Brett Owens

Brett Owens is the Chief Investment Strategist at Contrarian Outlook.

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Five 10% Yields Under $10

Five 10% Yields Under $10

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Everybody likes a sale, but there’s a significant difference between something that’s a value, and something that’s merely cheap – a good value can last you years and even decades, where something cheap can leave you in the lurch within a few months. The same can be said for several enticing double-digit yields right now. […]

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16 Under-The-Radar Stocks Quietly Yielding 10% To 36%

16 Under-The-Radar Stocks Quietly Yielding 10% To 36%

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

You won’t see these “hidden yields” quoted on any financial website. But these firms are showering their shareholders with double-digit yields – and making their owners rich in the process. The key to finding them? Look beyond the stated yields and focus on the more nuanced (and more valuable) “shareholder yields”. Take Corning (GLW) for […]

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Three Brazen Insiders Buying Their Own 10%+ Yields

Three Brazen Insiders Buying Their Own 10%+ Yields

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

There’s been a mini-wave of insider buying in the BDC (business development company) sector. This is worthy of our attention for three reasons: These firms pay fat 10%+ yields, Their stocks are trading far below book value, and The buyers are all founders who know exactly where their corporate bodies are buried. So do they […]

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3 “Dark Horse” Dividend Stocks Primed For 30% Gains In 2017

3 “Dark Horse” Dividend Stocks Primed For 30% Gains In 2017

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today I’m going to share three of my favorite dividend stocks from an ignored corner of the market set to soar in President Trump’s first year. Which corner? The “little guys”: small and mid-cap stocks. In many ways, the cat’s already out of the bag. As they’ve done with financial stocks, investors have bid up […]

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4 Brexit Bargains With Big Dividends

4 Brexit Bargains With Big Dividends

| July 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Right now, the market only cares about one thing: Brexit. The market is volatile—which means now is a time to buy, buy and buy more as fears drive stocks too cheap. But the simple fact is no one knows exactly how Brexit will impact the world’s various economies. For sure, there’s a consensus that Britain […]

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A Secure 3-Stock Portfolio That Yields 10.5%

A Secure 3-Stock Portfolio That Yields 10.5%

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Business development corporations (BDCs) are a great addition to a high-yield portfolio. With yields over 8%, and sometimes even over 10%, these companies provide a strong income stream right now, and can bolster the overall yield of your portfolio. But BDCs can be dangerous. Because they are legally required to return 90% of their income […]

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5 Big Dividend Investing Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

5 Big Dividend Investing Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dividend stocks are a great way to build long-term wealth. But how do you pick the right ones—and steer clear of companies whose payouts are headed off a cliff? You can start by avoiding the five classic blunders below. If you’ve made any of them, don’t worry. We all have. But keeping them in mind […]

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