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.


5 Big Dividend Stocks To Add To Your Watch List

A common misconception about dividend stocks is they're strictly conservative, defensive assets. Here are 5 dividend stocks that break the mold Read Article

Buy These 3 Stocks Before Their Dividends Double

Studies show that dividend stocks that grow every year are the best way to beat the market. Here are 3 dividend stocks with "doubler" potential Read Article

Warren Buffett’s 3 Safest Dividend Stocks Yielding 3% or More

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has big stakes in a number of dividend stocks, but these three have the safest payouts and don't sacrifice much in the way of yield. Read Article

10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – HFWA HXL LAD MPLX PPG SCHW SHLX SO TLLP TLP

10 notable dividend stocks raised their dividends this week, including Southern Co (SO), PPG Industries (PPG) and Schwab (SCHW). Read Article

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): The Dividend King of Kings

Reliable for more than 50 years, Johnson & Johnson is a dividend king. And given its recent Q1 earnings beat and increased guidance for the year, it's bound to stay on the throne for a long time. Read Article

3 Sky High Dividend Stocks to Buy Ahead of Earnings

Certain Business Development Corporation (BDC) stocks are beating the market by 3-7 times on average. Start investing in BDC's with these 3 winners Read Article

3 Odd-Ball Dividend Stocks That Pay Through Retirement

These three odd-ball dividend stocks are from the 'dividend aristocrats' group, making them unique picks to stand strong though retirement. Read Article

5 Stocks That Could Hike Their Dividends 20%

With valuations stretched, earnings sagging, and a forecast drop for S&P companies, it's nice to find these 5 dividend stock opportunities to profit Read Article

8 Bargain Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Don't chase momentum amid the market's bull run. Instead, buy cheap protection with these eight bargain dividend stocks to buy now. Read Article

Why JPMorgan Chase & Co. Can Double Your Investment (JPM)

The banking industry is changing, and JPMorgan is poised to deliver strong long-term returns for investors willing to understand these JPM dynamics... Read Article

5 Big Dividends Stocks to Sell Now (and Avoid Until 2017)

Oil's bandwagon bulls have it all wrong: OPEC isn't driving short-term oil prices and the recent breakout won't last. Time to dump these dividend stocks Read Article

Verizon Communications Inc.: Strike Won’t Dent VZ Stock’s Upside

Regardless of the recent strike, solid performance and a potential Yahoo bid should help Verizon (VZ) stock stand strong after its Q1 report. Read Article

Omega Healthcare Investors Inc: A High-Yield Healthcare REIT (OHI)

Omega Healthcare Investors is a real estate investment trust with a high dividend yield but with a mixed history. Is OHI a long-term dividend winner? Read Article

3 MLPs That Look Like Screaming Bargains

Not all MLPs deserve to be sold off. MMP, NS and TCP are three that investors should be buying hand over fist. Read Article

Kinder Morgan Inc: KMI Could Beat Earnings, But Won’t Hike Its Dividend

Kinder Morgan's Q1 earnings will be heavily scrutinized for its dividend, but it's more likely KMI will go in a different direction entirely. Read Article

3 Low-Risk Preferred Stocks to Juice Your Portfolio

Preferred stocks offer plenty of safety along with their high yields. These are three of the best preferreds to pick for long-term stability. Read Article

8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – QCOM PG CCL LAND FRC AM HPT GEL

Several big dividend stocks increased payouts last week, including dividend stalwart Procter & Gamble (PG) and tech firm Qualcomm (QCOM). Read Article

3 Steady-Eddie Dividend Stocks to Trust

If you're looking for dividend stocks to invest in but want to avoid as much volatility as possible, check out KO, ED and LMT. Read Article

International Business Machines Corp.: Can IBM Stock Get Past Short-Term Disappointments?

IBM stock may not soar this year, but there are still plenty of reasons to add it to your portfolio. From future potential to a hefty dividend payout, IBM is a smart buy for long-term investors. Read Article

3 Dividend Stocks You’re Better off NOT Owning (CLX, HRL, TWX)

Not all dividend stocks are made equal -- some income payers offer little reward to go with the risk. Stay away from these losers! Read Article