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.

Chevron Corporation: CVX Stock Is One of the Best for a Reason

Chevron is a best-in-breed energy firm and there are several important factors supporting a bullish stance on CVX stock. Read Article

3 High-Yield REITs Throwing off 5%-Plus

REITs still offer the best combination of dividends and capital gains, and here are three offering high yields and upside potential. Read Article

Union Pacific Corporation: High Dividend Growth Potential (UNP)

The railroad industry is extremely durable, and Union Pacific has proven to be no exception since its founding. Time to consider UNP for your portfolio Read Article

Nokia Corp (ADR): NOK Stock Is a “Must Buy”

NOK stock goes higher behind $1.5 billion China Mobile deal, showing the effect of Nokia's acquisition of Alcatel Lucent (ALU). Read Article

5 Dividend Growth Stocks Showering Shareholders With Cash

One way to monitor dividend stock investments is by checking recent increases. These 5 dividend stocks recently raised their payouts Read Article

The 10 Best Dividend Stocks Across All 10 Sectors

The best dividend stocks in the market aren't all stuffed away in low-growth sectors. These 10 gems cover every inch of the market. Read Article

3 High-Yield Closed-End Funds That Won’t Leave You Dry

Closed end funds offer targeted investment with diversification and high yield. Here are three of the best CEFs that investors can pick up today. Read Article

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Stock: 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Pfizer (PFE) is a low volatility, dependable dividend payer. That can add ballast to your portfolio -- but it could also weigh it down. Read Article

The 10 Best Dividend Achievers You Can Buy

Dividend stocks may be a dime a dozen, but not all dividend stocks are built the same. Here is a handful with a superior risk/reward/payout profile. Read Article

7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – UNH FDX TGT HRB CASY BCR WMS

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) and FedEx (FDX) were among the seven notable dividend stocks hiking their dividends this week. Read Article

3 Huge Dividend Stocks With Major Upside (GM, VLO, LYB)

Some investors worry that stocks are overpriced, but GM, VLO and LYB are great values and top-tier dividend stocks. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include GATX Corporation and Leidos Holdings, Inc.

GATX Corporation, Leidos Holdings, Inc , and BCE Inc. will all trade ex-dividend on June 13. Here are the payout dates for GMT, LDOS, and BCE Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Eastman Chemical Company (EMN)

Looking at the stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, Eastman Chemical, NewMarket, and Huntsman will trade ex-dividend on 6/13/16. Read Article

7 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Pay Your Bills

If you want your investment income on a slightly more regular basis than quarterly, consider these monthly dividend stocks to even things out. Read Article

3 Universal Bets on Dividend Aristocrats

Collect dividends while (likely) gaining capital appreciation over time with these mega-safety stocks. Read Article

Target Corporation: Buy TGT for Its Discount, Hold It for Its Dividend

Retail is weak these days but things are not as bad as the plunge in shares of Target Corporation (TGT) would suggest. Read Article

Kraft Heinz Co: One of Warren Buffett’s Biggest Dividend Stocks (KHC)

Kraft Heinz accounts for nearly 20% of Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio, but you may want to think twice before you jump into KHC stock. Read Article

PepsiCo, Inc.: A Dividend Machine to Hold Forever (PEP)

PepsiCo is a dividend machine that's pumped out payouts for 44 years in a row. Is now a good time to jump into PEP stock? Read Article

Metlife Inc: MET’s Loss Is Our Gain

Metlife (MET), the largest insurer in the U.S., may have been having a tough year, but the future is bright. Read Article

Kinder Morgan Inc: KMI Stock Still Has Long-Term Power

While Kinder Morgan (KMI) stock does not have the kind of share price appreciation we've enjoyed in 2016 in the long-term, it's still very attractive in an otherwise expensive U.S. market. Read Article