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3 Dividend Aristocrats To Buy With 4%+ Yields

Published Sat, 15 Jun 2019 15:06:38 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Income investors who want to generate a steadily growing stream of dividends do naturally focus on companies where the risk of a dividend cut is not overly high. This is especially true when investors are dependent on the income their portfolio generates, e.g. for retirees who fund their retirement with dividend income.
Due to their strong history and proven recession resilience, the Dividend Aristocrats, an array of companies that have increased their dividends every year for at least 25 years in a row, are worthy of a closer look for those that seek investment ideas for reliable dividend payers. You can see the entire list of 57 Dividend Aristocrats here.
There are three Dividend Aristocrats that offer dividend yields of 4% or even more to investors right here. With reasonable valuations, growth potential, and high dividend yields, these three are excellent long-term buys for dividend growth investors.
Why Can Dividend Aristocrats Be Good Investments?
The historic performance of a single stock is not necessarily reflective of how this stock will perform in the future, but the historic performance and the future performance of a stock are not fully independent of each other, either.
In many cases, there are some company-specific factors that have impacted a company's performance in the past, and that will also impact a company's performance in the future. This includes factors such as strong brands, a wide economic moat, management skills at leadership and capital... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
ABBVIE 70.83   26.0 2.72 4.28 6.28
AT&T 38.38   16.1 2.38 2.04 5.43
EXXON MOBIL 71.98   17.3 4.15 3.48 4.83


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