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1 Monster Dividend Stock Growth Investors Should Load Up On Right Now

1 Monster Dividend Stock Growth Investors Should Load Up On Right Now

Dividend stocks have a well-earned reputation for outperformance. Modern portfolio theory (MPT), however, indicates that growth investors should strictly adhere to a couple of critical guidelines when picking dividend stocks for their portfolios. Among the most important guideposts recommended by the peer-reviewed MPT literature are selecting stocks with dividends lower than the average of the benchmark S&P 500 index; selecting stocks with premium valuations and a track record of positive annual returns; and selecting stocks in fast-growing sectors like healthcare or technology.