Dividend yield stocks refer to stocks of those companies which pay regular dividends to investors. It works out like passive income. Before moving ahead, let us understand what is dividend.
Dividend is a portion of net income that a company distributes among its shareholders.
There are several companies in the domestic equity market that pay dividends to investors on a regular basis.
For identifying a dividend stock, one must consider companies that pay dividend to shareholders consistently and whose dividend yield is high.
To invest in stocks, one must first have demat and a trading account. Then one has to register with a stock broker or brokerage firm. Investors must make sure that the broker or brokerage is registered with market regulator Sebi and one or both the stock exchanges.
With a thorough study of the company’s balance sheet and other financial statements, one can identify whether a company is paying dividend regularly or not.