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.


3 Oversold Dividend Stocks to Buy

These dividend payers have sold off, but have such long term strength that you can rest easy with them. Read Article

Riding the Rails With 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Union Pacific, Crane and Valero top this week’s group of 10 companies increasing dividends. Read Article

Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for July

In an uncertain global environment, dividend stocks offer a measure of safety that many investors find reassuring. Here are the best-yielding Dow stocks for July. Read Article

3 Dividend Stocks Juicing Returns With Buybacks

Find out how dividend stocks engaging in stock buybacks offer a double-whammy when it comes to total returns. Read Article

Why I Buy Lower-Yielding Stocks – Yes, You Read That Right

It's often to your advantage to buy the stock with more potential, rather than a sure dividend payment right now. Here's how I learned that lesson. Read Article

DuPont Paints Brighter Dividend – 13 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

DuPont, Hershey and Nabors Industries top this week's list of 13 dividend stocks increasing payouts. Check out their new dividend yields and other info. Read Article

Dividend Investors Should Shun AT&T and Verizon

Set aside AT&T's and Verizon's reputations as dividend darlings for a moment -- your money is better spent elsewhere. Read Article

4 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy

Stocks that pay dividends each month are naturally some of the best picks, making these top monthly dividend stocks the cream of the high-yield crop. Read Article

7 High-Dividend Stocks With Low Risk

Don't chase sky-high but unsustainable yields - instead, go after these high-dividend stocks that actually offer a little peace of mind. Read Article

4 Rental REITs to Play the Surge in Apartments

Apartment REITs will continue to grow as homeowners leave the market. Here are 4 great stocks for playing the trend. Read Article

Penske Sets the Pace for 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

This week’s geopolitical tumult didn't stop 10 dividend stocks from a variety of market sectors from increasing payouts, including Penske, Cytec, HealthSouth and Susquehanna. Read Article

Stamp Out Reynolds American After the Lorillard Deal (RAI, LO)

M&A in industries suffering terminal decline makes sense ... sometimes. But the Lorillard buyout doesn't. Read Article

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for July

From almost 5% to nearly 10%, these dividend stocks offer gushers of dividend yield even as the market marches higher. Read Article

Seven Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Long Term

Some dividend stocks are too good not to own -- here are seven I bought last week and plan to hold indefinitely. Read Article

5 Low-Beta, High-Yield Dividend Stocks for a Market Crash

These dividend stocks were putting up gains when the Dow was off as much as 180 points, which makes them perfect for the coming correction. Read Article

Oil, Chips and Diesel Power Lead 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

What do an oil giant, a tech stalwart and a diesel engine maker have in common? They’re all dividend stocks that have announced increased payouts in July. Read Article

3 Dividend Stocks Delivering Income for 50-Plus Years

The worst thing that can happen to dividend stocks is a cut to the regular payout. But with these longstanding payers, you don't have to worry about that. Read Article

Philip Morris vs. Altria – Only One Is a Shareholder-Friendly Spender

Tobacco stocks are no stranger to debt. But Altria at least knows how to use its debt responsibly. Philip Morris ... not so much. Read Article

3 ETDs Great for Fixed-Income Portfolios

Exchange-traded debt offer juicy dividends and stability, and ETDs are unlikely to go bad. That makes them great income investments. Read Article

Big Tobacco – So Much for the Global Crutch

Tobacco stocks' ace in the hole -- rising demand overseas to offset long-term decline in the developed world -- is looking less and less reliable. Read Article