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Long-term investors may wish to consider dividend paying stocks as an alternative (or supplement) to fixed income investments. Dividend stocks can generate untold wealth for patient investors, and when reinvested, dividends offer investors a chance to exploit the miracle of compound interest. Unfortunately, the dividend yield of the S&P 500 is scraping along 120 year lows. More than ever, income investors must comb for opportunities in individual stocks, mutual funds, ETFs other investments with a margin of safety. We hope these articles and tools help you build a portfolio that provides sustainable income now, and into the future.

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These dividend stocks look poised to increase their payouts to shareholders in the next quarter.
9/19/14 9:05AM
These stocks offer healthy dividends as well as some safety in what could be a down market.
9/10/14 10:06AM
Could the machine figure out how to increase the annual profit of IBM from $16.5 billion to $22.8 billion, which is what Microsoft makes?
9/8/14 8:00AM
It is very difficult to find high-quality businesses trading at cheap prices in the stock market today. Insurers Aflac and Chubb are two such businesses.
9/4/14 12:57PM
PSEC offers one of the most stable payout histories available in stocks with double-digit dividend yields, making it attractive in the current rate environment.
9/3/14 6:00AM
Everybody loves the tasty chicken the Mexican restaurant El Pollo Loco has been selling since 1975 in Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Texas, and California but, is it a good investment?
8/30/14 11:00AM
Preferred Apartments should also benefit from current economic trends, and all 3 sport a fine dividend.
8/29/14 6:30AM
And the company has a new cancer drug on the market, plus a new insulin that should be approved in Europe.
8/28/14 10:16AM
These dividend stocks look poised to hike their payouts to shareholders soon.
8/27/14 7:00AM
Shares fell 9% during the quarter, which offers a compelling entry price now.
8/27/14 6:00AM
Emerging market pharmaceutical sales are exploding. Find out if Abbott Laboratories or Johnson & Johnson is best positioned to take advantage of the booming emerging market pharmaceutical market.
8/22/14 4:55PM
Find out how these stocks measure up against each other and the surprising direction the oil industry is headed.
8/21/14 6:00AM
The company's profit is sliding along with falling corn prices. But the bad news may be already priced in.
8/19/14 11:40AM
Falling U.S. interest rates have pushed funds into high yielding dividend stocks.
8/18/14 12:34PM
Here are 10 of the top dividend stock holdings in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway portfolio.
8/18/14 9:20AM

Ex-Dividend Date Announcements

The ex-dividend date for Cigna (NYSE:CI) is Monday, March 10, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $79.20 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.1%.
3/7/14 10:11AM
The ex-dividend date for Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 42 cents per share. At a price of $74.86 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.3%.
3/6/14 10:12AM
The ex-dividend date for PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $20.57 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 1%.
3/6/14 10:12AM
The ex-dividend date for FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $136.42 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.4%.
3/6/14 10:11AM
The ex-dividend date for American International Group (NYSE:AIG) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $51.16 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 1%.
3/6/14 10:11AM
The ex-dividend date for Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 48 cents per share. At a price of $74.58 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.6%.
3/6/14 10:11AM
The ex-dividend date for Semgroup (NYSE:SEMG) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $67.85 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.3%.
3/5/14 10:14AM
The ex-dividend date for Talisman Energy (NYSE:TLM) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $10.31 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.6%.
3/5/14 10:14AM
The ex-dividend date for Dunkin Brands Group (Nasdaq:DNKN) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $51.84 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.8%.
3/5/14 10:14AM
The ex-dividend date for Terex (NYSE:TEX) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $45.33 as of 9:50 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.5%.
3/5/14 10:13AM

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