AT&T- Stock Analysis

AT&T, a dividend aristocrat, now a global behemoth, nominally started when the words “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you” were spoken over a telephone March 10, 1876 by Alexander Graham Bell to his assistant Thomas Watson. A phone call, placed to a location 8 miles away over telegraph lines, occurred only a... Continue Reading →

JP Morgan Dividend

JP Morgan's dividend history since the turn of the century is the topic of Friday's snapshot.  The purpose of the post is not to provide a full analysis of a company, but rather a quick look at a 20-year dividend trend. JP Morgan's dividend is currently $3.60 and yielding 3.38% with an ex-dividend date of... Continue Reading →

Stock Screener

Stock screeners are important in narrowing down thousands of companies into a handful to conduct further research.  I developed my strategy after conducting research into various methods devised by many popular blogs in the dividend investment niche.  Hopefully this guide can help shorten your hunting for solid companies to invest in. Dividend History The most... Continue Reading →

3M Company (MMM) Stock Analysis

"Can I get a sticky?" is a common refrain overheard in offices and homes across the country. The Post-it note was an attempt by 3M to develop a stronger adhesive gone awry. The inventor, Dr. Spencer Silver, did not give up endeavoring to find a market for his new discovery when a colleague, Art Fry,... Continue Reading →

May 2020 Review

I started Dividend Pathway to hold myself accountable to investing for retirement and clawing my way out of debt.  Since this is my first monthly review- I am going to establish a baseline using a current status- then adjust from there on. Dividends No dividend payouts in May; However- XOM, ADM, and MMM are paying... Continue Reading →

Altria (MO) Stock Analysis

Altria, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, is a corporation primarily focused on offering tobacco products.  The company owns several recognizable brands, the most well-known being Marlboro.  Altria reports on three segments- smokable products, smokeless products, and wine.  An investor, desiring to support the company, would shop for Marlboro cigarettes, Nat Sherman premium cigars, Black and Mild... Continue Reading →


Hi! Thank you for visiting Dividend Pathway where I detail my pathway to financial independence! I am new to dividend investing, but made my first stock purchase during the internet bubble in the late 90's. Back then- CNBC was on everywhere you went- from the gym to the bar. The NASDAQ was roaring and I... Continue Reading →

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