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Your Ultimate Guide to Investing in Dividend Stocks

Some of the best dividend shares call the Singapore stock market home.

To help income investors glide through their passive income stream, we have compiled the best articles on dividend shares that have appeared on our flagship website, The articles cover a wide variety of topics, from income stock ideas to analysing the sustainability of a company’s dividend. We also have an ingenious solution for the lazy income investors out there.

So, sit back, relax and let’s cruise.

Dividend stock ideas

Unsure which income stocks give you the best bang for your buck? Fret not. We have some stock ideas just for you:

Choosing the best dividend stocks

Not all income stocks are created equal. A company with the highest dividend yield does not necessarily mean that it is the safest stock. In the following article, we distil three simple principles to look out for in a dividend-paying company before investing in it:

A focus on popular dividend shares

Some companies have the top-of-the-mind recall when someone mentions, “Dividend shares.”

Here, we have some guides and analyses on those companies. Companies mentioned in the articles below, in no particular order, are: Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd (SGX: D01)StarHub Ltd (SGX: CC3), Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX: Z74), M1 Ltd (SGX: B2F), Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68), Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd (SGX: BS6), ComfortDelGro Corporation Ltd (SGX: C52) and Challenger Technologies Limited (SGX: 573).

Sectorial dividend plays

In the next three articles, David Kuo dives into the telcos, the supermarkets, and the beer brewers for income ideas.

The lepak way to dividend investing

The sub-heading says it all.

And, who can forget the REITs?

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) offer an alternative passive income source for income investors. Below is the one-and-only REITs guide you would need to pick the best REITs to invest in:

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[Editor's note: The article has been updated to include a dividend guide on Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd published on 13 September 2018.]

The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. The Motley Fool Singapore has recommended shares of Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd and Singapore Exchange Limited. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P owns shares in Singapore Exchange Limited.