Best US Dividends Stocks to Buy – May 2019

List of the best US dividend stocks to buy and invest from around the Internet. This month’s edition feature lists from Seeking Alpha, Investor’s Business Daily, Forbes and Kiplinger.

Why buy Dividend stocks?

The main reason why people buy dividend paying stocks is to take advantage of the regular payments. Many dividend paying stocks are financially stable and mature companies.

Also, the stock price may increase over time as well as the dividend payments. Investors can take part in the capital gains and increased divident payouts.

 

The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy In May | Seeking Alpha | 29 April 2019

Top 5 High-Yield Blue-Chips To Buy Today

CompanyTickerSectorYield
Altria(MO)Consumer Staples6.10%
Enbridge(ENB)Energy5.90%
Kimco Realty(KIM)REIT6.30%
Magellan Midstream Partners (uses K1)(MMP)Energy6.60%
Brookfield Property REIT(BPR)REIT6.30%

Top 5 Fast-Growing Dividend Blue-Chips To Buy Today

CompanyTickerSectorYield
FedEx(FDX)Industrial1.40%
A.O Smith(AOS)Industrials1.60%
Snap-On(SNA)Industrials2.20%
Thor Industries(THO)Consumer Discretionary2.30%
MSC Industrial(MSM)Industrials3.10%

Top 5 Dividend Aristocrats To Buy Today

CompanyTickerSectorYield
AbbVie(ABBV)Healthcare5.40%
Walgreens Boots Alliance(WBA)Consumer Staples3.30%
Illinois Tool Works(ITW)Industrials2.60%
Leggett & Platt(LEG)Consumer Discretionary3.60%
3M(MMM)Industrials3.00%

Top 5 Dividend Kings To Buy Today

CompanyTickerSectorYield
3M(MMM)Industrials3.00%
Hormel Foods(HRL)Consumer Staples2.10%
Federal Realty Investment Trust(FRT)REIT3.10%
Colgate-Palmolive(CL)Consumer Staples2.40%
Genuine Parts Company(GPC)Industrials2.90%

 

Best Dividend Stocks In 2019: 5 High-Yield Stocks Beating The S&P 500 | Investor’s Business Daily | 30 April 2019

Company/Benchmark IndexSymbolYield (%)5-Yr Return (%)
S&P 5001.956
Restaurant Brands(QSR)3.1160
Royal Caribbean Cruises(RCL)2.3133
Lockheed Martin(LMT)2.7106
Kar Auction Services(KAR)2.592
Fidelity National Financial(FNF)3.194

 

5 Dividend Growers That’ll Double Your Retirement Savings | Forbes | 4 May 2019

Ally Financial (ALLY)
Dividend Yield: 2.3%
Payout Ratio: 19.0%
5-Year Dividend Growth: 28.6%

Valvoline (VVV)
Dividend Yield: 2.2%
Payout Ratio: 28.2%
5-Year Dividend Growth: 30.1%

Aflac (AFL)
Dividend Yield: 2.2%
Payout Ratio: 27.6%
5-Year Dividend Growth: 7.1%

Chemours (CC)
Dividend Yield: 2.7%
Payout Ratio: 15.4%
5-Year Dividend Growth: 69.9%

Wendy’s (WEN)
Dividend Yield: 2.1%
Payout Ratio: 18.1%
5-Year Dividend Growth: 12.8%

 

7 High-Yield Dividend Stocks With More to Give | Kiplinger | 10 May 2019

Watsco (WSO)
Huntington Bancshares (HBAN)
International Paper (IP)
Exxon Mobil (XOM)
Simon Property Group (SPG)
AbbVie (ABBV)
Six Flags Entertainment (SIX)