In this month's Dividend Hunter column for Master Investor magazine I looked at some of the highest yielding stocks in the FTSE … [Read more...]
In the media
Prudential or Legal and General: Which is the best dividend growth stock?
As dividend stocks go, Prudential and Legal and General both have mixed track records. On the one hand, they operate in a sector which is … [Read more...]
Important lessons from the collapse of Carillion’s share price
The recent collapse in the share price of Carillion took many investors by surprise, but should it have? I don't think so. Yes, on the … [Read more...]
Was Woodford right to sell Glaxo?
Neil Woodford strides across the equity income landscape like a colossus, gazing down upon his competitors as they scurry about like ants in … [Read more...]
Who is the heavyweight dividend champion?
One argument against investing in mega-cap dividend stocks is that elephants don’t gallop, and it's true; they don’t. However, as a … [Read more...]
Can KCOM Group maintain its 6% dividend or is it a yield trap?
KCOM Group's dividend yield is currently more than 6%. That makes it attractive, but it also puts it squarely in yield trap … [Read more...]
Some more questions to help you avoid yield traps
Last month I outlined six questions designed to help investors avoid potential yield traps. This month I’ll cover four more. These four … [Read more...]
6 Questions to help you avoid yield traps
As a dividend-focused investor I’m always on the lookout for high yield shares, whether that yield is high relative to the market average or … [Read more...]
Marks & Spencer’s dividend yield: Is it big enough to offset the risks?
As dividend-paying stocks go, Mark's & Spencer is not exactly a "hidden champion". On the contrary, it's a company that just about … [Read more...]