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.

Is Cisco Stock Worth Buying Now?

Despite the current volatility of CSCO stock, its low valuation and decent dividend yield make Cisco a long-term buy.

Expect Cisco Stock to Move Higher on Dividend Growth

Cisco is cheap based on its huge free cash flow growth. As a result, expect another hike in Cisco stock's dividend this coming quarter.

5 Total Yield Dividend Stocks That Offer Attractive Returns

These five dividend stocks have total yields equivalent to 8% or more of their market value, making them attractive for investors.

10 Mid-Cap Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

As U.S.-China trade war tensions continue to rise, these mid-cap companies are dividend stocks to buy because they offer investors the best of both worlds.

7 Utility Stocks to Buy That Offer Juicy Dividends

These utility stocks all offer juicy dividends. But they also feature big growth potential in areas like renewable energy.

Caterpillar Looks Ready to Increase Its Dividend Early in 2020

Caterpillar is a serious cash flow machine that should be able to increase the CAT stock dividend in 2020. Look to buy shares this year.

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.

3 Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy Now

Looking for dividend stocks? The key is in dividend growth rather than yield. Here are 3 with top-notch dividend growth to buy.

7 Underappreciated Foreign Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

This is a great time to add the benefits of diversification to your portfolio with some attractive foreign dividend stocks.

Coca-Cola Is the Most Conservative Investment You Can Make

Coca-Cola stock was a star in the January market, but don't be fooled. This is a slow-growing dividend aristocrat.

After Earnings, It’s Clear IBM’s Rometty Needs to Step Aside

Replacing CEO Virginia Rometty with Red Hat head Jim Whitehurst might send IBM stock flying. It seems nothing else will.

5 High-Yield Stocks With High Free Cash Flow Yields

5 high-yield stocks with high free cash flow yields. Here are five stocks whose free cash flow cover their high dividend yields and are attractive value plays.

Recent Rally Might Mean Intel Is No Longer an Income Play

Intel's fourth-quarter earnings beat shot brought a massive rally, but it also means Intel stock is no longer the income play it once was.

TAP Stock Is a Great Buy for Free Cash Flow and Dividend Growth Alone

TAP stock benefits from Molson Coor's FCF and dividend growth. Molson has paid down the Miller acquisition debt every year and hiked the TAP stock dividend.

The Coming 5G Upgrade Isn’t Even the Best Reason to Buy Apple Stock

Apple stock has more than doubled in the past year due to optimism about the coming 5G upgrade cycle. Despite positive headlines about Apple's growth opportunities, its cash pile may be the best thing about the stock.

4 Bank Stocks to Sell and 4 Cash-Generating Alternatives to Buy

Bank stocks are lagging the market, stunted by regulations in the wake of the financial crisis. But these alt-financials are great buys.

Cisco Systems Is the Most Defensive Name in Tech

Cisco Systems is unifying its product lines around a new chip design called Silicon One, and keeping up with other changes in the networking business.

Comcast Is the Stock We Love to Hate

Comcast is wired in a world of wireless, and cable in a world of streaming.

7 ‘A’-Rated Dividend Stocks That Provide Inflation-Beating Income

These dividend stocks offer investors unbeatable income, and they are even poised for massive growth in the future.

With Oil At a Low, BP Offers Great Value

With oil prices at a low, BP stock makes a great investment, especially as it looks to return 12% annually to investors through 2024.