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.


How Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Can Squeeze $26B From LinkedIn

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is on a roll, but it has to extract $26.5B out of LinkedIn to give MSFT stock holders the value they deserve. Read Article

Should You Buy BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

BP stock offers a juicy 7% dividend yield. Is it safe, or will a high cost structure and weak oil prices force BP to cut the dividend? Read Article

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stock Is Tied Hip-and-Thigh to Trump

Since Exxon Mobil's (XOM) CEO left for Washington, XOM stock has doubled down on policies in sync with the new administration. Read Article

Is Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) In a Dividend Aristocrat Bubble?

Increasingly dividend payers are living beyond their cash flow means to pay dividends. Are we in a dividend bubble led by the likes of XOM? Read Article

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Hikes Dividend, Boosts Shareholder Value

Retail giant, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) has announced a 2% hike in its annual cash dividend to $2.04 per share. Read Article

The 3 Best REITs for Sky-High Total Returns

The best REITs pay decent yields and invest in new properties to grow, which makes them great picks for the long-term. Read Article

13 Companies Building Wealth For Long Term Shareholders

My recent analysis of dividend payers that have recently increased dividends came up with these 13 stocks to consider Read Article

7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – KO CSCO TROW SHW ADI LLL ABX

Seven notable dividend stocks raised their payouts last week, including Coca-Cola (KO) and Cisco Systems (CSCO). Read Article

Will Procter & Gamble (PG) Stock Stay Recession-Proof?

Activist investor Nelson Peltz is circling Procter & Gamble (PG) with growth ideas. But they could bankrupt PG stock in a recession. Read Article

Why The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Dividend Star is Waning

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) is one of the most famous shining starts of the dividend world. But is it losing some luster? Read Article

5 Top Dividend Stocks to Shower Solid Returns

Dividend payouts are major sources of consistent income for investors, and these 5 dividend stocks produce for your portfolio Read Article

The 10 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Boring? Consistent? Check and check. These ten best stocks to buy are companies with businesses that will put your mind at ease. Read Article

Should You Buy Amgen, Inc. (AMGN) Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Amgen stock is back near all-time highs. Will its biosimilar portfolio power it higher, or will legal disputes hold the stock back? Read Article

Foot Locker, Inc. On the Move With This Dividend Hike (FL)

In an effort to enhance shareholder value, Foot Locker has given back to shareholders through these three moves, including a dividend hike Read Article

Should You Buy Chevron Corporation (CVX) Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Chevron stock still pays a great dividend. But is that enough to compensate for the CVX's risks? Here's what you need to know. Read Article

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Could Win Big With ‘Windows Cloud’

Microsoft (MSFT) has a potentially revolutionary new operating system in the works. But investors may need to see more before buying in. Read Article

BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock Is a Deep Value Dividend Play

BP (BP) has paid out billions of dollars in damages, but operationally, things are picking up, and BP stock offers a thick dividend to boot. Read Article

5 High-Tech Cash Cows Yielding Up To 6%

The technology sector has been the growth investor's best friend, and it's becoming an income friend, too. Consider these 5 plays today Read Article

PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) Q4 Earnings Leave Coke in the Dust

PepsiCo (PEP) CEO Indra Nooyi is among the best in her business. PEP stock isn't responding to Q4 earnings, but the soda giant is A-OK. Read Article

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Is on Cloud 9

MSFT stock is still only scratching the surface of a recent large breakout, and investors should prepare for the coming move in Microsoft. Read Article