Shareholders in dividend-paying stocks received nice raises in 2018. Indeed, for 2018, net dividends rose $58.4 billion, compared to a gain of $37.1 billion in 2017, explains dividend expert Chuck Carlson, editor of DRIP Investor.
My investment plan is to focus on owning higher yield dividend stocks with potential for dividend growth; here are three that have monthly dividends, suggests Tim Plaehn, editor of The Dividend Hunter.
Sometimes the most straightforward advice isn’t the best advice. Take the issue of monthly dividends, cautions Richard Moroney, blue chip investing expert and editor of Dow Theory Forecasts.
I am recommending PermRock Royalty Trust (PRT); the company announced a monthly dividend of 6.74 cents per share. This is down about 40% from last month’s distribution of 11.59 cents per share, asserts Tim Plaehn, editor of Dividend Hunter Insiders.
In my latest screen, I searched for monthly dividend ETFs with above-average dividend yield and reliable dividend income flow. Most of the ETFs have raised their annual dividend payouts for the past several years, asserts fund expert Ned Piplovic, editor of Dividend Investor.
Economies worldwide continued to strengthen as the year progressed and the market reflected those fundamentals. Passing of the U.S. tax bill didn’t hurt, suggests Harry Domash, income specialist and editor of Dividend Detective.
Monthly dividend stocks are rare, but investors like them for a reason. If you’re retired, stocks that pay dividends monthly are a perfect source of regular income you can use to pay bills, rent or buy groceries. Non-retirees also find monthly dividends attractive because they compound faster, says Chloe Lutts Jensen, editor of Cabot Dividend Investor.
In my pursuit to add more high-yield holdings that pay out highly desirable monthly distributions, my search for a quality addition to our model portfolio led me to the Virtus Global Dividend & Income Fund (ZTR), asserts income expert <strong>Bryan Perry</strong>, editor of Cash Machine.
We are adding a new position to our funds, a Canadian ETF investing in loonie-denominated floating rate notes to reduce our exposure to higher interest rates, explains international investing expert Vivian Lewis, editor of Global Investing.