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 Best Dividend Stocks Paying Investors for 100 Years or More

These are the seven best dividend stocks in the market -- each one has paid a regular quarterly dividend for more than 100 years! Read Article

Dividend Hike Alert: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Upholds Tradition

Johnson & Johnson's latest dividend increase was announced in April 2015 when the Board of Directors approved a 7.10% increase in the quarterly dividend to 75 cents per share. Read Article

Apple Tops 13 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Many of the markets most storied companies reported results this week, and as for dividend stocks increasing payouts, it was the biggest week in terms of marquee names that we’ve seen this year. Read Article

RSI Alert: Procter & Gamble Entered Oversold Territory

In trading on Thursday, Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) stock entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $79.07 per share. Read Article

Don’t Expect Growth From Realty Income: O Stock Is Just for Dividends

Realty Income may have a solid dividend history, but the future of the continued dividend growth may be in jeopardy due to share dilution. Read Article

High Yield Alert: JNJ Crosses Above 3%

Shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) were yielding above the 3% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $3). Read Article

3 Big Oil Dividend Stocks To Buy

Falling oil prices have opened up plenty of opportunities for investors looking among the sector’s wreckage for bargains. Look to big oil for great dividends. Read Article

5 Cinderella Stocks to Buy for Big Dividends

The best way to avoid such pratfalls is to buy stocks that are overlooked, unloved and cheap. Read Article

2 Stocks, 2 MLPs to Best Play Oil

In the face of such uncertainty, I advise you to make your investment moves cautiously -- at least until the oil price settles into a clear uptrend. Read Article

3 Dividend Stocks That Continue to Provide

I advise you to focus your new stock buying on names that furnish a generous dividend yield up front, with the potential for increasing your payout faster than the cost of living in the years ahead. Read Article

Dividend Stock Showdown: Pfizer vs. Merck (PFE) (MRK)

From the strong dollar to generic competition, Pfizer and Merck face stiff headwinds, and yet PFE stock and MRK stock look good for gains. Read Article

Ford Stock: F Should Drive Toward $20 Despite Earnings Miss

Ford's Q1 earnings were nothing to brag about, but a low valuation, a generous dividend yield and a recovery in F-150 production should propel Ford stock forward. Read Article

Consumer Giants Top 18 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Many of the market’s biggest companies reported earnings last week, and 18 dividend stocks, including JNJ, PG and TRV increased payouts. Read Article

The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for May

The 10 best blue-chip dividend stocks for May are laid out here. How do these Dow Jones heavyweights stack up against each other? Read Article

Dividend Stocks: VRTS, NWBI, AGNC Going Ex-Dividend Soon

These dividend stocks are trading ex-dividend soon, so be sure to snap up VRTS stock, NWBI stock and AGNC stock. Read Article

MSFT – Microsoft Earnings Deliver and the Cash Keeps Flowing

Microsoft's (MSFT) Q3 earnings report mostly featured positive news, but one of the strongest reasons to buy Microsoft stock remains it's gigantic cash hoard. Read Article

6 MLPs to Buy for High Yield

When it comes to high yield, master limited partnerships (MLPs) are still income royalty. Here are six MLPs that sport large (and growing!) yields. Read Article

Buy XOM and CVX, Set Up a DRIP and Watch the Returns Pile Up

Both Exxon (XOM) and Chevron (CVX) stock pay impressive dividend yields, and are prime candidates for DRIP -- or dividend reinvestment plan -- investing. Read Article

Why Southern Co Is a Top 10 Utility Dividend Stock (SO)

Southern Co is a Top 10 dividend-paying utility stock, according to Dividend Channel, which published its weekly ''DividendRank'' report. We'll take a closer look at SO stock. Read Article

6 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend This Week

These six stocks are all scheduled to trade ex-dividend this week, so you can expect shares to open slightly lower this week. Read Article