Tag: dividends

This Dividend King Is Raising Its Payout By 9.3%

This Dividend King Is Raising Its Payout By 9.3%

| July 28, 2021

Living off of dividends is a dream come true. Trust me, it’s everything it’s cracked up to be – and more. However, you want to make sure that you’re not just living off of dividends. You want to live off of safe, growing dividends. For more on three dividend growth stocks that just increased their dividends, check out our […]

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The 10 Best Dividend Income Growers In The S&P 500

The 10 Best Dividend Income Growers In The S&P 500

| July 26, 2021

The best dividend stocks are those that deliver income AND capital appreciation Heading into 2020, S&P 500 dividend stocks had averaged 8.1% dividend growth over the previous five years. In 2020, thanks to Covid-19, that growth slowed to a trickle, up by a scant 0.07%. Now halfway through 2021, dividend payouts for the S&P have reversed course, presently down […]

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2021 Midyear Report: The Best (And Worst) Dividends To Buy Now

2021 Midyear Report: The Best (And Worst) Dividends To Buy Now

| July 21, 2021

It’s mid-2021, and stock prices are up, dividend yields are down, and you’re probably wondering what the heck to buy for a decent income stream as we thunder toward 2022. It’s a head-snapping reversal from where we were a year ago, which makes now the perfect time to step back and plot our next dividend moves. So let’s piece […]

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3 Infrastructure Stocks For Growth And Dividends

3 Infrastructure Stocks For Growth And Dividends

| July 14, 2021

With the government on the verge of a big infrastructure bill, these stocks stand to benefit The U.S. may be on the verge of a major infrastructure spending plan, and a looming infrastructure bill could be a major boost to the nation’s infrastructure stocks. Infrastructure across the country is in need of repair. Investors should always […]

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48 Dividend Raisers Yielding Up To 8.8%

48 Dividend Raisers Yielding Up To 8.8%

| July 7, 2021

For the past few weeks, I’ve been drawing up a roadmap of how income investors like us can fend off inflation’s impending march. Utility stocks. Small banks. Heck, small businesses. But they all center around one central theme you can find in just about any corner of the market: dividend growth. Show me a payout that is heading […]

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This Safe 5-Stock Healthcare Portfolio Yields 5.5%

This Safe 5-Stock Healthcare Portfolio Yields 5.5%

| June 21, 2021

Healthcare—along with consumer staples (“buying stuff”) and utilities (“keeping the lights on”)—provide portfolio stability. Plus, they usually pay dividends, too! Of the three safety sectors, healthcare is a steady growth market, too. Consider these stats from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: National health spending is projected to grow at an average annual rate of 5.4% […]

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These 3 Dividend Growth Stocks Are Raising Their Dividends

These 3 Dividend Growth Stocks Are Raising Their Dividends

| June 16, 2021

Think living off of passive dividend income is awesome? What if it were more awesome than you think? Well, I’m here to tell you that it is. That’s due to the dividend raises that high-quality dividend growth stocks routinely give to their shareholders. For more on three dividend growth stocks that just increased their dividends, check out […]

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3 Dividend Kings To Bank On

3 Dividend Kings To Bank On

| June 14, 2021

These financial stocks have a strong history of boosting payouts to income investors Most investors who want exposure to the financial sector focus on well-known mega-cap stocks such as JP Morgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC). However, some smaller financial services companies have much longer dividend growth streaks. In fact, the only three financial services companies in the […]

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This Stock Now Pays Half Of Each Quarter’s Profits As Dividends

This Stock Now Pays Half Of Each Quarter’s Profits As Dividends

| June 9, 2021

After a year that featured tech stocks as the big winner, many investors (and television talking heads) have expressed shock that the energy sector leads the way so far in 2021. With the price of crude oil rising higher, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) has gained 43% through the first five months of 2021. […]

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Dividends Up To 10.7% In America’s Small Business Recovery

Dividends Up To 10.7% In America’s Small Business Recovery

| June 7, 2021

Business development companies (BDCs) are big dividend-paying companies that tend to thrive as rates rise. Today, we’ll discuss three inflation-powered payouts up to 10.7%. BDCs extend loans to small businesses and often their loans have a “floating rate” component included. So, the BDC tends to make more money as long-term rates rise. A quick background […]

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