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Chicago, IL – January 5, 2022 – Stocks in this week’s article are Toll Brothers (
TOL Quick Quote TOL - Free Report) , Microsoft Corp. ( MSFT Quick Quote MSFT - Free Report) , Avery Dennison Corp. ( AVY Quick Quote AVY - Free Report) , J.B. Hunt Transport Services ( JBHT Quick Quote JBHT - Free Report) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. ( TMO Quick Quote TMO - Free Report) . 5 Unbeatable Dividend Growth Stocks for 2022
In the New Year, investors are eyeing both income and growth, given that volatility and uncertainty will continue to keep stock markets at check. This can easily be done through dividend stocks. Though these stocks do not offer dramatic price appreciation, these are a major source of consistent income for investors to create wealth when returns from the equity market are at risk.
In fact, stocks with a strong history of dividend growth year over year form a healthy portfolio with a greater scope of capital appreciation as opposed to simple dividend-paying stocks or those that have high yields. We have selected five dividend growth stocks that could outperform the market in 2022.
Dividend Growth: A Winning Strategy
Stocks that have a strong history of dividend growth belong to mature companies 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.
Moreover, a history of dividend growth year over year leads to a healthy portfolio with a greater scope of capital appreciation as opposed to simple dividend-paying stocks or those with high yields. Although these stocks do not necessarily have the highest yields, they have outperformed for a longer period than the broader stock market or any other dividend-paying stock.
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