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3 “Strong Buy” High-Yield Dividend Stocks

These high-yield dividend stocks have the Street's backing

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What are dividend investors looking for? The holy grail of dividend investing means stocks in strong companies that pay out a high dividend yield. The yield can provide a steady source of income every quarter which, investors hope, will increase over time. You can even reinvest the money back into the company to ramp up your shareholding.

3 “Strong Buy” High-Yield Dividend Stocks
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Dividend stocks from financially healthy companies can also be a smart way to hedge your risk against more volatile stocks.

I used the powerful TipRanks stock screener to find the best dividend stocks with high yields (above 2.5%) that have a “Strong Buy” analyst consensus rating. The rating is based on the proportion of buy ratings the stock has received over the last three months. I looked across all sectors and at mega, large- and medium-cap companies.

Now let’s delve into the three top dividend stocks that provide the most compelling investment opportunities.

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