ONEOK (NYSE:OKE) is off to a fast start in 2018. The pipeline and processing giant has benefited from the improvement in the oil market because drillers are completing more wells, which are flowing into its system. However, as good as the first quarter was, it’s only the beginning for investors, which management made clear on the accompanying conference call with the following points:
As we come to realize that no one gets out of this life alive, investment goals change. If you’re not to run out of money in retirement, you need to get enough income from it so that you meet your expenses without grabbing the principal. Dividend stocks for older investors are different than those for young people.
This means you can’t wait on Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) to....More>>>
Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE:ETP) is among the highest yielding companies in the MLP space at nearly 13%. That’s mainly due to the market’s fears that the company’s distribution isn’t sustainable because of its weaker financial metrics. While those numbers have improved in recent quarters, they still have a way to go.
Three areas in particular stand out as those....More>>>
Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE: EPD) is an American natural gas and crude oil pipeline company, and with a $60 billion market cap, one of the largest. The company has had a difficult time since the start of the oil crash, with its stock price dropping by almost 40%. Despite this, as we will see through this article, the company has impressive assets, strong growth potential, and a commitment....More>>>
The S&P 500 Index took a slight breather this week as investors digested a mixed jobs report, tensions in Syria and minutes from the Federal Reserve that showed officials are open to cutting back the Fed’s balance sheet later this year, further reducing monetary stimulus. Despite some of the uncertainty, a handful of dividend stocks delivered clear messages with payout raises.
Buying and holding quality stocks for long periods of time is the only strategy that’s proven to produce life-changing returns on capital on a consistent basis. Even so, it can be tricky to identify which stocks can truly stand the test of time.
With this question in mind, we asked three of our contributors which stocks they recommend to buy and hold for the next 20 years.....More>>>
The energy sector is feeling the pinch of low oil and natural gas prices, which has been a headwind for oil field services industry stalwart Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) and dragged down investor sentiment for midstream sector players Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) and Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL). But each of these companies has a long history of increasing....More>>>
investors looking for high-yield stocks all pretty much want the same thing: A steady cash stream. Maybe that cash stream is used to supplement income, or maybe its a way of using reinvested dividends to build wealth over very long time horizons. Either way, the only way one can do that is to find companies that can reliably pay that high yield dividend.
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