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.


5 Failing Dividend Stocks to Drop Now

I've been monitoring big dividend payers and found that the following five companies are struggling in the current strong dollar market. Read Article

Ooh la la! Looking for Dividend Yield? Explore France (EWQ)

French stocks and the EWQ ETF not only offer significant income, but they're also priced for serious returns. Read Article

3 Best-of-Breed REITs to Buy

These three interesting REITs are the best in their class, and are good investments for strong dividend returns. Read Article

3 Dividend Stocks to Pay Attention To Now

Yield-seekers may be happy to know that at least these three dividends stocks to buy have declared their next quarterly dividend payments. Read Article

Coke, Smoke and Kleenex Top 14 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

The week may have been shortened by the President’s Day holiday on Monday, but there was no shortage of dividend stocks increasing payouts. Read Article

3 Natural Gas MLPs to Buy For Big Gains

Several utilities have gotten wise and caught the MLP bug. Here are 3 utility MLPs to buy today. Read Article

Realty Income (O): A ‘Boring’ Dividend Stock With Solid Earnings

Realty Income is not a sexy stock and it’s certainly not one to buy if you’re looking to get rich quick. But O stock is one of the few stocks anywhere in the world that you can really buy and hold forever. Read Article

Forget MLPs — Hunt Down GPs for Growing Yield (ETE)

Investors tend to focus on MLPs for high yield, but another path to income growth are the lesser-ballyhooed general partners (GPs). Read Article

3 High-Yield Closed-End Funds

Closed-end funds are often overlooked sources for high-yield income streams. Here are three of the best. Read Article

3 Under-The-Radar Yield Stocks With Long Histories of Raising Dividends

These three dividend aristocrats have been hammering out dividends for decades, and all are a good bet to continue the string in 2015. Read Article

Cisco Systems Tops 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

For this week’s bevy of dividend stocks increasing payouts, the timing against this bullish backdrop is once again fortuitous. Leading the pack higher this week was tech-giant and NASDAQ bellwether Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Read Article

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for February

Yields on the highest-paying dividend stocks in the S&P 500 range from 5% to 16%, but buyer beware because high yields are often a red flag. Read Article

General Electric Stock: Count On GE for a 3.7% Yield

The recent GE share price of $24.89 represents a price-to-book ratio of 1.9 and an annual dividend yield of 3.7%. Read Article

5 High-Yield Energy Stocks to Buy

I have my eye on five high-yield energy stocks right now that offer juicy dividends as well as the potential for upside in the long term. They are ... Read Article

ACE Stock Is a Socially Responsible Dividend-Payer

Ace Limited (NYSE:ACE) has a strong 2.3% yield and is recognized by prominent asset managers as being a socially responsible investment, through analysis of social and environmental criteria. Read Article

Your Best Dividend Stock to Buy Is (Shockingly) GE

GE stock burned many investors with a dividend cut a few years back, but General Electric is now yielding 3.7% and on an upswing. Read Article

D Stock: Dominion Resources at Risk from Rising Rates

As Dominion's earnings miss attests, the utility sector faces headwinds that make D stock a hold for now. Read Article

4 Reasons to Buy Misunderstood JNJ Stock

Johnson & Johnson released Q4 earnings that disappointed some investors. When digging deeper, JNJ stock seems to show promise. Read Article

GM Revs Its Engine As 8 Dividend Stocks Increase Payouts

This week another group of big-name dividend stocks increased payouts, including an unofficial announcement from GM. Read Article

COST Stock – The Best Growth Story in Retail

Costco announced they are providing a special dividend to shareholders. COST stock shows great promise because of growth opportunities. Read Article