the pandemic-induced lockdowns started last year many companies suspended or severely cut back their dividend payments to conserve cash. Some have restarted, some are waiting, some may be a while until they restart, and some may not even survive. Those that haven't restarted dividends or won't for a while are close to dead money for investors. Those already paying dividends again—even in small amounts to start—are what Tim Plaehn considers to be alive. In this discussion he will look at some of the better-known names in the high-yield space to determine which stocks you should consider dead, which to consider alive, and how to make the call.
The energy sector, especially Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) have crashed. Do they have further to go? Probably reports Tim Plaehn.
Tim Plaehn breaks down what you need to know when investing in high yield stocks.