Income Investing and Dividend Stocks

Income Investing and Dividend Stocks

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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 10 dividend aristocrat stocks offer an average high yield of 3% and have increased dividends for 46 consecutive years on average.
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Each of these high quality dividend growth stocks has increased its dividend by at least 20% per year over the last five years.
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The political and economic tumult this year masks the fact that it has been a golden age for utility stocks. Dominion Resources is a great bet for growth and income.
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Real estate investment trusts can be a way to enjoy steady dividend income. Is HCP the safest and quickest way to profit from REITs?
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This top dividend stock yields more than 3% and has paid higher dividends for more than 50 years. Should investors jump in?
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The 10 sectors of the S&P 500 have positive weekly charts but utilities are doing the best.
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These blue-chip stocks pay safe, generous dividends and form the foundation of a sturdy retirement portfolio.
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These dividend stocks look ready to boost their payouts to shareholders.
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These stocks pay generous dividend yields, but they have fundamental problems.
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These companies have provided consistent dividend growth and have benefited from recent events.
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The streaming content provider hopes to extend its reputation for producing premium television content over to the movie business.
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With an average bang for your buck of 4.7% and growing payouts, these are all perfect for retirement portfolios.
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Futures trading in currencies, gold and stock indexes has returned to normal levels in the aftermath of Brexit as many retail investors are looking for a longer term hedge.
7/15/16 4:03PM
Colgate is one of the best dividend stocks for safe income and predictable dividend growth. Is the stock a buy today for long-term dividend investors?
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Genuine Parts Company is a high-quality dividend stock that has delivered consistent dividend growth and business results for decades.
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Ex-Dividend Date Announcements

HEP SHLX PBCT are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, July 28, 2016
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DMLP ENLK MMP are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, July 28, 2016
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WSR WGP PNW are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, July 28, 2016
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NVEC GEO AES are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, July 28, 2016
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MPV ENLC BMO are going ex-dividend Thursday, Thursday, July 28, 2016
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MCI TCP CE are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, July 28, 2016
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VOC CQP EWBC are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, July 28, 2016
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CTF VRTS SKT are going ex-dividend Wednesday, Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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STB TK SAN are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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JMP USA PSEC are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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