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 Super-Safe-Growth Stocks for Long-Lasting Dividends

Not all dividend stocks are created equal. Here are the best long-term dividend growth stocks that will continually boost your portfolio.

Should Investors Add Johnson & Johnson Stock to Their Shopping Lists?

Johnson&Johnson stock could be just what the doctor ordered for long-term portfolios if the stock market becomes more volatile.

Amid Changes, Continue to Treat BP Stock as a Dividend Play

BP stock may struggle to rise as increasing output could outpace the increasing demand for crude that many hoped would increase oil prices.

As Its Cloud Pivot Gets Underway, Don’t Count out IBM Stock Just Yet

Analysts are saying that IBM stock is now a 2020 story after generally downbeat Q3 earnings. Here's what you need to know.

Nokia Stock Won’t Recover Until It Restores Dividend Payments

Nokia stock won't recover until dividend payments are restored. Investors in Nokia stock don't like the recent dividend cut, even though it is best for the company to save its free cash flow.

3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for Under $10

Cheap stocks to buy can be dangerous. So can high dividend stocks. But these three stocks, including F stock, are worth a long look.

10 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy to Pay the Bills

If you're looking for dependable income, these are 10 great monthly dividend stocks to buy for the regular payouts.

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.

Investors Should Be Cautious About Buying Kraft Heinz Stock in the $30s 

KHC stock was boosted by better-than-expected profits. The news sent Kraft Heinz stock price into the $30s.

There Are Compelling Reasons to Buy PG Stock Even After a Strong Rally

Significant impending market penetration in China and India will boost organic sales growth. Dividend growth will continue.

5 Dividend Stocks to Buy in Case the Santa Claus Rally Doesn’t Come

Thanks to rising uncertainty, dividend stocks make a ton of sense these days. Here are five that are strong buys for the months ahead.

Learn to Reinvest Dividends Better

In this section from 'Income for Life,' I talk about why being smarter about how you reinvest can lead to appreciably bigger gains.

Cisco Stock Is Waiting for the 5G Storm

Cisco stock is a good tech play for conservative investors, with a 3% yield and growth averaging 5% per year from software subscriptions.

2020 Election Could Hurt Amgen Stock’s Healthy Dividend

The biggest risk to Amgen stock comes from health reform that might limit the number of drugs insurers pay for, creating price competition.

Exxon Mobil Stock Investors Ride the Waves of Oil Patch Skepticism

XOM stock traders can bet on the Saudis keeping oil prices high through their IPO, but in the long run all oil companies are dead.

5 Utility Stocks to Buy for an Extra Durable Portfolio

With fixed income yields stuck in neutral, utilities remain in favor; and these five utility stocks to buy present the best investment opportunities in the space.

Earnings Show Walgreens Stock Is Still Going in the Wrong Direction

Walgreens' CEO, billionaire Staffano Pessina, is purely a retailer and running the company like one, while rival CVS Health becomes a managed care company.

5 Real Estate Stocks to Buy for Dividend Income

These real estate stocks have become some of the higher-paying dividend stocks while still delivering steady cash flows to investors.

The Gilead Stock Price Might Be Down, but That Doesn’t Mean It’s Cheap

At 9x earnings, GILD stock is cheap. But pressured earnings leave the market with little other choice.

New CEO Could Save Kraft Heinz Stock and KHC’s Shrinking Dividend

KHC's new CEO hopes to wring more profit from tired brands and find more wired ones. Investors should give him a chance to save Kraft stock.