U.S. markets closed
  • S&P Futures

    4,064.50
    -11.00 (-0.27%)
     
  • Dow Futures

    33,994.00
    -29.00 (-0.09%)
     
  • Nasdaq Futures

    12,042.25
    -64.50 (-0.53%)
     
  • Russell 2000 Futures

    1,906.40
    -4.10 (-0.21%)
     
  • Crude Oil

    81.20
    +0.19 (+0.23%)
     
  • Gold

    1,928.10
    -1.90 (-0.10%)
     
  • Silver

    23.94
    -0.08 (-0.31%)
     
  • EUR/USD

    1.0889
    -0.0004 (-0.03%)
     
  • 10-Yr Bond

    3.4930
    +0.0310 (+0.90%)
     
  • Vix

    18.73
    -0.35 (-1.83%)
     
  • GBP/USD

    1.2403
    -0.0004 (-0.03%)
     
  • USD/JPY

    129.6900
    -0.4630 (-0.36%)
     
  • BTC-USD

    22,787.17
    -428.28 (-1.84%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    516.45
    -10.74 (-2.04%)
     
  • FTSE 100

    7,761.11
    +16.24 (+0.21%)
     
  • Nikkei 225

    27,381.71
    +18.96 (+0.07%)
     

3 Dividend Stocks You Can Safely Hold for Decades

3 Dividend Stocks You Can Safely Hold for Decades

Dividends are a way for companies to return value to investors, but they are also a signaling mechanism. A long streak of annual dividend increases is a sign of both success and commitment to shareholders. Three companies that have proven their long-term worth to investors many times over are Federal Realty (NYSE: FRT), Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL), and Kimberly Clark (NYSE: KMB).