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.


2 Sin Stocks With Killer Dividends

While the S&P 500 is barely squeaking by with single-digit top- and bottom-line growth, Altria (MO) and Reynolds American (RAI) are still sinfully good dividend stocks to buy. Read Article

4 MLPs With Eye-Popping Yields

Many super high-yielding MLPs lie outside the boring and stable world of pipelines, gather systems and other midstream infrastructure .Here are four of the best high-yielding MLPs. Read Article

3 Office REITs For Big Dividends

There are plenty of bullish signs for office REITS today -- hiring is up, while rents and occupancy rates finally stabilized. Here are three office REITs that provide great dividends. Read Article

KO Stock’s Dividend Apparently Can’t Be KO’d

KO is the king of beverage companies and its healthy dividend reflects this. Despite its dominance, Coca-Cola is still finding ways to grow. Read Article

Dividend Smackdown: ExxonMobil (XOM) vs. McDonald’s (MCD)

It's oil major ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and iconic American burger join McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) in a dividend smackdown? Which stock is the better buy? Read Article

5 Cheap Dividend Stocks to Buy for Generous Payouts

These blue chips can be bought at cheap prices and offer the power of generous dividend yields to keep your portfolio growing. Read Article

SSS: Here’s What You Should Know About Sovran Self Storage

Back on Mar. 4, Sovran Self Storage Inc's (NYSE:SSS) Director, Stephen R. Rusmisel, invested $24,753.60 into 270 shares of SSS for a cost per share of $91.68. Read Article

Mortgage REITs Are a High-Yield Bargain

Stocks are expensive, but mortgage REITs continue to be great values, trading at large discounts to book values. Mortgage REITs still provide great values. Read Article

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for March

The dividend stocks with the highest yields range from more than 5% to almost 20%, but the No. 1 payer won't stay there for long. Read Article

3 Stocks Trading Ex-Dividend Tomorrow!

Devon Energy Corp (NYSE:DVN), Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) and XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) will all trade ex-dividend on Mar. 11. Read Article

Check Out the Insider Buying of Time Stock

Jeffrey John Bairstow, CFO at Time Inc (NYSE:TIME) bought $111.3K of Time stock. Read Article

3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend This Week

Macy's, Inc. (NYSE:M), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) and DineEquity Inc (NYSE:DIN) will all trade ex-dividend on Mar. 11. Read Article

GM Stock vs. Ford (F): Which Is the Better Dividend Stock?

GM and Ford: two behemoths of American industry. Both stocks pay 3%-plus dividends and are expected to grow in 2015. Which one is right for your portfolio? Read Article

GM Stock Buyback Plan Makes General Motors a Buy

GM stock buyback plans announced today will allocate $5 billion to repurchases, with $5 billion more to dividends through 2017. That makes GM stock a buy. Read Article

SRE: Buy Sempra Energy for Its 2.6% Dividend Yield

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has been named a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock by Dividend Channel. Read Article

War (GD) and Games (GME) Lead 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

This week’s batch of dividend stocks increasing payouts was led by two companies, one engaged in actual war, and the other that makes its living selling a lot of war games. These two peripherally related companies are General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) and GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME). Read Article

3 Dividend Payments to Keep an Eye Out For

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBGI), Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) and Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Read Article

PG: Procter & Gamble’s Cross Below Critical Moving Average

In trading recently, shares of Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) crossed below their 200-day moving average of $84.49. Read Article

Robert Half – Your RHI Dividend Is On the Way

Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) traded ex-dividend on Feb. 23 for its quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share, payable on Mar. 13. Read Article

5 Cheap Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

In today's low-interest environment, dividend stocks aren't easy to come by on the cheap. But they do exist, and all 5 of these stocks yield more than 3%. Read Article