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First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.105 Per Share for December


First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPL) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.105 per share payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 4, 2017. The ex-dividend date is expected to be December 1, 2017. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... Read more

First Trust Mortgage Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.065 Per Share for December


First Trust Mortgage Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FMY) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.065 per share payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 4, 2017. The ex-dividend date is expected to be December 1, 2017. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... Read more

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1525 Per Share for December


First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1525 per share payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 4, 2017. The ex-dividend date is expected to be December 1, 2017. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... Read more

First Trust Strategic High Income Fund II Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.08 Per Share for December


First Trust Strategic High Income Fund II (the "Fund") (NYSE: FHY) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.08 per share payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 4, 2017. The ex-dividend date is expected to be December 1, 2017. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... Read more

First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.11 Per Share for December


First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FIF) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.11 per share payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 4, 2017. The ex-dividend date is expected to be December 1, 2017. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... Read more

First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1183 Per Share for December


First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FEI) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1183 per share payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 4, 2017. The ex-dividend date is expected to be December 1, 2017. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... Read more

First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.121 Per Share for December


First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FDEU) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.121 per share payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 4, 2017. The ex-dividend date is expected to be December 1, 2017. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... Read more

Fulton Financial Corporation Declares Special Cash Dividend, Extends Timeframe for Stock Repurchase Program


Fulton Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: FULT) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the payment of a special cash dividend of three cents per share on its common stock. The special dividend is payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2017.... Read more

The GDL Fund Declares Fourth Quarter Distribution of $0.10 Per Share


The Board of Trustees of The GDL Fund (NYSE: GDL) (the “Fund”) declared a $0.10 per share cash distribution payable on December 15, 2017 to common shareholders of record on December 8, 2017. The Fund will continue to repurchase its common shares, within the applicable regulatory parameters, when the shares are trading at a discount of 7.5% or more from the net asset value.... Read more

Jack in the Box Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend


Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) today announced that on November 17, 2017, its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 4, 2017.... Read more

MDC Wins Homebuilding's Triple Crown - Dividend, Balance-Sheet And Growth


In an industry perceived as highly cyclical, MDC Holdings (MDC) is homebuilding’s most conservatively run company. But despite having the group’s best dividend record and one of its best balance sheets, the market has thus far failed to appreciate the builder’s conservative approach toward growth. That’s about to change, though, as MDC has recently begun to execute on internal growth initiatives by bolstering its land positions and further accelerating its pace of... Read more

2% Yield With Upside Potential, But This REIT Comes With Risk


Resource Capital Corp (RSO) hasn’t had as much attention as I would’ve liked to give it because I wanted to focus more on the mall REITs. I believed RSO has the potential to see a nice gain on BV for Q3 2017. I’m expected quarter end BV to run around $15. Book value per share ended up being $14.91 which was a material jump from $14.12 in June. Their current price is about 65% price to book ratio. RSO had two major things going for it coming into Q3. One is a large gain... Read more

Newell 'Safer' Dividend Consumer Defensive Gains Are Far More Than Phillip Morris's Best For November


Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Expected Top Ten 'Safer' Dividend Consumer Defensive Dog Stocks To Net 4.13% to 31.5% Gains By November, 2018 Five of the ten top-yield "safer" Consumer Defensive dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1 year target prices. Thus the dog strategy for this group as graded by analyst estimates for November proved 50% accurate. Ten probable profit... Read more

SCHD: Dividend Investing Is Outperforming


Main Thesis The purpose of this article is to articulate why the Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF (NYSEARCA: SCHD) will be a strong investment heading in to 2018. To do so, I will look at recent fund performance, current holdings and allocation, and trends in the market to explain why I feel dividend investing will continue to be profitable, even as we anticipate an interest rate hike next month. Background First, a little about SCHD. The fund's stated goal is to track as closely as... Read more

Wells Fargo & Company Declares Cash Dividends on Preferred Stock


Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced dividends on twelve series of preferred stock.... Read more

With A 22.6% Dividend Yield, MORL Is Now More Attractive


Performance of MORL and Dividend Projection For the one-year period ending November 17, 2017, UBS ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged Mortgage REIT ETN (MORL) returned 34.8% based on a purchase on November 17, 2016, at the closing price of $14.87, the November 17, 2017 price of $16.62 and the reinvestment of dividends through to November 2017. It does not include my projected December 2017 monthly dividend of $0.0385. It might be noted that the 36.80% total return on MORL was considerably more than... Read more

Southwest Airlines: Consistently Profitable With Long-Term Price And Dividend Growth Potential


Investment thesis Southwest Airlines (LUV) is slightly undervalued stock with a 20% upside potential, and a <1% dividend yield that has been aggressively growing over the last several years. Southwest is a rare gem among airlines, with a contrarian business model that has driven 44 consecutive years of profitability. Industry-wide tailwinds, including sustained demand for air travel and low fuel prices, will drive continued growth for the foreseeable future. Southwest also has one of the... Read more

Fallen Salem Media Is Brokers' Favorite For Consumer Cyclical 'Safer' Dividend Gains In November


Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Predicted Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Consumer Cyclical Dogs To Net 4.6% to 95% Gains By November 2018 Six of the ten top "safer" Consumer Cyclical dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as also being among the top ten yielders for the coming year based dog metrics. Thus the dog strategy for this group, as October, proved 60% accurate. Ten probable profit generating trades illustrated by YCharts analytics for 2018... Read more

Pinnacle Bancshares Declares $0.11 Per Share Quarterly Cash Dividend


Pinnacle Bancshares, Inc. (OTC PINK: PCLB) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per share. The dividend is payable December 15, 2017 to stockholders of record on December 1, 2017. The quarterly amount is equivalent to an annualized rate of $0.44 per share.... Read more

5 Midstream MLPs You Should Buy Now For Both Yield And Price Appreciation Potential


Recent Daily Tips Highlighted Midstream MLPs Our Marketplace service, "The Wheel of FORTUNE", is currently offering a special-bargain deal that, among other things, involves a series of daily tips (that may affect the annual fee of the service; see full terms and conditions here) Out last two tips, chapter 5 and chapter 6, involved two midstream MLPs - Delek Logistics Partners LP (DKL) and Western Gas Partners, L.P. (WES). Since the midstream MLPs-segment has been beaten up... Read more