The stock market’s relentless march upward has pushed the prices of many companies higher. As investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, that can make it hard to discern which companies are the best dividend growth stocks for long-term investors.
That’s especially true in the world of dividend stocks, where income-starved investors face great temptation to reach for high-dividend stocks that offer juicy yields.
Fortunately, Simply Safe Dividends identified the 10 best dividend growth stocks that investors can rely on for secure, fast-growing income.
These companies all have very healthy Dividend Safety Scores, which measure a firm’s most important financial metrics to gauge how likely it is to cut its dividend in the future.
Let’s take a look at 10 of the safest dividend growth stocks in the market. These companies generate excellent free cash flow, maintain safe payout ratios, are committed to rewarding shareholders with healthy dividend increases and have bright long-term outlooks.
Hot Safest Stocks To Invest In 2019: Era Group, Inc.(ERA)
- [By Logan Wallace]
Era Group (NYSE:ERA) was upgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Saturday.
- [By Logan Wallace]
ERA (CURRENCY:ERA) traded down 12.1% against the US dollar during the 1 day period ending at 22:00 PM ET on June 30th. One ERA coin can currently be purchased for about $0.0073 or 0.00000115 BTC on popular exchanges including CoinExchange and Cryptohub. Over the last week, ERA has traded 1.6% lower against the US dollar. ERA has a market capitalization of $0.00 and approximately $299.00 worth of ERA was traded on exchanges in the last day.
- [By Lisa Levin]
Check out these big penny stock gainers and losers
Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CODX) fell 11.6 percent to $3.13 in pre-market trading after surging 118.52 percent on Tuesday.
Citius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXR) shares fell 6.5 percent to $2.60 in pre-market trading after rising 1.09 percent on Tuesday.
T2 Biosystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTOO) fell 6 percent to $7.58 in pre-market trading after dropping 9.13 percent on Tuesday.
Era Group Inc. (NYSE: ERA) fell 4.8 percent to $12.30 in the pre-market trading session.
DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW) shares fell 4.1 percent to $25.00 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 results.
ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ZTO) shares fell 2.7 percent to $20.25 in pre-market trading after rising 7.88 percent on Tuesday.
Daktronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAKT) fell 2.5 percent to $9.81 in pre-market trading. Daktronics is expected to release quarterly earnings today.
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE: AU) fell 2.2 percent to $8.28 in pre-market trading
- [By Logan Wallace]
Media stories about Era Group (NYSE:ERA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Era Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 47.38255838638 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
- [By Logan Wallace]
ERA (CURRENCY:ERA) traded up 1.2% against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 20:00 PM Eastern on May 8th. During the last week, ERA has traded 4.3% lower against the U.S. dollar. ERA has a total market cap of $0.00 and $1,610.00 worth of ERA was traded on exchanges in the last day. One ERA coin can currently be bought for approximately $0.0549 or 0.00000600 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including CoinExchange and Cryptohub.
Hot Safest Stocks To Invest In 2019: Apricus Biosciences, Inc(APRI)
- [By Paul Ausick]
Apricus Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: APRI) also dropped about 38% Monday to post a new 52-week low of $0.26. Shares closed at $0.42 on Friday and the stock’s 52-week high is $3.34. Volume was more than three times the daily average of around 1.4 million shares. The company is considering its options after the U.S. FDA directed the firm to develop a new formulation for its erectile dysfunction drug, Vitaros.
- [By Chris Lange]
Apricus Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: APRI) has a PDUFA goal date for completion of the FDAs review of the Vitaros NDA set on February 17. Vitaros is a novel, on-demand topical cream for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) and a new potential entrant into the U.S. ED treatment market. So far Vitaros has been approved in Canada, Mexico and certain countries in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Shares of Apricus were last seen at $2.22, with a 52-week range of $0.86 to $3.49 and a consensus price target of $3.50.
- [By Alexander Bird]
Here are last week’s top-performing penny stocks:
Penny Stock Current Share Price Last Week’s Gain
Ambow Education Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: AMBO) $5.70 77.11%
Nano Dimension (Nasdaq: NNDM) $2.61 75.11%
Destination Maternity Corp. (Nasdaq: DEST) $5.79 71.84%
CLPS Inc. (Nasdaq: CLPS) $9.72 71.15%
NII Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: NIHD) $3.20 56.33%
Viveve Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: VIVE) $3.78 51.98%
Galectin Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: GALT) $9.18 41.82%
Apricus Biosciences Inc. (Nasdaq: APRI) $0.36 34.70%
Polymet Mining Corp. (NYSE: PLM) $1.01 31.13%
Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: XENE) $8.20 28.46%
Many investors struggle with finding stocks with this sort of breakout potential because they don’t know where to look.
- [By William Romov]
California-based Apricus Biosciences Inc. (Nasdaq: APRI) develops treatments in the areas of urology and rheumatology. Its lead product, Vitaros, is a topically applied cream for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED).
Hot Safest Stocks To Invest In 2019: Landec Corporation(LNDC)
- [By Joseph Griffin]
Landec (NASDAQ: LNDC) and Seneca Foods Corp Class A (NASDAQ:SENEA) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and dividends.
- [By Shane Hupp]
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