"Dividends may not be the only path for an individual investor's success," says Josh Peters, editor of the monthly Morningstar DividendInvestor newsletter, "but if there's a better one, I have yet to find it."
Many people believe that the key to success in the stock market is buying low and selling high. But how many investors have the time, talent, and luck to earn consistent returns this way? In The Ultimate Dividend Playbook: Income, Insight, and Independence for Today's Investor, Peters shows you why you don't have to try to beat the market and how you can use dividends to do the heavy lifting.
What exactly are dividends? Basically, a dividend is a transfer of assets, almost always cash, from a corporation to its shareholders. Not all corporations, even those with enormous profits and sizable cash reserves, are willing to pay them out to shareholders, but many corporations do. Some pay out only a little, while othersthe kind of companies this book tells you aboutpay out a lot, thereby setting the investor free from fickle market prices and unreliable capital gains.
This practical resource focuses on three essential elements: income, information, and independence. Most investors are familiar with income, but what you may not know is that dividends convey crucial information like a company's financial health and growth prospects, and that an investment strategy using dividends and dividends alone offers rewards not subject to the whims of Wall Street.
So let others chase capital gains, add up their statement values, and try to time the market. Dividends are the ultimate source of a stock's value for shareholders. The Ultimate Dividend Playbook will help you frame an approachemotional as much as intellectual or financialand assemble a portfolio of well-chosen, dividend-rich stocks that can deliver the income and growth you seek.
The Ultimate Dividend Playbook
Dividends may be the most misunderstood aspect of investing in stocksto the extent people bother to understand dividends at all. As editor of the monthly newsletter Morningstar DividendInvestor, Josh Peters offers sound advice on the long-term investment of capital with dividends as the guide.
Now, in The Ultimate Dividend Playbook: Income, Insight, and Independence for Today's Investor, Peters takes a fresh look at dividend-paying stocks and equips the individual investor for financial success through his dividend-achieving approach. He shows how to put the three dividend plays of income, insight, and independence into practice so that dividends will put cash in your pocket regardless of the fads and failings of Wall Street. Peters also takes you through the insides of a corporation and the factors that allow it to pay and raise dividends, tells how to separate safe dividends from risky ones, and explains how to construct a portfolio of dividend-paying stocks to meet your financial needs.
Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, The Ultimate Dividend Playbook will help investors find high-quality, dividend-paying stocks to fortify their portfolios for the long haul.
Then if I know that the stock climb back up, I will use the cash dividend to buy more.
Let me be upfront, I am a fan of dividend investing in general and Josh's Morningstar Dividend Investor Newsletter in particular.
I think this book will be good for novice and seasoned investor alike if you are not using dividends, you should be.
The strategy of buy companies with growing dividends is the best investment strategy I've ever come across. Read morePublished 5 days ago by mkb2atlantaga
There are some insights that I could learn from this book. But most of the time, the author used too much examples to convey the points. Sometimes things become unclear. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Andriyanto Halim
For those who may not know Josh Peters, you must experience his no-nonsense encyclopedic knowledge in this book. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Stuart
The book clearly explains evaluating of dividend stocks.
It is a long book and will take me a long time - over a year to go through it all.
Explanations are clear.
With so many books available on how to make money in the stock market, it's difficult to tell which are for real and which are hype; this book is for real! Read morePublished 8 months ago by J. Hojnacki
Good read. Some of the formulas dont seem to work. A bit much pushing his news letter. Also out of date. This is all pre 2008 crash.Published 9 months ago by Michael
Always was a higher-risk investor when younger. Now I need income, and it's rather amazing how quickly reinvested dividends add up to healthier portfolios. Already.Published 14 months ago by Ellen McGarry
Mr. Peters does a great job of explaining how to go about investing in dividends. It is much more than simply choosing stocks that have a high yield. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Me