Long-term investors usually want both steady income and capital growth. As a result, they are always searching for an investment that provides consistent returns. Stocks with high dividends may be a wise investment.
A dividend is a sum of money given to shareholders of a corporation. The common fraction of the earnings that the board of directors decided to distribute during the dividend period is what is being paid out in these payments. On the ex-dividend date, shareholders who possessed stock in the corporation were eligible to receive dividends based on the number of shares they had. Per share dividends are paid by companies.
Companies that pay large dividends frequently become the talk of the town and get a lot of attention from market players as a result.
Here are the top 10 stocks that declared the largest dividends in 2022 as the year draws to a close: