Stock market crash: a once-in-a-lifetime chance to buy cheap FTSE 100 dividend stocks?

first_img Image source: Getty Images. Stock market crash: a once-in-a-lifetime chance to buy cheap FTSE 100 dividend stocks? Royston Wild | Thursday, 18th June, 2020 Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Royston Wild has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Enter Your Email Addresscenter_img I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Phrases like ‘once in a lifetime’ and ‘can you afford to miss’ are thrown around like confetti nowadays. It’s easy to dismiss such comments as hyperbole in the context of the recent stock market crash. Diving equity markets are nothing new, right?You only need to wait several years before a major macroeconomic or geopolitical event occurs. One that causes investors to panic and sell everything in sight. But all of that being said, I believe the recent market crash has created a wealth of investment opportunities too good to overlook. In my opinion, some of the selling following the Covid-19 outbreak has been quite extraordinary.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Water way to investWhat doesn’t make sense is the abundance of safe-haven shares. Those whose operations will be largely immune from the coming economic storm but have collapsed in price during this latest crash. That’s panic for you, I suppose. The impact of plummeting investor confidence is often non-discriminatory.There’s plenty of defensive shares which, although bouncing from the troughs ploughed during the recent stock market crash, continue to trade at a meaty discount to pre-crisis levels. Let me give you some examples.It’s clear why United Utilities Group should be able to weather the worst of a downturn in the UK economy. And keep growing profits. Our need for electricity and water doesn’t change according to economic and political circumstances. Rising customer debts can be expected. But, for the most part, revenues should continue flowing in as usual.Yet this FTSE 100 share lost around a quarter of its value during the worst of the market crash. It also continues to trade at a 10% discount to the two-decade peaks struck in February. This leaves it carrying a prospective 4.5% dividend yield.More great buys following the market crashTelecoms operators like Vodafone Group share the same qualities as the power and water suppliers. Their operations are a bit more cyclical in that we can theoretically do without a phone, unlike those other services.But few of us will willingly hand over our mobiles without a fight. Still, Vodafone has dropped almost a fifth of its value following the stock market crash. And this results in the Footsie firm wielding a huge 6.3% forward dividend yield.The market crash has also been unkind to the BAE Systems share price, a firm whose yield sits at 4.7%. This blue-chip’s stock is exactly 20% lower from three months ago. Yet there’s little chance the upcoming global recession will damage its profits over the medium-to-long term.Theoretically, nations will scale back their defence spend to reflect their contracting economies. But, in practice, it’s unlikely the US and UK will be reducing their military spend. It might seem a lifetime ago following more recent events, but don’t forget the US was involved in military action in the Middle East at the start of 2020. Concerns over Chinese and Russian expansionism continue to rumble on in the background too. As does the so-called war against terror.The FTSE 100 is packed with opportunity for investors who love cheap, dividend-paying shares. I reckon it’s time to go shopping for some of these big-cap bargains. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. See all posts by Royston Wildlast_img

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