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.
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.
MRK stock has entered a new swashbuckling era, searching for new profit gushers like Keytruda, the company's anti-cancer drug.
These dividend stocks have juicy dividends, but are also strong, reliable companies in their own right and should be on your short list.
Vaccine news thrust Pfizer center stage this month. But it's PFE stock's beefy dividend that's the real story.
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 trading at its historic fair valuation. In today's frothy market, that makes JNJ stock quite a good blue chip holding.
Many REITs have been battered by the coronavirus pandemic, but they still boast healthy dividends and have potential to recover quickly.
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 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.
Although monthly dividend stocks are usually considered a safe investment, these three companies are in serious trouble due to the pandemic.
Even with energy prices in the dumps, here are a group of oil stocks that will pay a nice yield for your income stream.
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.
Investors have burned of late chasing high-yield dividend stocks. These 4 stocks with yields more than 5% should buck that trend.
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 at this point but also is a safe play. VZ stock is not worth any more than despite its attractive 4.3% dividend yield.
Wall Street has been upbeat following the U.S. elections, but volatility suggests investors buckle up with these 7 dividend stocks to buy.
It only makes sense to recession-proof your portfolio with dividend stocks that offer super-safe payouts. Here are three top picks.
In volatile times, high dividend stocks are especially appealing. These are seven high quality, income-focused companies to invest in.
Comcast insists its results are bottoming out and that 2021 will be better. But the long-term problem with Comcast stock remains.
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.