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.


3 Income Plays Yielding 8% or More

A preferred stock, a BDC ETF and a REIT offer 3 great ways for income investors to earn 8% or more in dividend yield. Read Article

Williams Companies Inc (WMB) – The Dividend Cut Is a GOOD Thing

The dividend cut for WMB stock could be its most exciting move ever. In the long run, it makes Williams Companies a big buy. Read Article

5 REITs with Fast Growing Dividends (AMT, ESRT, FR, HPP, PSB)

High yield and regular dividend growth gives income investors the most consistent gains and these 5 REITs can help give your portfolio a boost Read Article

The Coca-Cola Co: Here’s Where KO’s Dividend Will Go Next

Coca-Cola is a dividend stock that's increased its payout the past 54 years. But will KO's dividend hold up in the future? Read Article

7 Dividend-Paying Energy Stocks to Tap Into Now!

Looking for dividends? Then energy stocks should be on your list. Here's seven that could fill your need for income. Read Article

7 Dividend Stocks That Really Crank Out the Cash

Dividend hikes are great, but these seven dividend stocks take the taco thanks to annual payout increases that have averaged more than 15% for years. Read Article

How To Time Your Dividend Buys and Sells (DUK, GIS, SO)

Are dividend stocks in a bubble? Maybe not, but there are risks in many dividend stocks today. Here's how to separate the good from the bad Read Article

Verizon & AT&T: Wireless Giants Headed In Different Directions (VZ, T)

AT&T (T) and Verizon (VZ) are the two largest wireless businesses in the US, and they've staked out different paths for long-term growth. Read Article

Ford Motor Company (F) Stock Is a Sneaky Good Buy

Ford stock might look a little rusty, but a fat dividend yield and cheap valuation make F stock a dream for patient investors. Read Article

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks With Bright Futures (RDS.B LVS ING)

Interest rates have tanked following the surprise Brexit vote, but LVS, RDS.B and ING offer 5%-plus dividends and long-term growth potential. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include American States Water, Southern (AWR, SO)

American States Water, Southern Co and Allete will trade ex-dividend on on 8/11/16. Here are the payout dates for AWR, ALE, and SO. Read Article

Why General Motors Company Was Named a Top Dividend Stock (GM)

We cherry picked companies that experienced insider buying in our Dividend Rank report, and GM stock came to the front of our list. Read Article

10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts: K SEP COTY DAL PFG GGP MIC WTR FOXA IFF

Ten notable dividend stocks raised their payouts last week, including Kellogg (K) and Spectra Energy Partners (SEP). Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Delta Air Lines, Inc. and Emerson Electric Co.

Looking at the stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, Delta Air Lines, Emerson Electric and Global Payments will go ex-dividend 8/10/16 Read Article

Why 3M Co Is a Top 25 Dividend Giant (MMM)

3M has been named as a Top 25 Dividend Giant by ETF Channel based on these key metrics. Time to make MMM part of your income portfolio Read Article

7 Dividend Achievers Rewarding Shareholders with a Raise

I invest in dividend growth stocks in order to generate a rising stream of dependable dividend income, and here are some of my recent dividend finds Read Article

4 Dividend Darlings to Dump Before September 1st (PG, KMB, UL, VTR)

I want to tell you about two hidden pitfalls that could threaten your stock returns and four stocks to sell before the fall... Read Article

Why Caterpillar Inc is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (CAT)

Caterpillar has been named to the Dividend Channel's SAFE list for the following reasons. CAT is a strong dividend stock play Read Article

A 3 Dividend Stock Portfolio With a 4% Yield (MCY, HP, ORI)

Here's a 3 dividend stock portfolio to kick-start your income portfolio during these difficult bargain-hunting times Read Article

Better Than Cash: 5 Recession-Proof Payouts (CPT, PSA, VTR)

With stocks are at nosebleed levels, how about high income issues that double as portfolio insurance? Here are 5 REIT dividend plays for investors Read Article