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5 Stocks Building a Higher Yield on Cost with Increased Dividends
Posted by: Dividends4Life (IP Logged)
Date: January 13, 2014 11:03AM
Most casual income investors focus on current yield, which is important. However, if your objective as an income investor is to build a portfolio of securities with increasing income, then Yield on Cost is an excellent metric to measure your progress. Yield on cost is simply the annual dividend rate times the number of shares owned divided by what you paid for the investment (basis). As companies increase their dividend, your yield on cost goes up.
Working to increase their shareholders' yield on cost, these companies recently announced higher cash dividend payments:
Stocks Discussed: F, FLY, SSS, SE, DDR,
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