How to Make Money in Dividend Stocks
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How to Make Money in Dividend Stocks

About the Book

About the Author

Edward Page Croft
Edward Page Croft

Ed Page Croft is the founder and CEO of investment website Stockopedia. Ed is a trained investment manager and programmer who aims to bring the art of smarter investment decision making to a wider audience through the web.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1
    • Do dividend strategies work?
      • 1. Dividends and dividend growth provide nearly 80 percent of stock returns
      • 2. Dividend reinvestment strategies provide blistering compound gains
      • 3. High dividend yield strategies trounce the market… all over the world
      • 4. Dividend stocks provide 90 percent of the market return in bear markets
      • 5. Dividend stocks are a great inflation hedge
      • 6. Dividend stocks are stronger and less volatile
      • But it’s not all rosy…
  • Chapter 2
    • When do dividend stocks work best?
      • A rough guide to surviving market cycles
      • Dividend stocks – the only bear market winners?
      • How to recoup bear market losses dramatically faster through reinvestment
  • Chapter 3
    • Three Pillars and Two Pitfalls
    • Dividend Yield - Crown Jewel or Emperor’s New Clothes
      • Why do high yield stocks provide higher returns?
      • Share Buybacks - the dividend yield’s blind spot?
  • Chapter 4
    • Dividend Safety - how to sleep better at night
      • The traditional approach to safety
      • A modern approach to safety
      • A Technical approach to safety
  • Chapter 5
    • Dividend Growth - a new holy grail?
      • Why the Dividend Growth Streak matters
      • The importance of compounding & Rule 72
      • Opposing pillars? The trade off between growth and yield
  • Chapter 6
    • The Two Worst Pitfalls for Dividend investors
      • Pitfall 1: Failing to buy in tax-efficient wrappers
      • Pitfall 2: Failing to always reinvest dividends
  • Chapter 7
    • A compendium of income strategies
      • Strategy 1: Dogs of the Dow
      • Strategy 2: Geraldine Weiss’ Yield Range
      • Strategy 3: HYP - High Yield Portfolio
      • Strategy 4: DGI - Dividend Growth Investing
      • Strategy 5: BSD - Big Safe Dividends
      • Strategy 6: SG Quality Income
  • Chapter 8
    • Diversification - the only free lunch
    • Asset Allocation & Rebalancing
      • Determining need – the 4 percent Rule
    • The merits of dividend stocks vs bonds
      • Inflation looms - why the time for stocks is near
    • When to sell
      • Why sell ever?
  • Chapter 9
    • Where to find dividend stocks
      • The Quant Approach - Screening and Indices
      • Dividend History Indices
      • The Scuttlebutt Approach
      • Piggybacking the best fund manager ideas
  • Chapter 10: Conclusion
  • Chapter 11: Appendix
    • Dividend Basics
    • How to calculate dividend yield
    • How to minimise dividend taxes
    • Other Dividend Strategies
    • Bibliography etc

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