I’m looking for companies that are fairly valued, have a decent dividend yield (3% to 6%) and have a fairly long history of paying dividends consistently for 10 years or more. However, there could be some cases for exceptionally good company or a strategic buy for a very long term.
With market setting all time highs, it’s getting difficult to find companies at fair valuation. I managed to add positions in following companies in month of Mar, 2017:
1) Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)
Defensive plays like telecom and utilities are a great place to be when market becomes turbulent. I bought 30 positions in VZ at $50.08 on 3/06 and it’ll add $69.30 of passive income on an annual basis.
2) W.P. Carey (WPC)
Over last several months, WPC has made a significant correction and I consider it a good buy now. Also, it sports a healthy yield of over 5% though PE ratio is still elevated. Added 25 positions in WPC on 3/06 at $62.21. It’ll add $99.50 of passive dividend income on an annual basis.
Full Disclosure: Long on above mentioned securities.
Thanks for reading.