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Too Late to Buy Dividends?

A big driver of share market gains since the middle of last year is the theme of dividend yields. This is a return to investment basics – real assets produce returns, either income or capital. Investors with long time frames … Continue reading

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Australia 200 – Weekly Outlook.Telstra dividend yield and other matters

The Index closed another 1% higher last week. By historical standards market valuations are by no means excessive. Even so, many investors who bought in recent months now have significant profits to protect and are, understandably, becoming trigger happy.  As the index tests technical resistance levels it continues … Continue reading

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Australia – What to Buy?

Among investors, cash levels remain high. Those who gritted their teeth last year and trusted the dividend yield numbers are in most cases sitting on strong gains over the last 6 months – and the better than 19% total return … Continue reading

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Diversify or Rotate?

The Australian share market is up 16% from its June lows. Investors brave enough to buy an index portfolio near the lows are now sitting on gains of around 20% over six months, once dividends are included. Of course, those … Continue reading

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Updated – Dividend Yields, Telstra and the Big Four

The table below shows the actual and estimated dividend yields for Telstra and the Big Four Banks. While the capital risks of share investment are substantially different to term deposits, investors may judge that the substantially higher yields are worth … Continue reading

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Dividend Yield Update – Telstra and the Big Banks

Dividend yields are now a key driver of investment in Australian shares – and to some extent, are predictive for traders. Banks’, and Telstra’s, share prices have risen. Additionally, ANZ and NAB announced dividends for November, and Telstra affirmed a … Continue reading

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Telstra – trading the breakout

With China’s flash PMI again being on the wrong side of 50, it’s possible we may see some rotation back into defensive stocks. Against that background, I thought this triangle break in Telstra looked interesting from a short term trader’s perspective.

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Dividend Yields – Telstra and the Big Four Banks

The investment outlook is considerably improved by recent events. The ECB head, Mario Draghi, has come up with a viable plan for Europe, and the US Fed is embarking on a third round of asset purchases. While caution is still … Continue reading

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Investor Alert – Dividend Yield Trigger

You’re probably already sick of my banging on about the fundamental case for Australian shares. Historically low Price/Earnings and Price/Book ratios, a good pace of growth in the economy etc etc. Well, today I’m readying for a move, as the … Continue reading

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Pairs Trade – Sell Telstra, Buy Australia 200

Telstra is the best performing stock in the Australian top 50 over the last 10 months. Its defensive characteristics, the signing of the NBN deal and a compelling dividend yield (Telstra dividend yield table http://blog.cmcmarkets.com.au/2012/02/09/telstra-dividend-yield-table/ )have driven a massive out performance. There … Continue reading

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