The 2022 bear market is having an impact not only on investment profits, but also on investors' thinking. Even investors who like growth companies are looking to dividend-paying
equities this year as a method to combat the slump. However, the most astute investors understand that dividend payments aren't a panacea for market downturn. Even very lucrative firms with
lesser volatility are vulnerable to this vicious cycle. Rather, high-quality dividend stocks are an excellent approach to begin constructing a portfolio of assets that provide passive income.
While the iShares Semiconductor ETF is down 39% this year, blue chip dividend stock Texas Instruments is down only 14.6%.
Over the previous four quarters, the corporation turned 87% of its free cash flows into dividend checks, an all-time high that yet left capacity for future increases.
Visa posted scorching results in its recently finished fiscal year 2022. Revenue increased by 22% year on year to $29.3 billion, while net income increased by 21% to $15 billion