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  • disk_investor2 disk_investor2 Nov 19, 2012 8:02 AM Flag

    A High Yielding, Diversified Portfolio that Offers 20% Growth

    For all those seeking a high yielding portfolio that offers growth, here is a diversified ten stock portfolio that based on Friday's close offers an 8% dividend yield and 20% share price appreciation based on the consensus one year target price:

    Stock (Yield, Growth)

    AAPL (3.0%*, 44.8%)
    AGNC (16.2%, 11.7%)
    BP (5.4%, 27.1%)
    CTL (7.7%, 20.0%)
    IVR (13.1%, 10.5%)
    KKR (6.9%, 32.1%)
    LLY (4.3%, 12.3%)
    NGG (5.9%, 8.3%)
    NMM (13.0%, 24.3%)
    VZ (5.0%, 12.0%)

    Any other suggestions?

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    • AGNC is a little more risky than I like but I love REIT's for a dividend portfolio. Personally, I hold NCT over AGNC because it is safer and more diversified. Do a little DD on NCT you may like it. It also has a long way to get back to its peak and I think it is on the way. As for utilities which are a great defensive holding, I am not sure NGG is the best one even though I hold NGG. I liked the idea of having one non US based. I was looking at Duk for a while..With Telecoms, I really don't think you can do wrong. That market is still going to grow exponentially! I think whether T or VZ is just preference.

      Just to add to the discussion, here is my dividend portfolio as of today. I cut back to 10 stocks from 15 earlier in the year.

      AAPL
      GE
      NCT
      NGG
      MCD
      WM
      T
      XOM
      COP
      JNJ

      Sentiment: Hold

    • I would add UTG its an ETF selling under NAV and invested in Utilities. It's got about a 7% yield

 
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