When it comes to dividend-paying growth stocks, it can be difficult to find names that are both high-growth and high-yield. That said, there are quite a few stocks that, while not exactly “high-yield,” have annual yields above that of the S&P 500 (1.69%), plus offer the opportunity for growth. Hitting this “sweet spot,” these dividend stocks could be a path to generating solid long-term total returns for your portfolio.
How? First, their above-average yields provide a consistent baseline of returns. Then, over an extended timeframe, shares move steadily higher, in tandem with earnings growth. That’s the story here with these seven dividend-paying growth stocks. Each of them has a forward yield of at least 2%, plus the strong potential to report strong earnings growth in the coming years.
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