Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks Daily Alert: Buy (FLO)

A cost-cutting program and strategic acquisitions are helping this baked foods company build its already leading market share, but litigation uncertainty has provided an opportunity to add shares at a discount. Flowers Foods (FLO) From Dividend Lab Flowers Foods (FLO) is the second-largest baked foods company the...
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American States Water (AWR)

This water utility has expanded beyond its utility base and has a current dividend yield of 2.3%, paid quarterly. American States Water (AWR)From Dividend Lab Founded in 1929, American States Water (AWR) and its subsidiaries form an electric and water utility company that serves residential commercial...
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American Campus Communities Inc. (ACC)

This student housing REIT is rated ‘Buy’ at Zack’s, and is rapidly expanding its market share. The shares have a current dividend yield of 3.26%, paid quarterly. American Campus Communities Inc. (ACC)From Dividend Lab Founded in 1993, American Campus Communities Inc. (ACC) is an equity that...
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Boring Can Be Good!

I first learned about our Spotlight Stock, National Retail Properties (NNN) back in 2000, when I was writing my UnTapped Opportunities newsletter. At that time, I traveled to Orlando to meet with the company’s CFO, Kevin Habicht (who is still the company’s CFO—you to...
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PRA Health Sciences Inc. (PRAH)

The shares of this healthcare company are moving higher, with upgrades from SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and a ‘Strong Buy’ from Zack’s. Buy on pullbacks. PRA Health Sciences Inc. (PRAH) From Dividend Lab PRA Health Sciences Inc. (PRAH) is a best-in-class global contract research organization (CRO) the...
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Hedge Fund Darlings—Should You Buy These 5 Stocks?

For all their posturing, the $3 trillion hedge fund industry returns actually fared worse than the S&P 500 last year. While the S&P 500 dropped 0.73%, the average hedge fund lost about 1%. And some—like William Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management and David Einhorn’s Capital—took...
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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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MPLX LP (MPLX)

This company just increased its dividend for the 12th consecutive quarter. Its shares have a current dividend yield of 7.48%, paid quarterly. MPLX LP (MPLX) from Dividend Lab MPLX LP (MPLX), a subsidiary of industry-leading crude oil refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC), is a midstream Master...
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Accenture PLC (ACN)

This worldwide consulting firm is growing exponentially through its strategic acquisitions. The shares have a current dividend yield of 2.15%, paid semi-annually. Accenture PLC (ACN) From Dividend Lab Accenture PLC (ACN) is a global consulting firm that specializes in management strategy consulting, technology services and operations...
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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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Under Armour (UA)

This fitness behemoth is striking new deals left and right, growing revenues and beating earnings estimates. Under Armour (UA) From Dividend Lab Founded in 1996, Under Armour Inc. (UA) has quickly become a major player in the sports apparel and footwear industry. With a growing on...
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NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NRF)

This Real Estate Investment Trust is spinning off its European assets and pays a very high 12.53% current yield, paid quarterly. NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NRF) from Dividend Lab NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NRF) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that is focused on commercial...
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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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Emerson Electric Company (EMR)

This engineering firm’s shares have been discounted due to falling oil prices and China’s challenges. Yet its cash flow continues to support its 4.08% dividend, which is paid quarterly. As well, shareholders can look forward to continued stock repurchases and a coming spin-off. Emerson Company...
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