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.

9 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for Every Investor

The best dividend stocks offer viable options that vary by investment style ... but these stocks that pay dividends are for everyone!

Dividend Investors Need to Take a Closer Look at Exxon Stock

Production growth from Permian and Guyana asset will deliver robust cash flow in the next five years. Low break-even oil price is a positive.

The 10 Worst Dividend Stocks of the Decade

When dividend stocks lose their dividends, the results are usually never good. This list of some of the worst examples will add some clarity to this circumstance.

8 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy for Consistent Income

Most dividend stocks pay out quarterly, which doesn’t necessarily suit our typical billing cycles. However, these eight companies offer payouts on a monthly basis.

3 of the Best Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

While growth investors may be less certain about an end-of-year rally for growth stocks, there are several good dividend stocks to consider.

Be Wary of Ford’s High Dividend Yield

Be wary of the high Ford stock dividend yield. Ford still can't afford the dividend since its adjusted FCF is too low and not growing.

Intel Stock Will Rise from Dividend Hike and Huge Stock Buybacks

Intel's expected dividend hike and huge stock buybacks, including a new $20 billion buyback program will push up Intel stock.

Starbucks Coffee and SBUX Stock Are Getting Back to the Basics

SBUX is the General Motors of coffee, but we have yet to hit the peak of Starbucks stock. Today's current weakness is a good time to buy.

Assessing Year-end, Many Ask If Now’s the Time to Buy AT&T Stock

With its robust dividend, AT&T stock is a strong long-term play; however, short-term profit-taking is likely around the corner.

7 Things to Watch for into 2020 for Safer Income & Growth

Looking at the metrics for the S&P 500 and for various types of bonds gives some signals of what to look for in the next year.

5 Great Dividend Stocks for Young Investors

Dividend stocks are boring but predictable, but that doesn't mean young investors shouldn't look toward them to buy and hold forever.

4 Small-Cap, Big-Dividend Stocks

If you're looking to boost the income potential of your portfolio, these less-known dividend stocks may be just what you're looking for.

7 Tech Industry Dividend Stocks for Growth and Income

These dividend stocks deliver both growth and income to investors, even as many in the tech industry resist introducing cash payouts.

Focus on Dividends, Not Recent Pop With Lowe’s Stock

Lowe's and Home Depot are very similar, so you buy one when the other side seems to be winning. Lowe's stock seems to be winning now

10 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy

Not all dividend stocks pay on a quarterly basis. These names will help you pay your monthly bills.

The Dividend of Qualcomm Stock Is Safe … for Now

The Qualcomm stock dividend faces a potential hurdle from an antitrust ruling. But for now, the dividend of QCOM stock looks safe.

Exxon Mobil Stock is a High-Yield Transformation Story

XOM stock has under-performed due to fears over a long-term secular decline in the oil market. However, Exxon has the cash flow to invest in alternative energy and transition its business over time.

9 Tantalizing Dividend Stocks for 2020

With the U.S. and China moving toward a trade dispute resolution, the markets have responded with incredibly bullish fervor. Still, this is perhaps the best time to go contrarian with dividend stocks to buy.

2020 Is Around the Corner … Here’s What to Plan For

November is a great time to take an inventory of the markets and the prospects for the closing weeks of the year. And as 2020 gets ready to kick off, it’s an especially great time to make sure that your portfolio is set for the coming year.

7 Troubled Dividend Stocks With Yields Too Good to Be True

Usually there’s a trade-off between great rewards and great risks. These seven dividend stocks are perfect examples of that.