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Special Report on

Dividend Growth Investing

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I will share my journey with you on my quest for achieving an increasing dividend income stream from stocks with above average dividend growth, which consistently increase their distributions over time. Dividend Growth Investing is a strategy that allows investors to purchase dividend stocks that have a long history of increasing their dividend payments to shareholders. These stocks have sound business models which have withstood the test of many recessions. Most of the dividend growth stocks that I follow represent strong consumer brands like Coca Cola , Aflac or Procter and Gamble which people use on a daily basis. Recessions ...
However, the future distributions and the appropriate discount rate can only be assumptions. For the last 25 years, Warren Buffett has taken the value investing concept even further with a focus on "finding an outstanding company at a sensible price" rather than generic companies at a bargain price.
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Why We Are Dividend Growth Investors
We have all heard it… Stodgy, for old people, yawn, boring! These have all been used to describe dividend growth investing. As a dividend growth investor, I sometimes think our strategy is the most misunderstood. It seems everyone understands a traders mentality as evidenced by the numerous comments on capital appreciation – “Why would you buy that stock? It has been flat for 2 years.” Most understand the income investors mentality as noted by comments like – “Why would you buy that stock when you can buy Amalgamated Risk and it pays a 9% dividend?” Both of these strategies can be successful, as can a dividend growth strategy. ... market research, surveys and trends
Dividend Growth Investor: Why Dividend Growth Stocks Rock?
I will share my journey with you on my quest for achieving an increasing dividend income stream from stocks with above average dividend growth, which consistently increase their distributions over time. According to Ned Davis Research, $100 invested in all dividend payers of the S&P 500 index in 1972, would have grown to $2,266 by the end of 2009. The same $100 invested in non-dividend paying stocks in the S&P 500 returned a negative 39% over the same period. The performance of dividend payers and initiators was even better, returning $2,945 on the initial investment in 1972. Dividend investors should utilize every edge they ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
DIVIDEND GROWTH INVESTING

Dividend Growth Investor: Valuing Dividend Stocks
I will share my journey with you on my quest for achieving an increasing dividend income stream from stocks with above average dividend growth, which consistently increase their distributions over time. Few investors these days seem to grasp the idea that stocks represent fractional ownership of real businesses. This is especially difficult to understand as electronic trading has become widespread, and it is now possible to buy and sell stocks and derivatives on these equities within seconds from the comfort of your home. While as a dividend investor I typically look for stocks with a consistent stream of earnings, which ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
How Dividend-Growth Funds Got Their Groove Back: Chet Currier ...
Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Can I interest you in some blue chip stocks -- solid, long-established companies -- offering dividend yields of 6, 8 or 10 percent or more? Sounds like a pie-in-the-sky proposition, especially in these yield-starved times. But no, it's the real deal. The hitch is, it requires a long-term commitment of your money and it comes with no guarantees. You buy now, and you get the nice fat dividend payments later -- provided all goes reasonably well in the economy and the financial markets. Welcome to ``dividend growth'' investing. There's nothing new about this way of managing ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
Dividend Yield Update – Best Buy, General Mills Boost Dividends
Investing in the first half of 2010 hasn’t been easy, with the broader stock market taking a tumble for the first six months of the year.  Still, dividend investors have been cheered by the fact that high yield stocks continue to maintain or increase their payouts even in this difficult environment. When the market gets choppy, these dividend stock investors can rely on the regular dividends of their portfolio to offset some of the declines. Last week, a number of noteworthy stocks boosted their dividend yields – including Best Buy ( BBY ) and General Mills ( GIS ) – while others like AT&T ( T ) maintained ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
7 Bargain-Basement ETFs
Every cloud has a silver lining, and market corrections are no exception. While we all like to see rising markets, these dips provide investors who’ve been on the sidelines an opportunity to take exchange traded fund (ETF) positions on the bargain level. In aggregating the price/fair value estimates of components within an ETF, an investor may determine the attractiveness of the ETF as determined by the size of the discount to fair value, remarks Michael Rawson for Yahoo! Finance . [ The ETF Investor’s Survival Guide to Trendless Markets. ] According to Morningstar, the market is a little undervalued as reflected by the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

OUR YEAR END 2009 ISSUE OF
High-Yield, Dividend Growth Investing—The Details. Sweating the details is how you win at investing in a long-term bear market. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Investment Company Act Deregistration Notices and Orders
Following is a list of notices of applications for deregistration and orders under section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940. See also other Investment Company Act Notices and Orders . 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 Notice of Applications for Deregistration under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940: Core Strategies Fund, 811-21615 Core Strategies Managed Volatility Fund, 811-21710 American Independence Financial Solutions Funds Trust, 811-22246 Dreyfus Inflation Adjusted Securities Fund, Inc., 811-7937 Dreyfus Ohio Municipal Money Market Fund, Inc., 811-6272 Dreyfus Capital Value Fund, Inc., 811-3943 Security ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Characterizing Value and Growth Investing in Institutional Portfolios
2003. We find that value and growth managers generally conform to their stated investment styles in terms of PE and PB ratios, betas and dividend yields. ...
REAL TIME
DIVIDEND GROWTH INVESTING
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
WikiAnswers - What is difference between growth fund and dividend fund
Equity funds usually offer three options for investors to choose from - the Dividend Payout option, the Dividend Re-investment option and the Growth option. A few funds have also started to offer a Bonus option. These options differ only in their method of distribution of returns. When you choose the dividend option, you get to partially cash in on the returns earned by the fund from time to time, through the dividends it declares. When you choose the growth option, the returns earned by the fund are retained and reflect as an appreciation in the fund's Net Asset Value (NAV). Please note that the dividend does not in any ...
Constant growth dividend discount model question? - Yahoo! Answers
A stock offers an expected dividend of $3.50, has a required return of 14%, and has historically exhibited a growth rate of 6%. Its current price is $35.00 and shows no tendency to change. How can you explain this price based on the constant growth dividend discount model? 9 months ago Member since: June 13, 2007 Total points: 14561 (Level 6) According to the constant growth dividend discount model, Expected ordinary share price = (Expected dividend in the current year)/(required rate of return - dividend growth rate) = $[3.50/(14%-6%)] = $43.75 The above calculated figure shows that the share is cuurently traded at a discount ...