3 top dividend stocks in 2022 with yields as high as 10.1% — for risk-averse investors in search of passive income. Most savings accounts still paying less than 0.6% annually, things remain challenging for investors looking to earn a passive income, say experts.

Rock-solid dividend stocks have the potential to: Offer a plump income stream in good times and bad. Provide diversification to growth-oriented portfolios. Outperform the S&P 500 over the long haul. Here’s a look at three dividend stocks that could be an opportunity for income investors in 2022.

In the three months ended Oct. 31, 2021, revenue grew 4.3% year over year to $140.5 billion. Comparable-store sales at Walmart U.S. rose 9.2%. The company has also capitalized on the e-commerce boom, often considered a threat to physical retailers.

Walmart started paying dividends in 1974 and has increased its payout every year since. With a quarterly dividend rate of 55 cents per share, Walmart offers an annual yield of 1.5%. Verizon is one of the largest telecommunication companies in the U.S. that also happens to be paying generous and reliable dividends.
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