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AT&T a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock With 5.9% Yield

AT&T Inc (Symbol: T) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''S.A.F.E. 25'' list, signifying a stock with above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 5.9% yield, as well as a superb track record of at least two decades of dividend growth, according to the most recent ''DividendRank'' report.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel , AT&T Inc is a member of the iShares S&P 1500 Index ETF ( ITOT ), and is also an underlying holding representing 2.47% of the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY ), which holds $398,675,796 worth of T shares.

AT&T Inc (Symbol: T) made the "Dividend Channel S.A.F.E. 25" list because of these qualities: S . Solid return - hefty yield and strong DividendRank characteristics; A. Accelerating amount - consistent dividend increases over time; F . Flawless history - never a missed or lowered dividend; E. Enduring - at least two decades of dividend payments.

The annualized dividend paid by AT&T Inc is $2/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 10/09/2018. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for T, which the report stressed as being of key importance.

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T operates in the Communications Services sector, among companies like Verizon Communications Inc ( VZ ), and China Mobile Limited ( CHL ).

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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