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.
Retail stocks are struggling and Realty Income stock faces strong headwinds. Still, this REIT can succeed thanks to its quality tenants.
Exxon's dividend commitment is pushing the yield higher. At an 8.5% dividend yield today, Exxon Mobil stock could keep falling anyway.
Dividend aristocrats have increased dividends for at least 25 consecutive years. Here are four of the best dividend aristocrats you can buy.
If you're looking for dependable income, these are 9 great monthly dividend stocks to buy for the regular payouts.
Energy stocks have been in a consolidation zone and look attractive as fall approaches. Oil trending higher can potentially trigger upside for these energy stocks.
When interest rates are slashed to the bone and bonds yield approximately 1%, these monthly dividend stocks offer much-needed respite.
Exxon Mobil stock is holding up nicely above $40, although it seriously lacks momentum. With an 8% dividend yield, is it inticing enough?
Verizon Communications stock is worth at least 55% more given its history. VZ stock is undervalued based on a comparison with its peers, its history, and its average dividend yield.
Exxon Mobil is shifting to cleaner energy sources. You can take a position in this while collecting dividend payments with Exxon Mobil stock.
MFA Financial's reinstated dividend makes the stock's 7% yield attractive. MFA stock will likely double if the REIT has to hike its dividend.
Rest of the year will likely see a dividend cut Exxon Mobil stock, after which the shares could fall below $40 and offer better value
SNY stock is no longer a sleepy passive investment. Under a new CEO, Sanofi is less reliant on diabetes and heart drugs and looking to buy pre-market cancer blockbusters.
Investors are looking for dividend stocks in a zero interest rate environment. But these eight names may be paying out a little too much.
With much still up in the air, Exxon Mobil stock could go either way in the next 12 months. Stay on the sidelines for now.
New CEO John Stankey must cut costs while competitors invest heavily, which is why AT&T stock has a 7% yield.
With the market flying high but risks in the air, this is a great time to play defense by buying these seven super safe dividend stocks.
With interest rates reaching record lows, fixed income is no longer a reliable yield provider. These seven monthly dividend stocks could be a great alternative.
Speaking of oil prices, the recovery hasn't been sharp enough to prevent Exxon from issuing some gloomy commentary. In a recent regulatory filing, the oil major said that if prices don't rally some more – it didn't say by how much – before the end of 2020, it could be forced to write-off 20% of output, or the equivalent of 4.5 billion barrels of crude.
Kroger stock is up 20% in 2020, as it consolidates advertising under a single team and prepares profitable online grocery with Ocado.
Utility stocks that have strong fundamentals and have a clear cash flow visibility for the coming years. Dividends add to the attraction.