Dividend Stocks

Capex, Dividends and Buybacks – American Companies Are Spending Big

Companies are trying to be more shareholder-friendly, via dividends and buybacks ... but contrary to popular belief, they're also investing in the future. Read Article

Top 3 Risks for Income Investors Today

Find out which factors pose the biggest risk to your income investments, and what you can do to minimize that risk. Read Article

Buy the Next Dip in These 3 High-Yield Energy Dividend Stocks

High-yield investors will have an excellent buying opportunity to catch some great prices as the market sets up for a post-Labor Day rally into year-end. Read Article

3 BDCs to Buy for Their Big, Fat Yields

Middle-market companies need to grow, and that's what fuels BDCs' high-single-digit and even double-digit yields to shareholders. Read Article

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for August

The market may have stumbled some, but these dividend stocks still offer gushers of yield. Read Article

Will Kinder Morgan’s MLP-Eating Move Pay Off? (KMI)

Kinder Morgan is making a play for its master limited partnerships, KMP and EPB. Here's what it means for holders of either, as well as KMI stock. Read Article

REITs Rising – 5 High-Dividend Stocks to Buy

Dividend stocks have become very popular thanks to low-yield. Find out which high-yield REITs are favorites among income investors. Read Article

4 Solid MLPs Yielding 4%-Plus

MLPs still have the goods to deliver strong dividends in your portfolio. Here are five of the best 4%-plus yielders. Read Article

BofA, CBS Lead 11 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

This week’s bevy of dividend stocks increasing payouts contained two very familiar names. Stalwart banking icon Bank of America,and media giant CBS lead the a cadre of 11 companies boosting payouts. Read Article

Is Duke Energy a Buy After Scorching-Hot Earnings? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Duke Energy on Thursday reported strong earnings growth and an attractive 4.5% current dividend yield. But is DUK stock a buy after these scorching hot earnings? Here are three pros and 3 cons: Read Article

2 Cheap REITs Throwing Off High Yield

REITs make for great dividend investments, but most of them have little room left for price appreciation. These two are exceptions. Read Article

5 Buy-and-Hold-Forever Dividend Stocks

The market's recent pullback has cranked up yields, and income investors may want to go shopping for dividend stocks. Here are five worth a look. Read Article

14 Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy on a Dip

For the first time in months, the market is experiencing turbulence. Here are 14 big companies to consider buying while share prices are low. Read Article

The Hidden Dangers of Defensive Stocks

Defensive stocks - including dividend ETFs, low volatility ETFs, and the consumer staples and utilities sectors - are highly vulnerable to rising bond yields at this stage of the cycle. Read Article

Buy This Growing MLP and Watch Your Income Roll In

BreitBurn Energy Partners is making smart deals and paying out huge distributions -- what else could a dividend investor ask for? Read Article

3 Small-Cap Dividend Stocks for Growth and Income

You don't have to give up capital appreciation just because you want some solid income -- the very best stocks offer both in one neat little package. Read Article

Multi-Bagger Potential with Huge Dividends – For Under $7!

With 10%-plus yields, multibagger potential, and limited downside, it's time to buy INTX and AT. Read Article

5 High-Dividend Stocks Yielding 5%-Plus

If you're looking for high-dividend stocks, you want to target companies that can sustain payouts, whose share prices are on the rise and have a decent future ahead of just the next quarterly distribution. Read Article

Procter & Gamble – Will Lafley’s Breakup Plan Jump-Start PG?

P&G's Lafley wants to "keep it simple stupid." The company is unloading more than half of its approximately 160 brands. What does this mean for the dividend, and will it revive the share price? Read Article

3 Oversold Dividend Stocks to Buy

These dividend payers have sold off, but have such long term strength that you can rest easy with them. Read Article