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 Reasons To Buy QCOM Stock

Sure QCOM stock got beat up after earnings, but with a dividend that keeps growing and plenty of long-term growth opportunities, it's a clear buy right now. Read Article

Weyerhaeuser: Buy This Monster-Sized REIT (WY)

WY's Buy of Plum Creek will make into THE timber REIT. The time to buy Weyerhaeuser stock is now. Read Article

CenturyLink: CTL Stock Is Perfect for Income Investors

CTL stock dividend is not only sustainable but has plenty of room to grow as the company's fundamentals improve. Read Article

Kraft Heinz Tops 13 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

NVIDIA and Six Flags also got in on the dividend-raising action, rewarding their investors a little more this quarter. Read Article

COP Stock: Is ConocoPhillips a Good Investment?

Low oil prices have battered this oil giant, but it's also made for a leaner, meaner COP stock. Read Article

XOM Stock: ExxonMobil Revives after Recent Selloff

The oil giant has moved quickly off its recent lows to a more reasonable level for a strong, well-managed company. Read Article

AT&T vs. Verizon Stock: Which Comes Out on Top?

AT&T and Verizon stock used to be similar plays in telecom, but the past year-and-a-half has seen the two companies' paths diverge.. So which one is the better play these days? Read Article

Is Dividend Stalwart Kinder Morgan (KMI) Turning Into a Loser?

Kinder Morgan (KMI) stock is down considerably, and in its desperation KMI has been forced to finance its much needed big projects at higher expenses. Is Kinder Morgan still a dividend kingpin? Read Article

3 Dividend Stocks That Will Survive the Oil Panic

You can ride out the oil sector's slumps and bumps with these three dividend stocks -- even if oil continues to be problematic. Read Article

6 High-Yield MLPs Paying Out 6% to 16%

The recent rout in MLPs hasn't been good for current investors, but it does offer new money some opportunity for outrageously high yields. Read Article

Starbucks Tops 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Among the bevy of big name dividend stocks increasing payouts were an iconic coffee seller, several large-cap industrial dividend stocks, an insurance giant and two brokerage firms. Read Article

3 Deadbeat Dividend Stocks to Avoid

These companies aren't awful per se, but a combination of economic factors and other headwinds has left these dividend stocks with little FCF to keep up their large dividend payouts. Read Article

3 Dividend Stocks in Dire Straits

Dividend stocks aren't of much value when they fall victim to a dividend cut. CAT, IBM and BHP are likely on borrowed time. Read Article

FTR vs. CTL: Which Is the Better Dividend Stock?

FTR isn't equipped to tackle the competitive broadband market, while CTL has a more favorable mix of businesses outside of wireline phones. Read Article

6 Kingly Dividend Stocks for a Royal Portfolio Treatment

These six dividend stocks have been upping the ante on their payouts every year for at least the past five decades. These dividend kings deserve respect. Read Article

Ford (F) Shares Cross 4% Dividend Yield Mark

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel,shares of Ford were yielding above the 4% mark in afternoon trading Wednesday. Read Article

Pay in the U.K.: 3 of the Best Dividend Stocks to Buy

Looking for great dividend stocks? Try the United Kingdom. Yields are higher and stocks are cheaper. Read Article

10 Dividend Stocks to AVOID at All Costs

These 10 dividend stocks may appear enticing, but in reality they're potentially toxic to your portfolio. But what gives them away? Read Article

V.F. Corp Leads 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Last week, we had a major clothing manufacturer, a large-cap tech stalwart and a pipeline giant all increase their payouts to shareholders. Read Article

5 Quality, High-Dividend Stocks Throwing Off 5%-Plus

Don't just pile into high-dividend stocks without taking a look under the hood. These five stocks have more than just a sweet headline yield. Read Article