The right dividend stock can be an investor's best friend. That's because with high-quality dividend stocks you can beat the market and get outstanding returns for years on end. Reliable payouts, strong balance sheets, and superior cash flow generation are just a few of the reasons investors should buy these two dividend stocks this month.
1. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL )
Once a fierce growth stock, Apple is finally showing the world that it can put shareholders first. The tech titan now plans to return as much as $100 billion to shareholders by the end of 2015, thanks to its updated capital return program. In April, Apple increased its quarterly dividend by 15% to $3.05 per share, and made the shareholder-friendly decision to repurchase $60 billion worth of Apple stock. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook:
Hot Prefered Stocks To Own Right Now: Cass Information Systems Inc(CASS)
Cass Information Systems, Inc. provides payment and information processing services to large manufacturing, distribution, and retail enterprises in the United States. The company provides transportation invoice rating, payment, audit, accounting, and transportation information services. It also processes and pays utility invoices, including electricity, gas, and other facility related expenses, as well as offers bill processing, audit, and payment services for telephone, data line, cellular, and communication equipment expense to the telecommunications expense management market. In addition, Cass Information Systems, through its banking subsidiary, Cass Commercial Bank, provides a range of commercial banking products and services, such as checking, savings, and time deposit accounts; commercial and commercial real estate loans; and cash management services to privately owned businesses, and churches and church-related ministries. It operates through five branches, includin g four in the St. Louis metropolitan area; and one in southern California. The company was formerly known as Cass Commercial Corporation and changed its name to Cass Information Systems, Inc. in January 2001. Cass Information Systems, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Bridgeton, Missouri.
Hot Prefered Stocks To Own Right Now: Megastar Development Corp. (MDV.V)
Megastar Development Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties in Canada. It owns gold and base metal properties in Quebec and British Columbia. The company holds interests in the SIMKAR property consisting of 557 acres located east of Val d'Or, Quebec; and RALLEAU property consisting of located east of Qu茅villon, Quebec. It also holds an option agreement to acquire 100% interest in a total of 46 mineral claim units located in the Omineca Mining Division, British Columbia. The company is based in Vancouver, Canada.
Top 5 Stocks To Buy For 2014: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc.(RMCF)
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. operates as a franchiser, confectionery manufacturer, and retail operator. It offers a range of chocolate candies and confectionery products. The company?s products include clusters, caramels, creams, mints, and truffles. As of March 31, 2010 it operated 11 owned, 29 franchised/licensed owned, and 305 franchised Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory stores in 36 states in the United States, Canada, and the United Arab Emirates. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Durango, Colorado.