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 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for Every Investor

The best dividend stocks offer viable options that vary by investment style ... but these stocks that pay dividends are for everyone!

IBM Stock: A Speculative Dividend Aristocrat

IBM is two companies, a mainframe and services business that's declining and a cloud business that's growing. Analysts don't know what to think.

While It Looks Good Long Term, IBM Stock Has a Bumpy Ride Ahead

As IBM stock looks to cloud growth for its future, long-term investors may consider buying the shares regardless of near-term declines.

MCD Stock Is a Bit of a Gamble Ahead of Earnings

Down less than 6% from its highs, investors have to decide if McDonald's stock is worth chasing ahead of earnings.

Exxon Stock Offers Tremendous Value and a Great 5.1% Dividend Yield

Don't believe the critics, ExxonMobil's best days are still ahead of it. Here's why you can rely on XOM stock for dividends and growth in coming years.

8 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy for Consistent Income

Most dividend stocks pay out quarterly, which doesn’t necessarily suit our typical billing cycles. However, these eight companies offer payouts on a monthly basis.

Intel’s Free Cash Flow Makes INTC Stock a Buy

INTC will announce its Q3 results on Oct. 24. Despite its growth headwinds, Intel’s free cash flow makes INTC stock a buy for some investors.

7 Dividend Stocks to Buy (With Brands You Can Find In Your Kitchen)

With interest rates going down, investors are looking for safe dividend stocks to buy. Food and beverage companies are great options.

5 Excellent High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy

These are five high-yield stocks with well-covered dividends and low P/E ratios. Investors get paid to wait for their prices to rise.

6 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

It's never too early to start preparing for the next big downturn. Here are six safe dividend stocks to ride out coming storms.

10 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy

Not all dividend stocks pay on a quarterly basis. These names will help you pay your monthly bills.

3 MLPs to Buy That Are Churning Out High Yields

MLPs have been left for dead, but there are still opportunities for high yields. These 3 MLPs still produce ample cash flows and are ideal buys for income seekers.

Don’t Be Enticed by the High Ford Stock Dividend Yield

Don’t be enticed by Ford stock’s high dividend yield. Dividend increases are not guaranteed because of Ford’s faltering cash flow.

There Are Way Better Times Ahead for Qualcomm Stock

Qualcomm has had a messy year between patent disputes and a drop in 4G demand. But the company will hit an upward inflection point shortly.

Is General Electric Stock Better Off After a Year of Culp?

General Electric stock needs to have new growth opportunities boosting it to truly turn things around. One year into his job, CEO Larry Culp is doing this.

Are These 10 High-Yielding S&P Dividend Stocks Traps or Treasures?

Like 2018, the market looks like it may be setting up for another rocky Q4. Here's your guide on which defensive high-yield stocks to buy, and which to avoid.

3 Things Investors Should Know About the Opioid Lawsuits Against Johnson & Johnson

Shares of Johnson & Johnson have fallen mostly flat due to the ongoing opioid lawsuits. Here are three reasons JNJ stock should rebound.

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.

Why General Motors Stock is Still Stuck In No-Man’s Land

GM stock can offer investors stability and yield, but when it comes to generating alpha, that simply won't happen here anytime soon.

IBM Stock Has Pros and Cons, But Is It a Buy?

IBM stock has a low valuation and big dividend, but International Business Machines stock lacks growth and has a poor return over the last decade.