Dividend Stocks

Headquartered in Dallas, AT&T (NYSE:T) is a telecommunications giant that pays a generous 5.4% dividend yield. Yet, some investors might be worried that T stock will fall, as AT&T will report its second-quarter 2022 earnings results on July 21. They may be concerned about the effects of inflation, but there’s really no need to worry about AT&T.
Solar power generation is increasing in terms of importance to countries and individuals looking forward to a renewable energy future. For long-term investors, that often means solar stocks are one of the first places investors look for growth opportunities. That said, there are some compelling companies in the solar power generation business that also provide meaningful
Planning for retirement can feel overwhelming in bear markets, but these seven retirement stocks can provide a boost to savings. Caterpillar (CAT): The heavy equipment manufacturer is enjoying strong demand for products. Constellation Brands (STZ): Introduced a new line of pre-mixed cocktails for consumers entertaining at home.   Caterpillar (CAT): The heavy-equipment manufacturer is enjoying strong
It’s not uncommon to read investment articles discussing the best dividend stocks to buy and hold. Retail investors are big dividend stock followers, although the best high-tech dividend stocks to buy and hold is a less common search.  That’s because most tech stocks are bought for their revenue growth potential. Most investors could care less
Finding the right real estate investment trusts (REITs) to buy really boost your portfolio – particularly if you’re eager for a regular income stream. REITs are popular for investors who favor dividend stocks because they’re a special class of investment that gets preferential tax treatment. As part of that arrangement, however, the REIT must return
The carnage at the stock markets this year has been unprecedented. Naturally, with risk-off sentiment in the market, investors are looking to pivot toward dividend stocks to buy. This has been a bad year for equity investors, which reflects the broader economy. Interest and inflation remain at record levels, which is why investors have gravitated
Buy these dividend stocks in July to beat incoming demand. Colgate Palmolive (CL): The company known for personal care exudes stability, especially in tough times.  Coca-Cola (KO): The defensive stalwart will soon have alcohol sales to boost its already significant strengths.  Kinder Morgan (KMI): A high-yielding dividend makes KMI stock very attractive. Altria (MO): Altria
AThe tobacco sector has long been favored by income investors. And, there is good reason why income investors seek out tobacco stocks in particular. Tobacco stocks typically have had highdividend yields, frequently well above 5%. They routinely offer dividend yields that far exceed the average yield of the broader stock market. Many tobacco stocks have
The Dividend Kings list is a great way to find companies with a long-term commitment to paying shareholders. The Dividend Kings have not only consistently paid increasing dividends for decades but have also outperformed the market with their returns in the past decade. A company’s dividend history is important for investors when deciding which stocks
When searching for great dividend stocks to buy, there are many places one could start. However, we prefer the strategy of buying those that have demonstrated histories of raising their dividends. Stocks that have longevity have stood the test of time, competitive threats, recessions and technological changes to continue raising their cash distributions to shareholders
Safe growth stocks with dividends are appealing because of their stability and predictability. Buying them will keep investors largely protected from volatility while also providing them with income and a good chance of realizing significant capital gains. JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon uses a weather forecast as an apt metaphor for the economy’s outlook. I’ll adopt
When most people reach the age of 50, they start thinking about retirement. At this age, you need a strategy in place about housing, working and income before retiring. For instance, should you pay off the mortgage, or sell your house and downsize to a smaller home? Similarly, income during retirement is a vital consideration,
I generally associate growth stocks with an adrenaline rush. On the other hand, blue-chip stocks provide a peaceful night’s sleep. With global markets remaining significantly volatile, I would prefer to go overweight on blue-chip stocks. Blue-chip stocks offer two main advantages. First, these are low-beta stocks and therefore help in capital preservation. Second, these stocks