Here is a look at a few stocks that are poised for excellent dividend returns in 2017. On the list: Boeing (BA) , which has a 3.6% dividend yield. The aerospace giant has not reduced its dividend payments in 46 years. Abbott Labs (ABT) has a 2.8% dividend yield. Abbott's management appears committed to focusing on faster growing emerging markets to spur growth. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has a 2.8% dividend yield. J&J's current income, growth and stability make the stock a good long-term safety bet. Cardinal Health (CAH) has a 2.5% dividend yield. Cardinal Health serves over 25,000 U.S. pharmacies and provides goods to more than 70% of U.S. hospitals. AbbVie (ABBV) has a 2% dividend yield. This pharmaceutical company hiked its dividend 12% in October and sports excellent growth potential.
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