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 Cheap REITs With High Yield

These three REITs are trading off recent highs and pay big, high yields. They have risks, but they still might be worth a portfolio spot. Read Article

2 Best High-Yield REITs for Income and Growth

These top REITs have strong analyst outlooks, nice fundamentals with room for growth, smart ownership and hefty dividends. Read Article

Senior Housing Properties: A 7% Yielder Backed by the Graying of America

This senior housing REIT is on the right side of the demographic shift, and its 7% yield makes it an attractive pick in a low-yield environment. Read Article

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for October

The market is suffering its worst slump in eight months, which has shaken up our list of top dividend stocks. Read Article

NE: Paragon Spinoff Will Benefit Noble Corp.

Noble's focus on high-specification rigs and more difficult drilling will leave it less sensitive to day rate fluctuations but still expose it to overall energy market conditions. Read Article

Potential Cablevision Deal Is Good for Income Investors

Long-term deterioration of Cablevision customer base is slow, holding limited risk that the dividend will be cut in the near to mid-term. Read Article

3 Timber REITs to Buy for Growing Returns

Worried about your portfolio? Go for a walk in the woods with timber REITs. Here are three of the best. Read Article

5 Canadian Banks With Long-Term Dividend Growth

The largest Canadian banks are growing dividends at significant rates. Find out which Canadian banks investors can count on for dividend growth. Read Article

Kraft Leads 10 Companies Increasing Dividends

High-profile dividend stocks moving to make investors happy by adding to their payouts include Kraft Foods (KRFT) and Lockheed Martin (LMT). Read Article

Invest in U.S. Dividend Stocks With Global Operations

The domestic dividend investor can best gain exposure to global income streams from purchasing U.S. stocks with global operations. Read Article

4 Data Center REITs for Big Tech Income

Data center REITs are a hot, dividend-paying area of the alternative REIT space. Here is the story on the four major names in the space. Read Article

5 Tech Stocks That Should Start Paying Dividends

Tech stocks aren't known for paying great, if any, dividends. But these five stocks have plenty of room to increase payouts. Read Article

Bank on Dividend Growth With These 3 Stocks

These bank stocks sport growing dividend yields while still being small enough companies to make attractive buyout targets. Read Article

10 Blue-Chip Stocks for Decades of Dividend Growth

Invest in solid blue-chip stocks at available at attractive valuations to see your dividends grow for years to come. Read Article

3 High-Yield Energy MLPs to Buy Now

Energy MLPs are attractive now based on two trends: high yield and a booming energy sector. Here are three high-yield energy MLPs to buy now. Read Article

3 Highest Rated S&P Preferred Stocks

You can judge the stability of preferred stocks just as you can with bonds, using S&P ratings. Read Article

4 Ways to Win With Dividend Stocks

With little to lose and everything to gain, investors should heed these tips to maximize potential income from solid dividend stocks. Read Article

2 Tried-and-True Dividend Stocks to Buy Today

AllianceBernstein Holding (AB) and Capstead Mortgage (CMO) have everything dividend stocks should have to help investors find that stable income. Read Article

Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for October

Income investors hoping for some exposure to capital appreciation should consider these stable blue-chip heavyweights Read Article

Colgate Stock Is a Long-Term Dividend Play That’s Second to None

Colgate stock has paid dividends since the 1800s and hiked payouts for 50 consecutive years, generating market-crushing total returns. Read Article