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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 hike their dividend payouts to shareholders.
7/30/14 10:46AM
Johnson & Johnson has a current dividend yield of $2.79 and earnings per share of $5.41.
7/28/14 2:49PM
It has the cash flow, it has the R&D, it has the history of dividend payments. What's not to like?
7/25/14 2:51PM
If Time Warner sells HBO, Turner and Warner Brothers to 21st Century Fox they would sell CNN, Headline News and TCM to CBS and maybe other assets to other companies.
7/24/14 11:25AM
Rupert Murdoch wants to buy Time Warner for $85 per share and some say he will eventually offer up to $105 per share but what if Time Warner buys Fox?
7/23/14 8:47AM
Murdoch's ambition is so strong, why stop at the boundary of reality? 'Superman,' 'Batman,' 'Justice League' -- owning those he can rule the world.
7/20/14 8:00AM
These dividend stocks could be ready to increase their payouts to shareholders.
7/18/14 10:47AM
Thanks to hit movies such as Captain America, the acquisition of Marvel five years ago has been a boon for Disney.
7/15/14 11:52AM
It's mid-year: Here's one standout ETF, plus how to evaluate the others you hold (in addition to equities), to help you weather 2014.
7/14/14 3:15PM
Keynes' reputation as an economist often overshadows his stellar success as an investor.
7/2/14 12:27PM
Companies that return cash to their shareholders tend to outperform the rest of the market. Here are five of them.
7/2/14 9:48AM
Investors looking for an iconic brand that also pays a strong 1.3% yield better jump in now.
7/2/14 6:00AM
REIT exchange-traded funds offer an innovative way for income investors to access an alternative asset class with higher average yields than dividend paying stocks.
6/30/14 3:37PM
These dividend stocks look ready to increase their dividend payments to shareholders in the next quarter.
6/27/14 10:12AM
McDonald's and Wal-Mart are among the companies likely to perform well if there's another recession.
6/26/14 6:00AM

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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