Dividend Stocks

best dividend stocksThe 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.


Ex-Dividend Reminders Include BP and Archer Daniels Midland

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, BP plc, Oshkosh, and Archer Daniels Midland will all trade ex-dividend on 2/11/16 Read Article

Sherwin-Williams (SHW): A Dividend Aristocrat Painting High Returns

Sherwin-Williams has annually increased dividends since 1979 and outperformed the market by nearly 14% per year over the last decade. Is SHW still a buy? Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Global Payments, Emerson Electric

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, Global Payments, Emerson and Alliance Holdings all go ex-dividend on 2/10/16 Read Article

Why 3M is a Top 25 Dividend Giant (MMM)

3M (MMM) has been named as a Top 25 Dividend Giant by ETF Channel based on these key metrics investors need to know... Read Article

PPG Industries: A Cash Flow Machine With Dividend Upside?

PPG has rewarded its investors with higher dividend payments for 44 consecutive years. Here's what the dividend future holds for PPG investors Read Article

The Best, and Worst, Dividends in Big Oil

At first glance this looks like a terrible time to buy energy stocks. But now is the time to get our big oil bargains together. Read Article

Phillips 66: Grab PSX Stock Before Buffett Buys It Outright

Warren Buffett loves PSX stock, and with its current financial situation, you should love Phillips 66 too. Here's why. Read Article

3 Small-Cap REITs on Sale

Small cap REITs have been hit hard lately, and that means many are on sale right now, offering very attractive dividend yields. Read Article

ConocoPhillips: COP Stock SLASHES Dividend, More Carnage to Follow

Not only did ConocoPhillips have a bad quarter, but it slashed its sacred dividend. Other major oil operators will likely do so as well. Read Article

ConocoPhillips Dividend Cut: Avoid These Riskier Stocks

ConocoPhillips is the newest case study regarding the dangers of chasing yield after ConocoPhillips dividend was cut Read Article

Ex-Dividend Stocks Include Penske, M.D.C., and Sonic

Looking at stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, ex-dividend stocks for 2/8/16 include Penske Automotive, M.D.C., and Sonic Read Article

5 Dividend Stocks to Buy and Hold for a Rocky Market

The market rout is sending investors running, but don't avoid exposure completely -- these dividend stocks protect your portfolio for you. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include NuStar Energy and Energy Transfer

Set your dividend payout calendars for NuStar, Energy Transfer Partners and DCP Midstream Partners, all of which go ex-dividend February 4th Read Article

Intel Corporation Stock: Is INTC a Value Play or a Value Trap?

The Intel stock price is under pressure. But is INTC stock finally cheap enough to buy? Read Article

BP Stock: Should You Embrace This 8% Yield, Or Fear It?

BP has the financial resources to maintain it's massive payout, but it eventually needs relief from low oil prices, and the clock is ticking. Read Article

Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG): Big, Sustainable Dividends That Your Friends Don’t Know About

You don't need to hold many insurance companies, but Principal Financial Group (PFG) is a prime prospect that offers a 4%-plus dividend yield. Read Article

Why Investors Expect Years of Dividend Growth at Cintas (CTAS)

Cintas is one of the highest scoring dividend stocks in our database for Dividend Safety (98) and Dividend Growth (99). Cintas stock is a buy Read Article

Exxon Mobil Corporation: Should You Sweat XOM Stock Now?

Exxon Mobil's fourth-quarter earnings plummeted, and even the dividend situation at XOM stock, while not dire, is becoming a little uncomfortable. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include D.R. Horton and NextEra Energy

Looking at the stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, D.R. Horton, NextEra Energy, and Idacorp will pay dividends on the following dates Read Article

Hormel (HRL): The Newest Dividend King

Hormel is the newest Dividend King to be crowned. The company recently raised its dividend by 16%, marking 50 consecutive years of increases Read Article