Got $1,000? Here Are 2 Great Dividend Stocks for Beginners

Matthew DiLallo, The Motley Fool
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Got $1,000? Here Are 2 Great Dividend Stocks for Beginners

While high-momentum growth stocks grab most of the headlines, some of the best performing long-term investments are dividend stocks. From the end of the first quarter in 1972 through 2019, dividend-paying stocks generated an average annual total return of 12.8%. Given this data, beginning investors should consider parking some of their funds in dividend growth stocks.