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3 Dividend Kings Yielding Over 3%

Income investors typically want to find stocks with above-average yields, generally meaning that the stocks have higher yields than the S&P 500 average. Currently, the S&P 500 Index yields about 1.7% on average.

Beyond yield, income investors should also be sure that the dividend payout is sustainable.

Investors looking for safe dividends should consider the Dividend Kings, a group of just 50 stocks that have increased their dividends for at least 50 consecutive years.

The following 3 Dividend Kings have current yields above 3% and recession-proof dividends.

This post appeared at Dividend Stocks Research.