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.


Kinder Morgan: How to Buy KMI at a Discount

Investors could take advantage of the arbitrage opportunity to buy KMR, KMP or EPB stock before Kinder Morgan merges everything into KMI. Read Article

30 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts in Q3 2014

Dividend stocks as a whole declined in Q3, but plenty of companies increased their payouts -- including these 30 blue-chip dividend stocks. Read Article

Dividend Stocks: It’s Riskier NOT to Buy

In the world of dividend stocks, mistakes of omission can be more costly than mistakes of commission when you're likely to make some income. Read Article

IBM Stock – Flat Sales, But Some Potential

IBM has flat revenue, but there is potential upside in IBM stock thanks to share buybacks, good EPS growth, a strong dividend and faster growth once the business refocuses on the cloud. Read Article

3 Dividend Stocks That Have Delivered Cash for Decades

If a company has managed to pay dividends for decades, that says something about its fiscal management. Thus, dividend stocks like these are worth a closer look. Read Article

NVS – It’s All About the Pipeline for Novartis Stock

Current investors should hold their positions and enjoy the dividend as the effects of the portfolio realignment become clearer next year. Read Article

5 REITs That Continually Raise the Dividend Roof

Don't let inflation erode your retirement. Sink your money into these five REITs that have made dividend growth a habit. Read Article

Top Dividend Growth Pick to Buy Today

Cheniere Energy Partners L.P. Holdings plans to grow its dividend, which will boost its share price. Buy CQH now before everyone else does. Read Article

Leggett & Platt – Snoring, Boring Dividend Growth

You may not know Leggett & Platt, but its dividend history and unique positioning in the marketplace make LEG stock a good choice for long-term holders. Read Article

3 Dividend Stocks That Keep Upping the Ante

Dividend investors value consistency, and these dividend stocks -- McDonald's, W.P. Carey and Microsoft -- keep delivering. Read Article

How to Analyze Dividend Stocks Like Walmart, Coca-Cola and IBM

Certain screening criteria can help dividend investors determine which dividend stocks are actually strong stocks to buy. Read Article

Burgers & Software Lead 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

McDonald's (MCD) and Microsoft (MSFT) lead this week's list of eight dividend stocks that upped the ante on their regular payouts. Read Article

3 Cheap Blue-Chip Stocks: Buy, Sell or Hold?

Consider potential for growth as well as dividend stability when examining blue-chip stocks like GE, Cisco and Pfizer. Read Article

3 Contrarian Buys for the Dividends

Despite popular opinion, rising interest rates won't necessarily cripple high-yielding BDCs. In fact, these 3 plays with high dividends are quite prepared for higher rates. Read Article

AT&T and Verizon – A Boring, No-Brainer Double Buy

Apple's iPhone madness shows that America's dependence on mobile isn't going anywhere, cementing the continued usefulness of high-yielding T and VZ stock. Read Article

3 Questions Every Dividend Investor Should Ask

When investing for retirement income, dividend investors should consider more than just the yield of a company's distributions. Read Article

2 Humdrum Funds Paying Exciting Dividends

In an investing world full of empty media buzz about hot stocks, the KBWD and GOF funds are stable and yielding high dividends. Read Article

Kellogg — Boring-but-Awesome Dividend Stock

Kellogg stock offers a good blend of growth & income, making it a perfect dividend stock to buy. Read Article

Microsoft Stock Set to Hike Dividend Any Day Now

Like clockwork, Microsoft raises the dividend on MSFT stock around this time every year, and that payout is driving some superior total returns. Read Article

International REITs: Invest in Spain and Ireland

International REITs give great access to the recovering Spanish and Irish markets, presenting an opportunity for high yield abroad. Read Article