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The key to any successful portfolio is stable growth and few investments are more stable than dividend yielding stocks. The additional income from quarterly or even annual dividends gives you the flexibility to earn some cash, reinvest in the stock, or disperse the capital into other investments. Our advisors offer information on both the companies offering the most consistent dividends such as Proctor &Gamble or AT&T, as well as dividend stocks with room to grow such as IBM or Verizon.
We identify dividend paying stocks with high yields, monthly dividends, and other attractive KPIs.
Verizon is locked in a battle with rival carriers for wireless subscribers. Sprint and T-Mobile are offering deep discounts, but so far Verizon has refused to follow that strategy. Will Verizon win this war? Read Article
Mortgage REITs are left with slim picking to reinvest in today's market, but it's a problem with an easy solution. Rather than buy low-yielding mortgages, mortgage REITs trading at discounts to book value should repurchase their own shares. Read Article
Rental occupancy rates are on still rising as it's more difficult to secure a mortgage. Directly benefiting from this has been real estate investment trusts (REITs) that own multifamily housing units. We'll look at three that offer high dividends. Read Article
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) is going to have a very tough time generating earnings with a strong dollar and weak global economy. Read Article
The European Central Bank and its bigger-than-expected QE-style bond buying scheme caused the bulls to pour back into both U.S. and European equities, and that served as a nice backdrop for nine dividend stocks increasing payouts. Read Article
Shares of Discover Financial Services (DFS) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $59.10 per share. Read Article
The annualized dividend paid by JPMorgan Chase is $1.60 per share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and JPM stock's most recent dividend ex-date was on Jan. 2. Read Article
Rideshare is not a viable threat to taxi medallion ownership. Take advantage of market panic and buy Medallion Financial (TAXI) stock for a 50% gain. Read Article
Defensive, conservative investors in particular should be ready with a list of stocks to buy if the market continues to be weak. Horace Mann (HMN) and KKR & Co. are two good choices. Read Article
Linn Energy recently cut its dividend, but LINE stock still yields about 12%. So should you bargain hunt in this battered energy stock? Read Article