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All You Need to Know About High Dividend Stocks

Equitymaster's guide to Dividend stocks with detailed analysis and much more. Also check out Equitymaster's powerful stock screener to find the top Dividend stocks.

When you buy a company's stock you become its part-owner. Being an owner, you deserve a share in the company's profits. It is your reward. This share of the profit is dividends.

Dividend paying stocks are a favourite with Indian investors and for good reason.

Dividends are a good source of regular income. You feel great once the payout hits your bank account.

Dividend paying stocks give out dividends irrespective of the market performance whereas appreciation in the value of the stock usually comes as the broader markets rise.

An investor can make use of power of compounding by investing in such a way that dividend earned in a year is added to the principle the next year. Follow this pattern sincerely for a few years and you will be surprised at the amount of wealth you will have accumulated at the end of the period.

So, if you're worried about what to do when markets turn volatile, it's always a great idea to add some stability to your portfolio by adding dividend stocks.

Why Coal India Share Price is Falling

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The government has decided to exercise the green shoe option after Coal India's OFS saw over 350% oversubscription on the first day.

This Pharma Company Just Declared a 1,800% Final Dividend

May 30, 2023

This pharma stock is rewarding shareholders with a hefty dividend of Rs 325 per share. Do you own it?

Why Polyplex Corporation Share Price is Falling

May 24, 2023

Share price of high dividend yield stock, Polyplex Corporation plummeted 8% in a day. Find out why.

EV Battery Stock Announces 200% Dividend & Q4 Results. 5 Key Takeaways

May 10, 2023

Despite a weak quarter, this EV battery maker is rewarding shareholders with a hefty dividend. Find out more details inside.

This Company's Stock Price Just Hit Rs 100,000. Is it Still Value for Money?

May 8, 2023

Even though this company has always been high priced, it has gained over 6x in the past 10 years. This proves that a highly priced stock can still be an outperformer.

10 Stocks to Watch Out for Upcoming Dividends in June 2023

May 1, 2023

Watch out for these stocks declaring big dividends in June 2023.

5 Consistent Dividend Paying Stocks that Surged Up to 20% Today Thanks to a New Policy Payout

Apr 26, 2023

Breaking down the reasons why these stocks rallied 20% today and what to watch out for.

Are these 5 High Dividend Yield Stocks a Better Alternative to Fixed Deposits?

Apr 24, 2023

In a market where FD rates are increasing, these five stocks are offering high dividend yields and beating FD returns.

Top Stocks Declaring Big Dividends in May 2023

Apr 22, 2023

Watch out for these two companies declaring big dividends in May 2023.

3 Stocks Paying Quarterly Dividends. Add Them to Your Watchlist

Apr 8, 2023

These companies have consistently paid dividends every quarter. Here's how they are stacked up for the next quarter.

Smallcap Semiconductor Stock Slumps 10% as FY23 Numbers Disappoint Street; Rs 4 Dividend Announced

May 31, 2023

This megatrend, driven by emerging technologies such as AI, 5G, and the IoT, promises a bright future for stocks within the industry.

5 Stocks Declaring More Than 900% Dividend in July 2023

May 27, 2023

Looking for cash in in these volatile times? Here are five stocks paying big dividends in July 2023.

Watch Out for These 5 Smallcap Stocks with Final Dividend Bonanza

May 15, 2023

These smallcaps are lined up for hefty final dividends. Do you own them?

Why Oracle Financial Share Price is Falling

May 10, 2023

This is why the recent fall in OFSS share price looks like a temporary blip.

4 Stocks Declaring More Than 300% Dividend in June 2023

May 6, 2023

Looking for cash in in these volatile times? These four companies are offering stable and hefty dividends in these unstable markets.

Wipro Share Buyback: To Participate or Not?

Apr 28, 2023

The IT major has announced a big share buyback worth Rs 120 billion. Here's all you need to know about it...

Railway Stock Zooms 40% in 4 Days! More Details Inside...

Apr 26, 2023

Development of Vande Bharat trains boosts this railway sector stock. But for how long?

I Read 500 Pages on Infosys. Here's What I Found...

Apr 24, 2023

What I learnt from reading Infosys annual reports of the last 20 years.

3 Dividend Stocks for Passive Income

Apr 19, 2023

If you're looking for passive income from dividends, here are three stocks to consider.

10 Stocks to Watch Out for as Dividend Season Nears

Apr 7, 2023

As the dividend season approaches, check out these ten companies with a proven track record of payouts.