This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

7 Dividend Stocks That Want to Pay You More Money

Analog Devices

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Chipmaker Analog Devices (ADI) is the leader in the market for chips that translate between analog and digital signals, an implementation that's found in everything from cell phones to cars. In total, ADI serves more than 60,000 customers worldwide, a broad customer base that exempts the firm from worrying about the fortunes or decisions of a single major customer.

Analog chips are a niche business that's often an afterthought for OEMs who are developing the products that they're used in. For that reason, firms like ADI are much less likely to face risks of internal development among their customers. It just makes more sense for OEMs to buy temperature sensors or accelerometers from ADI than it does to try to develop those chips in-house. A wide portfolio of proprietary analog chip designs should help to defend ADI's share of the market.

Financially, Analog Devices is in stellar shape, with a deep net cash position and substantial cash flow generation abilities. That's part of the reason why the firm was able to increase its dividend payout by 20% on Wednesday. The move puts ADI's yield at a very attractive 3.05% right now.

Income investors looking for tech sector exposure should put this stock near the top of their lists.

Analog Devices shows up on lists of 16 Stocks Picked by Prize-Winning Fund Managers and 13 Tech Stocks to Buy in 2012.

6 of 8

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
ABT $48.60 -0.88%
ALL $67.38 -0.33%
CMCSA $58.59 1.24%
PEG $43.12 -1.69%
TJX $66.17 -1.47%

Markets

DOW 18,041.54 -190.48 -1.04%
S&P 500 2,104.20 -21.86 -1.03%
NASDAQ 5,032.7510 -56.6110 -1.11%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs