Saturday, October 13, 2012

Update: Dividend Stock Picks for the Week of 10/8/12 to 10/12/12


Welcome back to Dividend Stock Investing for the Common Man! Thank you stopping by and supporting the idea of investing in dividend paying stocks for the long term. I wanted to recap last week's picks for you since it is important to review all investments on a weekly, if not daily, basis. It was a 4 for 20 week. 20% of my picks increased in value. It was a very rough week for both the NYSE and NASDAQ. We made some profits from KKR & Co. L.P.(NYSE:KKR)

It is not how many times you win short term, but rather which investments can provide you with a steady income stream over the long term. When investing in dividend paying stocks you are protecting yourself from stock market volatility. If the market goes down one quarter, the dividend payment will help recoup the losses. Let these companies work hard so they can maintain their dividend and increase it year over year. As a shareholder, it is like receiving a raise each year. Reinvest your dividends to maximize your profits!


Keep investing as much as you can on a daily or weekly basis. Perform your due diligence and invest in companies that you feel comfortable with. Do not risk your hard earned dollars by investing in unknown, unreliable companies.


Always remember, you are in charge of your financial life. Do not let anyone tell you how to spend your money. We all have the knowledge and smarts inside of us. Make smart investments! Until next time friends, Like Us on Facebook, Follow Us on Twitter and feel free to comment below. What are some of your favorite dividend paying stocks?







Company Name/Stock Ticker
Current Dividend Yield/Share Price as of 10/8/12


Liberty Property Trust(NYSE:LRY)
5.16% $36.84
5.14% $36.93

The Wendy's Company(NASDAQ:WEN)

1.90% $4.20
1.90% $4.21

Emerson Electric Co.(NYSE:EMR)

3.25% $49.19
3.31% $48.35

The Gap Inc.(NYSE:GPS)
1.35% $37.10
1.39% $36.10

KKR & Co. L.P.(NYSE:KKR)
4.72% $14.84
4.68% $14.95

Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL)
1.62% $652.59
1.68% $629.71

General Electric Company(NYSE:GE)
2.94% $23.12
3.09% $22.48

American Capital Agency Corp.(NASDAQ:AGNC)
14.33% $34.90
15.34% $32.59

Weyerhaeuser Company(NYSE:WY)

2.25% $26.64
2.59% $26.26

General Mills, Inc.(NYSE:GIS)
3.30% $40.05
3.37% $39.19

Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust(NYSE:EFT)

6.17% $17.12
6.55% $16.11



Airgas, Inc.(NYSE:ARG)
1.94% $82.52
2.00% $80.11

Waste Management, Inc.(NYSE:WM)
4.43% $32.05
4.43% $32.09

Diageo plc (ADR)(NYSE:DEO)
2.38% $115.91
2.43% $113.48

SPDR S&P Dividend (ETF)(NYSEARCA:SDY)
3.11% $59.02
3.17% $57.89

Unilever plc (ADR)(NYSE:UL)

3.25% $37.47
3.28% $37.10

AT&T Inc.(NYSE:T)
4.65% $37.86
4.94% $35.63

HSBC Holdings plc (ADR)(NYSE:HBC)
3.73% $48.27
3.76% $47.92

Credit Suisse Group AG (ADR)(NYSE:CS)

3.47% $22.57
3.49% $22.43

Siemens AG (ADR)(NYSE:SI)
3.74% $103.98
3.94% $98.78


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