Telecom giant with a dividend yield around 6%. Has been aggressively paying down debt and focusing on its core businesses.
Tobacco company with brands like Marlboro. Dividend yield around 8%. Recession-resistant business.
Biopharma company with a diverse drug portfolio. Dividend yield over 4%. Has a strong pipeline and patent protections.
Tech company undergoing a transition to cloud, AI and security. Dividend yield above 5%. Strong free cash flow.
4. International Business Machines (IBM)
Energy infrastructure company with assets like pipelines. Dividend yield around 6%. Essential assets with stable long-term contracts.
Owns infrastructure assets globally. Dividend yield around 4%. Defensive business model with built-in inflation protection.
Leading telecom provider with focus on 5G. Dividend yield exceeds 6%. Cash cow business with recession resistance.
Pharmaceutical giant with strong new drug pipeline. Dividend yield approaches 4%. Cash flow engine with iconic brands.
Canadian bank with international exposure. Dividend yield over 6%. Strong capital position and risk management.
Largest energy infrastructure company in North America. Dividend yield around 6%. Essential assets with multi-year contracts.