Income investors value reliability and consistency, as well as high dividend yields. Some stocks provide a combination of these factors, such as the Dividend Champions — stocks that have raised their payouts for at least 25 years in a row.
These companies have proven that they can manage through recessions while continuing to pay dividends each year and raise their dividends on an annual basis.
These three Dividend Champions have long histories of dividend growth, market-beating yields and the ability to raise their dividends each year going forward.
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