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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.

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Stock: 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Pfizer (PFE) is a low volatility, dependable dividend payer. That can add ballast to your portfolio -- but it could also weigh it down. Read Article

The 10 Best Dividend Achievers You Can Buy

Dividend stocks may be a dime a dozen, but not all dividend stocks are built the same. Here is a handful with a superior risk/reward/payout profile. Read Article

7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – UNH FDX TGT HRB CASY BCR WMS

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) and FedEx (FDX) were among the seven notable dividend stocks hiking their dividends this week. Read Article

3 Huge Dividend Stocks With Major Upside (GM, VLO, LYB)

Some investors worry that stocks are overpriced, but GM, VLO and LYB are great values and top-tier dividend stocks. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include GATX Corporation and Leidos Holdings, Inc.

GATX Corporation, Leidos Holdings, Inc , and BCE Inc. will all trade ex-dividend on June 13. Here are the payout dates for GMT, LDOS, and BCE Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Eastman Chemical Company (EMN)

Looking at the stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, Eastman Chemical, NewMarket, and Huntsman will trade ex-dividend on 6/13/16. Read Article

7 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Pay Your Bills

If you want your investment income on a slightly more regular basis than quarterly, consider these monthly dividend stocks to even things out. Read Article

3 Universal Bets on Dividend Aristocrats

Collect dividends while (likely) gaining capital appreciation over time with these mega-safety stocks. Read Article

Target Corporation: Buy TGT for Its Discount, Hold It for Its Dividend

Retail is weak these days but things are not as bad as the plunge in shares of Target Corporation (TGT) would suggest. Read Article

Kraft Heinz Co: One of Warren Buffett’s Biggest Dividend Stocks (KHC)

Kraft Heinz accounts for nearly 20% of Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio, but you may want to think twice before you jump into KHC stock. Read Article

PepsiCo, Inc.: A Dividend Machine to Hold Forever (PEP)

PepsiCo is a dividend machine that's pumped out payouts for 44 years in a row. Is now a good time to jump into PEP stock? Read Article

Metlife Inc: MET’s Loss Is Our Gain

Metlife (MET), the largest insurer in the U.S., may have been having a tough year, but the future is bright. Read Article

Kinder Morgan Inc: KMI Stock Still Has Long-Term Power

While Kinder Morgan (KMI) stock does not have the kind of share price appreciation we've enjoyed in 2016 in the long-term, it's still very attractive in an otherwise expensive U.S. market. Read Article

Home Depot Inc: A Premier Dividend Growth Stock

Home Depot has paid uninterrupted dividends since the late 1980s and is a dividend growth machine. Once you find an entry point, jump into HD stock Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Ingersoll-Rand PLC and UniFirst Corp

Looking at the stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, Ingersoll-Rand, UniFirst and Donaldson go ex-dividend June 8. Here are their payout dates Read Article

5 Can’t-Miss Dividend Stocks to Buy

These five dividend stocks stand out from the rest of the pack thanks to serial dividend increases, growth potential and other attractive features. Read Article

3 Dividend ETFs That Will Shower You in High Yield

These dividend ETFs provide income but they also provide long-term comfort, because most of them hold a broad slate of securities. Read Article

6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – LOW HP CBRL MBFI ESRT JHI

Six notable dividend stocks boosted their payouts last week, including Lowe's (LOW) and Helmerich & Payne (HP). Read Article

Johnson & Johnson: My Favorite Dividend King (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson is one of the strongest dividend payers the market's have to offer. Here's why I'm willing to pay a premium to own JNJ stock Read Article

A Secure 3-Stock Portfolio That Yields 10.5%

Business development corporations (BDCs) are a great addition to a high-yield portfolio, and these 3 will provide you with strong returns Read Article