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9 Stocks That Have Raised Dividends for 25 Years or More


As income investors, we can get caught up in yields... almost to a fault. But there is something else you should be studying that could make just as big a difference to your long-term returns: dividend growth.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ABT,ADP,CINF,JNJ,LEG,LLY,MHP,PBI,PPG

3 Fat Dividends From Solid Stocks

Many investors lost money over the past couple of years, but the endowments at prestigious universities suffered even worse. Investment performance at Harvard and Yale "badly trailed" the results at the average college, as The Wall Street Journal so delicately put it. I'm shocked -- but not because of these endowments' lackluster returns. With exotic strategies and illiquid investments, Princeton registered a 24% loss in 2009, while Cornell took a 26% hit, and Harvard suffered a 27% drop. Compare those losses to the 18% drop for the median large endowment. Worse yet, many such institutions fund their operating expenses with the capital from endowments like these. If they don't generate capital gains, they may be forced to cut budgets and slash salaries.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): TAP,PCH,INTC

3 Stocks for Dividend Income

Many investors lost money over the past couple of years, but the endowments at prestigious universities suffered even worse. Investment performance at Harvard and Yale "badly trailed" the results at the average college, as The Wall Street Journal so delicately put it. I'm shocked -- but not because of these endowments' lackluster returns. With exotic strategies and illiquid investments, Princeton registered a 24% loss in 2009, while Cornell took a 26% hit, and Harvard suffered a 27% drop. Compare those losses to the 18% drop for the median large endowment. Worse yet, many such institutions fund their operating expenses with the capital from endowments like these. If they don't generate capital gains, they may be forced to cut budgets and slash salaries.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): VALE,PAYX,NHI

3 Superstar Dividends

Many investors lost money over the past couple of years, but the endowments at prestigious universities suffered even worse. Investment performance at Harvard and Yale "badly trailed" the results at the average college, as The Wall Street Journal so delicately put it. I'm shocked -- but not because of these endowments' lackluster returns. With exotic strategies and illiquid investments, Princeton registered a 24% loss in 2009, while Cornell took a 26% hit, and Harvard suffered a 27% drop. Compare those losses to the 18% drop for the median large endowment. Worse yet, many such institutions fund their operating expenses with the capital from endowments like these. If they don't generate capital gains, they may be forced to cut budgets and slash salaries.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): HRS,RLI,T

Secure Your Future With These Stocks

Many investors lost money over the past couple of years, but the endowments at prestigious universities suffered even worse. Investment performance at Harvard and Yale "badly trailed" the results at the average college, as The Wall Street Journal so delicately put it. I'm shocked -- but not because of these endowments' lackluster returns. With exotic strategies and illiquid investments, Princeton registered a 24% loss in 2009, while Cornell took a 26% hit, and Harvard suffered a 27% drop. Compare those losses to the 18% drop for the median large endowment. Worse yet, many such institutions fund their operating expenses with the capital from endowments like these. If they don't generate capital gains, they may be forced to cut budgets and slash salaries.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): PG,NLY,IBOC

3 Dividend Stocks for a Secure Future

Many investors lost money over the past couple of years, but the endowments at prestigious universities suffered even worse. Investment performance at Harvard and Yale "badly trailed" the results at the average college, as The Wall Street Journal so delicately put it. I'm shocked -- but not because of these endowments' lackluster returns. With exotic strategies and illiquid investments, Princeton registered a 24% loss in 2009, while Cornell took a 26% hit, and Harvard suffered a 27% drop. Compare those losses to the 18% drop for the median large endowment. Worse yet, many such institutions fund their operating expenses with the capital from endowments like these. If they don't generate capital gains, they may be forced to cut budgets and slash salaries.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): UNS,MHP,KO

Look Who's Dumping Dividend Stocks

With investors searching desperately for ways to increase their income, dividend stocks have become more popular than ever. But smart investors always look at the other side of any trade to see whether there's a potential downside they're missing -- and in many cases, heavy-hitting institutional investors are making some sizable bets against high-yielding dividend stocks. Learning from the prosAs fellow Fool Morgan Housel pointed out earlier this week, you can learn a lot by looking at what professional institutional investors do. Even though small individual investors have some advantages that the big players can't take advantage of, institutions do have a wealth of resources, knowledge, and experience on their side.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): CMO,FRO,HCBK,NAT,NLY,OTTR,PDLI

3 Fat Dividends From Solid Stocks

Many investors lost money over the past couple of years, but the endowments at prestigious universities suffered even worse. Investment performance at Harvard and Yale "badly trailed" the results at the average college, as The Wall Street Journal so delicately put it. I'm shocked -- but not because of these endowments' lackluster returns. With exotic strategies and illiquid investments, Princeton registered a 24% loss in 2009, while Cornell took a 26% hit, and Harvard suffered a 27% drop. Compare those losses to the 18% drop for the median large endowment. Worse yet, many such institutions fund their operating expenses with the capital from endowments like these. If they don't generate capital gains, they may be forced to cut budgets and slash salaries.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): SJI,LLL,COP

3 Superstar Dividends

Many investors lost money over the past couple of years, but the endowments at prestigious universities suffered even more. Investment performance at Harvard and Yale "badly trailed" the results at the average college, as The Wall Street Journal so delicately put it. I'm shocked -- but not because of these endowments' lackluster returns. With exotic strategies and illiquid investments, Princeton registered a 24% loss in 2009, while Cornell took a 26% hit, and Harvard suffered a 27% drop. Compare those losses to the 18% drop for the median large endowment. Worse yet, many such institutions fund their operating expenses with the capital from endowments like these. If they don't generate capital gains, they may be forced to cut budgets and slash salaries.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): ADI,ASR,GSK

Secure Your Future With These Stocks

Many investors lost money over the past couple of years, but the endowments at prestigious universities suffered even more. Investment performance at Harvard and Yale "badly trailed" the results at the average college, as The Wall Street Journal so delicately put it. I'm shocked -- but not because of these endowments' lackluster returns. With exotic strategies and illiquid investments, Princeton registered a 24% loss in 2009, while Cornell took a 26% hit, and Harvard suffered a 27% drop. Compare those losses with the 18% drop for the median large endowment. Worse yet, many such institutions fund their operating expenses with the capital from endowments like these. If they don't generate capital gains, they may be forced to cut budgets and slash salaries.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): AIT,DO,TOT