UPDATE: This mutual fund could be flashing a warning sign for dividend-rich stocks
This mutual fund could be flashing a warning sign for dividend-rich stocks
Worry less about beating the benchmark and more about dividend growth and achieving your desired outcomes, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
Reinvested dividends from GE, P&G, and Spectra Energy could boost an IRA over the long term, and the stocks also trade at attractive valuations today, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
When it comes to a fund's long-term payout, quality and growth matter just as much as yield.
A rising-rate environment has historically led dividend payers to underperform, but that is no reason to abandon these high-quality companies, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
Compared with other investments, the income consistency that dividends provide on a pretax basis allows them to retain their value and practicality even if tax rates increase, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
Having interest-rate risk in your portfolio's stock sleeve is an intelligent move, but investors should also be willing to sacrifice returns than seek additional risks, says DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters .
The newly public AbbVie's dividend will be too concentrated to a single drug, while the payout from the remaining Abbott entity won't be as generous as in years past, according to Morningstar's Josh Peters .
Since the taper talks began, conditions have improved for dividend investors, who can now buy quality names without being vulnerable to long-term interest-rate spikes, says DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters .