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QQQ   438.20 (+0.67%)
AAPL   180.15 (-0.70%)
MSFT   409.81 (+0.51%)
META   489.23 (+1.08%)
GOOGL   137.15 (+0.56%)
AMZN   175.03 (+1.08%)
TSLA   200.37 (-0.83%)
NVDA   793.23 (+2.14%)
NIO   5.66 (+4.24%)
AMD   191.06 (+8.22%)
BABA   74.03 (-0.75%)
T   16.99 (+0.18%)
F   12.41 (+0.89%)
MU   89.91 (+0.22%)
CGC   3.28 (-2.38%)
GE   156.03 (+0.27%)
DIS   111.33 (+0.48%)
AMC   4.30 (-13.83%)
PFE   26.78 (-0.96%)
PYPL   60.24 (-0.02%)
XOM   104.48 (+0.15%)
S&P 500   5,081.22 (+0.23%)
DOW   38,891.64 (-0.15%)
QQQ   438.20 (+0.67%)
AAPL   180.15 (-0.70%)
MSFT   409.81 (+0.51%)
META   489.23 (+1.08%)
GOOGL   137.15 (+0.56%)
AMZN   175.03 (+1.08%)
TSLA   200.37 (-0.83%)
NVDA   793.23 (+2.14%)
NIO   5.66 (+4.24%)
AMD   191.06 (+8.22%)
BABA   74.03 (-0.75%)
T   16.99 (+0.18%)
F   12.41 (+0.89%)
MU   89.91 (+0.22%)
CGC   3.28 (-2.38%)
GE   156.03 (+0.27%)
DIS   111.33 (+0.48%)
AMC   4.30 (-13.83%)
PFE   26.78 (-0.96%)
PYPL   60.24 (-0.02%)
XOM   104.48 (+0.15%)
S&P 500   5,081.22 (+0.23%)
DOW   38,891.64 (-0.15%)
QQQ   438.20 (+0.67%)
AAPL   180.15 (-0.70%)
MSFT   409.81 (+0.51%)
META   489.23 (+1.08%)
GOOGL   137.15 (+0.56%)
AMZN   175.03 (+1.08%)
TSLA   200.37 (-0.83%)
NVDA   793.23 (+2.14%)
NIO   5.66 (+4.24%)
AMD   191.06 (+8.22%)
BABA   74.03 (-0.75%)
T   16.99 (+0.18%)
F   12.41 (+0.89%)
MU   89.91 (+0.22%)
CGC   3.28 (-2.38%)
GE   156.03 (+0.27%)
DIS   111.33 (+0.48%)
AMC   4.30 (-13.83%)
PFE   26.78 (-0.96%)
PYPL   60.24 (-0.02%)
XOM   104.48 (+0.15%)
S&P 500   5,081.22 (+0.23%)
DOW   38,891.64 (-0.15%)
QQQ   438.20 (+0.67%)
AAPL   180.15 (-0.70%)
MSFT   409.81 (+0.51%)
META   489.23 (+1.08%)
GOOGL   137.15 (+0.56%)
AMZN   175.03 (+1.08%)
TSLA   200.37 (-0.83%)
NVDA   793.23 (+2.14%)
NIO   5.66 (+4.24%)
AMD   191.06 (+8.22%)
BABA   74.03 (-0.75%)
T   16.99 (+0.18%)
F   12.41 (+0.89%)
MU   89.91 (+0.22%)
CGC   3.28 (-2.38%)
GE   156.03 (+0.27%)
DIS   111.33 (+0.48%)
AMC   4.30 (-13.83%)
PFE   26.78 (-0.96%)
PYPL   60.24 (-0.02%)
XOM   104.48 (+0.15%)

7 Dividend Stocks that Help Take the Bite Out of Inflation

 
Inflation and its effects on corporate earnings going forward is the headline story taking over the stock market. The Consumer Price Index rose at a 6.8% pace on a year-over-year (YOY) basis. That marked the fastest rate since June 1982.

And even when the CPI stripped away food and energy prices (because who buys groceries or puts gas in their car?), the CPI was still 4.9% on a YOY level, the highest since 1991.

The market is coming to grips with the idea that not only is inflation is not transitory, but that it’s drawn the attention of the Federal Reserve. And after the Federal Reserve’s last meeting, investors are starting to see how the market may be affected in 2022.

Growth investors may be able to ride out whatever comes next. The same can’t be said for income investors, particularly those who are at or nearing retirement age. The effect of inflation may be having a stark effect on their portfolios at a time when they need money the most.

One great way to offset the effect of inflation in their portfolios is by buying high-quality dividend stocks. And that’s the focus of this special presentation. Dividends can help provide a source of income. And for investors who don’t need the money right away, reinvesting dividends can allow for a greater total return.

In this special presentation, we’ll highlight seven stocks that made the MarketBeat list of 100 dividend-paying companies that received the highest average rating among analysts in the last 12 months.

Click the "Continue to Slide #1" button to view the first company.