April 26, 2016

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

These stocks offer nice to great yield, but more importantly, they can provide Street-beating returns



We’re taking a different tack with the top S&P 500 dividend stocks for the month this time around. Very few people found use in a look at simply the highest yielders, so to better help our readers out, we’re only looking at the best dividend stocks in the index instead.


The trouble with the old way of doing things is that a very high dividend yield often is a sign of a troubled stock. After all, yields rise as share prices fall … and share prices usually decline for a reason.


This month, we decided to look at the best S&P 500 dividend stocks based not just on yield, but on the strengths of their fundamentals and balance sheets. Yes, the yields are a little less spectacular on this list, but the potential for better returns is arguable much higher.


With that, here are the top 10 S&P 500 dividend stocks to buy now... 


Source: InvestorPlace