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Safe Energy Stocks That Pay High Dividends?

Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 8:46 AM
If you are considering stocks due to the awful interest rates, this BestCashCow article may be helpful.
With a the very best CD rates paying near 2.75% APY, and a 30-year Treasury at 2.85%, we set out to see if we could find any energy stocks that looked like they could provide a bit more of a return with a semblence of safety. We chose energy stocks because they are among some of the most profitable comapanies in the world and they generally pay out steady and reliable dividends.

As is shown in the article, high dividends won't make up for large declines in the stock price.
Ken TuminKen Tumin5,471 posts since
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1. Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 11:35 AM
Let's see. With an average dividend yield of 2.81% for a portofolio mix of Chevron and Exxon-Mobil, combined with the volatility of the energy market, a safe 2.75% yield on a 5-year CD in an FDIC insured account sounds pretty good.
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