Aside from the movement of stock prices, investors may hesitate to take advantage of dividend stocks. Target (NYSE: TGT), Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN), and Chevron (NYSE: CVX) could serve as excellent starter stocks for such investors.
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Strong crude oil prices have once again brought investors' attention to energy stocks that have long been underperforming. The West Texas Intermediate crude oil price has largely been above $90 per barrel since the beginning of March. Here are two stocks that have delivered solid dividend growth consistently over the years, irrespective of oil prices.