Buy These 9 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

High-yield dividend stocks can provide a hedge against declines due to their substantial income potential.

Nothing is ever guaranteed when it comes to investing. Because of this, some traders find the idea of high-dividend stocks that provide an integrated "insurance policy" against declines to be appealing.

After all, being able to hold onto a stock and earn respectable returns each year without having to worry about when to sell or how much of a loss you might lock in when you do can be very reassuring.

The next nine stocks all belong to large corporations with a market value greater than $10 billion and current dividend yields of at least 5%.


AllianceBernstein Holding LP

Asset manager AllianceBernstein serves institutional clients like pension funds as well as high-net-worth individuals.


AT&T Inc. 

In the spring, AT&T separated its media division into what is now Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. (WBD), and ever since, the company has become leaner and more specialized.


British American Tobacco PLC

As suggested by its name, BTI is a cigarette manufacturer based in the UK that markets tobacco and nicotine goods under the Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Camel, and Newport names.


Devon Energy Corp.

One of the best-performing dividend stocks on Wall Street this year is independent energy company Devon, up an amazing 71.6% year to date in what has been a bear market for almost all other stocks outside the energy sector.


Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. 

As you might have guessed, GLPI is involved in the gaming and real estate industries.


LyondellBasell Industries NV 

LYB, a roughly $28 billion chemicals company, has operations in the United States, Europe, and Asia and offers a variety of industrial chemicals and related products that are crucial to many sectors of the global economy.


Macerich Co. 

A real estate investment trust, or REIT, called Macerich owns 51 million square feet of property spread across 47 local shopping centers in the United States.


V.F. Corp.

The corporate brand behind high-quality consumer products like North Face, Timberland, Vans, Dickies, and other upscale apparel lines is V.F. Corp.


Vale SA 

mega-miner based in Brazil This year, Vale has been riding a wave of rising inflation because it extracts raw materials.

Buy These 9 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

AllianceBernstein Holding LP AT&T Inc. British American Tobacco PLC Devon Energy Corp. Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. LyondellBasell Industries NV Macerich Co. V.F. Corp. Vale SA