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Screen of the Week of Zacks Investment Research:
5 Top-Ranked Dividend Stocks for Growth Investors
While investors avoid stocks that do not have juicy yields, it is true that low-yield stocks have a solid history of dividend growth that lead to outperformance.
Dividend Growth: A Winning Strategy
Dividend growth stocks offer the best of both worlds -- potential for capital appreciation and rising income even in a volatile market. This is because these stocks belong to mature companies, which are less susceptible to large swings in the market, while simultaneously offer outsized payouts or sizable yields on a regular basis irrespective of the market direction.
Stocks that have a strong history of dividend growth have superior fundamentals, reflecting a sustainable business model, a long track of profitability, rising cash flows, good liquidity, a strong balance sheet and some value characteristics. All these add quality to dividend growth stocks and make them promising investments for the long term. Further, a history of strong dividend growth indicates that a hike is likely in the future.
Furthermore, these have a long history of outperformance over the long term. When compared with the ones that pay out high yields, dividend growth stocks form a healthy portfolio, with more scope for capital appreciation. However, it does not necessarily mean that they have the highest yields.
And that's what we're screening for today…
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