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Title

Do Dividend-Paying Stocks Still Make Sense?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-6-2017

Abstract

One of the most popular equity strategies for income investors over the past few years was buying dividend-yielding stocks.

Since interest rates have been at rock bottom after the 2008 credit crisis, income investors who normally would have bought bonds saw better yields in certain equity sectors, such as utilities and telecommunications.