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Chicago, IL – September 1, 2020 - Stocks in this week’s article are Superior Uniform Group Inc. (SGC - Free Report) , Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO - Free Report) , The Kroger Co. (KR - Free Report) , Werner Enterprises Inc. (WERN - Free Report) and Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI - Free Report) .
5 Solid Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy Now
Dividend investing has been gaining immense popularity amid low rates and super-easy monetary policy. While there are several dividend stocks that investors could bet on, zeroing in on companies that not only offer dividends but also consistently increase their payouts seems like a good idea at present.
This is because stocks that have a strong history of dividend growth as opposed to those that offer high yields form a healthy portfolio with more scope for capital appreciation.
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Stocks that have a strong history of dividend growth belong to mature companies, which are less susceptible to large swings in the market, and thus act as a hedge against economic or political uncertainty as well as stock market volatility. At the same time, these offer downside protection with their consistent increase in payouts.
Additionally, these stocks have superior fundamentals that make dividend growth a quality and promising investment for the long term. These include a sustainable business model, a long track of profitability, rising cash flows, good liquidity, a strong balance sheet and some value characteristics. Further, a history of strong dividend growth indicates that dividend increase is likely in the future.
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