Approximately 40% of all returns since 1930 have come from dividends, making them critical to the stock market’s overall return. During periods of high inflation, dividend-paying companies not only outperform the market by stabilizing stock performance and reducing overall volatility. Many analysts recommend Pepsi, Coca-Cola, and Chevron as high-yielding dividend-paying companies.
Here is Insider Monkey’s list of 10 dividend stocks that analysts are recommending. To develop a coal gasification industry, the Indonesian government has signed a $15 billion agreement with Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. In 2021, the dividend was increased by 12% to $1.50 per share. It was announced on November 18 that PepsiCo, Inc. would pay shareholders of record on December 3 a dividend of $1.075 per share. A total of 68.8% of the company’s net income is distributed to shareholders. An American multinational beverage conglomerate, the Coca-Cola Company is known for its portfolio of non- and alcoholic beverages. As of January 14, the company’s dividend yield was 2.74 percent and it has increased dividends for 59 years in a row. One of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies with a focus on oncology, infectious disease, and cardio-metabolic disorders is Merck. Over 30 countries have signed supply contracts with the company. Specialty cartons and containers, as well as flexible packaging, are manufactured by Amcor Plc. According to the analyst, dividends are well positioned in a market where the yield curve is flattening. Lower resin costs and “slow and steady growth” are expected to help the company. For more details, click 10 Dividend Stocks That Analysts Are Recommending.