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Chicago, IL - October 11, 2018 - Stocks in this week's article are The Marcus Corp.MCS , Dick's Sporting Goods Inc.DKS , The Progressive Corp.PGR , Matson Inc.MATX and Tractor Supply Co.TSCO .
5 Promising Dividend-Growth Stocks Under $100
Dividend-paying securities are the major source of consistent income for investors when returns from the equity market are at risk. Honing in on the growth in this approach leads to a healthy portfolio with a greater scope of capital appreciation as opposed to simple dividend paying out stocks or those with high yields.
Inside Dividend Growth Strategy
Stocks that have a strong history of dividend growth belong to mature companies, which are less susceptible to large swings in the market, and thus act as a hedge against economic or political uncertainty as well as stock market volatility. At the same time, these offer downside protection with their consistent increase in payouts.
Additionally, these stocks have superior fundamentals that make dividend growth a quality and promising investment for the long term. These include a sustainable business model, a long track of profitability, rising cash flows, good liquidity, a strong balance sheet and some value characteristics. Further, a history of strong dividend growth indicates that dividend increase is likely in the future.
Although these stocks do not necessarily have the highest yields, they have outperformed for a longer period than the broader stock market or any other dividend-paying stock.
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