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The 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.
Ace Limited (NYSE:ACE) has a strong 2.3% yield and is recognized by prominent asset managers as being a socially responsible investment, through analysis of social and environmental criteria. Read Article
GE stock burned many investors with a dividend cut a few years back, but General Electric is now yielding 3.7% and on an upswing. Read Article
As Dominion's earnings miss attests, the utility sector faces headwinds that make D stock a hold for now. Read Article
This week another group of big-name dividend stocks increased payouts, including an unofficial announcement from GM. Read Article
Canadian stocks are down by nearly 20% from their late summer highs. But after the fall, many Canadian financials sport attractive dividend yields. Read Article
Lockheed Martin Corporation posted a tepid fourth-quarter earnings report, but investors should still consider LMT stock a buy. Read Article
This week there was a bevy of big-name dividend stocks increasing payouts. From trains to fertilizer to business machines, the eclectic batch of dividend stocks increasing payouts this week was a bonanza for income investors on the hunt for high dividend yield. Read Article
Verizon is locked in a battle with rival carriers for wireless subscribers. Sprint and T-Mobile are offering deep discounts, but so far Verizon has refused to follow that strategy. Will Verizon win this war? Read Article
Mortgage REITs are left with slim picking to reinvest in today's market, but it's a problem with an easy solution. Rather than buy low-yielding mortgages, mortgage REITs trading at discounts to book value should repurchase their own shares. Read Article
Rental occupancy rates are on still rising as it's more difficult to secure a mortgage. Directly benefiting from this has been real estate investment trusts (REITs) that own multifamily housing units. We'll look at three that offer high dividends. Read Article