Dividends provide people, especially those in retirement, with a source of income. Reinvested dividends can help to grow a portfolio over the long term. And, above all else, dividends offer a predictable return to shareholders regardless of the ups and downs of the market and a particular stock.
For all of these reasons, investors tend to look for stocks that pay high-yield dividends to their shareholders. Companies that have a history of consistently raising their dividends are even more prized. In the end, people want reliable payments that they can count on in good times and bad. Here is dividend gold: three stocks with sustainable payouts.
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