Posts by Ben Stroup

Sempra: the newest cog in the dividend-growth machine

I get restless on dividend-less days. It’s not that I’m disappointed I didn’t receive anything … I’m not greedy. I...

My first payment from Lazard

Ever heard of Lazard? Yeah, me either … until recently. I was a little light on financials and needed something...

Healthy dividend, healthy company

It’s important to pay attention all kinds of things when you buy stocks, but a strong, steadily increasing and sustainable...

Apple and Capital One: my 12th and 13th dividends of the week

This has been quite a week for dividends. I had a couple more hit my portfolio today, my 12th and...

Taking a nibble at Cardinal Health

Cardinal Health has been in a world of hurt lately, down nearly 16% in the last month alone thanks to...

The reward is in the repetition

Today was my 2nd-straight multi-dividend day I’m sorry, guys … I really am. I wouldn’t keep pumping out these posts...

Collecting dividends never gets old

Getting dividends absolutely never gets old. I don’t care if you get five, 50 of 500 a year. I get...

A new dividend to end the week

If you’ve invested in any of the defense stocks lately, you’ve done OK for yourself. I have Lockheed, Raytheon and...

Learning to deal with the dips

S&P 500 suffers 2nd biggest loss of the year The DOW was down almost 1%, the NASDAQ tumbled more than...

Recent purchase: Omnicom Group

Earned a pair of dividends this week, too Tuesday was a dry day in terms of dividends … which I...