Right now, most investors I hear from want three things in a dividend stock:
- Low volatility.
- A worry-free income stream to draw on during this crisis.
- Market-beating gains in the long run.
Sounds like a pipe dream, I know. But these three things are a lot easier to get (even these days!) than most people think. The telltale sign of a stock that delivers them is something most folks overlook: the dividend.
Specifically, I’m talking about the rate of dividend growth. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that a fast-rising payout is the No. 1 driver of share prices.… Read more