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 Solid Dividend Stocks for Uncertain Times

These dividend stocks are proven names with long-term potential that will serve income-oriented investors in any market. Read Article

Office REITs: Buy Now for Huge Discounts and Dividends

Office REITs are experiencing substantial bullishness from institutional investors and other catalysts, as prices for buildings hit their pre-recession highs. Read Article

The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for September

We've got the 10 best Dow dividend stocks for September, ranked by dividend yield. Good luck finding solid companies that reward shareholders like this! Read Article

Should You Buy Southern Company Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons (SO)

Southern Company's purchase of AGL makes SO stock that much stronger of a utility, but some of the headwinds against SO could make for a riskier investment than investors are looking to take on in this climate. Read Article

Don’t Put Your Money Into 10-Year Treasury Notes Just Yet

The market's dividend stocks have made equities a more attractive option than 10-year T-Notes for income investors. Here's the whole story and why it matters. Read Article

Qualcomm a Long-Term Dividend Bargain at Current Levels (QCOM)

QCOM is a great value play for long-term investors here, and the dividend on Qualcomm stock looks even better. Read Article

3 High-Yield MLPs to Buy Amid the Crude Oil Rout

The crude oil slide has knocked down the prices of several high-yield MLPs paying fantastic distributions. Read Article

Altria (MO) Tops 6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Six dividend stocks, including Altria Group (MO), managed to appease shareholders by announcing increases to their respective dividends. Read Article

Buy KMI Stock – Kinder Morgan a Super Cheap Dividend King

Kinder Morgan is still one of the best midstream firms on the planet. Recent declines and rising dividends make KMI stock a great value. Read Article

3 Preferred Stocks Offering Safe, High Yields

Preferred stocks offer a higher yielding, safe alternative to low yielding bonds. Here are three of the best. Read Article

5 High-Yield REITs for Growth and Income

Looking to supercharge your portfolio? These 5 high-yield REITs offer a fine combination of growth and dividend yield. Read Article

3 Boring Water Stocks That Just Drip, Drip Dividends

Often ignored by investors for more “sexier” natural resource fare, water stocks could be the key to finding some pretty big dividends. Read Article

Invest Like Warren Buffett: 3 Industrials to Buy Today

Warren Buffett's recent purchase of PCP shows that there’s plenty of growth to be found among the industrials. Read Article

Bargain Hunt in Oil With These 3 High-Yield Stocks

Energy stocks have been beaten down alongside falling oil prices, but these high-yield stocks offer investors insulation with their income. Read Article

Avnet, SCI Top 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Avnet, SCI and several other firms are among top dividend stocks increasing payouts recently despite Chinese yuan concerns. Read Article

5 MLPs With Yields You Can Actually Rely On

Big yields are great, but healthy yields are far better. That's why investors should pay attention to these five MLPs, all of which boast a little distribution stability. Read Article

9 Cheap Dividend Stocks With Big-Time Yields

Great cheap stocks are made even greater if they can dish out a fat yield -- just like this group of dividend stocks. Read Article

The Outlook for MLPs Is a Little More Encouraging

Energy stocks and MLPs finally showed a little resilience last week -- a sign that maybe, just maybe, the pain will be over soon. Read Article

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for August

The S&P 500's highest-yielding dividend stocks keep offering better payouts ... but mostly thanks to tumbling share prices. Read Article

KMI Stock: Kinder Morgan a Steal After a Year of Battering

Kinder Morgan (KMI) has been hit by low crude prices, but KMI stock is a dividend-raising monster and a solid buy at current prices. Read Article