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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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Dividends have added up to almost half of the S&P 500's total returns in the last decade -- here's a closer look at 5 high-yielders ready to raise their payouts.
10/19/16 7:00AM
These dividend stocks are poised to increase their payouts to shareholders soon.
9/21/16 8:49AM
These real estate investment trusts look ready to blast off with another leg higher this fall.
8/30/16 10:27AM
Avoid high-yielding stocks that pay dividends that are larger than what the company earns.
8/24/16 1:33PM
These five big stocks could be about to increase their dividend payments in the coming months.
8/10/16 6:42AM
These dividend stocks look ready to boost their payouts to shareholders.
7/20/16 7:30AM
These five big stocks could be about to increase their dividend payments in the coming months
6/29/16 8:59AM
Nothing scares income investors like a dividend trap, but here are three that you can probably hold on to for a while.
5/29/16 2:45PM
These five big stocks could be about to increase their dividend payments in the coming months.
5/25/16 6:57AM
The market picture is a lot rosier when you take dividends into account. Here are five stocks that look ready to boost their dividend payouts soon.
5/18/16 7:55AM