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.

Top Dividend Stock Eversource Shines With 3.7% Yield (ES)

Eversource is a dividend stock to buy based on it's outstanding 3.7% yield ranking as a Top Dividend Stock of the Dow Utilities Read Article

5 Beaten-Down Oil Stocks to Buy for the Dividends

Income investors should be poaching oil stocks as dividend yields continue to climb amid the weakness in crude. Here are five stocks to buy. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Alert: Viacom, Macy’s and Domino’s Pizza (VIAB) (M) (DPZ)

Viacom, Macy's and Dominos are approaching ex-dividend dates. It's time for dividend investors to mark their calendars for these payouts. Read Article

Snatch Up This Bargain 7.2% Yield Dividend Stock Today (SRC)

Earlier this month Spirit Realty Capital's CEO purchased shares in the company that generate a solid dividend yield. With SRC shares dropping on Wednesday, the yield is now bigger and less expensive. Read Article

6 Dependable Dividend Stocks to Buy for a Rocky Market

Dividend stocks with a long history of rising dividends are a patient investor's best friend. These five in particular have been upping payouts for decades. Read Article

Should the U.S. Follow China’s Dividend Tax Relief?

Chinese investors will now see lower dividend tax rates, while short-term traders won't. If this works for China's stock market, can it work for U.S. equities? Read Article

Ford Stock: Put F on Your Post-Correction Buy List

Look past the recent decline in F stock price. Ford stock is cheap and pays one of the highest dividends among American stocks. Read Article

Coca-Cola Stock – Is KO Finally Cheap Enough to Buy?

As the U.S. appetite for soda drops, you might think Coca-Cola stock is a bad bet. But diverse brands and a solid dividend make KO worth a look. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Watch: Automatic Data Processing (ADP) and Waste Management (WM)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/9/15, Automatic Data Processing Inc. , Waste Management, Inc.... Read Article

Invest With the “1 Percent”: Dividend Stocks

Using our Behavioral Valuation models, we bring you the top "1 percent" dividend stocks that the market is sleeping on right now. Read Article

Ventas (VTR): How to Play a Mega-Trend for Big Total Returns

Healthcare REIT Ventas (VTR) is already preparing for the next decade. Buy this value while it's still a value. Read Article

5 REITs With the Cash to Keep Kickin’

If you want to make sure your REITs are actually sporting QUALITY dividends, always look at funds from operations (FFO). That's what makes these 5 REITs stand out. Read Article

Ashford Hospitality: Get Rich While Waiting for a Rebound (AHT)

Ashford Hospitality Trust is trading at a great buy-in level, and AHT stock pays an impressive dividend to boot. Read Article

6 High Yielders That Are Going on Sale

These utility stocks are under heavy pressure, at risk of falling under multiyear support levels (if they haven't already). Lower prices -- and thus higher yields -- could be in the offing. Read Article

Plug Your Portfolio Into These Utility Stocks Before It’s Too Late!

Utility stocks have underperformed so far in 2015, but utilities are gearing up for a major comeback. Read Article

Royal Bank of Canada Tops 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

This week, two Canadian financial institutions were among the batch of dividend stocks increasing payouts. There were also a handful of homegrown U.S. companies that moved to increase their respective dividends, including a timber giant, a communications stalwart and a big shipping firm. Read Article

9 Solid Dividend Stocks for Uncertain Times

These dividend stocks are proven names with long-term potential that will serve income-oriented investors in any market. Read Article

Office REITs: Buy Now for Huge Discounts and Dividends

Office REITs are experiencing substantial bullishness from institutional investors and other catalysts, as prices for buildings hit their pre-recession highs. Read Article

The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for September

We've got the 10 best Dow dividend stocks for September, ranked by dividend yield. Good luck finding solid companies that reward shareholders like this! Read Article

Should You Buy Southern Company Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons (SO)

Southern Company's purchase of AGL makes SO stock that much stronger of a utility, but some of the headwinds against SO could make for a riskier investment than investors are looking to take on in this climate. Read Article