Income stock

Income stock

Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.
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Income Stock

A stock that pays a high dividend compared to other stocks. Income stocks are typically issued by blue chip or other well-established companies that have stable earnings and a solid financial outlook. They are able to pay the high dividends because there is little reason to reinvest earnings in a new product. The price of an income stock is largely dependent on interest rates; when interest rates increase, income stocks decrease, and vice versa.
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income stock

A stock that has a relatively high dividend yield. The stock's issuer is typically a firm having stable earnings and dividends and operating in a mature industry. The price of an income stock is heavily influenced by changes in interest rates.
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Income stock.

Stock that pays income in the form of regular dividends over an extended period is often described as income stock.

The advantage of owning income stock is that it can supplement your budget or provide new capital to invest. Unless you own the stock in a tax-deferred or tax-free account, you'll owe income tax each year on the dividends you receive.

But dividends on qualifying stock, including most US stock and some international stock, are usually taxed at your lower long-term capital gains rate. Income stock is an important component of most equity income funds and growth and income funds.

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