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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.

5 Cash-Rich Consumer Stocks You Should Consider

Cash is the lifeblood that enables companies to enrich shareholders and thrive as a business. These 5 dividend stocks have plenty of it. Read Article

BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock: Is MLP Spinoff a Pipe Dream?

The latest value-creation idea from BP seems too good to be true, but sometimes pipe dreams do happen. Take another look at BP stock. Read Article

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Stock Isn’t the Sexiest, But it’s Worth Checking Out

Pfizer has been doing good, but not great. Thanks to a low valuation and hefty dividend yield though, investors can buy PFE stock. Read Article

Buy BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock for Rebound Returns and a 6.8% Yield

BP earnings, due Tuesday, should reflect cost cuts and a stronger portfolio. BP stock remains a top energy pick for the next 12-18 months. Read Article

Don’t Miss Out on These “Secret” Dividend Stocks

More companies are paying dividends every year, and some of the best dividend stocks aren't the obvious ones. You need to know where to look. Read Article

Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) Stock is Missing the Current Tech Rally But That Will Change

Qualcomm is waiting for an acquisition approval and a licensing spat to settle. QCOM stock investors are paid to wait for sunnier days. Read Article

3 Technology Stocks That Just Don’t Make the Grade

Many tech companies have been performing extremely well, but here are three technology stocks that just don't cut it in my book. Read Article

Hershey Co (HSY) Leads 8 Dividend Increases This Week

Eight notable dividend stocks recently raised their payouts, including Hershey (HSY) and McKesson (MCK). Here's what you need to know. Read Article

Boeing Co (BA) Stock Is a First-Class Ride Towards $260

Boeing, the world’s largest plane-maker is showing no signs of slowing down, making BA stock a great ride for investors. Read Article

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stock Can’t Find Its Legs After Q2 Earnings Miss

Exxon Mobil earnings for Q2 weren't bad. But they weren't good enough to get XOM stock back on an upward trajectory, either. Read Article

“Little” Chevron Corporation (CVX) Stands Tall After Q2 Earnings

Chevron is keeping its dividend intact despite failing to match it with earnings reported Friday morning. Nonetheless, CVX stock barely budged. Read Article

The Revival of Main Street: Big Banks vs. Regional Banks

Regional banks have been growing their loan portfolios, and in time these bank stocks should turn into solid long-term dividend stocks. Read Article

Chevron Corporation (CVX) Stock Is a Wash, But I Wouldn’t Sell It Short

Chevron has both pros and cons, making it easy for investors to be complacent. But CVX stock leans a bit more bullish and than bearish. Read Article

Ford Motor Company (F) Stock Offers a Lot of Long-Term Value

Thanks to Ford's strong divined yield versus the S&P 500 index, F stock offers tons of value for relatively no risk. Read Article

Buy Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Stock and Its Chunk of Rite Aid

Walgreens isn't buying all of Rite Aid. But the stores it is getting will help WBA stock in the coming months. Read Article

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Stock Will Hinge on Q2 Subscribers

Verizon will move based on Q2 subscriber numbers on Thursday. But good results from rivals so far makes that a dangerous bet for VZ stock. Read Article

Is Ford Motor Company (F) Stock a Buy After Its Blowout Q2 Earnings?

Ford reported an outstanding Q2 and hiked guidance, yet F stock is down Wednesday anyway. Will anything shake the bulls to life? Read Article

5 Dividend Aristocrats That Can’t Keep Up With Inflation

These five dividend stocks are among the aristocrats of the dividend-paying royalty, yet they haven't been able to keep pace with inflation. Read Article

Buy Ford Motor Company (F) Stock? Here Are Zero Good Reasons Why.

The automotive industry is facing enormous headwinds, and Ford (F) in particular looks weak. Owning Ford stock is a fool's errand. Read Article

Does Ford Motor Company (F) Have Anything Left in the Tank?

Ford Motor Company CEO Jim Hackett makes his earnings debut Wednesday. What he says is more important than the numbers for F stock. Read Article