Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks Daily Alert

The top five institutional holders of this closed-end fund are: Invesco Ltd., (8.17% of assets); Karpus Management Inc, (7.70%); Advisors Asset Management, Inc., (6.25%); Guggenheim Capital, LLC, (5.59%) and 1607 Capital Partners, LLC, (5.02%). The fund has a current yield of 6.44%, paid monthly.
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Maiden Holdings 6.625% Notes (MHLA)

Our first idea today is the preferred notes of a reinsurance company, and our second recommendation is some nice profit-taking. Buy: Maiden Holdings 6.625% Notes (MHLA) From The Dividend Detective Maiden Holdings 6.625% Notes (MHLA), headquartered in Bermuda, provides reinsurance to...
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Charles Schwab 5.95% Series D (SCHW-D)

Charles Schwab 5.95% Series D (SCHW-D) From The Dividend Detective Charles Schwab, as you know, is one of the largest stock brokers. Its Charles Schwab 5.95% Series D (SCHW-D) preferreds were credit-rated BBB when issued on 2/29/16. The preferreds are non-cumulative, meaning that the doesn’t...
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Wells Fargo Bank 5.85% (WFC-Q)

Our contributor is adding to his preferred stocks, with a high yield issue and selling a fund and an MLP. Buy: Wells Fargo Bank 5.85% (WFC-Q) From Dividend Detective Wells Fargo is the fourth largest U.S. bank. It’s investment-rated (BBB) preferreds (Wells Fargo Bank 5.85% were...
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STORE Capital (STOR)

This Real Estate Investment Trust beat EPS estimates by two cents in the recent quarter and three analysts have increased their earnings estimates in the past 30 days. The REIT has a current dividend yield of 4.81%, paid quarterly. STORE Capital (STOR) From Dividend adding...
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Dividend Detective

Dividend Detective is a website catering to income-oriented investors. It offers buy/sell recommendations and extensive background information on stocks in 15 different dividend-paying categories, such as banks, utilities, energy partnerships, closed-end funds, preferred stocks, and real estate investment trusts. Other features include: Detective...
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National General Holdings 7.50% B (NGHCO)

National General Holdings 7.50% B (NGHCO 25) from Dividend Detective National General Holdings 7.50% B (NGHCO) is the preferred stock of a specialty personal lines insurance company. National offers supplemental health, homeowners and niche insurance products in the U.S. The preferreds, issued on 4/15/15, recently at...
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PacWest Bancorp (PACW)

Today’s recommendation is a regional bank that beat EPS estimates by $0.13 last quarter. Analysts have raised next year’s estimates four times in the past 30 days. The shares currently yield 4.2%, paid quarterly. PacWest Bancorp (PACW) from The Dividend Detective The outlook for banks is improving...
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New Residential Investment (NRZ)

This residential REIT has a high yield of 10.8%, and the international ETF, which is a hedge against rising US rates, yields 2.81%, both paid quarterly. New Residential Investment (NRZ) from Dividend Detective We’re adding New Residential Investment (NRZ) to the portfolio. While it does hold secured...
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(HBHCL) and (GLOG-A)

Here are two opportunities for high-yield in the financial and energy sectors. Hancock Holding 5.95% Subordinated Notes (HBHCL) and GasLog. 8.75% Series A Cumulative (GLOG-A) from Dividend Detective Hancock Holding 5.95% Subordinated Notes (HBHCL). Hancock owns banks in Mississippi, Alabama and other Southern states. Its preferreds, BBB...
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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL)

This restaurant/retailer beat estimates by $0.31 last quarter and has consistently rewarded shareholders with increasing dividends. It shares yield 2.6%, paid quarterly. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL) from Dividend Detective We recently added Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL) to Dividend Detective’s Manufacturing & Services Cracker...
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United States Cellular 7.25% Senior Notes (UZB preferred)

This preferred stock has a 7.25% yield. As preferred symbols vary, please make sure when placing your order with your broker that he has the correct symbol. Here is the link: http://d1lge852tjjqow.cloudfront.net/CIK-0000821130/25c97c5a-4dab-4450-aa4b-379f22b4cff4.pdf?noexit=true United States Cellular 7.25% Senior Notes (UZB preferred) from Dividend Detective We recently added States...
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3 Factors for Evaluating Dividend-Paying Stocks

Dividend-paying stocks have been growing in popularity for years now, as legions of retirees are forced to look beyond low-yielding government bonds to maintain their income. So in this latest installment in our Dick Davis Digest contributor interview series, I talked to Dividend Editor...
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