June 28, 2016

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks That Could Raise Their Dividends

If you're looking for growing high-yield dividends, these three stocks are a good place to start.



Stock searches often begin with high-yield dividend stocks. Dividends are often a sign of strength, and the extra income is great for retirees, or those looking to pad their portfolios. While some high-yield dividend stocks can be yield traps, attracting investors despite a shaky business model, others are worth your money. These dividend payers have modest valuations, solid business models, growth opportunities, and shareholder-friendly distribution policies.

With the price-to-earnings ratio of the S&P 500 now above 24, high-yield dividend stocks are harder to find than they once were, but there are still some good bets out there for high-yielding, growing dividends.

Let's take a look at a few of them…