The Nasdaq Composite index is down nearly 27%. As of this writing, top lithium producer Albemarle (NYSE: ALB) is up nearly 22%, and steakhouse chain Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ: TXRH) is up 10%. My third-best performer, Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU), is down just over 1% on the year.
Owning high-quality dividend stocks has helped me navigate through market volatility over the years, and most especially in 2022. While nobody can be sure where markets will be heading in the next few weeks, months, or years, the direction of great dividend stocks' payouts is much more certain. Here are two dividend stocks that offer payouts among the safest in the world.
Recently, Zacks.com users have been paying close attention to Albemarle (ALB). This makes it worthwhile to examine what the stock has in store.