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.

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include GasLog and Rockwell Collins (GLOG, COL)

GasLog, Rockwell Collins, and Innospec will all trade ex-dividend on May 12. Set your calendars for COL, IOSP, and CLOG payout dates Read Article

How to Measure and Manage Your Dividend Portfolio

Peter Drucker once wrote "What gets measured gets managed" In this case what needs managing is our dividend portfolio. Here's a way to get started Read Article

Unilever plc (ADR) Continues to Reward Long-Term Shareholders (UL)

Unilever plc operates in the fast-moving global consumer goods markets, and as a strong dividend payer, UL should be in your income portfolio Read Article

10 Dividend Growth Stocks That Deliver For Their Shareholders

Dividend growth stocks are the gift that keeps on giving, and these 10 dividend stock are among the best for your long term portfolio Read Article

7 Dividend Stocks You Can Hold With Your Eyes Closed

If you're looking for set-it-and-forget-it investing income, you should consider strong dividend stocks like MCD, JNJ, T and others. Read Article

HCP, Inc.: ManorCare Spinoff Is FANTASTIC News for HCP Stock

HCP, Inc. (HCP) earnings matched estimates, and that's good news. But what's really propelling HCP stock is the spinoff of its troubled ManorCare unit. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Linear Technology, RR Donnelley (RRD, LLTC)

Looking at the stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, Cousins Properties, Linear Technology, and RR Donnelley will go ex-dividend on May 11 Read Article

Chevron Corporation Delivers For Patient Investors (CVX)

Chevron Corporation stocks is still attractive for those investors with the patience to wait while collecting a steady dividend Read Article

2 Cheap Dividend Growers To Buy For Retirement

Take a look at these two under appreciated dividend paying gems, and be careful if you want to consider two others we believe are over valued Read Article

Building a Core Dividend Growth Portfolio With These Eight Companies

Today I want to share with you my 7 main principles of dividend growth investing, and highlight these 8 stocks as examples of each principle Read Article

10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – PEP PSX BAX CAH CA TSCO RGR NHC MAN CPPL

PepsiCo (PEP) and Phillips 66 (PSX) were among the 10 notable dividend stocks increasing their payouts this week. Read Article

Altria Group Inc: MO Is Still a Smoking-Hot Stock

If you can see past how Altria makes its money, MO stock is one of the most reliable stocks for long-term investors in the market. Read Article

Caution: 4 Big Dividends About To Be Slashed

High yielding dividend stocks are an appetizing part of any portfolio, yet investors must be cautious when it comes to picking them. Be wary of these... Read Article

Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE): Still a Screaming Buy Today

ETE was a steal in the mid-$20s, but at $13 per share, it's dirt cheap. So at current prices, deal with Williams Companies (WMB) or not, Energy Transfer is a very decent buy. Read Article

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): There’s Only Darkness at the End of the Tunnel

There's little doubt that Exxon Mobil (XOM) will be around another several decades, but its transformation from its current shape may well be underway. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (MMLP)

Looking at stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, Martin Midstream Partners, EQT GP Holdings, and Energy Transfer Partners will trade ex-dividend on May 4 Read Article

4 High-Performance Stocks to Buy for Their Special Dividends 

Companies that pay special dividends are rare. Rarer still are those who don’t pay quarterly dividends. These four do both. Read Article

Why Microsoft Corporation Could Become a Dividend Aristocrat (MSFT)

While it's not there yet, here is why Microsoft Corporation will eventually join the gold-plated dividend status as a Dividend Aristocrat Read Article

Why Southern Company Is a Top Dividend Stock (SO)

These key metrics show why Southern Company is a top dividend stock at DividendChannel and a great dividend stock pick for investors Read Article

Best Buy Co Inc (BBY): Same-Day Delivery Won’t Save It From Amazon

Although Best Buy's (BBY) new same-day delivery initiative might not give it an edge over Amazon (AMZN), it trades at a significant discount to the rest of the market, and is still a good investment. Read Article