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Can dividend increases raise the share price?

Can consistent dividend increases eventually help to raise the share price? The simple answer is yes!

What are dividends?
Dividends are a portion of a company's profits that it shares with it's shareholders. For example if a company is paying a dividend of $1 per share and you own 1000 shares you will receive $1000 each year in dividends, as long you you continue to own those shares, and as long as the company continues to pay the $1/share dividend. Dividends are automatically deposited as cash …

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Are extraordinary returns possible with dividends?

Is it possible to earn over $200K each year in dividends alone? Extraordinary returns are possible with dividends. In this article I share with you three incredible examples of dividend returns.

What are dividends?
Dividends are a portion of a company's profits that it shares with it's shareholders. For example if a company is paying a dividend of $1 per share and you own 1000 shares you will receive $1000 each year in dividends, as long you you continue to own those shares, and as long as the c…

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Can you earn $4000/year in dividends with only $25K invested?

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How can you earn $4,000/year with only $25,000 invested? If the average dividend yield for blue-chip stocks is around 2%, a quick calculation would tell you that you need at least $200,000 in order to make $4,000/year in dividends, here's the quick math:

$200,000 x 2% = $4,000

Therefore, how can you earn $4,000/year with only $25,000 invested? Keep reading on how this is possible.

Two things are important
When it comes to dividend investing two things are important:

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Why invest in dividend stocks?

 

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Why are dividends important? Why do we focus so much on dividends? Dividends provide you with an immediate return on your investment while you hold on to your dividend-paying stocks, regardless of what happens to the stock price. Dividends are paid in cash to shareholders, you can spend your dividends or reinvest them into other dividend-paying stocks.

What is dividend yield?
For example, if a stock is trading at $30/share and the dividend is $1.50/share your divide…

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How do you know when a stock is priced low?

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Stock prices go up and down all the time. Everyone has heard the phrase "buy low and sell high". How do you know when a stock is priced low (on sale), and why should you "buy low"?

stocks on saleHow do you know when a stock is priced low?
I've created a short video that shows you how to quickly determine when a stock is priced low (undervalued). You can watch the video here on my Youtube Channel.

Why should you buy low?
Let's say a stock is priced low at $15 and priced high at $65. …

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Should you stay away from companies with high debt?

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Would you lend money to a friend who had little income and was swimming in debt? Of course not, because the likelihood of you getting your money back would be extremely low. The same is true for investing in companies which have high debt.

high_debtWhat's wrong with high debt?
A company with high debt is going to have a hard time paying back its loan if the economy starts to tank. Companies with high debt will have a difficult time surviving downturns. We know from experience t…

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Think you need lots of money to start investing?

You don't need thousands of dollars or millions of dollars to get started with investing. Just investing $10 a day could result in eventually earning over $31,000/year in passive income (dividends) and a stock portfolio worth over $1M.

Why do I need time and money?
In order to become a successful investor, you need time and money. The more money you have to invest the more dividends you can earn, and the more time you have the more you can reinvest and take advantage of compounding. Having bot…

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6 Bank Dividend Increases in One Week

Six Canadian banks recently announced dividend increases and share buybacks within the first week of December (2021). Continue reading to learn why they announced the dividend increases, and how this news impacts you as an investor.

Why did they increase dividends?
In November 2021 Canada’s Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions allowed the country’s banks and large insurers to resume dividend increases and share buybacks, undoing measures put in place in March 2020 to protect …

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What is Real Total Return?

In the last 6 months (May to November 2021) the Dow has gone from 34,756 points to 33,290, then up to 35,625 and then dropping to 33,843. What does this all mean? Stock markets are cyclical and it's impossible to accurately predict which way the stock market will go.

Markets are cyclical
This fluctuation is normal, many believe that the market is still high, and further declines are coming. I’m not going to make any predictions, in fact no one can accurately predict where stock prices will go.…

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Learn how this couple makes $30,000/month in dividends

Is it possible to live off dividends alone? Can dividends eventually cover your living expenses? The answer is yes and yes. This month I share with you a story of a Canadian couple earning $360,000 per year just from dividends.

$360,000/year in dividends
My friend Bob, the financial blogger from Tawcan.com, recently interviewed a couple on his site that are today earning $360,000 each year from dividends. Head on over to Bob's site to read this fascinating two-part series:

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