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.

9 Low-Risk, High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy

Investors need to think about defensive plays with the ability to hang touch in any market, such as these low-risk dividend stocks yielding between 3% and 8%. Read Article

3 Oddball REITs Paying Big Dividends

REITs are great, but weird REITs could be even better. Here are ideas for 3 unusual ones that yield big for you to toss around. Read Article

Why Warren Buffett Dumping AT&T Inc. (T) Stock Doesn’t Matter at All

Berkshire Hathaway came to own AT&T stock inadvertently and has different pressures than ordinary investors when deploying capital. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Cummins, Inc. and Whirlpool Corporation

Looking at stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, HSBC Holdings, Cummins, and Whirlpool will all trade ex-dividend on May 18. Set your payout calendar today Read Article

10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – M NI WAB LII SCI CPGX CVG MSA PEGI WTS

Ten noteworthy dividend stocks boosted their payouts last week, including Macy's (M) and Pattern Energy Group (PEGI). Read Article

3 Cheap Stocks Set to Double Their Dividends

Many investors judge a dividend by one thing: current yield. It's a key, but dividend growth is critical. These 3 dividend stocks have room to run Read Article

Meet the 2016 Top 10 Dividend Achievers List

The Nasdaq Dividend Achievers Index is a group of companies that have rewarded shareholders with increasing dividend payouts. Here are the Top 10 for 2016 Read Article

Sell These 4 Big 12%+ Yield Traps Now

There are a growing number of stocks and funds yielding over 12%, luring in unsuspecting investors. These 4 are primary culprits to avoid Read Article

3 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy and 2 to Avoid

Whether relying on your portfolio for income or reinvesting payouts, buying these monthly dividend stocks makes a lot of sense. Read Article

The 3 Major Credit Bureaus: Should You Pull Their Reports?

The 3 credit bureaus -- EXPGY, EFX and TRU -- have room to expand dividends. Only then are they worth buying. Read Article

Eaton Corporation: Manufacturing Safe Dividends Since 1923 (ETN)

Eaton shares several characteristics with companies we hold in our Top 20 Dividend Stocks portfolio, but is it a long-term dividend hold? Read Article

AT&T Inc.: T Stock Could Double With This Move

It looks like AT&T is bound for India, as this expansion matches its current strategy and would significantly increase its potential customer base. If this happens, then all investors need to get long T stock. Read Article

Collector’s Universe, Inc. (CLCT): A Unique Stock With a 7% Dividend

CLCT stock, the primary purveyor of collectible authentication and grading, is a solid dividend play, as well. Read Article

Stick With Verizon Communications Inc. for Income (VZ)

Here's why Verizon Communications's history of dividend raises and its market position makes VZ stock a long term dividend hold. Read Article

The Best, and Worst, High Yield Investment Today

Jeffrey Gundlach recently shared his favorite short idea at the Ira Sohn investment conference. Pair his advice with this strong play in your portfolio Read Article

GPS Stock: Don’t Give Up on High-Yielding Gap Inc Yet

Between dividends and buybacks, I believe that patient value investors will eke out a very respectable return in Gap (GPS) stock. But I'd recommend waiting another few weeks before buying shares. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include GasLog and Rockwell Collins (GLOG, COL)

GasLog, Rockwell Collins, and Innospec will all trade ex-dividend on May 12. Set your calendars for COL, IOSP, and CLOG payout dates Read Article

How to Measure and Manage Your Dividend Portfolio

Peter Drucker once wrote "What gets measured gets managed" In this case what needs managing is our dividend portfolio. Here's a way to get started Read Article

Unilever plc (ADR) Continues to Reward Long-Term Shareholders (UL)

Unilever plc operates in the fast-moving global consumer goods markets, and as a strong dividend payer, UL should be in your income portfolio Read Article

10 Dividend Growth Stocks That Deliver For Their Shareholders

Dividend growth stocks are the gift that keeps on giving, and these 10 dividend stock are among the best for your long term portfolio Read Article