Dividend Stocks

best dividend stocksThe key to any successful portfolio is stable growth and few investments are more stable than dividend yielding stocks. The additional income from quarterly or even annual dividends gives you the flexibility to earn some cash, reinvest in the stock, or disperse the capital into other investments. Our advisors offer information on both the companies offering the most consistent dividends such as Proctor &Gamble or AT&T, as well as dividend stocks with room to grow such as IBM or Verizon.

We identify dividend paying stocks with high yields, monthly dividends, and other attractive KPIs.


Colgate-Palmolive a Slow But Steady ‘Dividend Aristocrat’

Colgate-Palmolive is a high-quality business with steady dividend growth, but investors may want to hold off on buying the currently over-valued stock. Read Article

JNJ Stock Has Serious Dividend Growth Ahead of It in 2018

JNJ has dividend yield above the S&P 500 average, backed by a strong brand and business model, with potential for long-term growth. Read Article

‘Dividend Aristocrat’ General Dynamics Has Big Risks in 2018

General Dynamics stock has a long history of dividend increases and a strong long-term outlook, but is currently over-valued. Read Article

AbbVie Inc Dividend at Risk Amid Patent Protection Problems

ABBV remains a strong holding for dividend growth, but AbbVie is about to lose patent protection on Humira, which accounts for two-thirds of its revenue. Read Article

McDonald’s Corporation is Executing a Successful Turnaround

McDonald's weathered the recession better than most and is in the middle of a successful turnaround, making it a strong dividend holding. Read Article

Chevron Corporation a Rare Energy ‘Dividend Aristocrat’

Chevron’s dividend consistency and stability help it to stand out in the otherwise-volatile energy industry, but it's not currently a buy. Read Article

Target Corporation is Attractive for Dividends, Value and Growth

Target stock has a unique combination of a high-dividend yield and dividend growth. Currently, the stock appears to be significantly undervalued. Read Article

Microsoft Corporation Has Plenty of Potential in 2018

Microsoft still has a lot going for it, which is great news for investors looking for a blue-chip tech stock with plenty of growth but little premium. Read Article

Here’s Why Pfizer Inc. Stock Is a Great Tax Plan Play

PFE just got some great news in the Republican tax plan. News that will continue to pad Pfizer's dividend potential for years to come. Read Article

Dividend Monster AT&T Inc. Is Nearing Major Resistance

AT&T stock has done well lately, posting a sharp rebound into the upper $30s. Unfortunately, T stock is staring at big resistance. Read Article

7 Dividend Stocks That Are Perfect for Retirement

Dividend stocks and retirement investing go hand in hand. Here are seven income-paying stocks to power your portfolio. Read Article

10 Can’t-Miss Dividend Growth Stocks for 2018

Dividend growth stocks have obvious appeal. And when you have a stock growing payouts at a 733% rate in a decade, it's a slam dunk! Read Article

3 High-Yield Stocks to Buy That You Haven’t Heard Of

These high-yield stocks are not well known, but investors should see them as stocks to buy due to their overall potential. Read Article

9 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for Every Investor

Heading into what could be an eventful year, dividend stocks offer a number of viable options, depending on your investment style. Read Article

Boeing Co Takes Flight with Big Dividend, Buyback Boost

After raising its dividend 20% and boosting its buyback plan to $18 billion from $14 billion, BA stock price can continue flying higher. Read Article

Go Long Verizon Communications Inc. on Its NFL Deal

Verizon looks well position in 2018, as VZ stock benefits from multiple tailwinds, including a whale of a content deal in the NFL. Read Article

5 Stocks to Buy That Pay Sustainable Monthly Dividends

These dividend stocks to buy pay monthly dividends without having to dilute themselves. Here's what investors should know about each. Read Article

10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends

Not all growth stocks are created equal. The following are dividend stocks to buy that have growth potential that makes them strong long-term plays. Read Article

Mastercard Inc Leads 6 Dividend Stocks Boosting Payouts

Six notable dividend stocks recently raised their payouts, including Mastercard (MA). Here's what you need to know about each. Read Article

GameStop Corp. Is an Unlikely Winner As a Dividend Stock

GME stock is getting no love from the market, but it has great cash flow and an 8% dividend. Read Article