High Yield Dividend Stocks in the Dow
With money market accounts yielding peanuts and bond returns so anemic only deflation will make them profitable, where else can conservative investors turn for low-risk investments? High yield dividend stocks are a great option — especially when they are stable blue chips offering quarterly paydays.
As we close out a rather volatile 2010 that has seen small gains in the broader stock market, investors who jumped into dividend stocks early this year are probably patting themselves on the back. That’s because even if share prices have been pretty flat, their stocks have paid off with regular dividends of 4% or 5% or even 6% payback on their initial investment.
If you’re looking for big yields, here’s a list of the top 10 dividend stocks in the Dow that may contain some decent plays for your investment portfolio: