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.

5 Dividend Stocks That Are Buying Back Their Shares

These 5 dividend stocks have dividend and buyback yields that are significant and produce high total yields for investors.

Long-Term Growth Catalysts Should Propel AT&T Stock in 2020

T stock offers good long-term value, and AT&T stock has safe, reliable dividends.

Buy Home Depot Stock’s Dip and Benefit From Its Strong Dividend

Home Depot stock is a great long-term buy with an impressive dividend history. That's why shares are recovering this week.

With the Dividend in Jeopardy, Steer Clear of 3M Stock at Current Levels

MMM stock has come on hard times in 2019. Can shareholders expect an end to a long streak of lower share prices for 3M Company?

7 of the Decade’s Fastest-Growing Dividend Stocks

Most investors focus on current yield when picking dividend stocks. A review of 2010s biggest dividend winners shows that another factor is more important.

5 Cheap Dividend Stocks With High Yields And Annual Increases

5 cheap dividend stocks with high yields and annual increases. These dividend-paying stocks have high yields, low P/E ratios and consistently raise their dividends each year.

Simon Property Group Is Preparing Its Balance Sheet for Armageddon

Speculative income investors are attracted to shopping center owner Simon Property Group, sitting at a five-year low.

Is the Dividend of Altria Stock High Enough to Offset Its Controversies?

Altria stock has had its rough patches this year and it's rebounding, but virtuous investors will probably want to steer clear of MO stock.

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!

Dividend Investors Need to Take a Closer Look at Exxon Stock

Production growth from Permian and Guyana asset will deliver robust cash flow in the next five years. Low break-even oil price is a positive.

The 10 Worst Dividend Stocks of the Decade

When dividend stocks lose their dividends, the results are usually never good. This list of some of the worst examples will add some clarity to this circumstance.

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.

3 of the Best Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

While growth investors may be less certain about an end-of-year rally for growth stocks, there are several good dividend stocks to consider.

Be Wary of Ford’s High Dividend Yield

Be wary of the high Ford stock dividend yield. Ford still can't afford the dividend since its adjusted FCF is too low and not growing.

Intel Stock Will Rise from Dividend Hike and Huge Stock Buybacks

Intel's expected dividend hike and huge stock buybacks, including a new $20 billion buyback program will push up Intel stock.

Starbucks Coffee and SBUX Stock Are Getting Back to the Basics

SBUX is the General Motors of coffee, but we have yet to hit the peak of Starbucks stock. Today's current weakness is a good time to buy.

Assessing Year-end, Many Ask If Now’s the Time to Buy AT&T Stock

With its robust dividend, AT&T stock is a strong long-term play; however, short-term profit-taking is likely around the corner.

7 Things to Watch for into 2020 for Safer Income & Growth

Looking at the metrics for the S&P 500 and for various types of bonds gives some signals of what to look for in the next year.

5 Great Dividend Stocks for Young Investors

Dividend stocks are boring but predictable, but that doesn't mean young investors shouldn't look toward them to buy and hold forever.

4 Small-Cap, Big-Dividend Stocks

If you're looking to boost the income potential of your portfolio, these less-known dividend stocks may be just what you're looking for.