Morningstar analysts name the top 10 dividend stocks in the US
In an uncertain market environment, investors are searching for stable and reliable stocks that can provide dividends over the long term. Morningstar analysts have presented a list of the top 10 dividend stocks in the US that may be attractive to investors in 2023.
The first stock on the list is Verizon Communications, offering a forward dividend yield of 7.09%. The company is one of the largest telecommunications service providers in the US. The second stock is Pfizer, with a forward dividend yield of 4.52%. Pfizer is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies producing medications. The third stock is Comcast, offering a forward dividend yield of 2.78%. Comcast is also a major telecommunications service provider.
Let’s consider the table of the top 10 dividend stocks in the US preferred by Morningstar analysts in 2023 during this period of uncertainty:
|No||Company||Ticker||Forward Dividend Yield||Company Description|
|1||Verizon Communications||VZ||7.09%||Telecommunications Services|
|3||Comcast||CMCSA||2.78%||Media and Entertainment|
|4||Wells Fargo||WFC||2.95%||Banking Services|
|6||Gilead Sciences||GILD||3.94%||Biotechnology Company|
|8||WEC Energy||WEC||3.57%||Energy Company|
|9||PPL Corp||PPL||3.66%||Energy Company|
All of these companies have a long history of dividend payments and may be attractive to investors, especially in uncertain market conditions. However, it is important to remember that the bearish sentiment indicated in the Bank of America survey may impact the future market dynamics and have a negative effect on the returns of these stocks. Investors should exercise caution and conduct additional analysis before making any decisions.