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.

Buy These 5 Healthy Blue Chips with Growing Dividends

These healthcare stocks offer outperformance and solid, growing dividends. Read Article

3 Bargain REITs to Buy

While many larger REITs are fully valued (or even overvalued), these three high-yield options still trade for attractive prices. Read Article

3 Solid REIT Funds to Buy Now

REIT funds are having an outstanding year, and REITs just became a more compelling buy for investors to consider now. Read Article

Here’s What to Do With American Realty Capital Properties

I viewed American Realty Capital Properties as a company with promise and growth, but now I think I shouldn't have bought ARCP at all. Read Article

Insurance, Oil, and Casinos — 11 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

11 dividend stocks boosted their shareholder payouts and increased their dividend yield this week, including AFL, BP and WYNN. Read Article

5 High Dividend Stocks Safe From Market Meltdowns

These dividend stocks will keep your investments safe when the market dips, slips or goes down in a ball of fire. Read Article

American Realty Capital Properties Inc (ARCP) Crushed by Accounting

American Realty Capital Properties Inc (ARCP) lost nearly a third of its market value Wednesday on a major accounting issue. But has the cut gone too deep? Read Article

4 Keys to the Heart of Dividend Investing

There are four keys that lead to successful dividend investing: quality, earnings growth, entry price and sustainable distributions. Read Article

Buy Banco Santander for Growth and Dividends

If you're looking for solid dividend stocks to add to your portfolio, don't overlook Banco Santander. Read Article

3 Chemical Stocks to Buy for Growth, Hold for Dividends

After battling strong headwinds in 2013, chemical stocks have begun to bounce back this year. Here are 3 that have strong prospects and decent dividends to boot. Read Article

Earn a 10% Yield From MXF

MXF offers a compelling opportunity to profit from growth in America’s second-largest trading partner while earning a more than 10% dividend yield. Read Article

5 Dividend Stocks to Rely On During Dips

The fact that I receive cash from the companies I own to deploy on a periodic basis is the fundamental strength of dividend investing. Read Article

High Dividend Stocks With Big Yield and Big Growth

Find out why yield alone isn't a great measure of a dividend, and check out our picks for high dividend stocks with solid growth. Read Article

AbbVie Stock – Good for Income, Bad for Growth

AbbieVie stock is fully valued, but with a forward dividend yield of 3.5%, income investors should consider buying ABBV stock. Read Article

Oil Services, Homes, Credit Cards Top 14 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Halliburton, PulteGroup, Visa boost shareholder payouts, along with 11 other dividend stocks upping their respective dividend yields. Read Article

3 Canadian Dividend Stocks With Great Yields

The search for yield continues, and these three Canadian dividend stocks deliver the goods for income investors. Read Article

HLSS: A High-Yield Mortgage Play Without Mortgage Risk

HLSS has a business model that allows for reliable revenue from mortgage servicing fees, but with limited credit and valuation risk from the asset base. And it yields more than 10%. Read Article

3 Safe, Reliable Utility Stocks

These three safe utility stocks offer things like generous dividends, power diversification or just steady cash and operations. Read Article

3 Dividend Stocks to Initiate for High Yields

Eaton (ETN), Williams Companies (WMB) and Kinder Morgan (KMI) were obvious dividend stocks to buy into recently. Read Article

Prospect Capital (PSEC): A High Yielder With Massive Insider Buying

Prospect Capital (PSEC) is a business development company that's high on risk ... but the dividend potential is worth it. Read Article