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Marc is the Chief Income Strategist for The Oxford Club and Wealthy Retirement, as well as Founder and Senior Editor of The Oxford Income Letter. He also contributes frequently to The Oxford Communiqué and Investment U.

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Is This 14% Yield A Safe Harbor?
Last year, the company generated $350 million in net interest income (NII), the measure of cash flow used by mortgage REITs. It paid out $329 million in dividends.
NRZ - A Downgrade In Dividend Safety For A 12% Yielder
New Residential Investment Corp. currently pays a $0.50 per share quarterly dividend, which comes out to a plump 12% annual yield.
Underperforming Funds To Avoid
Year after year after year, actively managed funds underperform the market.
Washington Prime Group: A 19% Yield That May Not Be As Dangerous As It Seems
There are a lot of naysayers when it comes to Washington Prime Group. The stock has been beaten up over the past year, pushing its yield to 19%.
SRLP: A Hard-To-Decipher 14% Yield
Sprague Resources is a 149-year-old energy company that delivers natural gas, electricity and other fuels to 20,000 business customers in the northeast. No doubt its shareholders love the 14.3% yield, but we have questions.
Buy, Sell Or Hold?
Many long-term investors let the market dictate whether they’ll buy, sell or hold a position. When markets fall, investors tend to get worried and sell their stocks. When prices rise, they typically buy more stock, paying higher and higher prices.
Six Flags: Why I Love This 6.6%-Yielding ‘F’ Rated Stock
Six Flags has raised its dividend nine years in a row. If the company does so again in 2020, it will receive an upgrade. It will also receive an upgrade if cash flow grows in 2019 and if the expected payout ratio falls below 75% in 2020.
PBA: A Pipeline Company On The Verge Of An Upgrade
Calgary, Alberta-based Pembina Pipeline has had a difficult time affording its dividend in the past, but the situation appears to be improving.
NGL: How Will Commodity Prices Affect This 12% Yielder?
NGL Energy Partners is not your ordinary master limited partnership (MLP). NGL transports crude, but it has exposure to commodity prices due to its refinery business.
Say Goodbye To This 25% Yield
Uniti is a good example of why companies need diverse revenue streams.
This 18% Yield Is Practically Guaranteed To Be Cut
Last year, it paid $53.9 million in dividends while generating just $46.1 million in net interest income.
How To Make Money From Mergers And Acquisitions: Part Two
That makes perfect sense. As investors, we can get lost in the world of stocks, but stocks represent ownership stakes in businesses. And if a business is going to get bought, it’s likely because it’s a successful one.
IBM: Household Name On The Verge Of An Upgrade
IBM has come under a lot of heat from Wall Street. The stock is viewed as a dinosaur by some investors. I think they’re misinformed.
How To Make Money From Mergers And Acquisitions
It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, it’s magical.
BP: Can This Oil Company Maintain Its 5.7% Yield?
Last year, BP generated $6.2 billion in free cash flow. However, it paid out $6.7 billion in dividends. That’s not great, and it’s definitely not sustainable.
NYMT: Mind The Maggots On This 13% Yield
Investors seeking a high yield may be attracted to New York Mortgage Trust‘s juicy 13% yield – but that dividend looks rotten when you dig a little deeper.
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