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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.


Boeing Co (BA) Stock Is a First-Class Ride Towards $260

Boeing, the world’s largest plane-maker is showing no signs of slowing down, making BA stock a great ride for investors. Read Article

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stock Can’t Find Its Legs After Q2 Earnings Miss

Exxon Mobil earnings for Q2 weren't bad. But they weren't good enough to get XOM stock back on an upward trajectory, either. Read Article

“Little” Chevron Corporation (CVX) Stands Tall After Q2 Earnings

Chevron is keeping its dividend intact despite failing to match it with earnings reported Friday morning. Nonetheless, CVX stock barely budged. Read Article

The Revival of Main Street: Big Banks vs. Regional Banks

Regional banks have been growing their loan portfolios, and in time these bank stocks should turn into solid long-term dividend stocks. Read Article

Chevron Corporation (CVX) Stock Is a Wash, But I Wouldn’t Sell It Short

Chevron has both pros and cons, making it easy for investors to be complacent. But CVX stock leans a bit more bullish and than bearish. Read Article

Ford Motor Company (F) Stock Offers a Lot of Long-Term Value

Thanks to Ford's strong divined yield versus the S&P 500 index, F stock offers tons of value for relatively no risk. Read Article

Buy Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Stock and Its Chunk of Rite Aid

Walgreens isn't buying all of Rite Aid. But the stores it is getting will help WBA stock in the coming months. Read Article

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Stock Will Hinge on Q2 Subscribers

Verizon will move based on Q2 subscriber numbers on Thursday. But good results from rivals so far makes that a dangerous bet for VZ stock. Read Article

Is Ford Motor Company (F) Stock a Buy After Its Blowout Q2 Earnings?

Ford reported an outstanding Q2 and hiked guidance, yet F stock is down Wednesday anyway. Will anything shake the bulls to life? Read Article

5 Dividend Aristocrats That Can’t Keep Up With Inflation

These five dividend stocks are among the aristocrats of the dividend-paying royalty, yet they haven't been able to keep pace with inflation. Read Article

Buy Ford Motor Company (F) Stock? Here Are Zero Good Reasons Why.

The automotive industry is facing enormous headwinds, and Ford (F) in particular looks weak. Owning Ford stock is a fool's errand. Read Article

Does Ford Motor Company (F) Have Anything Left in the Tank?

Ford Motor Company CEO Jim Hackett makes his earnings debut Wednesday. What he says is more important than the numbers for F stock. Read Article

Dial Into AT&T Inc. (T) Stock Ahead of 2nd Quarter Earnings

T stock should be owned by investors who are looking for a safe dividend-payer that can outperform the market in the next 12 to 18 months. Read Article

Should You Buy General Motors Company (GM) Stock Before Earnings?

General Motors reports earnings on Tuesday, and while good things may be in store, Wall Street acts too jaded when it comes to GM stock. Read Article

Exxon Mobil Corporation’s (XOM) Government Suit Is a Nothing Burger

XOM stock investors should ignore all the noise surrounding Exxon and focus on the stability and best-of-breed status it has established among its oil peers. Read Article

The Time to Buy Realty Income Corp (O) Stock Is Now

Looking for a growing, high yield? O could be the bargain of the year. Beaten down Realty Income is too good to ignore. Read Article

Ford Motor Company (F) Stock is Cheap, So Why No Buybacks?

Ford might have a nice dividend, but when it comes to capital allocation, management fails miserably and the future of F stock is unknown. Read Article

10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — Including DUK, PPG, STT, MMP, CAG, SHLX

Ten notable dividend stocks recently raised their payouts, including Duke Energy and PPG . Here's what you need to know about DUK stock, PPG stock and the eight others. Read Article

Realty Income Corp (O) Stock: Monthly Income, But Not Much Else

As far as REIT investments go, Realty Income isn't a bad choice, but there isn't anything too exciting about O stock, either. Read Article

10 Energy Stocks That Will Struggle if Oil and Gas Prices Don’t Pick Up Soon

With a massive oil surplus, it's unlikely things will improve for energy stocks like XOM and CVX. Investors should consider avoiding them. Read Article