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.

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for January

Oil prices keep falling and that's lifting yields -- in some cases dramatically -- on dividend stocks in the energy sector. Read Article

Ford Leads Pack of 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

It’s a new year, and that’s as good a reason as any for companies to keep shareholders happy by increasing dividends. And while the final week of December and the first few trading days of January were whisper quiet in terms of dividend stocks increasing payouts, in the past week we’ve seen a healthy number of prominent companies taking care of their respective owners. By far the highest-profile dividend stock increasing its payout was Ford Motor Company (F). Read Article

5 High-Yield MLP Oil Stocks to Buy on a Pullback

Falling oil prices have spooked investors out of most energy stocks, offering a chance for investors to snag high-yield MLPs at a bargain. Read Article

Ford (F) Stock a Buy After Dividend Hike

Five straight years of U.S. auto industry sales growth, coupled with a rising dividend and a redesigned F-150, make Ford a compelling dividend stock. Read Article

2 Regional Bank Stocks for Dividend Growth

As banks are de-risking their balance sheets, investors can once again look to select bank stocks as serious candidates for dividend growth. Read Article

What to Expect From Mortgage REITs in 2015

See why mortgage REITs are still a good value, and why this is the cheapest the BDC sector has been in years. Read Article

Buy RLJ Stock For High Dividend Growth in 2015

RLJ REIT Stock will gain from this increased economic vitality, which will help it continue to boost its dividends. Read Article

3 Reasons to Buy CVX Stock on Oil Price Collapse

Chevron has fallen alongside other energy stocks as oil prices collapsed. But CVX is oversold and could see significant upside. Read Article

4 Tech Stocks That Provide Juicy Dividends

Tech stocks aren't known for their dividend yields, but these four companies offer respectable payouts. Read Article

45 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks That Increased Payouts in Q4 2014

Dividend stocks in just about every sector thrilled investors with meaningful payout raises in Q4. Here's a look at 45 of the biggest blue chips to up the ante. Read Article

3 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2015

These blue-chip dividend stocks to buy will get a lift from a return of volatility and higher interest rates, among other factors, in 2015. Read Article

Dividend Investing: The One Sector You Must Watch in 2015

In 2015, dividend investing might be more important than at any time in the past 30 years. And energy stocks might be the best hunting ground. Read Article

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): Dividends and Growth, All in One Place

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is a healthcare stalwart that offers both a robust dividend and correction-resistant appreciation Read Article

3 High-Yield Upstream MLPs to Buy for Oil’s Rebound

Upstream MLPs have been crushed by falling oil prices, but these three will recover just fine. Buy them while they're bargains. Read Article

Buy SPG for the Dividend Growth, Not the Value

SPG Stock is for investors looking for a dividend growth stock and are less worried about valuation or price gains. Read Article

3 High-Dividend Energy Stocks to Buy Now

These 3 high-dividend energy stocks to buy now won't clean you out if oil keeps falling. Every income investor should consider these names. Read Article

3 Undervalued Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

If you’re an income investor, dividend stocks are a valuable part of your portfolio -- but don't chase valuations. Buy these 3 cheap stocks! Read Article

PSA Priced to Perfection in a Highly Competitive Industry

PSA is a well-run and financially strong company that will see increased earnings into 2015, but those expectations are already priced in. Read Article

Dow Stars, Biotech Lead 13 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

The central bank’s “patience” stance when it comes to future interest rate hikes was a present to the bulls, and the result was a week of pre-holiday stock market revelry. Here are 13 stocks increasing dividends. Read Article

3 REITs to Buy for Big Dividends

Real Estate Investment Trusts will be just fine as interest rates rise, especially these three top-notch REITs. Read Article