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Own Dividend-Paying Stocks In Your Retirement Portfolio

Dividend-paying stocks are great choices for your retirement account. Before you retire, you can accumulate shares with dividend reinvestment. And during retirement you can use the dividends as income.

Here are 10 dividend-paying stocks that are candidates for a retirement account. Many of these stocks have multiyear records of increasing their dividends, which is important to keep ahead of inflation.

Retirement Dividend Stocks
Annual Dividend & Yield
Annual Dividend 100 Shares
1-Yr Price Chart
2.00 (6.23%)
5.28 (2.86%)
Cincinnati Financial Corp.
2.12 (3.17%)
Consolidated Edison
2.86 (3.67%)
Exxon Mobil
3.28 (3.96%)
1.48 (5.73%)
Johnson & Johnson
3.60 (2.97%)
Kimberly Clark
4.00 (3.80%)
Realty Income
0.88 (1.64%)
1.44 (2.11%)
Sum Dividends
Price and dividend data from Quandl. Annual dividend yield data as of Jul-01-2018.

To inspect the performance of the Retirement Dividend Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for from Quandl.

All 10 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 at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2008.

See Retirement Stock Portfolios - Dividend-Paying Blue Chip Stocks and Retirement Stock Portfolios - Dividend-Paying Utilities Stocks.

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