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.

7 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks to Buy That Yield 4% or More

These S&P 500 dividend stocks to buy not only throw out far-above-average yield, but they should pad your returns with capital appreciation, too. Read Article

9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – V APH CTAS LECO WES PAG BC PSXP SHLX

Nine notable dividend stocks raised their payouts this week, including Visa (V), and Amphenol (APH). Here's what you need to know. Read Article

5 Deeply Undervalued Stocks with Great Dividends (GM, F, CLDT, HT, ABBV)

It's time to look a little outside the box for dividend plays, and these 5 fit the bill Read Article

Should You Buy the Dow? Boeing Co (BA) Stock

Boeing is one of the few of commercial plane makers. That's a good reason to buy BA stock after the price corrects a bit. Read Article

6 Dividend Machines Boosting Dividends (V, MMP, LTAS, LECO, SCL, TLP)

These six dividend paying stocks recently increased their payouts. Here they are for your consideration in an income portfolio Read Article

AT&T Stock Just Made Its Q3 Earnings Irrelevant (T)

AT&T (T) looked well-positioned ahead of earnings, but the Time Warner (TWX) acquisition will weigh on T stock in the short-term. Read Article

BP plc (ADR): A High-Yielding Dividend Stock to Avoid (BP)

British Petroleum is struggling on every level in the oil industry, and savvy dividend investors will avoid BP stock now and in the future Read Article

Chevron Corporation (CVX) Stock Is a Clear-Cut Dividend Buy

Chevron (CVX) is one of only two Dow Jones stocks with a 4%-plus dividend, plus Chevron stock has rebound power for when oil prices recover. Read Article

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Above-average yields and below-average risks: Those are the perfect conditions for substantial total returns in these top S&P 500 dividend stocks. Read Article

Can Apple Inc. Become a Dividend Growth Stock? (AAPL)

Despite AAPL's increasing dividends every year, I still wonder if AAPL is a dividend growth stock. Here's my analysis... Read Article

2 Dividend Stocks Showering Investors With More Cash (EV, OHI)

Here are two solid dividend stocks that came through for my portfolio in September. Both OHI and EV are income portfolio winners Read Article

The Single Worst Retirement Investment Today (and 3 Better Buys Now)

Moving from stocks to bonds in retirement is no longer a sound strategy. Here's why you should move to these 3 dividend stocks instead Read Article

6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – IP BRO AM THO HCSG POL

International Packaging (IP) and Brown & Brown (BRO) were among the six noteworthy dividend stocks that increased their dividends last week. Read Article

AT&T Inc. (T) Stock Is STILL a Strong Long-Term Player

AT&T is expanding beyond its telecom roots and making waves in the connected world. For that reason, T stock is a stable, long-term choice. Read Article

5 Dividend Growth Stocks to Beat the Market (GNTX, PKG, TSN, DKS, UNM)

Stocks that have a strong history of dividend growth act as a hedge against any market downturns. Here are 5 dividend growth stock to consider Read Article

Play it Safe: Invest in These 5 Big Dividend Payers

Dividend payers edge higher as investors latch on to safe bets amid erratic earnings season. Here are five dividend stocks to choose from Read Article

Is Chevron Corporation’s (CVX) Dividend Finally OK to Believe In?

Rising oil prices are great news for CVX stock's juicy dividend. Just be careful. A lot is riding on that oil price to keep Chevron going. Read Article

4 Dirt-Cheap Dividend Growth Stocks (STI, TRV, VLO, GATX)

Dividend stocks deserve a place in your portfolio, no matter how modest the allocation, and these 4 dividend stocks are fairly valued today Read Article

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Stock Is a Long-Term Survivor

KO stock is in the middle of a transition as the company shifts its focus to healthier options. Therefore, Coca-Cola investors need patience to reap long-term rewards. Read Article

Four Companies Rewarding Shareholders With a Raise

I invest in companies that have a long track record of annual dividend increases. This is usually a result of a strong business model, that is fueled by earning... Read Article