2 min read.Updated: 28 Aug 2020, 01:36 PM ISTAvneet Kaur
These top 10 companies have been consistently paying dividends over the last five years.
In volatile times, investors rush towards high dividend paying stocks to be sure to make some money as they fear uncertain capital gains in these markets. Conservative and moderate investors usually fall in this category as they want stable returns or growth and downside protection which high dividend yield stocks often offer. "Conservative investors and even retired investors who want stable income flow from stocks prefer dividends especially if they are not in the highest tax bracket," says Deepak Jasani, head of retail research, HDFC Securities. Aggressive investors want capital gains.