Todd Johnson

Todd Johnson’s passion, which he has realized through DividendLab, is helping people make the best investments. He analyzes companies’ financial statements, as well as other market research, to asset investors in making good decisions in the market. In fact, he doesn’t make any investment recommendations without committing some of his own funds, the purest form of accountability. Johnson’s interest in investing began after he moved from Denver (where he received a MBA from Regis University) to Seattle, where future stock behemoths such as Microsoft, Starbucks, Coinstar, and Amazon were growing, the beginning of his journey into absolute return investing. As an investor, Johnson concentrates on spin-off, high-yield trusts, micro-capitalization stocks, warrant offerings, closed-end funds, and hedging. Currently, Todd is helping other investors by sharing his strategies and knowledge of absolute investment through his online publications (found on Seekingalpha.com) and his management of DividendLab.

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National General Holdings Corp. 7.625% Unsecured Subordinated Notes (NGHCZ)

This insurance company beat estimates in the last quarter by ten cents. Keefe Bruyette recently initiated coverage with an ‘Outperform’ rating, and Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to ‘Overweight’. National General Holdings Corp. 7.625% Unsecured Subordinated Notes (NGHCZ) From Dividend Lab National General Holdings Corp. is...
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Rising Dividends – MPLX LP (MPLX)

MPLX LP (MPLX), a subsidiary of industry-leading crude oil refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC), is a midstream fee-based Master Limited Partnership (MLP) that owns and operates assets for the transportation and storage of crude oil, refined products and other hydrocarbon-based products. MPLX EBITDA could than...
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Under Armour (UA)

Founded in 1996, Under Armour Inc. (UA) has quickly become a major player in the sports apparel and footwear industry. With a growing presence on all seven continents, the company has gained significant market share over the last decade. Under Armour has endorsement with...
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Collectors Universe Inc. (CLCT)

This collectibles company was rated one of America’s Best Small Companies by Forbes last year. The shares have a current dividend yield of 8.93%, paid quarterly. Collectors Universe Inc. (CLCT) Collectors Universe Inc. (CLCT) is a California based third-part collectibles business that specializes in grading and authenticating rare and valuable...
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Dividend Lab

DividendLab offers portfolio based on conservative ideas in order to assist investors in maximizing dividend growth and at the same time, produce better returns despite any economic condition of any market that they try to invest in. DividendLab provides investors with different strategies techniques...
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Analysis: The UBS ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Wells Fargo MLP Ex-Energy ETN (LMLP)

This leveraged ETN, based on non-energy MLPs, pays monthly coupons, currently averaging more than 14%. Please note it is leveraged, and based on nonsecured debt. Consequently, the investment carries more risk than a typical non-leveraged product. The UBS ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Wells Fargo Ex-Energy...
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