Top Safest Stocks To Own For 2019

Whenever the stock market marches higher, it pushes the prices of many companies higher along with it. But as investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, that can make it hard to discern which companies are the best dividend stocks for long-term investors.

That’s especially true in the world of dividend stocks, where income-starved investors face great temptation to reach for high-dividend stocks that offer juicy yields.

Fortunately, Simply Safe Dividends identified the 10 best dividend growth stocks that investors can rely on for secure, fast-growing income.

These companies all have very healthy Dividend Safety Scores, which measure a firm’s most important financial metrics to gauge how likely it is to cut its dividend in the future.

Let’s take a look at 10 of the safest dividend stocks in the market. These dividend-paying companies generate excellent free cash flow, maintain safe payout ratios, are committed to rewarding shareholders with healthy dividend increases and have bright long-term outlooks.

Top Safest Stocks To Own For 2019: Duff & Phelps Global Utility Income Fund Inc.(DPG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Media headlines about Duff and Phelps Global Utlity Inm Fd (NYSE:DPG) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Duff and Phelps Global Utlity Inm Fd earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 48.1454031211079 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Top Safest Stocks To Own For 2019: Cemex S.A.B. de C.V.(CX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE: CX) fell by about 3.4% Monday to post a new 52-week low of $5.77 after closing at $5.96 on Friday. The 52-week high is $10.37. Volume of about 6.8 million was about 35% below the daily average of about 10.3 million. The company had no specific news.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    ValuEngine lowered shares of Cemex (NYSE:CX) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report report published on Wednesday.

    CX has been the topic of a number of other reports. Barclays dropped their price objective on shares of Cemex from $11.00 to $10.00 and set an overweight rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, March 16th. UBS downgraded shares of Cemex from a buy rating to a sell rating and dropped their price objective for the company from $7.62 to $6.50 in a research report on Thursday, February 15th. Bank of America raised shares of Cemex from a neutral rating to a buy rating and increased their price objective for the company from $8.00 to $8.50 in a research report on Monday, April 9th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Longbow Research cut shares of Cemex from a buy rating to a neutral rating and set a $12.00 target price for the company. in a report on Friday, April 27th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase restated an overweight rating and issued a $10.00 target price (down previously from $10.60) on shares of Cemex in a report on Wednesday, March 14th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $9.34.

  • [By Max Byerly]

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Top Safest Stocks To Own For 2019: LGI Homes, Inc.(LGIH)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    US Bancorp DE decreased its stake in LGI Homes Inc (NASDAQ:LGIH) by 21.7% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,665 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,291 shares during the quarter. US Bancorp DE’s holdings in LGI Homes were worth $329,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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    LGIH has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Wedbush downgraded shares of LGI Homes from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $73.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, April 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of LGI Homes from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 24th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of LGI Homes from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 24th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of LGI Homes from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, May 14th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $65.60.

  • [By Jason Hall, Sean Williams, and Jordan Wathen]

    One of the best ways for investors to juice their returns is to take advantage of the market’s propensity to occasionally overlook a great company and put it on sale. Three current examples: LGI Homes Inc (NASDAQ:LGIH), Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH), and Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRK-B)(NYSE:BRK-A). So far this year, investors have turned away, run away, and forgotten about these wonderful companies that should make for excellent long-term investments going forward. 

  • [By Tyler Crowe]

    Homebuilder LGI Homes (NASDAQ:LGIH) produced yet another quarter of growth that outpaced its peers and allowed management to raise its full-year guidance. By any measure, it was a good quarter, but it was the first time in a while that LGI’s results showed signs that home sales were starting to slow down. 

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    LGI Homes (NASDAQ: LGIH) and M/I Homes (NYSE:MHO) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    LGI Homes Inc (NASDAQ:LGIH) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the eight research firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $61.25.

Top Safest Stocks To Own For 2019: Credit Acceptance Corporation(CACC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Credit Acceptance (NASDAQ:CACC) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, May 3rd. The credit services provider reported $6.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $6.19 by ($0.08). The company had revenue of $295.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $296.16 million. Credit Acceptance had a net margin of 43.49% and a return on equity of 29.44%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 12.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $4.67 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that Credit Acceptance will post 26.04 EPS for the current fiscal year.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    In this episode of Industry Focus: Financials, host Shannon Jones and guest Matt Frankel walk through how Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN), Credit Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:CACC), and SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) have all crushed their peers and risen by more than 35% so far this year.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    Subprime auto lender Credit Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:CACC) has been a big beneficiary of the strong U.S. economy and rising auto prices, but what about when the credit cycle turns?

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Credit Acceptance (NASDAQ: CACC) and Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and earnings.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    XL Group Investments Ltd lessened its stake in shares of Credit Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:CACC) by 7.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 137,566 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 10,905 shares during the period. Credit Acceptance accounts for approximately 28.8% of XL Group Investments Ltd’s investment portfolio, making the stock its biggest position. XL Group Investments Ltd’s holdings in Credit Acceptance were worth $48,616,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Top Safest Stocks To Own For 2019: Barclays PLC(BCS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Zacks]

    Last week, Barclays (NYSE: BCS) acquired £4.3 billion ($5.8 billion) worth of Irish residential mortgage loans from Lloyds Banking Group (NYSE: LYG). The portfolio comprises around 27,000 mortgages, originated between 2004 and 2010. Of the total loans acquired, nearly £300 million are impaired.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 6,210 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 2,424% compared to the typical volume of 246 put options.

  • [By Matthew Cochrane]

    In Kenya, 28 million consumers can now seamlessly integrate their M-Pesa accounts with PayPal. In Spain, CaixaBank and Bankia both further integrated their online sites with PayPal. HSBC Holdings PLC (NYSE:HSBC) now allows corporate customers in the U.K. to pay distributions to beneficiaries through PayPal, a capability to be rolled out across Europe in the coming months. Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) announced a strategic partnership that enables its customers to more easily link their accounts to PayPal, and soon to use their reward points on PayPal’s digital platform.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) major shareholder Plc Barclays sold 62,390 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.63, for a total value of $351,255.70. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Large shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

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