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.

8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

It's not yet time to open presents, but that didn’t stop eight high-profile dividend stocks from providing a little early holiday cheer. Read Article

America’s 25 Highest-Yielding Large-Cap Dividend Stocks

Looking for yield? Start your research here with this list of American large-cap dividend stocks that pay out anywhere between 4% and 10%. Read Article

3 Canadian Bank Stocks With Stable Dividends

Canadian bank stocks have a reputation for high, stable dividends. Here are three of the best to consider for your income portfolio. Read Article

How to Handle Energy Stocks as Oil Prices Drop

Oil prices have decreased significantly, which has reduced earnings projections for energy companies. Here are the risks and ways to avoid those risks in energy stocks. Read Article

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for December

The market is hitting new record highs, and although that's tamping down yields on some dividend stocks, others are hitting levels of 16%. Read Article

3 Dividend Increases To Be Thankful For

These three quality companies will deliver consistently higher earnings, dividends and stock price appreciations to long-term shareholders. Read Article

Mickey Mouse, Shoes, Spam Top 13 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Over the past fortnight, there was a baker’s dozen of high-profile companies increasing dividends, including an entertainment icon, an athletic wear giant and a food company best known for making Spam. Read Article

3 High-Dividend Stocks Perfect for Resurgent Energy Prices

Royalty trusts: These little-talked-about investment vehicles offer extremely high dividends ... but make sure you know the risks up front. Read Article

2 High-Dividend Stocks You Can Have Fun With

Cedar Fair, L.P. (FUN) and Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) are a pair of high-dividend stocks you can ride to the bank. Read Article

Philip Morris (PM): Lighting a Fire for Growth

Philip Morris International is countering new restrictions on smoking by adroitly embracing new technology in the form of e-cigarettes, while at the same time maintaining a robust presence in emerging markets. Read Article

3 Dependable Dividend Stocks to Buy in December

Income investing isn't just about buying boring dividend stocks that pay a solid dividend yield. These three stocks also provide huge gains. Read Article

Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for December

If you're looking for a place to start your hunt for yield, you could do a lot worse than some of the Dow's highest-yielding dividend stocks. Read Article

3 Growth Stocks for Income Investors

The solid fundamentals of these growth stocks will maintain dividends, and you will have greater potential for gains on top of your dividends. Read Article

3 Chinese Dividend Stocks Delivering Fire-Breathing Yields

Chinese dividend stocks offer the potential for some super-heated share price appreciation, as well as dividend yields that easily surpass all but one of the components in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Read Article

3 Stocks With Upcoming Ex-Dividend Dates

Broadcom Corporation (BRCM), NRG Yield Inc (NYLD) and Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Read Article

Intel Corporation (INTC) Is Back as a Dividend Raiser: What to Expect Next

There's every reason to believe that the Intel stock dividend increase is the first of many. INTC's capital spending is returning to more normal levels. Read Article

Semiconductor Giant Dominates 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Among the biggest dividend stocks making shareholders happy over the past seven trading sessions are the world’s largest semiconductor maker, a food distribution giant, and one of the world’s largest protein producers. Read Article

5 High-Tech, High-Dividend Stocks

High-dividend stocks typically are found in sectors like consumer staples or utilities, but a select group of tech stocks offer big yield and big upside right now. Read Article

5 Best Blue-Chip Energy Stocks to Buy for the Dividends

There can be something said for owning blue chip energy stocks: namely big, fat dividends. Here are 5 high yielding energy stocks to own. Read Article

3 Royalty Trusts With Sky-High Yields You Shouldn’t Trust

Dividend hunters should take special care with royalty trusts. Many offer sky-high yields, but some of them are fraught with peril. Read Article