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Dividend Paying Stocks

Dividend Paying Stocks

Income Investing and Dividend Stocks

Dividend stocks are a major factor in the total return of the stock market. About 3,000 U.S. stocks pay a dividend at any given time, but not all dividends are created equally. The most successful dividend investors seek dividend paying stocks that have the potential to grow their dividend each year.

Below, you'll find a list of high dividend stocks as well as a calendar of stocks about to pay a dividend. Additionally, you find dividend stock picks from seasoned income investors as well as TheStreet's own Dividend Stock Advisor, David Peltier. Click here for a free-trial of Dividend Stock Advisor.

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INCOME INVESTING CENTER:


» Find Dividend Mutual Funds

» Find Preferred Stock Funds

» Find Top-Rated REITs

WIDELY-HELD DIVIDEND STOCKS:


» Exelon (EXC)

» Lorillard (LO)

» AT&T (T)

» Altria (MO)

» Verizon (VZ)

» Southern Company (SO)

» Merck (MRK)

» Dow Chemical (DOW)

» Waste Management (WM)

» Bristol Myers Squibb (BMY)

» Philip Morris (PMI)

» Pfizer (PFE)

» Kimberly-Clark (KMB)

» McDonald's (MCD)

» Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

DIVIDEND-RICH INDUSTRIES:


» Top Defense Stocks

» Top Beverage Stocks

» Top Packaging Stocks

» Top Utility Stocks

» Top Food Stocks

» Top Household Product Stocks

» Top Industrial Stocks

» Top Tobacco Stocks

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Top Dividend Stocks

These retail stocks could be about to increase their dividends.
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These five big stocks could be about to increase their dividend payments in the next quarter.
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These dividend stocks are poised to increase their payouts to shareholders.
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Some of Wall Street's biggest stocks look primed to announce dividend hikes in 2016.
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These dividend stocks look poised to boost their payouts to shareholders soon.
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Dividend growth might be projected to slow this year, but these five stocks are poised to increase they payouts to shareholders in the next quarter.
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These dividend stocks look poised to increase their dividend payments in the next quarter.
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These dividend stocks look ready to boost their payouts to shareholders in the new year.
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