Tim Plaehn is the lead research analyst for income and dividend investing at Investors Alley. He is the editor of The Dividend Hunter, an investment advisory focused on stocks to deliver a consistent stream of high-yield income to investors. Additionally, Mr. Plaehn runs Weekly Income Accelerator, a covered call trading service, and Monthly Dividend Multiplier, a newsletter for investors looking for wealth creation through long-term total returns from dividend growth stocks. Several times a year he offers live training courses on income investing, covered call trading, and portfolio management.
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At the start of 2021, I recommended Simon Property Group (SPG) as my Top Pick for 2021, recalls Tim Plaehn, income specialist and editor of The Dividend Hunter.
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (USA) — a recent addition to our list of recommendations — is a high-yield closed-end fund. It is a stock fund with assets divided between five different money managers, notes Tim Plaehn, editor of The Dividend Hunter.
Preferreds get their name from the fact that these types of shares have preference over common shares for dividend payments, notes Tim Plaehn, editor of The Dividend Hunter — and a participant in The Interactive MoneyShow Virtual Expo on February 16-18. Register for free here.
With a $32 billion market cap, Simon Property Group (SPG) is a top-five REIT by size — and is my top conservative investment idea for 2021, asserts Tim Plaehn, 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.