April 17, 2024

Three out of the five pay monthly dividends.


These are stocks I specifically hold to earn dividend income in US Dollars.



Dividend Yield: 7.82%

5-yr Growth: (26%)

Altria Group, Inc. is a leading tobacco company in the United States with a diversified portfolio of products, including cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and wine. Altria's main brands, including Marlboro and Copenhagen, have strong brand recognition and customer loyalty. These brands have been established for decades and have a significant market share in the US tobacco industry. Altria has a history of strong financial performance, with a consistent track record of generating solid earnings, cash flows, and profitability. This performance has allowed the company to pay attractive dividends to its shareholders.



Dividend Yield 12.92%

5-yr Growth: (33%)

QYLD is not a company. It is an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that seeks to provide investors with a high level of income by investing in a portfolio of 100 high dividend-paying stocks, while also using an options strategy to generate additional income. Unlike other dividend-paying funds, QYLD pays out dividends monthly, which can be particularly useful for investors who rely on their investments to generate regular income. QYLD's options strategy involves risks, and the fund's performance can be impacted by changes in interest rates and market volatility.



Dividend Yield 4.62%

5-yr Growth: 36%

Realty Income Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that specializes in owning and managing single-tenant retail properties. The company's main business model is to acquire and lease out retail properties to tenants who sign long-term triple net leases, which means that the tenant is responsible for property taxes, insurance, and maintenance. Realty Income is a dividend aristocrat, which means the company has a history of increasing its dividend payments every year for at least 25 years. Realty Income's portfolio consists of more than 6,900 properties, spread across 49 states in the United States and Puerto Rico. This diversification helps to minimize the risk associated with owning a single property or a few properties. Realty Income pays out dividends monthly to investors.



Dividend Yield 1.81%

5-yr Growth: 81%

Ever thought that trash can make you rich? Meet Waste Management. Waste Management is the largest waste management company in North America, providing collection, transportation, and disposal of waste and recycling services. Waste Management provides essential waste management services that are necessary for public health and safety, making it a defensive investment that is less susceptible to economic fluctuations. As a result, the company's revenue and cash flows are relatively stable, making it an attractive investment option for income-oriented investors.


Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors are becoming increasingly important for investors, and Waste Management has been a leader in sustainability and corporate responsibility. The company has set ambitious ESG targets, including a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase the recycling rate.



Dividend Yield: 4.15%

5-yr Growth: 49%

STAG Industrial, Inc. (STAG) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that specializes in owning and operating single-tenant industrial properties throughout the United States. STAG Industrial's focus on single-tenant industrial properties provides exposure to a high-demand sector of the real estate market. As e-commerce and logistics continue to grow, the demand for industrial properties is expected to increase, providing growth opportunities for STAG Industrial. TAG Industrial's portfolio consists of more than 500 properties spread across 38 states, providing a high level of diversification that reduces risk associated with owning a single property or a few properties.


Disclosure: I own shares in all five counters at time of writing as part of my long-term dividend portfolio.


Disclaimer: Nothing in this article should be seen as financial advice. Everything stated is for educational purposes only. Always do your own due diligence.



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