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.

There’s Nothing Complicated About ATT Stock, but Gains Will Take Time

Over the next five years AT&T should grow with 5G wireless and the machine internet. But getting to that future remains a messy business for T stock.

3 Utility Stocks for Safe Income

Utility companies like Consolidated Edison, American Electric Power Company, and NextEra Energy are sought after by investors for their predictability, and ability to pay steady and growing dividend.

The AT&T Dividend Will Be About 6.5% After the Warner Bros. Spin-off

AT&T management has remained tight-lipped about many details of the Warner Bros. spinoff, but T stock will likely have about a 6.5% dividend.

Deathstar Logo Now Seems Apt as AT&T Is the Ultimate Value Destructor

AT&T is one of the biggest value destroyers in American business. If you’re thinking about buying T stock, prepare to be disappointed.   

Somehow the Outlook of AT&T Stock Is Getting Even Worse

AT&T continues to tumble to new multi-year lows. Even so, T stock remains an unappealing option unless its management gets its act together.

A Reversal Rally Seems Imminent For AT&T Stock

T stock looks undervalued at a forward P/E ratio of 7.2. The spin off of its communications and media business is a catalyst for a rally.

3 Top Tech Stocks to Buy for Growth and Income

The three tech stocks discussed above all carry with them the ability to generate income and take advantage of what should be strong growth rates in the years ahead. We rate all three of these under-the-radar tech stocks as buys and think they will produce strong returns for shareholders.

AT&T Is the 5G Play That Everybody’s Ignoring

T stock is battered and bruised, but don't declare AT&T a loser as the company's financial data points consensus-beating earnings.

7 Dividend Stocks to Gift to Your Kids (Or Grandkids)

If you're building a nest egg, then you really need to include some solid dividend stocks for durability and solid, steady growth.

7 High-Yield Stock Gems for Income-Obsessed Investors

Investors seeking big payouts should consider these seven high-yield stocks from various sectors. They range from pharmaceuticals to REITs.

3 Gold Stocks to Buy on Inflation Concerns

While precious metals companies carry with them their own set of risks, in environments such as the one we’re in today, they tend to do quite well and we see them as strong inflation hedges for investors.

7 Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2022 and Hold Forever

Buy these dividend stocks and forget them for 10 years, you will win big and should have little to worry about in the interim.

7 Reliable Dividend Stocks to Buy for Your Golden Years

This market is in transition from a low-inflation market to a high-inflation market, so it's a good time to grab some dividend stocks.

7 Top Dividend Stocks to Load up on as Winter Sets In

These seven top dividend stocks are among the best long-term holdings investors seeking income over the long-term should consider.

Merck Is a Dividend Play Ready to Get Back in Gear

Pfizer has been beating MRK stock in 2021, but that relative performance may reverse next year, with new drugs and acquisitions ahead.

That Fat Dividend on AT&T Stock Exemplifies Everything Troubling the Firm

T stock appears to have a great dividend, but that isn't true. Avoid AT&T as its problems never seem to stop.

IBM: The Curse of Value

While the tech industry has gone to glory over the last five years, IBM stock is down 22%, and it's not coming back

CVS Health Needs a Managed Care Strategy That Can Catch United Healthcare

CVS Health bought Aetna believing its pharmacy network could deliver managed care at lower costs. Now former Aetna executive Karen Lynch must prove it to stoke CVS stock.

3 High-Yield REITs for Extra Income

REITs can offer dividend investors terrific income generation, but many of the trusts come with their own set of risks to evaluate.

7 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks That Should Grace Your Portfolio

You get a lot more more from dividend aristocrat stocks than just a rock-solid dividend. They also promise solid, long-term growth.