April 13, 2016

5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Growing Dividends for 50-Plus Years


Fewer than 20 companies have paid higher dividends for at least 50 straight years, and only five offer safe, high-yield dividends of at least 3%. Each of the five high-yield dividend stocks below is a member of the dividend kings list and pays a safe dividend with continued dividend growth extremely likely. 

Companies that have managed to pay and grow dividends for such a long time typically have strong competitive advantages, generate consistent free cash flow, maintain conservative balance sheets and put shareholders first.

We own several of these high-quality dividend stocks in our Top 20 Dividend Stocks and Conservative Retirees dividend portfolios as well. Let's take a look at these high-yield dividend stocks that have rewarded investors with at least 50 consecutive years of dividend growth....


Source: The Street