Dividends

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for June

Yields on the highest-paying dividend stocks in the S&P 500 range from 5% to almost 9% ... but that doesn't mean you should buy them. More 

Want High Yield? Check Out These 4 Closed-End Funds (CEFs)

Closed-end funds (CEFs) aren't just a great way to score high yields -- they occasionally even let you buy into certain assets for a discount. More 

5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks From North of the Border

Canadian banks are in a class of lesser-known high-yield dividend stocks, but beware: Shares are getting hammered on a sluggish economy and lower oil prices. More 

3 Battered Dividend Stocks to Buy in the Energy Sector

The energy sector is a good place to find high-yielding dividend stocks as they begin to climb back up. Here are three to buy today. More 

9 Top S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for May

Yields on the highest-paying dividend stocks in the S&P 500 range from 5% to almost 8%, but remember: Chasing yield can be dangerous. More 

2 Telecom Dividend Stocks to Buy; 2 to Sell

The telecom sector is place income investors come for dividends, but not every dividend stock in telecommunications has a dividend that's a sure thing. More 

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for April

Yields on the highest-paying dividend stocks in the S&P 500 range from almost 5% to more than 16%, but chasing yield can be dangerous. More 

20 Dividend Stocks Set to Raise Their Payouts in Q2

Dividends stocks are creatures of habit, so if they have a history of hiking their payouts around now, you can bet it will happen again. More 

INTC, MSFT: Don’t Count Intel and Microsoft Out Just Yet

Intel and Microsoft are facing the headwind of slow PC sales, but their dividend yields offer a meaningful source of support. More 

Dividend Smackdown: ExxonMobil (XOM) vs. McDonald’s (MCD)

It's oil major ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and iconic American burger join McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) in a dividend smackdown? Which stock is the better buy? More