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.

The One Income Investment You Should Never Buy (But Everyone Does)

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me a third, a fourth, and a fifth time, I should not only be ash

A Big Dividend Yield and Big Value in Big Pharma

What repels most investors’ interest frequently piques mine. To wit: A stock that has lost 52% of its value since early

How I Captured an Unusual 19.9% Dividend Yield

The dividend yield, as reported by the major financial portals, would go unnoticed by most income investors, and rightly so.

Qualcomm’s 4% Dividend Yield Signals Another Buying Opportunity

First it was Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). On Jan. 20, Apple filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM), the prima

SUN’s 11% Distribution Yield Shines at Last

Faith was fading fast. Sunoco LP (NYSE: SUN) had lost 20% of its equity value through the first three months of 2017. As r

Barbie’s Latest Accessory: A 6% Dividend Yield

Imagine celebrating your 58th birthday and those in attendance gushing over your eternal youth: “You don’t look a day ove

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