Top 100 Dividend Stocks – August 2013 Edition

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Date posted: 08.01.2013 (3:00 am) | Write a Comment  (1 Comment)

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56Dividend investing is a huge part of my investment strategy. As I’ve mentioned in my now monthly passive income updates, receiving dividend income from my both my Ultimate Sustainable Dividend portfolio and my ETF portfolio is a primary driver of how my retirement will be like a few decades from now:)

Today I’m looking at the top S&P500 dividend stocks. Why? It remains much easier and less risky to go for bigger cap stocks that have more history.

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In the next few days, I’ll be doing some research on a few of the top names on this month’s list. You can find out more by joining our mailing list, it’s 100% free:)

Windstream-200x125Top Name This Month….

Once again, the top name this month in terms of dividend yield is Windstream Corp (WIN) which has been on this list in the past. The dividend yield is high but the actual dividend has not changed in some time as you can see below:

WIN Dividend Chart

WIN Dividend data by YCharts

So why is the dividend yield rising? Because the stock price is diminishing (thus all things being equal the dividend yield increases)… that’s never a good sign.

WIN

In the meantime, here is the list!

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