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This Financial Stock Just Got A Huge Dividend Raise

This Financial Stock Just Got A Huge Dividend Raise

| January 31, 2024

One of the top gainers on the stock market Tuesday was MSCI (NYSE:MSCI), which jumped about 10% to over $608 per share following the release of its fourth-quarter and year-end earnings. MSCI, which oversees the MSCI indexes and offers analytics, data, risk management and other tools for institutional investors, had a big quarter, posting revenue and earnings […]

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Two Cheap Dividend Stocks With Yields Over 6%

Two Cheap Dividend Stocks With Yields Over 6%

| January 15, 2024

Typically, when markets are down, stocks that generate income through dividend payouts are more sought-after by investors. That was the case during the 2022 bear market, as a record amount of money flowed into dividend-producing exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Dividend stocks cooled off in 2023 as the stock market roared back and investors piled into technology stocks and […]

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The Best Stocks For Monthly Dividends

The Best Stocks For Monthly Dividends

| December 20, 2023

The vast majority of stocks that distribute dividends pay them out on a quarterly basis, but there are some that issue them monthly. Monthly dividend payers are often a favorite among income investors or those in retirement who appreciate the more frequent payouts. Typically, most of them are real estate investment trusts, or REITs, which are […]

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This Company Just Raised Its Dividend For The 58th Straight Year: Is It A Buy?

This Company Just Raised Its Dividend For The 58th Straight Year: Is It A Buy?

| December 4, 2023

When looking for good dividend stocks, one of the most important qualities is consistency. Investors want to know which companies boost their dividends year after year, like clockwork, without fail. Very few have been more consistent than Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL). The food company, which owns brands like Planter’s, Skippy, Spam, Natural Choice, and, of course, Hormel, just raised its […]

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Two Great ETFs For Dividend Investors

Two Great ETFs For Dividend Investors

| November 13, 2023

Investors looking for dividend income have a lot of options, but it is not always easy to find a good dividend stock — one from a company that not only consistently boosts its dividend payout but also generates sold returns. Another option is to invest in an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that does the heavy lifting for you, […]

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The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy This Month

The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy This Month

| October 23, 2023

It is earnings season, and it already appears to be a pretty strong one with several bellwether banks posting better-than-anticipated numbers. Earnings season is also a time to watch for companies to declare dividends for the upcoming quarter. Here are three companies that recently raised their dividends and have stocks that look like good buys […]

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How Much Can You Make In Dividends With $100k?

How Much Can You Make In Dividends With $100k?

| September 18, 2023

Popular conceptions of investing involve trading company stock when its value appreciates. However, dividends allow you to profit from holding company stock without selling it. Dividends offer investors regular cash payouts from companies they’ve invested in, resulting in passive income. Whether you’re a seasoned investor seeking to optimize your portfolio or a newcomer curious about the power of […]

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5 High-Yielding S&P Stocks: Is It The Right Time To Buy?

5 High-Yielding S&P Stocks: Is It The Right Time To Buy?

| August 30, 2023

Key Points About three-fourths of the S&P 500 pay a dividend. According to S&P Dow Jones Indices, dividends have contributed approximately 32% of total S&P return since 1926.  The current yield of the S&P is 1.55%. That’s below the 10-year Treasury yield, but that’s an average.  Remember: High yields don’t come without risk. It’s not unusual […]

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Bots, Barrels, Banks, And Biopharma: Inside 2023’s Dividend Doldrums

Bots, Barrels, Banks, And Biopharma: Inside 2023’s Dividend Doldrums

| August 9, 2023

The latest report from Dan Lefkovitz, strategist at Morningstar Indexes, examines dividend-stock underperformance in 2023. Recent weakness among Morningstar dividend indexes is less about interest rates than a narrow equity market; long-term upside remains. Equities have logged solid gains so far this year. After the aggressive monetary policy response to stubbornly high inflation sent markets diving in 2022, stocks […]

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3 Dividend Kings Yielding Over 3%

3 Dividend Kings Yielding Over 3%

| July 26, 2023

Income investors typically want to find stocks with above-average yields, generally meaning that the stocks have higher yields than the S&P 500 average. Currently, the S&P 500 Index yields about 1.7% on average. Beyond yield, income investors should also be sure that the dividend payout is sustainable. Investors looking for safe dividends should consider the Dividend Kings, a […]

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