Dividend-Paying Stocks for 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

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Dividend (Yield)
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Amgen AMGN$9.00 (2.90%)
AT&T T$1.11 (5.90%)
Dominion Energy D$2.67 (5.50%)
Home Depot HD$9.00 (2.69%)
Intel INTC$0.50 (1.61%)
Johnson & Johnson JNJ$4.96 (3.40%)
Microsoft MSFT$3.00 (0.65%)
Proctor & Gamble PG$4.03 (2.46%)
Verizon VZ$2.66 (6.47%)
Visa V$2.08 (0.78%)
Dividend data from Alpha Vantage as of Jul-02-2024.
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Display Dividend Chart for each stock.

Portfolio Values

To inspect the performance of the Retirement Dividend 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 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 the $10,000 investment is $15,610. The percent return is 56.10%. The annualized return is 9.31%.

Portfolio Value Chart for Last 100 Daily Closes

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