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.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Stock Is More Attractive Than You Think

CSCO stock doesn't appear on too many lists of technology stocks to buy. That said, Cisco's mindset about the future of IoT is compelling ... even if its not particularity sexy. Read Article

Stocks Could Hit Post-Brexit Lows If Earnings Growth Disappoints

If corporate America fails to deliver strong results this earnings season, the optimism that currently rules Wall Street could fade. Read Article

Boring Is Good for AT&T Inc. (T) Stock

AT&T (T) has had a nice bull move, and there may be more gas left in the tank as important investments and acquisitions pay off for T stock. Read Article

Ex-Dividend Reminders Include UDR, Inc. and Toronto Dominion Bank (UDR, TD)

On 1/6/17, UDR, Toronto Dominion Bank, and Lincoln National Corp. will all trade ex-dividend. Here are the payout dates for UDR, LNC, and TD Read Article

5 Dogs of the Dow Stocks for 2017 (VZ, XOM, CVX, PFE, CAT)

After a dismal 2015, the Dow has just completed a spectacular year. Is it time to jump into these 5 Dogs of the Dow dividend stocks? Read Article

The Best 7%+ Dividends for 2017

What will 2017 hold for dividend investors? Let's sort through the current hysteria regarding interest rates, Trump and inflation to decide Read Article

17 Quality Dividend Stocks For 2017 and Beyond

Looking out over the landscape of dividend stocks, I've picked out these as attractively valued and worth consideration to buy Read Article

4 Cheap Dividend-Growth Stocks to Buy for 2017

We're getting 2017 started with this list of dividend growth stocks that are ready to start delivering for your portfolio now Read Article

34 Dividend Stocks to Ring In the New Year

In this low interest rate environment, dividends are still looking great. Consider these dividend stocks heading into 2017 Read Article

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Stock Is Making a Comeback

IBM has been on a journey over the past decade and still has a lot of work left to regain a prominent place in technology. That said, it has made progress. Read Article

2 Beaten-Down Funds to Buy and 3 to Avoid

2016 has been a crazy year and it's no surprise closed-end funds (CEFs) have offered crazy returns. Here are 3 CEFs to consider Read Article

6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — AMGN CVS MCO FITB BXP CHH

Six notable dividend stocks raised their payouts last week, including Amgen (AMGN) and CVS Health (CVS). Here's what you need to know. Read Article

10 Best Stocks for Retirement Investors

These 10 best stocks are focused on growing their dividend yields. They also sport reasonable valuations with excellent growth prospects. Read Article

3 Big “Moat” Stocks Paying Investors 5% (TUP, IRM, VTR)

It's easy to find dividend stocks that yield more than 5%, but these stocks with moats are your best bet for steady income and big yield Read Article

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Rewards Shareholders Again

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) increased its quarterly common stock dividend by about 8% to 14 cents per share, payable on Jan 17, 2017 Read Article

9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — GE PFE O LLY BA BEN SEIC WDFC AMT

Eight notable dividend stocks raised their payouts last week, including General Electric (GE) and Pfizer (PFE). Here's what you need to know. Read Article

“Dividend King” AT&T Inc (T) Stock Faces Outside Challenges

There's a lot to love about AT&T, but just because it's too big to fail doesn't mean T stock is an appropriate investment. Read Article

3 Reasons Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Stock Is STILL a Dividend Champ

Walmart stock is already a dividend champion. But WMT stock still has plenty of growth to keep its title in the future. Read Article

Why AT&T Inc. (T) Stock Is Actually Pretty Darn Attractive Now

AT&T stock is either going to be a great investment, or a REALLY great investment, in the coming year. Here's what T stock has going for it. Read Article

4 Financial Stocks Dividend Investors Will Love for 2017

The U.S. Federal Reserve raised the key interest rates by 25 basis points, and with the raise comes opportunity for these financial stocks Read Article