Fri, 17/12/2010 - 10:30 by Dan Caplinger
Many investors rely on dividend stocks to pay them regular income and provide solid growth over time. Given how many stocks don't pay a dividend at all, it's impressive for a company to be able to maintain and increase their dividend payments over time. Being able to grow steadily through good times and bad is truly a mark of success, and it takes that kind of growth to support dividend payments even during recessions and slowdowns.
Wed, 01/12/2010 - 11:09 by Brian D. Pacampara
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, meat and food products producer Hormel Foods(NYSE: HRL) has earned a respected four-star ranking.