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The 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.
Long dividend histories and better-than-average yield make these seven dividend aristocrats the cream of the crop right now. Read Article
Intel stock has been roughed up all year long, and for good reason. The pros, however, are mixed as to whether the worst is over. Read Article
Financial market drama hasn't stopped companies from increasing dividends, including giant drug retailer Walgreens and five other stocks including Duke Energy and Ryder Systems. Read Article
Slow but steady growth in the United States and pockets of strength elsewhere could result in Treasury yields rising less than the consensus expects. If so, here's how investors might find income. Read Article
Duke Energy (DUK) and Edison International (EIX): These utility stocks are great companies, but right now, they're not worth new money. Read Article
Entertainment juggernaut and Dow component Walt Disney (DIS) made a shift in its dividend payment policy, opting to begin paying its dividend semi-annually. Last week the company said it would send shareholders two semi-annual payments of 66 cents per share. The Magic Kingdom’s new dividend adds to an annual payout of $1.32 per share, a 14.8% rise over the $1.15 annual dividend Disney paid last year. The new, semi-annual dividend is payable July 29 to shareholders of record as of July 6. Disney shares go ex-dividend on July 1. Based on the new dividend, DIS has a dividend yield of 1.15%. In addition to Disney’s dividend increase, last week brought us six other high-profile dividend stocks increasing payouts. Read Article
DuPont spinoff Chemours (CC) is going to be a hot mess out of the gate, but investors could enjoy bargain prices on CC stock before the year ends. Read Article