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.

9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — O CVS SHLX ED PSXP ZTS VNO CMS EQM

Nine notable dividend stocks raised their payouts last week, including Realty Income (O) and CVS Health (CVS). Here's what you need to know. Read Article

5 Unbeatable Dividend Growth Stocks for a Volatile Market

Picking stocks that not only pay dividends but increase their payouts is a winning strategy, and we've highlighted these 5 to get started Read Article

Why Boring AT&T Inc. (T) Stock Can Work For (Or Against) You

T stock is about as unexciting of an investment as you can get. Therefore, whether owning AT&T stock is positive or negative depends on you. Read Article

Abandon General Electric Company (GE) Stock After Q4 Earnings

General Electric (GE) earnings disappointed one more, and now attention is on CEO Jeff Immelt's successor. Leave GE stock alone at this juncture. Read Article

General Electric Company (GE) Stock Will Rise On … Rail Power?

General Electric (GE) just bought a small train-tech company, and while rail won't directly lift GE stock, investors need to think big-picture. Read Article

Sell Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Buy Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock

Seventeen years after its peak, Microsoft (MSFT) has become a reliable growth stock again, outpacing the likes of Apple (AAPL). Read Article

The Most Dangerous Dividend Stocks for 2017

The stock market's up, which means yields are down. It's time to be very cautious in your fixed income portfolio. Avoid these dividend stocks Read Article

The Top Dividend Stocks to Buy for Safety in 2017

The top dividend stocks in 2017 will be those that can not only throw off yield, but provide safety as well. Here are three top picks. Read Article

The 7 Best REITs to Buy for High Yield AND Growth

The best REITs to buy for 2017 not only offer high yield, but they're in prime position to rebound from the post-Trump REIT dump. Read Article

Omega Healthcare Investors Inc Hikes Its Dividend: Should You Buy OHI Stock?

Omega Healthcare is likely to draw investor attention as the company's dividend yield surpasses the industry average. Should you buy OHI? Read Article

6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — BLK OHI GEL GHC APOG FINL

Six notable dividend stocks raised their payouts last week, including BlackRock (BLK) and Omega Healthcare (OHI). Here's what you need to know. Read Article

2 Dangerous Dividends to Sell Now – and 1 Safe 11.6% Yielder to Buy

I'm going to show you two business development companies (BDCs) that need to be banished from your portfolio, and one BDC to keep forever Read Article

5 Trump-Proof Pharma Dividend Stocks to Buy

Pharma is under the proverbial gun as Trump takes office, but these pharma dividend payers are stocks to buy for the long term Read Article

2 REIT ETFs That Can Boom — But Don’t Get Burned!

REITs are a great addition to a diverse investing plan, and these REIT ETFs can help investors get into them carefully. Read Article

10 Dividend Growth Stocks That Simply Print Money

Investors who buy these dividend growth stocks today will reap decent yields now ... but downright excellent income in the future. Read Article

REITs for Retirement — 1 Stock, 1 ETF, 1 Mutual Fund

Looking for the best retirement investments? Then REITs have to be on your list. Here are three top ways to add them to your portfolio. Read Article

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stock Looks for a Cheney Bump

Former Exxon Mobil (XOM) CEO Rex Tillerson could give his former employer a boost by bringing peace to the oilpatch. XOM stock could use it. Read Article

3 Retail REITs: 2 Screaming Buys and a “Wait”

If there is a bright spot when it comes to brick-and-mortar retail it would have to be outlet stores which have singlehandedly saved many retailers from closing up shop. Read Article

How To Make 12% Annually (Forever) From Stocks

Efficient market proponents are wrong; you can bank returns of 10%, 12% or more from stocks regularly. Here's just one way... Read Article

Trump Won’t Get General Electric Company (GE) Stock Off the Ground

Donald Trump's infrastructure and oil-and-gas-friendly policies should help General Electric as a company. But they might not help GE stock. Read Article