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.
HD stock is down 10% since reporting record earnings in February, as traders rush to brighter, shinier objects. This spells opportunity for older investors.
As the world recovers from a year of Covid-19 and isolation, these dividend stocks are ready to lead the way back toward normalcy.
Dividend stocks come in many flavors although investors may associate them primarily with the energy sector. These seven stocks cross industries.
For conservative investors looking for high yields, large, regional bank stocks are good names to buy in the current environment.
Which dividend stocks should you consider for both 3%+ yields and the potential for appreciation? These nine names come to mind. Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) Conagra Brands (NYSE:CAG) IBM (NYSE:IBM) Kellogg (NYSE:K) Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) Phillip Morris International (NYSE:PM) PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL)
Dividends are great, but are best when you're not forever worrying about a cut. These blue-chip stocks will keep rising their payouts.
The damage of winter storms can be devastating, but cold weather means more demand for energy stocks like these three big names.
Toyota's problem isn't its power trains or its go-slow approach. Its problem is that its dealer network takes most of the value from its cars, while Tesla does everything direct. That leaves TM stock with only an attractive dividend.
When it comes to investing in dividend stocks, companies that significantly increase their payouts are more attractive than those with higher yields.
Health care companies may not be at the front of mind when thinking of stocks with dividends, but these three are winners.
NEE stock still relies on fossil fuels. But its master limited partnership, NextEra Energy Partners, is a big investor in renewables.
Smart money bought energy stock on prior dips. Adding new long positions here means chasing late and ahead of potential resistance.
Right now, XOM stock is the best dividend stock you can buy. However, over the longer term, oil and gas will be under pressure.
Strong earnings and a dividend raise have yet to increase the price of Pepsi stock, as investors shun value.
These dividend stocks all boast yields over 5%, as well as a history of raising their dividends annually. Watch them if you're after income.
Apple stock is off to a sluggish start to 2021. But Apple has $79 billion in net cash to spend, making it a great long-term investment.
TJX has gotten through the pandemic and could grow with its end. But watch its margins and know TJX stock is never going to be a high-powered growth investment.
Authentic Brands has figured out how to bring the dead to life, not just celebrities but also brand names like Aeropostale. That's why Simon Property has good prospects.
Some investors may be nervous about wading into oil stocks, even with juicy dividends. Some fear is warranted, but these three stand strong.
Sure, dividends are a nice, reliable revenue stream, but they're not the only thing these three dividend stocks have to offer.