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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.


Should You Buy General Motors Company (GM) Stock Before Earnings?

General Motors reports earnings on Tuesday, and while good things may be in store, Wall Street acts too jaded when it comes to GM stock. Read Article

Exxon Mobil Corporation’s (XOM) Government Suit Is a Nothing Burger

XOM stock investors should ignore all the noise surrounding Exxon and focus on the stability and best-of-breed status it has established among its oil peers. Read Article

The Time to Buy Realty Income Corp (O) Stock Is Now

Looking for a growing, high yield? O could be the bargain of the year. Beaten down Realty Income is too good to ignore. Read Article

Ford Motor Company (F) Stock is Cheap, So Why No Buybacks?

Ford might have a nice dividend, but when it comes to capital allocation, management fails miserably and the future of F stock is unknown. Read Article

10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — Including DUK, PPG, STT, MMP, CAG, SHLX

Ten notable dividend stocks recently raised their payouts, including Duke Energy and PPG . Here's what you need to know about DUK stock, PPG stock and the eight others. Read Article

Realty Income Corp (O) Stock: Monthly Income, But Not Much Else

As far as REIT investments go, Realty Income isn't a bad choice, but there isn't anything too exciting about O stock, either. Read Article

10 Energy Stocks That Will Struggle if Oil and Gas Prices Don’t Pick Up Soon

With a massive oil surplus, it's unlikely things will improve for energy stocks like XOM and CVX. Investors should consider avoiding them. Read Article

7 Safe High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy

Safety is the buzzword for these seven dividend stocks. Read Article

BP plc (BP) Considering Spinoff to Form New Energy MLP

BP is considering spinning off its 3,500 mile pipeline business in the US to create a new MLP by the end of this year and file for its IPO. Read Article

Why AT&T Inc. (T) Stock Still Has More Than Enough To Keep On Truckin’

T stock is suffering a disappointing run, but that could quickly change as AT&T mixes smart decisions with exciting technologies. Read Article

General Electric Company (GE) Stock Still Has What It Takes to Survive

GE stock is still strong value for dividend-seeking investors, as General Electric can outperform the market in the next 12 to 18 months. Read Article

BP plc (ADR) (BP) Could Make a Big Income Announcement

While BP stock isn't moving much, reports that the oil titan is considering spinning off a "BP Midstream Partners" MLP are huge. Read Article

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Will Plow Through Q4 Earnings

Microsoft is set up for a strong end to the fiscal year when it reports Thursday, but beat or not, MSFT stock is a buy-and-hold darling. Read Article

General Electric Company (GE) Stock Could Feel Right to Contrarian Investors

While General Electric (GE) still faces serious challenges, GE stock is starting to look like a tempting contrarian play. Read Article

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Stock Is the Same Ol’ Mess

International Business Machines reported its 21st consecutive quarterly sales decline Tuesday, sending IBM stock still lower as the company flails. Read Article

Why Realty Income Corp (O) Stock Is the REAL Deal

Realty Income (O) has great fundamentals and a consistently great dividend. Here's what makes O stock worth your while. Read Article

Will General Electric Company (GE) Stock Do Better Under John Flannery?

General Electric (GE) gets a new CEO next month. He has a chance to turn GE stock into the turnaround story of the century. Read Article

10 Dividend Stocks Growing Their Payouts by 20% or More

These 10 dividend stocks will continue cranking up the dial on their payouts for years, meaning mediocre yields now will become great over time. Read Article

Bank of America Corp (BAC) Stock Has More Good News

Bank of America stock has risen almost 50% since the presidential election. But BofA has more upside ahead, and so does BAC stock. Read Article

Good News for Ford Motor Company (F) Stock Isn’t Quite Good Enough

Ford stock continues to struggle, despite some good news in June. But the long-term problems facing F stock outweigh recent positives. Read Article