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April 2, 2012

It Isn’t Easy Being Green Dot

Given the company’s rough track record of late and the potential for higher commission payments to Walmart beginning next year, it’s difficult to embrace Green Dot as an investment right now.


March 1, 2012

Walmart Increases Dividend for 39th Consecutive Year

Since last year’s 21 percent dividend increase, WMT shares have gained 14 percent and have outpaced the 6 percent gain in the Dow Jones index.



June 18, 2011

Are We Facing Financial Armageddon If Greece Collapses?

Many investors are worried that a Greece collapse could have the same domino effect that the fall of Lehman Brothers had in September 2008.


June 17, 2011

6 Optimistic CEO’s of Blue Chip Stocks

Mad Money host Jim Cramer recently pointed out that investors are ignoring the optimism displayed by CEO’s of blue chip stocks.



May 25, 2011

6 Blue Chip Dividend Stocks for the Next 6 Months

We have identified 6 blue chip dividend stocks that we expect to outperform the Dow Jones index over the next 6 months. All 6 of these dividend stocks are currently Dow components and a couple of our stock picks will probably surprise you.


May 11, 2011

Intel Raising Dividend Once Again

Intel Corporation announced today that the company is raising their quarterly dividend again this year.


April 29, 2011

Johnson & Johnson Rolls Out Dividend Increase

This marks the 49th consecutive year that the dividend aristocrat has raised their quarterly dividend.


April 28, 2011

7 Hot Dow Stocks in 2011

Here is a look at 7 hot Dow stocks that have seen their stock prices climb each month in 2011.



April 1, 2011

The First Quarter of 2011 Ushers in the Year of Trading

The first quarter was the best the market has seen since 1998 and Jim Cramer believes that 2011 will be the year of trading.


March 19, 2011

Cisco Initiates Dividend Payment As Promised

Cisco Systems announced yesterday that the company will initiate a quarterly dividend payment of $.06 per share beginning in April.



March 4, 2011

Walmart Rolls Out Big Dividend Increase As Stock Price Treads Water

Wal-Mart Stores announced yesterday that the company will increase their quarterly dividend by 21% to $.365 per share. Walmart’s dividend yield has taken on greater importance in recent years as their stock price has lagged the broader market indices.




January 26, 2011

The Cheapest Israeli Dividend Stock

It’s hard not to take a second and even third look at what may be the cheapest Israeli dividend stock.


January 24, 2011

Intel Raises Dividend Following Most Profitable Year Ever

Intel has now been paying dividends to investors since 1992 and begins the year as one of the highest yielding stocks in the Dow Jones index.



January 5, 2011

Our Top Dow Dividend Stock For 2011

For investors looking to follow a Dow 10 strategy this year, Merck is a must-have stock in your portfolio. However, we have Merck as our top Dow dividend stock in 2011.


Our Top Dow Dividend Stock For 2011

For investors looking to follow a Dow 10 strategy this year, Merck is a must-have stock in your portfolio. However, we have Merck as our top Dow dividend stock in 2011.


January 4, 2011

Jim Cramer’s Top 3 Dow Dividend Stocks

As his tradition has been, Jim Cramer used the first Mad Money show of 2011 to reveal his Dow forecast and his top Dow stock picks for 2011.


January 3, 2011

The Dow 10 Strategy for 2011

For dividend investors wanting to capitalize on the Dow 10 strategy this year, here are the 10 highest yielding Dow stocks to add to your portfolio.


December 28, 2010

5 Top Dividend Stocks For 2011

Here are 5 top dividend stocks for 2011 that we at eDividendStocks have highlighted for investors.


December 17, 2010

AT&T Raising Dividend Even Higher

AT&T is already the highest yielding stock in the Dow Jones index. Today’s dividend announcement will increase that dividend yield to 5.9% based on yesterday’s closing price.


December 16, 2010

AT&T Dividend Forecast

AT&T is already the highest yielding stock in the Dow Jones index, so investors shouldn’t expect a significant dividend increase this year.



December 13, 2010

Chevron Hits 52-Week High

Since the beginning of 2010, CVX shares have gained nearly 15% and have outpaced the 9.6% gain in the Dow Jones index.



October 5, 2010

Dividend Jump in Third Quarter

Through the first nine months of the year, dividend payments have increased $18.5 billion.




September 10, 2010

3 Dividend Stocks for Any Market

Here are 3 dividend aristocrat stocks that have proven capable of posting strong performances in any market.


September 2, 2010

High Yielding Verizon Inches Dividend Higher

Verizon Communications announced today that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 2.6 percent to $.4875 per share.


September 1, 2010

Top Dividend Aristocrat Stocks: August 2010

Dividend aristocrat stocks once again outperformed the broader market indices with the group of long-term dividend payers declining only 2.8 percent on average.


August 31, 2010

Top Dow Dividend Stocks: August 2010

The bearish tone in the market this month led many investors to look at safer dividend stocks.



August 23, 2010

A High Yielding Dividend Stock on Sale

Dividend investors can often scoop up accidental high yielding dividend stocks that have gone “on sale” due to market jitters.


August 18, 2010

Should Dividend Investors Reconsider AT&T?

We interviewed AT&T Senior Vice President of Investor Relations, Brooks McCorcle, about why dividend investors should reconsider AT&T.






July 21, 2010

A Cheap Internet Stock with a High Dividend Yield

This internet stock offers an impressive 6.8% dividend yield and yet the stock only trades at 5x consensus 2011 earnings estimates.



July 13, 2010

Jim Cramer Recommends Verizon

Cramer believes Verizon warrants a buy despite the fact that the stock is underperforming the market.




June 29, 2010

The Best Dividend Stocks over the Last 3 Years

Investors that owned the following five companies have reaped the benefits of owning the best dividend stocks over the last 3 years.


June 24, 2010

A Canadian Dividend Stock from Jim Cramer

This Canadian telecom offers investors an impressive 5.0% dividend yield and generated $2.65 billion in operating cash flow last year.




June 15, 2010

3 Top Dow Dividend Stocks in 2010

If you look beyond Verizon and AT&T you can find 3 top Dow dividend stocks that have shined in 2010.


June 1, 2010

Top Dividend Stocks for May 2010

Here is a look at the top dividend stocks for May 2010 that managed to deliver impressive gains despite the market sell-off.



April 19, 2010

5 Dow Dividend Stocks That Are Lagging In 2010

While many of the top dividend stocks have performed very well this year, eDividendStocks.com has put together a list of 5 Dow dividend stocks that are lagging in 2010.


April 12, 2010

6 Dow Dividend Stocks That Are Thriving In 2010

Don’t be fooled by AT&T and Verizon’s subpar performances this year, high yielding Dow dividend stocks are thriving in 2010.


March 22, 2010

6 Fake Dividend Stocks

Here is a list of 6 fake dividend stocks. These companies pay investors as little as they feel they can get away with, while still being classified as a dividend stock.


March 8, 2010

5 Quality Dividend Stocks despite Their High Payout Ratios

Here are 5 dividend stocks offer investors impressively high dividend yields, and they also have sufficient free cash flow to maintain their dividend payments.