What is the DSO rating?

On 2017/11/08, in Blog, Featured, by Staff

One of our most frequently asked questions is “What is the DSO rating?” You’ll see this phrase located in the top right hand corner of our dividend lists. The DSO (Dividend Stocks Online) rating uses the most important data points available to rate the past performance of dividend stocks. These factors include the dividend yield, […]


Top Dividend Growth Stocks of 2017

On 2017/11/02, in Uncategorized, by Staff

Dividend growth is a key metric for dividend stocks. We found 50 stocks that have increased their dividend by 5% or more over the last year. Each of these stocks yields 2% or more, has positive revenue growth over the last year and a payout ratio under 80%.


October 2017 Top Performing Dividend Stocks

On 2017/10/31, in Blog, by Staff

The following list is the top 40 performing dividend stocks for October 2017. We screened for stocks with a yield of 1% or more and have included the 2 year dividend growth rate.


September 2017 Top Performing Dividend Stocks

On 2017/09/29, in Blog, by Staff

The following list is the top 30 performing dividend stocks for September 2017. We screened for stocks with a yield of 2% or more and have included the 2 year dividend growth rate.


Best Performing Dividend Stocks of 2017

On 2017/09/19, in Blog, by Staff

As we close in on the end of the 3rd quarter let’s take a look at the top performing dividend stocks of the year. To make the list stocks had to have 5 year dividend growth over 3% and positive 3 year income growth. We also removed any stocks with payout ratios over 80% due […]


5 Tips for Better Retirement Investing

On 2017/03/29, in Blog, Featured, by Staff

Most of us know that investing is a necessary part of a successful retirement. Most of us can’t hope to save up what we need for a successful retirement. Whether you are hoping to use dividend stocks for stable cash flow, or whether you are trying to build up a huge nest egg to live […]

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Stock Picking Based on Company History

On 2017/03/15, in Blog, by Staff

When you are choosing dividends so that you can begin building an income stream, it is important to consider your options and choose carefully. There are a few items you should consider as you look for the best dividend stocks, and one of them is payment history. You want to follow the trends in dividend […]

Top 25 Dividend Growth Stocks With Income Growth

On 2017/02/21, in Blog, by Staff

We are launching a new series of blog posts this week that highlight the best dividend growth stocks. Today’s list reveals the top 25 stocks that yield 2% or more and have increased their dividend for 15 consecutive years. The stocks are ranked by their 3 year income growth percentage. Dividend growth is a key […]


Dividend Stocks With Income And Revenue Growth

On 2016/06/17, in Blog, by Staff

There has been a lot of uncertainty in the markets lately. Many analyst are out there broadly pushing dividend stocks as the safest place to put your money. While it is true that dividend payers as a whole are a solid place to park your cash for cash flow and long term investment we have […]


Praxair: Long-term Growth Story That Is Still Cheap

On 2015/11/01, in Blog, by Staff

Praxair Investment Highlights • Excellent sector diversification means Praxair can withstand weakness in any one or two segments while still generating good cash flow • Management is committed to shareholder cash return through dividends and repurchases • The company is highly leveraged with almost two-thirds the capital structure in debt but still carries a good […]