While many companies offer dividends to make up for earnings growth and stock appreciation, others reward investors from all angles.
Yeah, yeah — a stock that can provide big-time income and sweet share appreciation isn’t just an investor’s dream come true. It also sounds too good to be true.
And admittedly, the combo is difficult to find, especially considering that a dividend stock’s yields naturally dwindle as its share prices rise.
But a few dreamy stocks have have provided double rewards for loyal shareholders so far in 2013. Texas Instruments (TXN), Seagate Technology (STX), Paychex (PAYX), Lockheed Martin (LMT) and Blackstone Group (BX) are five dividend stocks that have been anything but sleepy so far this year.
Let’s take a closer look at these five stocks serving dividends with delicious yields … despite market-beating gains.