Week 22, 2020

Monday, May 25 is Memorial Day and markets are closed. Tuesday is the only day this week that we’ll add something new to the portfolio. International Paper (IP), founded in 1898, is the largest pulp and paper company in the Continue Reading

Week 21, 2020

For Monday, May 18, we are still holding two stocks from earlier this year. S&T Bancorp (STBA) with a current yield of 4.8% and WestRock (WRK) yielding just over 3%.. Our first new pick for the week is Evergy (EVRG) Continue Reading

Week 20, 2020

As you might imagine, dividends are taking quite a hit lately. Many well-managed companies that have paid dividends for decades are either decreasing or eliminating dividends as a way to manage their cash over the next several quarters. Someone over Continue Reading

Week 19, 2020

For Monday, May 4 the pick is Idacorp (IDA). We traded this 100 year old hydroelectric utility twice last year with success. The numbers look just fine with 12 consecutive years of growth in Earnings Per Share. The current yield Continue Reading

Week 18, 2020

We’ll kick the week off with The Bank of New York Mellon (BK). Why pick a bank in financially sketchy times like these? First, many believe that banks are in a much better position to weather the storm than they Continue Reading

Week 17, 2020

This week is different. For the first time since I started this experiment in Daily Dividend Investing nearly 16 months ago there will be a non-holiday weekday that no dividends are being paid. In fact, there will be two! There Continue Reading

Week 16, 2020

We’ll start the week off with a stock we’re still holding from Week 4 – MSC Industrial Direct (MSM). Since their job is to supply factories, they will be getting hit hard by the general slowdown in operations across the Continue Reading

Week 15, 2020

What a crazy time to be trading stocks. With our entire economy seemingly falling apart at the seams, it might feel ridiculous to continue using fundamental analysis to find good companies. After all, last quarter’s results, no matter how good, Continue Reading