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.


Robert Half – Your RHI Dividend Is On the Way

Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) traded ex-dividend on Feb. 23 for its quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share, payable on Mar. 13. Read Article

5 Cheap Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

In today's low-interest environment, dividend stocks aren't easy to come by on the cheap. But they do exist, and all 5 of these stocks yield more than 3%. Read Article

XOM Stock: Earn a 3.2% Yield From Exxon Mobil

The current annualized dividend paid by Exxon Mobil is $2.76 per share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and XOM stock's most recent dividend ex-date was on Feb 6, 2015. Read Article

HSBC Preferred Stock Pushes Past a 6% Yield

HSBC Holdings plc (ADR) (NYSE:HSBC) stock's 6.2% Non-Cumulative Dollar Preference Shares, Series A was yielding above the 6% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.55). Read Article

KMI: A Solid Dividend Stock for 2015

Kinder Morgan stock (KMI) offers solid 10% per year dividend growth over the next five years. Read Article

3 Low-Risk Dividend Stocks to Buy

These low-risk dividend stocks to buy will offer some protection should the bears start having their way with the broader markets. Read Article

6 Dividend Stocks to Buy With Strong Sales, Earnings

The only real opportunity right now is in domestic stocks that are not impacted by the strong dollar and pay a dividend to boot. Read Article

Here’s How to Play Utilities for Dividends

I definitely prefer utility stocks over most high-grade bonds because utility stocks, by contrast, can sweeten their dividends over time. Read Article

3 Fertilizer Stocks for Growing Dividend Yields

The fertilizer stocks offer some great growing dividend yields for investors willing to do some digging. Read Article

Bite Into 3 Preferred Stocks Yielding 7% or More

These three preferred stocks aren't entirely without risk, but there's plenty of yield to reward investors. Read Article

Stay Ahead of Ex-Dividend Trading for PBI, GE, UPS

Pitney Bowes will pay its quarterly dividend of 18.75 cents per share on Mar. 12, General Electric will pay its quarterly dividend of 23 cents per share on April 27 and United Parcel Service will pay its quarterly dividend of 73 cents per share on Mar. 10. Read Article

TRI: Expect Thomas Reutuers’ Upcoming Cash Dividend

On Feb. 19, Thomson Reuters Corporation (USA) (NYSE:TRI) traded ex-dividend for its quarterly dividend of 33.5 cents per share payable on Mar. 16. Read Article

3M Stock – Count On MMM for a Strong Dividend Yield

The annualized dividend paid by 3M is $4.10 per share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and MMM stock's most recent dividend ex-date was on Feb. 11, 2015. Read Article

Home Depot Heads 15 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

The markets were relatively quiet this week, and while trading was rather sleepy, the number of high-profile dividend stocks increasing payouts was anything but somnambulant. Leading this week’s pack of dividend stocks increasing payouts is home improvement retailer and Dow component Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). Read Article

General Electric Stock – GE Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) stock crossed above its 200-day moving average of $25.75, changing hands as high as $26.06 per share. Read Article

TOTL: All Hail the New Bond King

Gundlach's new TOTL ETF should prove to be a big winner for both investors and DoubleLine. Read Article

3 Solid Stocks That Will Go Ex-Dividend on Feb. 27

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY), Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) and Tal International Group, Inc. (NYSE:TAL) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Read Article

Yieldcos: Your Guide to Dividend Growth

What's the big to-do about yieldcos like the recent one announced by FSLR and SPWR? Dividend growth. And we look at four yieldcos that are already available. Read Article

TCO Stock – What Does Taubman Centers’ RSI Indicate?

The fact that shares of TCO entered into oversold territory yesterday makes Taubman Centers an even more interesting and timely stock to look at. Read Article

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