Updated: January 11, 2016
Plenty of investors see telecom stocks like AT&T Corp. (T) and Verizon Communications (VZ) as cornerstones of any income portfolio. Heck, many even like Comcast (CMCSA) as a dividend-growth staple.
But do they really deserve that honor? And if so, which stock is best for you?
Below, we’ll zero in on a few crucial numbers that tell the tale.
But first, I should point out that none of these three tops my list of favorite dividend-payers now. That title goes to a company throwing off a safe 7.3% dividend yield I’ll tell you about a little further on.
That said, in a head-to-head matchup between AT&T and Verizon, I do have a clear favorite.… Read more