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Chicago, IL – January 27 – Stocks in this week’s article are SYNNEX Corp. (
SNX Quick Quote SNX - Free Report) , Dollar General Corp. ( DG Quick Quote DG - Free Report) , Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. ( BAH Quick Quote BAH - Free Report) , Morgan Stanley ( MS Quick Quote MS - Free Report) and Raytheon Company . 5 Great Dividend Growth Stocks for Assured Returns in 2020
In a low-interest-rate environment, dividend investing has been a hot spot and seems an excellent choice for 2020. Though the strategy doesn’t offer dramatic price appreciation, it is a major source of consistent income for investors in any type of market. In particular, focusing on the growth level in this strategy leads to higher returns.
Why is Dividend Growth Better?
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.
Moreover, a history of dividend growth year over year leads to a healthy portfolio with 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.
As a result, picking dividend growth stocks appears as a winning strategy when some other parameters are also included.
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