Dividend-Paying Stocks to Buy and Hold

The following 10 dividend-paying stocks could be core holdings of a long-term buy-and-hold portfolio. Consider reinvesting dividends to increase the total return of the portfolio.


10 Buy and Hold Stocks

Name
& Returns

Symbol
& Snapshot

Dividend (Yield)
& Dividend Chart

3M CompanyMMM$5.92 (3.34%)
Air ProductsAPD$5.36 (1.96%)
Coca-ColaKO$1.64 (3.18%)
Colgate-PalmoliveCL$1.76 (2.25%)
Emerson ElectricEMR$2.02 (2.37%)
International Business MachinesIBM$6.52 (5.34%)
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ$4.04 (2.50%)
Kimberly-ClarkKMB$4.28 (3.11%)
Procter & GamblePG$3.16 (2.41%)
RPM InternationalRPM$1.52 (1.76%)
Dividend data from Alpha Vantage as of Mar-01-2021.


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Portfolio Values


To inspect the performance of the Buy and Hold Stocks portfolio, see the chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for stocks from Alpha Vantage.

All 10 stocks are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,000.00 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing monthly price for the first date shown on the portfolio value chart below. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

The current value of a $10,000 investment is $15,102. The percent return is 51.02%. The annualized return is 8.59%.



Portfolio Value Chart for Last 100 Daily Closes


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