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.

Ford’s Dividend Is at Risk Amid the Market’s Decline

F stock has tumbled below $5 a share, leaving the automaker's dividend yield in a vulnerable position at this point.

Exxon Mobil’s Dividend Is in Grave Danger Now

Exxon Mobil has serious cash flow problems, is dealing with an oil price war and boasts an inflated dividend because XOM stock collapsed.

The 10 Worst Dividend Stocks of the 2010s

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.

More Pain Ahead is Likely for 3M Stock Investors Despite Dividend Allure

In case of a potential recession, 3M'ssales of automotive and industrial products will likely suffer, pressuring the MMM stock price further.

7 of the Last Decade’s Fastest-Growing Dividend Stocks

Most investors focus on current yield when picking dividend stocks. The last decade's biggest winners show growth is more important.

Altria Stock Looks Undervalued With Sustainable Dividends

Non-combustible products can drive earnings growth and help maintain strong cash flows. Valuations at a decade low makes MO stock attractive.

7 Top-Tier Dividend Stocks for 2020

Income is becoming cool again, So you need to make sure you have income stocks in your portfolio. Here are 7 to start your shortlist with.

7 Dividend Stocks to Watch for Stable Income

These dividend stocks will help you get through the troubled times and the good times, all while paying you some steady income.

A 6.2% Yield Makes WFC Stock Attractive, but Its Culture Is Worrisome

At 20, even if an investment in Wells Fargo goes south, a young investor has plenty of time to recover those losses. And, yes, it’s possible that Scharf will be the person to right the ship, recouping a big chunk of Warren Buffett’s recent paper losses.

Intel Stock Is Worth a Look When the Market Stabilizes

In the cloud era, you don't need to be on the bleeding edge to make a lot of money. Intel is not going to lose the data center market.

4 Energy Stocks Paying Jaw-Dropping Dividends

Here are four in the "midstream" infrastructure and transportation arena that are worth a look for deep value buyers seeking some safety income.

Kraft Heinz’s Dividend Is Starting to Look Stale

Don't try to catch the falling knife that is Kraft Heinz stock. With a high dividend and low EBITDA, it's slowly rotting.

Wells Fargo Stock Now Sits at Multi-Year Support Levels

Wells Fargo has underperformed its peers and yields 5%. But that doesn't make WFC stock a must-buy name right now.

It’s Time to Take Another Look at Ford Stock

Ford's 2019 was made worse by pension costs, which have been taken care of. Its new cars are in line with what the market wants.

F Stock May Tempt, but Investors Should Beware Bad Dividend News

At an investor conference last month, COO Jim Farley didn't shy away from noting the blue oval company is in a tight spot while highlighting opportunities such as reducing warranty expenses and increasing Ford's footprint in the fast-growing electric and autonomous vehicle markets.

Chevron Stock Is a Speculative Buy on OPEC’s Hazy Future

Chevron stock yields 5.3% and the company is committed to spending $15 billion per year on buybacks and dividends through 2025.

AT&T Stock Should Be on Your March Shopping List if You Like Dividends

Long-term passive income investors may regard any dip in AT&T stock as buying opportunity, as the the company has catalysts for the future.

3 Dividend Stocks to Ride out the Market Volatility

Dividend stocks are back as investors look for ways to ride out the volatility from the coronavirus outbreak. Here's three names to look at.

5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks With Great Buyback Programs

These dividend stocks offer great income to investors, but their tax-efficient buyback programs make them even better stocks to buy now.

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!