Home Depot's (NYSE:HD) dividend was increased by 29%. Its overall yield is 2.41% considering the increase. The firm started paying a dividend in 1981. The Home Depot is one of the largest home improvement retailers in the world. It offers consumers home improvement products, gardening tools and plants, lighting, general tools, home appliances, flooring, cabinets, power … Continue reading The Home Depot (HD) raises dividend by 29%, but doubling of stock price makes the firm less attractive.
Any dividend investor concerned with yield has probably come across high yield telecom companies, AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ). Both of these companies are excellent opportunities for dividend income, and are also great in Dividend Reinvestment Programs (DRIPs). Over the long term, these stocks have the potential to generate significant income for investors. … Continue reading Dividends in Focus: AT&T vs.Verizon