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.


Oil, Chips and Diesel Power Lead 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

What do an oil giant, a tech stalwart and a diesel engine maker have in common? They’re all dividend stocks that have announced increased payouts in July. Read Article

3 Dividend Stocks Delivering Income for 50-Plus Years

The worst thing that can happen to dividend stocks is a cut to the regular payout. But with these longstanding payers, you don't have to worry about that. Read Article

Philip Morris vs. Altria – Only One Is a Shareholder-Friendly Spender

Tobacco stocks are no stranger to debt. But Altria at least knows how to use its debt responsibly. Philip Morris ... not so much. Read Article

3 ETDs Great for Fixed-Income Portfolios

Exchange-traded debt offer juicy dividends and stability, and ETDs are unlikely to go bad. That makes them great income investments. Read Article

Big Tobacco – So Much for the Global Crutch

Tobacco stocks' ace in the hole -- rising demand overseas to offset long-term decline in the developed world -- is looking less and less reliable. Read Article

35 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts in Q2 2014

We look at 35 big, blue-chip dividend stocks that pumped up their payouts this year. Check out the new payouts, dividend yields, dates and more. Read Article

Should I Buy Coca-Cola (KO)? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Do the bulls or the bears have it right when it comes to Coca-Cola shares? We take a look at the pros and cons of KO stock to decide. Read Article

Harman Is Loudest of 4 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

This week’s parade of dividend stocks increasing payouts was relatively quiet, but don't tell that to audio gear maker Harman, or the three other companies boosting payments. Read Article

Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for June

Looking for yield as we begin the second half? Look no further than these top 10 Dow dividend stocks. Read Article

Dividend Stocks – Midyear Report Card

2014 has been a boffo year for dividend stocks, as the Federal Reserve's policy can't help but stir interest in just about anything with reasonable income. Read Article

3 Hidden Risks of Dividend Stock Investing

Dividend stock investing seems like a low-risk way to invest, but unwitting investors can run into trouble with these hidden traps. Read Article

FedEx Leads Pack of 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

FedEx Leads the Pack of 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts. Medtronic, US Bancorp, John Wiley also deliver more cash. Read Article

3 ETFs Paying 14% That Are Safe…For Now

I decided to go on a hunt for the highest high-yield ETFs I could find, because ETFs would offer some safety in their inherent diversification. If a few stocks in the ETF imploded, the entire ETF may not go down with them. Read Article

4 U.S. Stocks Getting Boosted by the Eurozone Stimulus

The ECB is opening the floodgate of eurozone stimulus, which will boost income stocks globally. Here are four U.S. stocks that will benefit. Read Article

Don’t Tread on Me – 3 Great All-American Dividend Stocks to Buy

America's World Cup debut tonight has stirred our patriotism and has us thinking about some great dividend stocks to buy with deep American roots and revenue streams. Read Article

AMC Stock: You Won’t Find a Safer Dividend

Exhibition houses like AMC reap cash flow, so they can offer it back to shareholders. That makes for for a steady dividend from AMC stock. Read Article

2 Solid BDCs to Buy Today

Businesses continue to be driven to borrow money from business development companies (BDCs), which in turn fuels the high yields found in these two BDCs. Read Article

Big Retail, Big Construction Lead 9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Big retail companies BBY and TGT and big construction firm CAT lead nine dividend stocks increasing their payouts this week. Read Article

3 High-Quality Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

When it comes to dividend stocks, a high yield isn't enough. Here are three stocks that pair good yields with solid fundamentals. Read Article

A 99% Dividend Yield? Yes, It Really IS Too Good to Be True

Whiting USA Trust offers an almost 100% dividend yield ... and yet you're still guaranteed to lose out on the investment if you were to buy WHX right now. Read Article