Dividend Stocks

Many investors overlook the importance of steady income. No matter your investment profile, dividends provide stable growth with consistent payments that accrue and compound over time. If you plan to retire wealthy, you need stocks that will pay you to own them. Our investment analysts uncover the companies with high yields, stocks increasing payouts and Dividend Aristocrats that have raised dividends steadily for 25+ years, plus much more.

Pfizer Stock Moved Markets This Month, But Can it Rally?

The company is a proven winner but Pfizer stock won't win any awards for excitement. Long term investors can reap strong dividend rewards; short term movement is murkier.

Merck and Biotech’s Swashbuckling Era

MRK stock has entered a new swashbuckling era, searching for new profit gushers like Keytruda, the company's anti-cancer drug.

4 Big Dividends to Be Thankful For

These dividend stocks have juicy dividends, but are also strong, reliable companies in their own right and should be on your short list.

Forget the Vaccine, Buy Pfizer Stock for Its Impressive Cash Flow

Vaccine news thrust Pfizer center stage this month. But it's PFE stock's beefy dividend that's the real story.

3 Alcohol Stocks for Reliable Growth and Dividends

Alcohol stocks are worth checking out, not just for the growth they can offer, but also for the dividends some of them pay out.

Johnson & Johnson Is an Excellent Dividend Growth Stock

Johnson & Johnson is trading at its historic fair valuation. In today's frothy market, that makes JNJ stock quite a good blue chip holding.

3 REITS to Buy for November 

Many REITs have been battered by the coronavirus pandemic, but they still boast healthy dividends and have potential to recover quickly.

Investors Must Decide if Simon’s Tenant Moves Are Daft or Genius

SPG stock has declined as the company bets it can keep JCPenney alive and partner Authentic Brands can do the same in the rest of its malls.

BP Has Plenty of Upside Thanks to Ample Free Cash Flow

BP stock is worth between 22% and 35% more based on its free cash flow. The BP stock yield will rise from 4.5% to 5%, pushing it higher.

3 Monthly Dividend Stocks You May Not Want to Rely On

Although monthly dividend stocks are usually considered a safe investment, these three companies are in serious trouble due to the pandemic.

5 Oil Stocks for Safe Dividends Now, Gains When Economies Come Back

Even with energy prices in the dumps, here are a group of oil stocks that will pay a nice yield for your income stream.

It Will Take More Than a Vaccine to Save Exxon Mobil Stock

The sell-off in XOM stock seems overwrought given Exxon Mobil's grand history. But the market is reacting to future challenges, not past successes.

4 Dividend Stocks With Yields Over 5%

Investors have burned of late chasing high-yield dividend stocks. These 4 stocks with yields more than 5% should buck that trend.

3 Low-Beta Stocks to Buy to Reduce Volatility

Low-beta stocks are a great way to help shelter your portfolio from the worst of the markets' volatility. Here are three great options.

Verizon Communications Is Fairly Valued and a Safe Play

Verizon Communications is fairly valued at this point but also is a safe play. VZ stock is not worth any more than despite its attractive 4.3% dividend yield.

7 Dividend Stocks To Buy For Post-Election Volatility

Wall Street has been upbeat following the U.S. elections, but volatility suggests investors buckle up with these 7 dividend stocks to buy.

3 Dividend Stocks With Super-Safe Payouts

It only makes sense to recession-proof your portfolio with dividend stocks that offer super-safe payouts. Here are three top picks.

7 High-Yield Dividend Companies to Invest in During the Pandemic

In volatile times, high dividend stocks are especially appealing. These are seven high quality, income-focused companies to invest in.

Comcast Is on the Wrong Side of the Long-Term Future

Comcast insists its results are bottoming out and that 2021 will be better. But the long-term problem with Comcast stock remains.

It’s Time for Reconstruction at AT&T

AT&T has a choice of milking its monopolies until they run dry or selling them and making AT&T stock a leader in cloud and 5G.