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.


Why Caterpillar Inc is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (CAT)

Caterpillar has been named to the Dividend Channel's SAFE list for the following reasons. CAT is a strong dividend stock play Read Article

A 3 Dividend Stock Portfolio With a 4% Yield (MCY, HP, ORI)

Here's a 3 dividend stock portfolio to kick-start your income portfolio during these difficult bargain-hunting times Read Article

Better Than Cash: 5 Recession-Proof Payouts (CPT, PSA, VTR)

With stocks are at nosebleed levels, how about high income issues that double as portfolio insurance? Here are 5 REIT dividend plays for investors Read Article

Why Southern Company is a Top 25 Dividend Giant (SO)

Southern Company has been named as a Top 25 Dividend Giant by ETF Channel, with a stunning $2.65B worth of stock held by ETFs... Read Article

4 Big Dividends Slashed: What To Do Next

Your favorite dividend stock just chopped its payout: should you sell? It depends. Believe it or not, some dividend cuts are bullish signs Read Article

The 7 Best Cheap Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

The best cheap dividend stocks aren't necessarily those trading for $1 a share. for these picks, valuation and payout ratios are key. Read Article

These 4 Dividend Darlings Could Drop 20% (GIS, MCD, SYY, WMT)

Investors are reaching for more yield, and while these 4 dividend stocks look good today, don't expect the good news to continue... Read Article

Looking for a High Yield? Try These 3 REITs

Looking for a high yield? REITs still have it. Here's 3 REITs that still offer juicy dividends. Read Article

10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts: O RAI DM BBT CMA EQM SPG SUN MPC CG

Realty Income (O) and Reynolds American (RAI) were among the 10 notable dividend stocks increasing their dividends this week. Read Article

Dividend Safety Analysis: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

Networking giant Cisco Systems, Inc. is a dividend payer that will last for a very long time. It's time to put CSCO into your income portfolio Read Article

4 Dividend Achievers Rewarding Shareholders with a Raise

My recent screen for dividend increases included these 4 stocks that have raised dividends for 10 consecutive years Read Article

These 4 Small & Mid Cap Stocks Pay Big Time Dividends

Not all great stock picks come from large-cap stocks. Look to these 2 small and 2 mid-caps of value and profit Read Article

Caterpillar Inc.’s Dividend Looks Safe…For Now (CAT)

As one of the Dividend Aristocrats, Caterpillar Inc is a solid dividend machine. Here's why CAT should remain in your income portfolio Read Article

Ford Stock (F): There’s Blood in the Street. You Know What to Do.

Ford stock crashes after a big earnings miss and fearful forecasts, but negativity has long been baked in, and F now yields nearly 5%. Read Article

The 3 Safest REITs in the Country

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) that only rent to tenants in the consumer staples and services spaces are your best bet for safety. Read Article

The Coca-Cola Co (KO): Buy KO Stock While the Sheep Are Selling

Coca-Cola (KO) shares are trading down on earnings, but that's just fine. Long-term buy-and-holders can still do well buying KO stock on dips. Read Article

4 Attractively Valued Dividend Growth Stocks (ABT, AMP, UTX, VZ)

Last week I shared a list of nine dividend champions, which I believed were attractively valued. Today I am sharing four more with you... Read Article

Phillips 66: Value & Yield In An Overpriced Market (PSX)

Phillips 66 is bright spot in the dividend universe, with low downside and high upside potential. He's why PSX is a buy Read Article

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Has Yahoo AND an Earnings Beat

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) reported better-than-expected profits a day after announcing its acquisition of Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO). Read Article

9 Dividend Stocks to Buy With Both Fists

These nine dividend stocks are great bets for long-term investors looking to fade a world of global uncertainty and cellar-dwelling interest rates. Read Article