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 High-Yield Dividend Stocks With Bright Futures (RDS.B LVS ING)

Interest rates have tanked following the surprise Brexit vote, but LVS, RDS.B and ING offer 5%-plus dividends and long-term growth potential. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include American States Water, Southern (AWR, SO)

American States Water, Southern Co and Allete will trade ex-dividend on on 8/11/16. Here are the payout dates for AWR, ALE, and SO. Read Article

Why General Motors Company Was Named a Top Dividend Stock (GM)

We cherry picked companies that experienced insider buying in our Dividend Rank report, and GM stock came to the front of our list. Read Article

10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts: K SEP COTY DAL PFG GGP MIC WTR FOXA IFF

Ten notable dividend stocks raised their payouts last week, including Kellogg (K) and Spectra Energy Partners (SEP). Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Delta Air Lines, Inc. and Emerson Electric Co.

Looking at the stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, Delta Air Lines, Emerson Electric and Global Payments will go ex-dividend 8/10/16 Read Article

Why 3M Co Is a Top 25 Dividend Giant (MMM)

3M has been named as a Top 25 Dividend Giant by ETF Channel based on these key metrics. Time to make MMM part of your income portfolio Read Article

7 Dividend Achievers Rewarding Shareholders with a Raise

I invest in dividend growth stocks in order to generate a rising stream of dependable dividend income, and here are some of my recent dividend finds Read Article

4 Dividend Darlings to Dump Before September 1st (PG, KMB, UL, VTR)

I want to tell you about two hidden pitfalls that could threaten your stock returns and four stocks to sell before the fall... Read Article

Why Caterpillar Inc is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (CAT)

Caterpillar has been named to the Dividend Channel's SAFE list for the following reasons. CAT is a strong dividend stock play Read Article

A 3 Dividend Stock Portfolio With a 4% Yield (MCY, HP, ORI)

Here's a 3 dividend stock portfolio to kick-start your income portfolio during these difficult bargain-hunting times Read Article

Better Than Cash: 5 Recession-Proof Payouts (CPT, PSA, VTR)

With stocks are at nosebleed levels, how about high income issues that double as portfolio insurance? Here are 5 REIT dividend plays for investors Read Article

Why Southern Company is a Top 25 Dividend Giant (SO)

Southern Company has been named as a Top 25 Dividend Giant by ETF Channel, with a stunning $2.65B worth of stock held by ETFs... Read Article

4 Big Dividends Slashed: What To Do Next

Your favorite dividend stock just chopped its payout: should you sell? It depends. Believe it or not, some dividend cuts are bullish signs Read Article

The 7 Best Cheap Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

The best cheap dividend stocks aren't necessarily those trading for $1 a share. for these picks, valuation and payout ratios are key. Read Article

These 4 Dividend Darlings Could Drop 20% (GIS, MCD, SYY, WMT)

Investors are reaching for more yield, and while these 4 dividend stocks look good today, don't expect the good news to continue... Read Article

Looking for a High Yield? Try These 3 REITs

Looking for a high yield? REITs still have it. Here's 3 REITs that still offer juicy dividends. Read Article

10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts: O RAI DM BBT CMA EQM SPG SUN MPC CG

Realty Income (O) and Reynolds American (RAI) were among the 10 notable dividend stocks increasing their dividends this week. Read Article

Dividend Safety Analysis: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

Networking giant Cisco Systems, Inc. is a dividend payer that will last for a very long time. It's time to put CSCO into your income portfolio Read Article

4 Dividend Achievers Rewarding Shareholders with a Raise

My recent screen for dividend increases included these 4 stocks that have raised dividends for 10 consecutive years Read Article

These 4 Small & Mid Cap Stocks Pay Big Time Dividends

Not all great stock picks come from large-cap stocks. Look to these 2 small and 2 mid-caps of value and profit Read Article