One thing all investors can agree on is that markets fluctuate. Stock prices rise and fall for innumerable reasons. Another thing we can be sure of is that dividend-paying stocks have historically outperformed non-dividend stocks. Therefore, one of the best ways to capture market-beating returns is to invest in industry-leading companies with sustainable dividends during times when their respective stocks are trading down. Check out the presentation below to find out why companies like AT&T (NYSE: T ) , General Electric (NYSE: GE ) , Chevron (NYSE: CVX ) , Clorox (NYSE: CLX ) , and Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG ) are all timely picks for income investors today.
Top dividend stocks for the next decade
The smartest investors know that dividend stocks simply crush their non-dividend-paying counterparts over the long term. That's beyond dispute. They also know that a well-constructed dividend portfolio creates wealth steadily, while still allowing you to sleep like a baby. Knowing how valuable such a portfolio might be, our top analysts put together a report on a group of high-yielding stocks that should be in any income investor's portfolio. To see our free report on these stocks, just click here now.