Stephen Mauzy

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Stephen Mauzy is a CFA charter holder, equity analyst, and financial and economics writer with over 25 years of investing experience. Steve is consultant and contributing editor for the High Yield Wealth newsletter published by Wyatt Investment Research. Steve is a recognized investment voice: He has provided commentary on CNBC, and his work has appeared in Wealth Manager, CFA Magazine, Institutional Investor News, Barron's, Institutional, Investor News, Registered Rep., and other publications. Steve's curriculum vitae includes a stint as editor-in-chief for two financial trade magazines. He also served as editor for a Forbes-recognized financial Web site. Steve's forte is income investing and value investing. Like many value investors, he is a practitioner of the quantitative principles espoused by legendary value investor Ben Graham. But Steve has added his own twist based on the precept that business world is divided into two types of companies: ones that have trouble and ones that are going to have trouble. Steve favors the former (as long as they continue to pay dividends), because value is often found in uncertain and troublesome situations.

Aviva: Big Dividend Yield, Even Bigger Price-Appreciation Potential

The British pound has lost 25% of its value vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar over the past three years. The pound’s weakness has

Why I’ll Pass on Target and Its 4.6% Dividend Yield

The dividend yield  ̶  at 4.6%  ̶  is tempting. It’s even more tempting when you consider the company behind the divi

2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks in a Low-Yield Dividend Market

High yield frequently equates to high risk: The yield rises because the share price falls. The share price falls and the yiel

The ‘Right’ Dividend Stock and a 10.1% Total Return in Only 38 Days

The right dividend stocks can deliver a big return in a small amount of time. This point was driven home last week. CNA

Dividend Growth Stocks: Why They Could Be Your Best Option

One size never fits all. It’s true of clothes; it’s true of investing. This is the answer I give when asked, ”What

A Big 28.6% Dividend Yield, an Even Bigger Total Return

Big dividend yield accompanied with big investment return . . .  what more could a dividend-income investor want? I do me

How Big Special Dividends Produce Big Investment Returns

March enters like a lion only to leave like a lamb, so we’ve been told. I can’t say for sure how March will leave this ye

Xerox: A High Dividend Yield on a Rebooted Business Model

When key value metrics -- revenue, earnings, dividends -- trend down, why should we expect the ultimate value metric, price,

A High-Yield Dividend Gem Hides in Plain Sight

Sometimes your eyes deceive. The stated dividend yield on financial portals says 2%, but the real dividend yield approaches 1

Rising Interest Rates and Your Dividend Stocks: What to Expect

Interest rates are on the rise. Since the election, the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note, a bellwether yield for lo