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.


8 Stocks to Buy Before Their Ex-Dividend Dates

Now is the perfect time to do so because we're coming up on a bunch of ex-dividend dates over the next few weeks. Read Article

9 Top S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for May

Yields on the highest-paying dividend stocks in the S&P 500 range from 5% to almost 8%, but remember: Chasing yield can be dangerous. Read Article

3 MLPs, 1 Stock to Buy for Huge Dividend Yields

Given the head of steam bond yields have built up since mid-April, I think slightly higher yields will ensue over the next few weeks. Read Article

2 Telecom Dividend Stocks to Buy; 2 to Sell

The telecom sector is place income investors come for dividends, but not every dividend stock in telecommunications has a dividend that's a sure thing. Read Article

3 Dividend Stocks That Are Flush With Cash

Be sure to find a dividend stock with lots of cash on hand, so it keeps paying you for many years. Read Article

Yield Alert: 9 Stocks Trade Ex-Dividend Tomorrow!

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, nine stocks will all trade ex-dividend on May 13 for their respective upcoming dividends. Read Article

3 Utility Stocks for Growth and Income

Utility stocks still have plenty of capital gains and income potential left. Here are three utilities to buy for income and growth. Read Article

PepsiCo Tops Off 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Pepsi and seven other companies boosted their dividends last week. Here's a look at the dividend stocks increasing payouts. Read Article

5 Unknown Dividend Stocks With Surprising Yields

These dividend stocks may have flown under your radar, but don't miss their exciting dividend yields. Read Article

3 Stable Dividend Stocks With High F-Scores

Dividend stocks are the best way to get yield these days, and stocks with high F-scores are the best kinds of dividend stocks. Read Article

High Yield Alert: Wells Fargo’s Series P Preferreds Climb Above 5.5%

Wells Fargo's Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series P, recently crossed the 5.5% yield mark to the upside, and has tacked on a bit more since then. Read Article

Watson, Cloud Lead the Case for IBM Stock

IBM stock isn't the hottest thing in anyone's portfolio right now, but its value, dividends and turnaround drivers have shares off to a strong 2015. Read Article

6 Stocks Trading Ex-Dividend Tomorrow!

Silicon Motion Technology (SIMO), Altera (ALTR), Apple (AAPL), Standex (SXI), W W Grainger (GWW) and Paychex (PAYX) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends on May 7. Read Article

High Yield Alert: CCI Stock Dividend Pushes Past 4%

In trading on Tuesday, shares of Crown Castle International (CCI) were yielding above the 4% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $3.28). Read Article

Buy Dividend Stocks on the Dips

The market's technical problems have been mild and short-lived, and as long as that remains the case, we'll be using dips as an opportunity to buy more of our favorite stocks and funds. Read Article

General Motors – Buy Cheap GM Stock for Big Yields

On April 29, General Motors Company's (GM) Director, Patricia F. Russo, invested $53,385 into 1,500 of GM stock for a cost per share of $35.59. Read Article

3 Ex-Dividend Alerts: IBM, Norfolk Southern, J.B. Hunt Transport Services

IBM (IBM), Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) and J B Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) will all trade ex-dividend on May 6 for their respective upcoming dividends. Read Article

3 Double-Threat Dividend Stocks to Keep

When it comes to dividend stocks, investors don't have to choose between growth and income. The best dividend stocks have both. Read Article

HCP Stock Tanks Despite Earnings Beat

HCP stock has taken a beating on interest rate concerns. But this high-yield dividend REIT now sports a 5.7% payout. Read Article

7 Best Dividend Stocks Paying Investors for 100 Years or More

These are the seven best dividend stocks in the market -- each one has paid a regular quarterly dividend for more than 100 years! Read Article