Five High Yielders With Growth Potential

It's important for income investors to not only consider a stock's current dividend yield, but also to evaluate how a company's dividend may change over time.

All else equal, a company is more likely to increase its dividend payment in the future if its earnings rise (which will generally provide it with more cash flow). While sell-side forecasts aren't always correct, we can at least screen high-yield stocks for those with high consensus future earnings per share growth rates and use these as a list of initial ideas for further research. Read on for our quick take on five stocks which currently yield at least 4% and, according to data from Fidelity, have an expected long-term earnings growth rate of at least 10%....561 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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