The 8 Highest Yielding Stocks With Safe Dividends
By Dividend Stocks Online:There is nothing like 35 years of consecutive dividend increases that helps a dividend investor sleep at night. Our list of safe dividend stocks covers stocks that have increased their dividend for 25 years or more but it turns out that the 8 highest yielding stocks on this list have been doing it for 35 year or more.Dividend growth drives stock prices higher and also helps maintain yields as stock prices climb. There are just over 30 companies that have increased their dividend for 35 years or more. Of those even less have current payout ratios under 70%. Today we are highlighting those with the highest yields.
Consolidated Edison (ED)
Consolidated Edison has a dividend yield of 4.1% and has increased its dividend for 37 consecutive years. The company has been paying dividend since 1885 and has a payout ratio of 67%. ED has a 5 year dividend growthComplete Story »