During the pandemic in 2020, retirees and retail investors focused their attention on dividend-paying stocks. High-dividend stock ETFs continued to be big winners. In the first half of 2021, the Wall Street Journal reported that $25 billion had been invested in the sector. Non-dividend stocks returned 4.18 percent annually on average between 1991 and 2015, trailing dividend stocks’ 9.7 percent return during the same period. The Coca-Cola Company, Proctor & Gamble Company and Johnson & Johnson are some of the most popular dividend stocks.
Here is Insider Monkey’s list of the best monthly dividend stocks to buy for 2022. Single-tenant industrial properties are the primary focus of STAG Industrial, Inc. With a dividend yield of 3.50 percent, this company pays a monthly dividend of $0.1208. For the past nine years, it has raised its dividend. One of the best monthly dividend stocks is Realty Income Corporation. During the past 26 years, the dividend has increased 112 times. A return of 19.28% had been recorded over the past year as of January 30th. American real estate investment trust SL Green Realty Corp. primarily acquires New York City office buildings. After surviving the pandemic, the company’s FFO is only expected to drop by 10% in 2021, according to analysts. With a record quarterly dividend income of $23 million, Main Street Capital Corporation outperformed the previous year’s Q3 total of $8.1 million. The dividend was increased by 2.4 percent on November 2 to $0.215 per share. Pipeline transportation company Pembina Pipeline Corporation is based in Canada. Since 2010, the company has been increasing its dividend, and according to analysts, this trend will continue in 2022, when the annual dividend will be $2.60 per share. For more details, click the Best Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy For 2022.