Brian Pacampara, CFA
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Stocks with super-high dividend yields typically have a bunch of risks surrounding them (which is why they have such high yields in the first place). But once in a while, our team at Income Investors comes across a high-dividend-yield stock.
Nothing grabs my attention quite like when a stock with a high dividend yield drops in price, making the income opportunity all the more enticing. Liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping company Golar LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ:GMLP), for example, is down.
Video game retailer GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) is having a rough go of it these days. Not only is GME stock feeling the negative effects of weak consumer spending, but it’s also being pressured by the rise of downloadable digital games,.
H & R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB) investors finally have something to smile about. After falling sharply over the past couple of years, shares of the tax preparation specialist soared 15% last Wednesday on a much-needed market-topping earnings report. Management has.
Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) has been a longtime favorite stock among income seekers. After all, when you go out of your way to call yourself “The Monthly Dividend Company,” and then back it up with remarkably consistent payments, it’s easy.
The name HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ) is typically associated with unexciting, even declining PC and printer segments. But many investors would be surprised to know that HP stock is up a monstrous 55% over the past year, easily topping the S&P.
I never thought I’d say this, but Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY) is a top dividend stock. Why is that so crazy? Because just a few short years ago, it was pretty much a given that Best Buy would go.
The retail industry isn’t a great place to be invested in these days. Retail giant Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), for instance, is a top dividend stock that has tumbled more than 25% over just the past three months, while the Dow.
Blue-chip stocks aren’t always the safest investments. Oil and gas behemoth Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), for instance, continues to trade near 52-week lows, down about seven percent already in 2017 and off roughly 12% from its July highs. ExxonMobil’s drastic.
One of the best ways to find cheap dividend stocks is by combing through industries that are experiencing a slowdown of sorts. Extra Space Storage, Inc. (NYSE:EXR) is one such stock, with an attractively growing dividend, but whose price has.