Dividends4Life: 2 Stocks to Buy with Dividends Yielding More than 6%

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A dividend yield of 6% is considered extremely high, and finding good stocks around that level is not easy. In fact, a yield that high is often a red flag that the company may not have the earnings power or cash flow to keep it up. Here are two dividend stocks with yields over 6% that bear watching. Both look like good buys for income investors.

AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC) is a mortgage real estate investment trust (REIT), and the first thing to know about REITs is that they are required by the Securities and Exchange Commission to distribute 90% of their annual taxable income in dividends. Artisan Partners Asset Management (NYSE:APAM) is a Milwaukee-based boutique asset manager whose stock price is up nearly 4% year to date and 31% over the past year.

Source: Motley Fool

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