Retailers usually offer their best sales of the season on Black Friday, enabling consumers to get a jump start on their holiday shopping. While the stock market doesn't operate that same way, it is offering some pretty compelling deals right now despite recently hitting a milestone number, especially for dividend-seeking investors. Three bargain-basement dividend stocks that our contributors have near the top of their shopping lists are energy giant Total (NYSE: TOT), pipeline operator Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE: EPD), and defense contractor Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT).
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has closed its acquisition of the Hypersonics portfolio of Integration Innovation Inc. (i3), a software and systems engineering company based in Huntsville, Alabama.
Wall Street seems to have forgotten about them. Clorox generates steady results regardless of market cycles. High demand for everything from household cleaners to personal care products to water filtration has been boosting Clorox's short-term results.