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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.

Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) Stock Drifts Lower as Uncertainties Build

Qualcomm's NXPI buyout is lagging as European Regulators ask questions, but the real worry for QCOM stock is Apple's refusal to pay. Read Article

Dunkin Brands Group Inc (DNKN) Is Considering Changing Dunkin’ Donuts Name

Dunkin Brands Group, franchisor of Dunkin' Donuts coffee shops, is considering changing the stores' names to just "Dunkin" beginning in CA. Read Article

9 Stocks That Have Paid Dividends for More Than a Century

Investors looking for income should consider the companies on this list, as these dividend stocks have been paying for more than a century. Read Article

Kraft Heinz Co (KHC) leads 7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Recently, 7 notable dividend stocks raised their payouts, including Kraft Heinz (KHC) and Simon Property Group (SPG). Here's what you need to know. Read Article

Is This Time Different For Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock?

Microsoft's long-term outlook looks good, but not great. A 21x EPS plus cash valuation on MSFT stock looks aggressive. Read Article

7 Cheap Dividend Stocks to Buy for $20 or Less

Not every stock trading under $20 is cheap, but these are truly cheap dividend stocks that you won't regret filing your portfolio with. Read Article

3 “Strong Buy” High-Yield Dividend Stocks

These three high-yield dividend stocks all have Wall Street's backing. Here's what you need to know about each. Read Article

6 of the Best Dividend Growth Stocks for Safety and Income

Stocks with a strong history of dividend growth form a healthy portfolio with room for capital appreciation. Read Article

7 Dividend Stocks to Buy on a Summer Swoon

As stocks continue to rally, many companies are getting expensive. However, on a pullback, these seven dividend stocks will be better buys. Read Article

Realty Income Corp (O) Stock Isn’t Convincing

O stock has long been a top performer among REITs, but recent fundamental challenges place a damper on Realty Income's prospects. Read Article

3 Diverse Dividend Stocks With 6%-Plus Payouts

Looking for income? Here are 3 must-buy high-yield dividend stocks for your portfolio covering diverse industries. Read Article

This Fool Still Likes Ford Motor Company (F) Stock

The future of F stock rests on big decisions about autonomy and its major brands. I think Ford CEO Jim Hackett can make those calls quickly. Read Article

5 Cash-Rich Consumer Stocks You Should Consider

Cash is the lifeblood that enables companies to enrich shareholders and thrive as a business. These 5 dividend stocks have plenty of it. Read Article

BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock: Is MLP Spinoff a Pipe Dream?

The latest value-creation idea from BP seems too good to be true, but sometimes pipe dreams do happen. Take another look at BP stock. Read Article

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Stock Isn’t the Sexiest, But it’s Worth Checking Out

Pfizer has been doing good, but not great. Thanks to a low valuation and hefty dividend yield though, investors can buy PFE stock. Read Article

Buy BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock for Rebound Returns and a 6.8% Yield

BP earnings, due Tuesday, should reflect cost cuts and a stronger portfolio. BP stock remains a top energy pick for the next 12-18 months. Read Article

Don’t Miss Out on These “Secret” Dividend Stocks

More companies are paying dividends every year, and some of the best dividend stocks aren't the obvious ones. You need to know where to look. Read Article

Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) Stock is Missing the Current Tech Rally But That Will Change

Qualcomm is waiting for an acquisition approval and a licensing spat to settle. QCOM stock investors are paid to wait for sunnier days. Read Article

3 Technology Stocks That Just Don’t Make the Grade

Many tech companies have been performing extremely well, but here are three technology stocks that just don't cut it in my book. Read Article

Hershey Co (HSY) Leads 8 Dividend Increases This Week

Eight notable dividend stocks recently raised their payouts, including Hershey (HSY) and McKesson (MCK). Here's what you need to know. Read Article