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Standard & Poor's Guide to Building Wealth with Dividend Stocks

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ISBN-10: 0071457828

ISBN-13: 9780071457828

Edition: 2006

Authors: Joseph Tigue

List price: $37.00
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Joseph Tigue's book The Dividend-Rich Investor received widespread acclaim and has become an industry standard Tigue lists numerous dividend-paying stocks recommended by Standard & Poor's that remain relatively undiscovered and are often available at bargain prices Dozens of charts and tables help readers visualize and hone in on the most profitable dividend opportunities
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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 3/30/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.10" long x 1.13" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Joseph Tigue is a former managing editor of the Standard & Poor's newsletter The Outlook and is the coauthor of The Dividend Rich Investor. His comments and insights have appeared in a number of financial periodicals, including BusinessWeek.

Why Dividends Are a Key Factor in a Successful Investment Program
Why There's Less Volatility
Dividends and Compounding Power
Dividends Are Real
A Brief History
Some Characteristics of Dividends
Stodgy Dividend Payer or Hot Growth Stock
In a Nutshell
Points to Remember
The More Favorable Dividend Tax Rate
Holding Periods
Qualified and Nonqualified Dividends
Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Accounts
Benefiting from Lower Tax Rates
Other Tax Cut Benefits
Points to Remember
How to Find the Best Dividend Payers
Important Ratios to Consider
Cash Flow
S&P Quality Rankings
Price-Earnings Ratio
There Are Earnings and Then There Are Earnings
S&P's Core Earnings
Points to Remember
Traditional Income Stocks
Electric Utilities
Gas Utilities
Utility Mutual Funds and ETFs
Real Estate Investment Trusts
Water Utilities
Energy Stocks
Telecommunications Stocks
Pharmaceutical Stocks
Preferred Stocks
Master Limited Partnerships
Points to Remember
Dividends as a Hedge against Inflation
An Example of Profiting from Dividends
Unlikely to Break the String
Stocks with Good Yields on Cost
Points to Remember
Magnify Your Returns via Dividend Reinvestment
Advantages of DRIPs and DSPs
Dollar Cost Averaging
Value Averaging
Enrolling and Exiting a DSP
Diversify Your Choices
Disadvantages of DRIPs and DSPs
Points to Remember
Dividend-Oriented Mutual Funds and ETFs That Let You Sleep at Night
Good Diversification Vehicles
Sales Charges
Examine Expense Ratios
Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)
Recommended Dividend-Oriented Mutual Funds
Recommended Dividend-Oriented ETFs
Closed-End Funds
Withdrawal Plans
Points to Remember
Dividend Strategies
Dogs of the Dow
The Puppies and Pigs
UITs and Mutual Funds Based on the Dogs
Other Investment Strategies
Dividend Yields vs. Dividend Increases
Points to Remember
What Can Go Wrong
I Bonds
Corporate Bonds
Municipal Bonds
Dividend-Paying Stocks Offer the Most Potential
Points to Remember
Selected Stocks Worth Buying
Stocks You Can Buy Directly
Stocks with Outstanding Dividend Growth
Good Quality Stocks with Higher Yields
Dividend Aristocrats
Dividend Reinvestment Plans of Companies in the S&P 500
DRIP Companies in the S&P 1500 with Five-Year Annual Dividend Growth Rates of at Least 6 Percent
100 Companies with Largest Market Values in S&P 500