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.

Why AT&T’s Dividend Appears Safe, For Now

AT&T stock is drifting lower despite the high dividend yield, as investors grow increasingly nervous over its WarnerMedia division performance.

7 Dividend Stocks To Buy For Big Returns In Your Bank Account

If you’re looking to generate income, here are 7 dividend stocks to buy that will deliver generous total returns over the long haul.

4 Monthly Dividend Stocks Paying Double-Digit Yields

Investors who rely on yield for consident monthly income should consider buying shares of these four monthly dividend stocks.

5 High-Yield Stocks for 5%-Plus Dividend Payouts

Times have been tough lately for income investors, but these high-yield stocks whose dividends are safe remain worth a second look.

Marathon Oil is Cheap But Only if Crude Prices Go Higher From Here

Marathon Oil is cheap by any reasonable metric. But there's no obvious catalyst to send MRO stock higher except higher energy prices, which remain elusive.

7 Dividend Stocks To Buy For Adventurous Investors 

Some dividend stocks have high yields, but aren't dependable. Some are safe but low yielding. Then there are those in between.

Is Now Finally a Good Time to Buy AT&T Stock?

The income looks attractive, but a risky AT&T stock is not for widows and orphans and requires a more active investment management strategy.

Why Planned Split Makes IBM Stock More Attractive to Growth Investors

Those investors who buy IBM stock at a very cheap price now will get access to the shares of a rapidly growing, high-multiple company later.

With Its Restored Dividend, MFA Financial Stock Is Deeply Undervalued

MFA Financial is deeply undervalued, especially with its restored dividend. MFA stock has a very attractive dividend yield of almost 7% and trades at 2/3rds of its economic book value.

8 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now

Investor sentiment has shifted to a protective stance under the context of ever-rising tensions between the U.S. and China. In this environment, investors should consider stocks to buy now from a list of stable dividend aristocrats.

Pfizer Is a Value Play in the Covid-19 Frenzy

Most drug stocks are very expensive, but PFE stock is a Covid-19 vaccine play that is still selling at a reasonable price.

McDonald’s Stock Is a Buy as it Targets $250

McDonald's stock has relatively steady growth and is a dividend aristocrat. It also just raised its dividend for the 44th straight year.

BP Stock Is Significantly Undervalued

BP stock has a 7.40% dividend yield and is worth at least 20% more than its current price.

Prospect Capital Is an Affordable Dividend Cash Machine

Not every stock in your portfolio has to be a race car. With PSEC stock, you'll get a mighty fine dividend yield and solid performance.

After This Dividend Hike, Add New Residential Investment Stock to Your REIT Portfolio

As the company focuses on growth strategies in American real estate, you can capture both yield and price appreciation with NRZ stock.

Has Exxon Mobil Become A Value Trap?

At first glance, Exxon Mobil stock and its 10% appear to be a great investment. But Exxon needs to turn the corner on cash flow growth.

7 Dividend Stocks Perfect for a Retiree’s Portfolio

Chasing high yields alone will ruin an income investor’s returns, so we look at these picks that offer a balance of stability and dividend income growth.

To Survive, IBM Needs to Think Outside the Box

It will take IBM billions of dollars each quarter to become a major cloud player, and even then it may be too late for IBM stock.

5 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy

Finding safe dividend-yielding stocks that pay every month is tough. But these monthly dividend stocks fit the bill.

Despite Problems, Count on Kinder Morgan to Remain a Dividend Darling

There's no denying that the energy sector is having issues, but that doesn't mean KMI stock holders have to worry about a dividend cut.