David Van Knapp

Dave Van Knapp specializes in dividend growth investing. He is the author of seven eBooks on the subject. He is also a leading writer about dividend growth investing on both Daily Trade Alert and Seeking Alpha. Dave holds a physics degree from Holy Cross College and a JD from Georgetown University. His corporate career included positions in general management and strategy development. Dave has been analyzing and writing about stocks since 2001. He has an exclusive series for Daily Trade Alert called Lessons in Dividend Growth Investing; writes about his Dividend Growth Portfolio; and in 2015 is introducing a series called Dividend Growth Stock of the Month. Dave and his wife live in Canandaigua, NY.


I Just Bought 18 Shares of This Stock for My Dividend Growth Portfolio

February 21, 2017
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The neat thing is, the shares were purchased entirely with dividends that I received from other companies...
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This Dividend Growth Stock Appears 23% Undervalued Right Now

February 18, 2017
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I've included the stock in my Dividend Growth "ETF" and it's now a candidate for addition to my own personal Dividend Growth Portfolio (DGP)...
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Dividend Growth Stock of the Month for February 2017

February 9, 2017
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This is one of the 29 stocks I included in the Dividend Growth Portfolio “ETF” I created last month…
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Our Dividend Growth “ETF” – One-Month Report

February 2, 2017
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On January 1, I launched DVK’s Dividend Growth “ETF” on Motif Investing. Here is a one-month update on the "ETF" (which holds 29 dividend growth stocks expected to deliver 123 dividend payments in 2017)...
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DGI Lesson 19: Grading Dividend Growth Stocks to Find the Best Ones

January 26, 2017
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I have experimented with a lot of systems over the years. What I present today is a basic grading system for dividend growth stocks. Many of the elements are identical to the ones that I used to select stocks for my Dividend Growth "ETF"…
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Dividend Growth Stock of the Month for January 2017

January 13, 2017
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Not only does this high-quality company have an excellent dividend resume, a wide moat and good financials, but at current prices it's trading at a 16% discount to my estimated fair value price…
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This Stock’s Dividend Looks Very Safe and Shares Appear Fairly Valued

January 7, 2017
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It's one of the 29 companies included in my new Dividend Growth "ETF"…
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I’m Investing $10,000 in These Dividend Growth Stocks on Tuesday, Jan 3

December 31, 2016
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As many of you know, we have been creating a general-purpose dividend growth "ETF" that the public can invest in. We're excited to announce that it will be open for business tomorrow. Here's a sneak preview of the 29 dividend growth stocks in the "ETF", as well as instructions on how you can invest...
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Dividend Growth Stock of the Month for December 2016

December 21, 2016
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Unless something drastic changes in the next couple of weeks, I expect this stock will be in the "ETF" we'll be launching on January 1st…
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Announcing the 56 Semi-Finalists for Our Dividend Growth “ETF”

December 12, 2016
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This is the fourth installment about our project to build a general-purpose dividend growth "ETF" we plan to launch on January 1…
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