HollyFrontier (HFC)

Carla Pasternak of High Yield Investing writes that this company tripled its quarterly dividend in less than a year. “HollyFrontier (NYSE: HFC, $52.91) was formed from a merger of equals between Holly Corporation and Frontier Oil in July 2011. Holly's roots date to 1947 predecessor...
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How to Invest in MLPs

MLPs are easy to buy and sell; they trade on major exchanges just like regular stocks, and usually cost the same to trade. But how do you invest in them? There are restrictions on what kind of enterprises can receive MLP treatment: their business...
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American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)

The March Dividend Digest featured an article from Income Builder's Stephen Percoco on the benefits of investing in mortgage REITs right now. As he wrote, "The carry trade is alive and well. Mortgage REITs borrow short and lend long, capturing the spread between investment and borrowing known...
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Westpac Banking Corp. (WBK)

Today's recommendation, Westpac Banking Corp. (WBK), only pays dividends twice a year, like many ADRs. However, it currently yields a historically high 7.3% (based on yesterday's closing price of $110.82). On top of that, WBK consistently increases its dividend. If you have a place your...
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Dividend Edition: A Well of Income

Today's dividend investment is a brand new stock, created in August, that is already yielding over 9%. From Carla Pasternak's High-Yield Investing: "SandRidge Permian Trust (PER) began trading on August 11, 2011. Its sponsor, SandRidge Energy (SD) created the trust by spinning off producing...
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