There are many investing strategies – including value investing, investing to focus on shareholder yield, or investing in companies with a low dividend payout ratio. Historically, these strategies tend to outperform over long periods of time.
Remember, there are three keys to becoming a successful investor. Those keys are keeping investment costs low, diversifying your investments broadly, and not chasing performance.
These three key factors don’t really jive with dividend investing strategy – bringing us to problems #2, #3, and #4.