Hunting For Yield? Checkout These Asian Dividend Stocks

Asia is a fertile region for dividend hunters. Many companies in the region have high dividend payouts and have stable but steady growth too. Some countries such as South Korea and India are not great for dividend stocks but others such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, Singapore, etc. have many companies that are consistent dividend payers and …

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Ten Foreign Dividend Stocks To Buy Now

The S&P 500 is up by 3.1% year-to-date as of Oct 10th on price basis. Many other developed markets have fared even worse so far this year. The year-to-date return of some of the major markets are listed below: UK’s FTSE100: – 6.1% France’s CAC 40: -5.2% Germany’s DAX Index: -8.0% Australia’s S&P/ASX 200: -3.1% …

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Dividend Withholding Tax Rates By Country 2014

*** UPDATE:  For the latest Dividend Withholding Tax Rates click Dividend Withholding Tax Rates By Country 2016 The withholding taxes for foreign stock dividends vary from country to country. For example, the UK withholding tax on dividends for US investors is 0% while Japan charges 20%. The following table shows the withholding tax rates for 2014 for some of …

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Dividend Growers Lead In Total Returns Among Canadian Stocks

Dividend-paying stocks generally yield better returns than non-dividend payers in the long run. However companies that increase their dividend payments consistently over the years perform even better in terms of total return than dividend payers. The following chart shows that dividend growers were the best in total returns for the period shown from a Canadian …

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Dividends Boost Stock Returns In The Long Run

Dividend-paying stocks can implify returns in the long run due to the effect  of compounding. The total return is boosted by reinvesting dividends in addition to any returns due to price aprpeciation. Generally the longer the longer the holding period the higher the return. Stocks that grow dividends yield even higher returns due to the above …

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Where To Look For Dividend Stocks In Asia?

Income investors hunting for dividend stocks can find plenty of potential opportunities in Asia.In identifying dividend stocks country selection is also important in addition to finding the right company. This is because not all countries in Asia are known for having strong dividend-paying cultures. Fund manager Yu Zhang of Matthews Asia Dividend Fund, Matthews Asia addressed this point in …

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