We start the new year with our annual list of the best dividend stocks for 2014. This screen contains 64 names across a variety of industries. This is a collection of stocks chosen primarily for their dividend yield, excellent dividend growth rate (5 year average) as well as the likelihood that the dividend will be [...]
MSFT – Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. Its products include Windows operating system, Microsoft Office Suite, internet media properties and portals, Xbox and more. It markets and distributes its products and services through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as through online. Microsoft was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.
For investors searching for dividend yield, the amount of dividends paid is as important as whether the dividend can be sustained or even grown over time. For a value investor, it makes sense to look at dividend paying stocks as these stocks have a way of realizing value with each dividend payment. For this edition [...]
32 of the Best Dividend Stocks for 2012 based on yields, dividend growth, reasonable valuation and diverse industries/sectors. Downloadable spreadsheet.