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.

The Bull Case for Exxon Stock Is Strong, but It’s Not Perfect

XOM stock should have upside ahead. But investors need to mind the risks - and keep an eye on opportunities elsewhere in energy.

Red Hat Purchase Makes IBM Stock Speculative Dividend Play

It will take time to know whether Red Hat rescues IBM stock, making the rising dividend lucrative but more difficult to maintain.

IBM Stock Looks Cheap Here

With good growth and a solid dividend, IBM Stock looks like an interesting buy in the wake of the Red Hat acquisition.

Expect the IBM Stock Price to Keep Trading Sideways at Best

The IBM stock price has faltered again. With no catalyst on the horizon, investors should stay on the sidelines.

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.

Going Electric Will Pay off Big Time for Ford Stock in the Future

Ford stock could be in the beginning of a multi-year rally thanks to the company's promising electrification roadmap into 2025.

General Motors Stock Yet Another Victim of Tweet Rampage

General Motors faces a host of problems, starting with Trump's tweet war, as it tries to navigate toward self-driving and electric cars.

If the Company Delivers, IBM Stock Has a Rally Brewing

International Business Machines stock may be on the mend, both technically and fundamentally. Here's what to watch in IBM stock.

Are You Looking for a High-Growth Dividend Stock? Caterpillar Stock Could Be a Great Choice

Caterpillar (CAT) stock may have what it takes to attract income-oriented investors. Over the last five years, CAT has increased its dividend four times on a year-over-year basis.

Altria Stock: Give Me Dividends and Give Me Death

International tobacco sales are finally rolling over, so merging Altria's pot and vaping investments into Philip Morris makes sense.

10 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2019 and Beyond

These 10 stocks don't quite qualify as "set it and forget it" plays. All have some degree of risk. But the risks seem worth taking for the potential rewards, which include near-term income, longer-term growth, and potential capital appreciation.

Now Isn’t the Time to Sell Apple Stock, but Definitely Don’t Buy It

Apple stock remains solid, but investors have not priced the trade war or the lackluster product reviews into the price of AAPL.

7 Tech Industry Dividend Stocks for Growth and Income

These dividend stocks deliver both growth and income to investors, even as many in the tech industry resist introducing cash payouts.

10 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy to Pay the Bills

If you're looking for dependable income, these are 10 great monthly dividend stocks to buy for the regular payouts.

5 Healthcare Stocks to Buy for Healthy Dividends

Healthcare stocks are among the best growth and income plays. Here are five firms in the sector that have the goods to keep growing and paying strong dividends.

IBM Stock and Jim Whitehurst’s Toughest Test

Analysts want Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst to replace IBM CEO Virginia Rometty, thinking his open organization concept can give IBM earnings the kick they need

5 REITs for Any Stock Market Conditions

REITs have been performing well so far in 2019, and if you pick the right ones they'll likely keep performing for you long term.

5 Utility Stocks to Buy for an Extra Durable Portfolio

With fixed income yields stuck in neutral, utilities remain in favor; and these five utility stocks to buy present the best investment opportunities in the space.

3 Reasons to Buy IBM Stock on the Dip

IBM has been transforming itself As a result, the recent drop of IBM stock price looks to have created a pretty good entry point in IBM stock.

5 Value Stocks With Fast-Growing Dividends

Among the best stocks to buy now are fast-growing, cheap dividend stocks. Each of these value stocks has grown consistently for the past several years.