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.


Dividend Stocks Also Make Attractive M&A Targets

When companies are looking to grow through mergers and acquisitions, the competitive positions and growing profits and distributions make dividend stocks most enticing. Read Article

Top 3 ‘Surprising’ Dividend Stocks

Income investors don't usually seek high yields from the energy, biotech, or agriculture sectors, but here are the top three dividend stocks to buy from those unlikely places. Read Article

Put Some Dividends in Your Cart With Target

Target has more than taken its lumps, and now TGT stock has become a great dividend opportunity for new money. Read Article

5 High-Dividend Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy

Size, history and dependable dividend payouts never go out of style, making these blue chips stocks great buys. Read Article

Despite Multiple Headwinds, Pfizer Stock Is Worth a Long Look

After a failed AstraZeneca (AZN) acquisition, Pfizer (PFE) must look elsewhere for growth. Read Article

5 Best MLP Stocks Yielding 5% or More

As income investors continue their search for yield in a low-rate environment, MLP stocks remain one of the best sources of income. Read Article

Strange Bedfellows: PDLI Fuses Dividends With Biopharma

Looking to diversify your dividends? PDLI is one of the only names that can drive income from biopharma sales. Read Article

Altria Leads Pack of 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Dividends

Tobacco giant Altria Group is atop the pack of eight dividend stocks increasing dividends, a pack that includes Brinker and Williams Cos. Read Article

5 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for the Dividends

Tech stocks aren't traditionally thought of as dividend plays, but these five stocks will give investors plenty of yield. Read Article

Check Out These 3 High-Yield REITs

These high-yield REITs seem like safe bets in a tough dividend environment. Read Article

3 Dividend Funds With Yields Higher Than 3%

Today's income environment is challenging to say the least. We did some digging and found 3 dividend mutual funds paying more than 3%. Read Article

Invest Like Warren Buffett – 5 Dividend Stocks to Buy

Warren Buffett made his earliest big bucks chasing value stocks, but his most significant success has come from dividend stocks. Read Article

2 ETFs to Buy Now for Big Income

These baskets of income-paying instruments are attractive options for dividend-seeking investors. Read Article

KMI Merger Brings a Big Tax Bill for MLP Investors

Even though the exchange of KMP and EPB shares to KMI will be treated as a sale, Kinder has bold expectations for growth and savings that unitholders will benefit from. Read Article

Invest in Dividend Stocks for Retirement Planning

As Social Security becomes uncertain, investors worried about retirement planning should include dividend stocks in their portfolios. Read Article

Capex, Dividends and Buybacks – American Companies Are Spending Big

Companies are trying to be more shareholder-friendly, via dividends and buybacks ... but contrary to popular belief, they're also investing in the future. Read Article

Top 3 Risks for Income Investors Today

Find out which factors pose the biggest risk to your income investments, and what you can do to minimize that risk. Read Article

Buy the Next Dip in These 3 High-Yield Energy Dividend Stocks

High-yield investors will have an excellent buying opportunity to catch some great prices as the market sets up for a post-Labor Day rally into year-end. Read Article

3 BDCs to Buy for Their Big, Fat Yields

Middle-market companies need to grow, and that's what fuels BDCs' high-single-digit and even double-digit yields to shareholders. Read Article

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for August

The market may have stumbled some, but these dividend stocks still offer gushers of yield. Read Article