5 Stock Picks That Now Pay Dividends

Retirees take note: Dividend stocks have been proven to outperform their non-paying peers over time.

Investors may cherish dividend stocks and the steady stream of income they provide—but they get twitchy around companies initiating a dividend. Some argue that starting a payout is an admission that the company’s best growth days are behind it.

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Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA is the Chief Investment Officer of Sizemore Capital Management LLC, a registered investment advisor based in Dallas, Texas, where he specializes in dividend-focused portfolios and in building alternative allocations with minimal correlation to the stock market.