Dividend Stocks

In today’s low-interest rate environment, dividend stocks remain hot. High-quality dividend stocks, such as dividend aristocrats, offer the potential for payouts that go up over time. Not to mention, share-price appreciation adds in long-term price gains as well. Yet, this investing strategy is far from a sure thing for an income investor. High payout ratios
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Companies within the telecommunication industry are often a favorite of income investors, as many telecom stocks boast high dividend yields. Even better, many of these high yields are quite safe as they are well covered by earnings. The top telecom stocks share a few key qualities. They have large customer bases and charge high prices
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While wagering on the next big thing always drives new players to the financial markets, as you grow in your investment journey, you’ll realize the importance of diversification. Specifically, your “active” plays will likely generate the most gains, but you’ll often find yourself with duds. On the other hand, monthly dividend stocks can give you
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In November 2019, the S&P Dow Jones Indices produced a piece that educated readers on how to invest in high-yield dividend stocks without losing their shirts.  The article focused on the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index. These are stocks from the S&P Composite 1500 Index that have increased their annual dividend payment for at
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Dividend investing is no longer as sexy as it used to be. The markets nowadays have gone hyperbolic. When most stocks are experiencing exponential capital appreciation, most investors are chucking dividend investing to the side. However, completely ignoring dividend stocks is not a recipe for success. Only a company with solid fundamentals, stable business models
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Geographic diversification can be valuable for stock market investors. When one country is in recession, another might not necessarily be in the same condition. There are times in which stocks from other countries, such as Canadian stocks, might be more attractively valued or have better growth prospects that domestic stocks. Investors may not realize that
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There is probably no company more important to the history of the American South than The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). But I don’t buy or invest in history. That’s not a reason to be in on KO stock. Source: focal point / Shutterstock.com Today, in 2021, Pepsico (NASDAQ:PEP) is by far the better investment. In fact, Pepsi
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