Dependable Dividend Stocks

Soap and Toothpaste Are Crushing the Market

Colgate's recent announcement of a 2-for-1 stock split amid all-time highs is just the latest show from the hard-charging consumer staples sector. More 

3 ‘Smart Money’ Dividend Stocks to Buy

Go after these three solid dividend-paying stocks being accumulated by well-known gurus. More 

Doubling Your Dividend Yield

CLMT is one of my favorite plays on fracking. More 

Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for February

Income investors could do a lot worse than buying into these venerable blue chips -- especially the stock that continues to hold the crown. More 

High Flyers Vs. High Yield

Despite new highs for the broader market, there are fewer stocks actually participating in the rally - but one group of stocks should continue to perform. More 

3M: A Boring, Beautiful Dividend Machine

When 3M reports quarterly earnings Thursday, it won't get nearly the same attention as most of its Dow brethren. But it should. More 

4 Red-Hot Stocks in Red-Hot ETFs

A look at stocks hitting 52-week highs in a couple of the hottest-performing ETFs yields several stocks with even more breakout potential. More 

26 Companies Increasing Dividends

AT&T, Wendy's and Whole Foods are among some of the biggest names making this week's hefty list of dividend-increasing stocks. More 

Stanley Black & Decker Is Becoming Dependably Disappointing

It may be a payout champ, but Stanley Black & Decker's prospects for growth look no better after a third straight earnings decline. More 

Dividend Stock Analysis: Automatic Data Processing

Automatic Data Processing, a Dependable Dividend Stock, should benefit from an economic recovery and increased North American auto sales. More